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Former Tory leader inflames Brexit tensions with Spain over Gibraltar by bringing up the Falklands
Lord Michael Howard says he can’t “see any harm” in reminding the Spanish “what kind of people we are”.
Argentina: Brexit or no Brexit, our claim to the Falkland Islands remains
The South American nation refers to the islands as the Malvinas.
Argentinian commenters are pretty happy with Clarkson's dismissal
The presenter was involved in a controversial incident in the country last year.
The Falklands are getting ready for another Argentine invasion (just in case)
The UK’s defence minister believes there is a “live threat” from the island’s unhappy neighbour.
Top Gear team forced to leave Argentina after anger over Clarkson's number plate
Locals claimed the registration plate referred to the Falklands war.
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 will be ours in 20 years', says Argentine minister
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.
'The Sun' places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy
The tabloid has advertised in an English-language newspaper telling Argentina’s president: ‘Hands off.’
British PM refuses demands to return Falkland Islands to Argentina
David Cameron has today dismissed a renewed call by Argentine President Cristina Kirchner for Britain to return the disputed Falkland Islands.
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.
The Evening Fix... now with added Spielberg Face
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
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.
30 years ago: Guinness contemplated cutting the Irish connection
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’
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.
Column: The British government is facing separation anxiety
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.
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.
Morrissey weighs in on Falklands debate
The former Smiths frontman told Argentinian fans that the islands “belong” to them.
Sean Penn wades in on Falklands row and accuses Britain of 'intimidation'
That’s Sean Penn the actor and aid ambassador…
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.