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Chester Williams of South Africa breaks away from Felipe Contepomi of Argentina  during a Test match in Buenos Aires on November 12th, 2000. Photograph: Fabian Gredillas/AFP/Getty Images

Chester Williams Born: August 8th, 1970 Died: September 6th, 2019 In 1994, one year after he had won his first cap for South Africa and become only t(...)

European Commission president German Ursula von der Leyen gestures as she gives a press conference to announce the names of the new European commissioners. Photograph: Kenzo tribouillard / AFP/Getty Images

The nomination of Ireland’s agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan to the trade portfolio, the commission’s president-elect said, would lay the basis for(...)

Benjamin Naishtat enjoys putting the camera below the dashboard when watching his characters drive.

There has emerged a school of South American cinema that uses oblique disquiet to deal with the tyrannies of the last century. The Chilean director Pa(...)

People line up in front of a bank in Buenos Aires on Monday during another day of uncertainty after the financial restrictions promoted by the government. Photograph: Juan Ignacio Roncoroni/EPA

Argentina’s peso surged on Tuesday, pumped up by Wall Street traders, back after a long holiday weekend, cheering President Mauricio Macri’s capital c(...)

Number eight Louis Picamoles has been included in France’s World Cup squad. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Number eight Louis Picamoles will get to finish his international career at the World Cup after he was included in France’s 31-man squad on Monday. T(...)

Companies in Argentina will need permission from the central bank to access the foreign exchange market to purchase foreign currency.Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentina’s government authorised currency controls on Sunday in an about-face by President Mauricio Macri, who had previously lifted many protectioni(...)

Robbie Henshaw models the new Ireland Rugby World Cup jersey. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There are two distinct fashion trends when it comes to those that sport rugby jerseys. Some like it haute, couture that is, when only the latest garme(...)

View of a burnt area after a fire in the Amazon rainforest near Novo Progresso, Para state, Brazil, on August 25th, 2019. Photograph: Joao Laet/AFP/Getty Images

Leaders of the G7 nations have said they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage as thousands(...)

A burning tract of Amazon jungle is seen as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers in Porto Velho, Brazil . Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Six states in Brazil’s Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an (...)

The vessel is a floating nuclear reactor, a portable power plant designed to supply electricity to areas disconnected from the grid, with an eye on export opportunities in developing countries

On Friday, three tugs will tow the Akademik Lomonosov barge out of Murmansk to begin a 5,000km voyage to a remote port on the other side of Russia’s A(...)

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