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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
# G20

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

Nov 30th 2018, 7:28 AM 23,833 Views 57 Comments

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
# Turning The Tide
# Turning The Tide

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

Mar 29th 2016, 8:17 AM 38,781 Views 208 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 21st 2014, 9:54 AM 3,109 Views 5 Comments

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
# Iron Lady

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

Apr 8th 2013, 4:11 PM 9,980 Views 10 Comments

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
# Falklands
# Falklands

Falkland Islands residents vote to remain affiliated to Britain

Mar 12th 2013, 8:31 AM 7,506 Views 118 Comments

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
# Falkland Islands
# Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands voting in referendum on British status

Mar 10th 2013, 1:19 PM 6,213 Views 51 Comments

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
# 1982
# 1982

Falklands War: Irish response to Belgrano sinking drew British anger

Dec 29th 2012, 7:30 AM 24,273 Views 62 Comments

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
# 1982
# 1982

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

Dec 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,127 Views 8 Comments

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
# Falklands
# Falklands

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

Jun 12th 2012, 8:57 PM 4,564 Views 54 Comments

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

Hague brands Falklands ad a 'sad stunt'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Hague brands Falklands ad a 'sad stunt'

May 5th 2012, 4:55 PM 5,330 Views 44 Comments

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'
# Falkland Islands
# Falkland Islands

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

Feb 24th 2012, 10:52 AM 3,477 Views 40 Comments

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
# Falkland Islands
# Falkland Islands

Argentina accuses UK of sending nuclear sub to Falkland Islands

Feb 11th 2012, 9:22 AM 2,461 Views 26 Comments

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
# Falkland Islands
# Falkland Islands

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

Feb 10th 2012, 1:28 PM 2,284 Views 21 Comments

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
# Falkland Islands
# Falkland Islands

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

Feb 8th 2012, 9:59 AM 2,451 Views 33 Comments

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

# falkland-islands - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

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

Top Argentine football league renamed in honour of sunk Belgrano warship

Feb 7th 2012, 12:34 PM 2,600 Views 25 Comments

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

# falkland-islands - Thursday 26 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 26th 2012, 2:27 PM 9,981 Views 70 Comments

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