Ken Clarke Told Thatcher Britain 'Should Blow Up A Few Ships' Over The Falklands

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

Ken Clarke told Margaret Thatcher Britain should just "blow up a few ships" over the Falkland Islands, while another Tory MP warned her his "constitue...

White Puffs of Smoke? The Falkland Islands Referendum

Professor Klaus Dodds | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Klaus Dodds

The legacy of the referendum will be much more difficult to predict than the voting itself. For the Falkland Islanders, they have both reaffirmed the status quo but also prepared the ground for possible future referenda, which might one day include independence as an option.

We Have an Argentinian Pope: Exploring what Francis I has to Offer

Sophie O'Mahony | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie O'Mahony

So what does this all mean for non-Catholics? Well, probably not a lot. For most people, Pope Francis is just another old man who should really be on a golf course in Florida somewhere, enjoying retirement. And yet we all tuned into the news when the signal was given that a new pope had been elected.

We Already Know He's Not Exactly Pro-Gay..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

The Pope, unsurprisingly, is a Catholic. And that means his views on gay marriage, contraception, abortion and women in the Church are all that you mi...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Pope Francis, Friend Of Dictators?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Thursday 14 March 2013... 1) POPE FRANCIS, FRIEND OF DICTATORS? Surprise, surprise, this morning's newspaper ...

Pope Francis' 'Frosty' Relationship With Argentina President De Kirchner

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio's election as the new pope was received with shock in his native Argentina - where the media highlighted his "frosty" relatio...

Hands Off Our Islands! Debunking Argentine Claims to the Falklands

Mahmood Naji | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mahmood Naji

Argentine claims to the Falklands do not stand up to scrutiny when judged by the laws, rules and precedents set at the time.

Falkland Islanders Are 'Illegal Squatters'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

Argentina's president Cristina Kirchner, has once again been rattling her sabre, this time by equating Falkland Islanders with squatters. In the wa...

Cameron: We Will Always Defend The Falklands

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Britain will "always be there" to defend the Falkland Islands, David Cameron has said, after 99.7% of the 1,513 residents voted to remain under Britis...

Falkland Islanders Vote To Stay British

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

The people of the Falkland Islands have voted overwhelmingly to remain a British overseas territory, with 99.8% declaring themselves in favour during ...

Votes Being Counted After Falklands Vote

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Politics

Counting will begin on Monday in a referendum over whether the Falkland Islands should remain British. Islanders started voting on Sunday in the po...

British Or Argentinian?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Politics

Falkland Islanders go to the polls on Sunday to vote on whether they want to remain British amid increasing tensions with Argentina over the sovereign...

It's Time for Cameron to Stand Up to the White House Over the Falkland Islands

Luke Coffey | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Coffey

Not only is the US position over the Falkland Islands a betrayal of the Special Relationship it is also hypocritical. America is a country founded on the rights and ideas of self-determination so it is preposterous to think that the US will not back the right of self-determination of others.

William Hague To Confront John Kerry Over Falklands Referendum

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Politics

Foreign Secretary William Hague will discuss the United States' position on the Falkland Islands with John Kerry following reports that Washington wil...

Hague Accuses Argentina Of 'Bullying' Behaviour Over Falklands

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Politics

William Hague has accused Argentina of "bullying" behaviour over the Falklands and insisted the islands would remain British for centuries. The For...

Ten Holidays to Take Before You Turn 30

Vikki Geary | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Vikki Geary

The sights and sounds of our trip - all lost in a blur of alcohol, sweat and after-sun. Not that there isn't a place for the 'don't-remember-it' holiday - but while you're young, free and full of energy, now is the time to see the world, not just the floor of your hotel bathroom. Make sure you experience these ten holidays before your 30th birthday.

Yippee, I'm on the Final Straight of Cancer Treatment! So Why Do I Feel Like Crap?

Laura Price | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Price

Only, hang on... Why do I feel more depressed than I've felt at any point during my eight-month cancer journey? Oh, that's right, it's because there is no "final straight" for cancer survivors. Cancer is a life-long journey. It doesn't stop when the treatment ends.

Argentina's Claim Over the Falkland Islands Is Legitimate

John Wight | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

In her letter, the Argentinian president accuses Britain of having taken possession of the islands - known in Argentina as Las Malvinas - in a "blatant exercise of 19th century colonialism." Any objective rendering of the history of the Falklands reveals that she is right.

Argentinians React To Provocative Advert Placed By The Sun Newspaper

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.01.2013 | UK

Argentinians have reacted angrily to advert placed in an Argentine newspaper by The Sun, telling Buenos Aires to keep its “hands off” the disputed...

Britain and Argentina Are Both Wrong to Lay Claim to the Moral High Ground

Dr Matthew Ashton | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Matthew Ashton

What really astonishes isn't the continuing political theatre between these two nations, but the hypocrisy of both of them.

LOOK: Falkland Islands Row - Apple Maps Gets Involved

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK Comedy

(Screengrabbed for The Huffington Post UK by David Beresford and David Schneider.) More TOPICALOLs: A Look Back At 2013, The Year Ahead Reveale...

The Sun Publishes 'Hands Off Falklands' Advert In Argentine Newspaper

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK

The Sun has placed an advert in a Buenos Aires newspaper telling Argentina to keep its "hands off" the Falkland Islands. The move comes a day after...

Return to Sender?

Professor Klaus Dodds | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Klaus Dodds

President Kirchner might, in 2013, have to confront some unwelcome home truths. Many Argentines care more about corruption, crime, inflation and a decline in living standards than they do about a group of Islands that the vast majority will never visit.

'The Future Of The Falklands Should Be Determined By The People Who Live There'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

The future of the Falkland Islands is in the hands of the people who live there, not Argentina, the prime minister has insisted. David Cameron rebu...

Guardian Slammed For Publishing Kirchner's Falklands Letter As Advert

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK

The Guardian has been slammed as "money grabbing" and "disrespectful" on social media sites after publishing in one of its adverts a letter from the A...