Falkland Islands

Argentines remember 'cold' Thatcher

2013-04-09 08:05

Argentines have offered bitter reflections on Margaret Thatcher, portraying the late former British prime minister as a warmonger who prolonged the Falkands War for political ends.

Falkland Islanders choose to stay British

2013-03-12 11:13

Falkland Islanders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of remaining a British territory in a referendum designed to send a message to Argentina, which has derided the poll as illegal.

Falklanders hope referendum sends message

2013-03-08 11:08

The Falkland Islands is set to vote in a referendum which residents hope will send a crystal-clear message to Argentina and the world about their strong desire to stay British.

Argentina predicts Falkland's future

2013-02-05 21:45

Argentina expects to have control of the British-held Falkland Islands within 20 years, the country's foreign minister says.

Falklands: Worst moment of Thatcher's life

2012-12-28 08:01

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has described the 'worst moment' of her life in formerly secret Falklands documents.

Argentine ad ties Olympics to Falklands

2012-05-04 12:02

The Argentine government has sparked media buzz with a 90-second television ad that ties its dispute with Britain over the Falkland Islands to this summer's Olympics in London.

Tension on anniversary of Falklands war

2012-04-02 09:08

Britain and Argentina are marking 30 years since the invasion of the Falkland Islands triggered a 74-day war, with diplomatic tensions still running high.

Argentina set on Falklands clash - UK

2012-02-29 18:23

Britain has accused Argentina of pursuing a "policy of confrontation" over the disputed Falkland Islands after the country's industry minister called for a block on British imports.

Prince William deployed to Falklands

2012-02-02 11:49

Prince William is reportedly setting out for a six-week deployment to the Falkland Islands as tensions rose with Argentina over the islands' sovereignty.

Argentina slams Cameron on Falklands

2012-01-26 08:48

Just back to work after a medical leave, President Cristina Kirchner has accused British Prime Minister David Cameron of portraying Argentina as "violent" in the Falkland Islands dispute.


Argentina refuses to bow over Falklands

2013-03-13 09:02

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner has refused to recognise the results of a referendum in which the people of the disputed Falkland Islands voted to remain British.

Falkland Islands vote in referendum

2013-03-11 09:02

Polls have closed in the Falkland Islands on the first day of a two-day vote intended to show the world that the residents want to stay British amid increasingly bellicose claims by Argentina.

The mystery of the Falkland Islands wolf

2013-03-05 22:28

It was an animal that puzzled Charles Darwin, who wondered how a large mammal that looked a bit like a wolf and a bit like a fox had arrived on barren islands nearly 500km from the mainland.

No Falklands talks without locals

2013-02-01 22:02

UK has told Argentina it was unwilling to discuss the disputed status of the Falkland Islands unless talks included the local pro-British authorities there too.

UK, Argentina joust over Falklands

2012-06-15 09:01

President Cristina Kirchner has pressed Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands at the UN as Buenos Aires and Britain trade warnings and barbs on the 30th anniversary of their war.

UK warship heading to Falkland Islands

2012-04-04 17:29

One of Britain's newest warships has set sail for the Falkland Islands amid renewed tensions with Argentina over the South Atlantic archipelago.

Argentina warns banks off Falklands oil

2012-04-01 19:28

The Argentine government has threatened British and American banks with legal action over giving advice or even writing research reports about companies involved in the Falkland Islands' nascent oil industry.

Argentina blocks 2 British cruise ships

2012-02-27 22:27

Two British cruise ships that visited the Falkland Islands have been refused entry to an Argentinian port amid tension over the disputed archipelago.

UK sends warship to Falklands

2012-01-31 21:33

The UK defence ministry has sent an advanced warship to the Falklands in a planned operation.

UK: Stop trying to intimidate Falklanders

2012-01-21 10:00

Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague has told Argentina to stop trying to intimidate the inhabitants of the Falklands, amid a war of words.

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