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#Falkland Islands

# falkland-islands - Friday 30 November, 2018

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands G20

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands

If Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the Falklands’ economy could be dealt a hammer blow.

# falkland-islands - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Big win for Argentina as UN rules Falklands Islands lie in its waters

There was no immediate comment from Britain after a UN commission sided with Argentine claims in the decades-long territorial dispute.

# falkland-islands - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The42 Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa involved in car crash in the Falklands Lucky Escape

Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa involved in car crash in the Falklands

Ardiles needed more than 20 stitches while his former Spurs and Argentina team-mate was a passenger in the car, according to reports.

# falkland-islands - Monday 8 April, 2013

VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power Iron Lady This post contains videos

VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power

Miners’ strikes, IRA bombings, the Falklands invasion and the threat of Brussels…

# falkland-islands - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Falkland Islands residents vote to remain affiliated to Britain

1,513 people voted to keep the islands as a UK overseas territory – while only three said they wanted to break away.

# falkland-islands - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Falkland Islands voting in referendum on British status

The result is not in doubt but the scale of the ‘yes’ vote will be closely watched as a sign of the Falklanders’ strength of feeling about remaining British.

# falkland-islands - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Falklands War: Irish response to Belgrano sinking drew British anger

One of the most controversial incidents of the Falklands War saw a change in the Irish government’s approach to the conflict and a considerable backlash from the British media and public.

# falkland-islands - Friday 28 December, 2012

RTÉ admitted 'massive blunder' over BBC arrangement during Falklands conflict

The Government was worried that an arrangement between RTÉ and BBC could lead to a national embarrassment.

# falkland-islands - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Falkland Islands to hold referendum in bid to end UK-Argentina dispute

The chairman of the island’s assembly said that residents of the British Overseas Territory wanted to make it clear once and for all that they wished to maintain the status quo, against Argentina’s wishes.

# falkland-islands - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From The42 Hague brands Falklands ad a 'sad stunt' Controversy This post contains videos

Hague brands Falklands ad a 'sad stunt'

The British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has condemned Argentina’s provocative decision to film an Olympic promotional video on the Falkland Islands.

# falkland-islands - Friday 24 February, 2012

Sean Penn wades in on Falklands row and accuses Britain of 'intimidation'

That’s Sean Penn the actor and aid ambassador…

# falkland-islands - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Argentina accuses UK of sending nuclear sub to Falkland Islands

Argentina says Britain has deployed a nuclear sub, the Vanguard, to guard the islands; Britain has refused to comment.

# falkland-islands - Friday 10 February, 2012

Argentina to lodge UN complaint today as UK denies 'militarisation' of Falklands

There are growing tensions between the two nations ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War.

# falkland-islands - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Argentina to complain to UN over UK 'militarisation' in Falklands region

There has been increasing tensions between the two countries over the disputed islands in recent months.

# falkland-islands - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

From The42 Top Argentine football league renamed in honour of sunk Belgrano warship Belgrano

Top Argentine football league renamed in honour of sunk Belgrano warship

The Argentinian government owns the rights to First Division matches and shows games on free-to-air TV.

# falkland-islands - Thursday 26 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Explainer: What's going on in the Falkland Islands? Falkland Islands This post contains videos

Explainer: What's going on in the Falkland Islands?

Tensions are rising between Argentina and the UK over a group of tiny islands in the South Atlantic Ocean but why?