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# falklands - Monday 3 April, 2017

Former Tory leader inflames Brexit tensions with Spain over Gibraltar by bringing up the Falklands
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Former Tory leader inflames Brexit tensions with Spain over Gibraltar by bringing up the Falklands

Apr 3rd 2017, 9:04 AM 24,336 Views 166 Comments

Lord Michael Howard says he can’t “see any harm” in reminding the Spanish “what kind of people we are”.

# falklands - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Argentina: Brexit or no Brexit, our claim to the Falkland Islands remains
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Argentina: Brexit or no Brexit, our claim to the Falkland Islands remains

Jul 5th 2016, 6:07 AM 17,147 Views 74 Comments

The South American nation refers to the islands as the Malvinas.

# falklands - Friday 27 March, 2015

Argentinian commenters are pretty happy with Clarkson's dismissal
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Argentinian commenters are pretty happy with Clarkson's dismissal

Mar 27th 2015, 5:52 PM 17,189 Views 34 Comments

The presenter was involved in a controversial incident in the country last year.

# falklands - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The Falklands are getting ready for another Argentine invasion (just in case)
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The Falklands are getting ready for another Argentine invasion (just in case)

Mar 24th 2015, 2:09 PM 16,178 Views 96 Comments

The UK’s defence minister believes there is a “live threat” from the island’s unhappy neighbour.

# falklands - Friday 3 October, 2014

Top Gear team forced to leave Argentina after anger over Clarkson's number plate
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Top Gear team forced to leave Argentina after anger over Clarkson's number plate

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 10,615 Views 1 Comment

Locals claimed the registration plate referred to the Falklands war.

# falklands - Monday 8 April, 2013

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

Apr 8th 2013, 4:11 PM 9,938 Views 10 Comments

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

# falklands - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Falkland Islands residents vote to remain affiliated to Britain
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Falkland Islands residents vote to remain affiliated to Britain

Mar 12th 2013, 8:31 AM 7,501 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.

# falklands - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Falkland Islands voting in referendum on British status
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Falkland Islands voting in referendum on British status

Mar 10th 2013, 1:19 PM 6,209 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.

# falklands - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

'Falklands will be ours in 20 years', says Argentine minister
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'Falklands will be ours in 20 years', says Argentine minister

Feb 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 7,759 Views 64 Comments

His comments come amid a war of words before residents go to the polls in March to say whether they want the archipelago to remain a British overseas territory.

# falklands - Friday 4 January, 2013

'The Sun' places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy
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'The Sun' places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy

Jan 4th 2013, 9:17 AM 14,437 Views 88 Comments

The tabloid has advertised in an English-language newspaper telling Argentina’s president: ‘Hands off.’

# falklands - Thursday 3 January, 2013

British PM refuses demands to return Falkland Islands to Argentina
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British PM refuses demands to return Falkland Islands to Argentina

Jan 3rd 2013, 1:49 PM 6,507 Views 111 Comments

David Cameron has today dismissed a renewed call by Argentine President Cristina Kirchner for Britain to return the disputed Falkland Islands.

# falklands - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Falklands War: Irish response to Belgrano sinking drew British anger
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Falklands War: Irish response to Belgrano sinking drew British anger

Dec 29th 2012, 7:30 AM 24,008 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.

# falklands - Friday 28 December, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Spielberg Face
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The Evening Fix... now with added Spielberg Face

Dec 28th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,981 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

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

Dec 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,106 Views 8 Comments

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

30 years ago: Guinness contemplated cutting the Irish connection
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30 years ago: Guinness contemplated cutting the Irish connection

Dec 28th 2012, 6:32 AM 14,383 Views 28 Comments

The recent Falkands War and the IRA bombing campaign had led to a “resistance to the Irish angle”.

After Falklands invasion, Thatcher sought Haughey’s ‘urgent help’
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After Falklands invasion, Thatcher sought Haughey’s ‘urgent help’

Dec 28th 2012, 6:31 AM 8,670 Views 21 Comments

Suggestions that Ireland would not support British efforts to ostracise Argentina after its invasion of the Falklands in April 1982 were met with warnings from diplomats in London.

# falklands - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Column: The British government is facing separation anxiety
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Column: The British government is facing separation anxiety

Jul 8th 2012, 1:00 PM 28 Views 23 Comments

But this isn’t about Ireland for a change as the Falklands and Scotland look to upcoming referendums on their future, writes David McCann from the University of Ulster.

# falklands - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

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

Jun 12th 2012, 8:57 PM 4,558 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.

# falklands - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Morrissey weighs in on Falklands debate
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Morrissey weighs in on Falklands debate

Mar 3rd 2012, 5:31 PM 5,154 Views 38 Comments

The former Smiths frontman told Argentinian fans that the islands “belong” to them.

# falklands - Friday 24 February, 2012

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

Feb 24th 2012, 10:52 AM 3,473 Views 40 Comments

That’s Sean Penn the actor and aid ambassador…

# falklands - Saturday 11 February, 2012

# falklands - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

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

Feb 8th 2012, 9:59 AM 2,449 Views 33 Comments

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

# falklands - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

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

Feb 7th 2012, 12:34 PM 2,599 Views 25 Comments

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

# falklands - Thursday 26 January, 2012