"Thank God the British Empire has been defeated worldwide," the Argentine foreign minister said.
Yet he denied he was being provocative.
He said British oil companies are trying to steal the natural resources of the Argentine people.
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The boy was found unconscious and in cardiac arrest and was rushed to hospital where he died.
The victim, who was wearing her uniform at the time, was found knocking on doors nearly four hours after she was abducted.
There will be gales across Scotland and northern England this morning, but these will gradually ease through the afternoon.