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# Falkland Islands

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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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Sean Penn wades in on Falklands row and accuses Britain of 'intimidation'
That’s Sean Penn the actor and aid ambassador…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?