The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cut its 2008 global oil demand forecast for a fifth month as record fuel prices curb consumption. Oil demand this year will rise 1.1 million barrels a day to 86.88 million barrels, OPEC said in its monthly oil market report today.
Argentina's flag air carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas last year had the opportunity to charter the Airbus 310 which caught fire in Sudan, killing at least 100 people, but the operation did not advance because of technical problems in the aircraft revealed the company in Buenos Aires.
The London Stock Exchange is very much interested in having Argentine companies join the market since Argentina has excellent conditions: natural resources, technology and a trained population, according to Graham Dallas, senior manager from LSE currently visiting Buenos Aires to promote London's financial markets.
United Kingdom motorists traveling in Europe will find the cheapest fuel in Spain and Switzerland, according to a survey from the Post Office Travel Services.
The United Nations Special Committee of 24 on Decolonisation, (C24), called on the United Kingdom and Argentina to resume negotiations on the Malvinas/Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute, following Thursday's session in New York.
Madrid's central market 'Mercamadrid' reported 89 per cent fewer trucks arriving with fresh fish shipments on Tuesday. Usually 90 vehicles enter and supply the market but on Tuesday only 10 entered, market authorities announced.
Passengers on board the cruise ship MV Ventura were allowed to visit Gibraltar despite a handful of the passengers being ordered to remain on board because of a recent virus outbreak, according to the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Crucial talks aimed at averting a strike in the United Kingdom by hundreds of tanker drivers have been held amid signs some drivers are panic-buying petrol. Leaders of the Unite union met officials of two companies working on Shell contracts in a bid to resolve a row over pay.
Thousands of protestors in downtown Seoul continued an overnight street march into early Wednesday morning, calling for the renegotiation of a United States beef import agreement despite an offer by the entire South Korean Cabinet to resign, reported the local Yonhap news agency
Energy ministers from the G 8 plus China, India, and South Korea meeting in Japan to address energy prices adopted Sunday a joint declaration calling for more domestic energy efficiency rather than insisting on oil producing countries to increase supply