Cameron's olive branch to Argentina

David Cameron looks over Rio de Janeiro Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

David Cameron hinted today that he hopes to see relations with Argentina improve.

Accepting self-determination in the Falklands was crucial, he insisted. But he then told me there was scope for a better understanding when I asked him whether the Falklands legacy had damaged brand Britain in South America.

He stressed the Falkland islanders must be given the freedom to determine their own future:

The Prime Minister said he was hoping to build on the success of the London 2012 Olympics to help strengthen links between Brazil, the sixth biggest economy in the world, and the UK. He said:

The Prime Minister also visited some of the poorer neighbourhoods in Rio today where a British charity has set up a boxing academy.