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Argentina eyes Brexit advantage in Falklands dispute


BRUSSELS Argentina believes Brexit might cost Britain the support of European allies for its control of the Falkland Islands and is watching developments closely, the Argentinian foreign minister said in Brussels.


Goalkeeper Romero targets number one spot at Man United 20 Apr 2017

Sergio Romero has not given up hopes of toppling David De Gea and become Manchester United's first-choice goalkeeper, the Argentina international said ahead of their Europa League second-leg tie against Anderlecht on Thursday.


Jones includes 15 uncapped players for Argentina tour 20 Apr 2017

LONDON Shorn of 16 men selected for the British and Irish Lions, England coach Eddie Jones on Thursday named 15 uncapped players in his 31-man squad for the two-test tour of Argentina in June.


Viggo Mortensen joins actors criticising Argentine president 20 Apr 2017

BUENOS AIRES Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen called Argentina's president a "neoliberal braggart" on Wednesday in a video supporting leaders of the national film industry who fear funding cuts.

Mexico sees trade deal with Argentina around year's end 18 Apr 2017

BUENOS AIRES Mexico expects to finish negotiations on a trade deal with Argentina involving cars and agricultural products around the end of the year, Mexico's deputy minister for foreign trade said in an interview on Tuesday.


Argentina will reach World Cup, says sacked coach Bauza 12 Apr 2017

BUENOS AIRES Lionel Messi's faltering Argentina team will reach the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia despite their precarious position in the qualifiers, sacked coach Edgardo Bauza said on Tuesday.


Argentina sack coach Bauza, line up Sevilla's Sampaoli 11 Apr 2017

BUENOS AIRES Twice World Cup winners Argentina sacked coach Edgardo Bauza on Monday after a string of poor results in South American qualifying left them struggling to reach the 2018 finals in Russia.

Motorcycling - Vinales wins in Argentina after Marquez crashes out 09 Apr 2017

Spaniard Maverick Vinales continued his perfect start to the MotoGP season on Sunday with a victory in Argentina after compatriot and reigning champion Marc Marquez crashed while leading from pole.

Anniversary of Clark's death spurs museum push 07 Apr 2017

LONDON Fans, family and friends of Jim Clark, the Formula One great who died at Hockenheim on April 7, 1968, are in a race to raise funds for a new museum in his Scottish homeland as the 50th anniversary of his death approaches.


Tensions rise as general strike paralyses Argentina 06 Apr 2017

BUENOS AIRES Protesters in Argentina clashed with police during marches over government austerity measures on Thursday as labour unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago.


Le Pen's father criticises her presidential campaign as she steps back from party

PARIS French far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen said on Tuesday his daughter Marine, who faces centrist Emmanuel Macron in a May 7 presidential runoff, should have campaigned more aggressively for Sunday's first round, following the example of Donald Trump. | Video