The Falklands Dispute Must be Resolved With Diplomacy

Mark Hillary | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

What we need in this dispute is a healthy dose of pragmatism. Ultimately, the modern dispute over sovereignty is focused on mineral rights - who can earn from oil and gas discovered in the vicinity of the islands.

Now Morrissey Thinks The Falklands Should Be Argentinian

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

The former front man of The Smiths has added his name to a bizarrely growing list of celebrities who have said the Falkland Islands should belong to A...

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Says The Falklands Should Be Argentinian

Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Politics

Pink Floyd bassist and singer Roger Waters has risked upsetting some of his British fans by saying the Falkland Islands should belong to Argentina. ...

Britain 'Sad' That Argentina Is Being Unfriendly

Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Politics

The British government has said it is "very concerned" that Argentina decided to turn away British tourists wishing to visit the South American countr...

Falklands Tension: British Cruise Ships Refused Entry To Argentinian Port

PA | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

Two British cruise ships were refused entry to an Argentinian port today as tension mounted between the UK and the South American country over the Fal...

Return To The Falklands For War Veteran On Anniversary

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

One of the youngest Royal Marines to take part in the Falklands conflict is preparing to make his first return to the islands on the 30th anniversary ...

Sean Penn Steps Up Attack On Britain

Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Politics

Sean Penn has ramped up his criticism of Britain's behaviour over the Falkland Islands, accusing the UK of sending a "message of pre-emptive intimidat...

Buenos Aires Train Crash Kills 49, Leaves Hundreds Injured

Posted 22.02.2012 | UK

A train crash in Argentina has killed at least 49 people and left hundreds injured, according to officials. A train collided into the end of the li...

What Has Happened to Argentine Dignity?

Peter Martindale | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

The Argentine people should have the intelligence and dignity to drop all claims to the Falklands and so to benefit from improved relations and trade, or for ever be complaining about the state of their own country and what might have been.

Only YouTube Can Save the Falklands Now

Will Porter | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Politics
Will Porter

During the international cock waggling competition between Britain and Argentina, the unfortunate Falkland islanders have sat quietly in the middle being ignored.

PHOTOS: Sean Penn Dons Traditional Dress During Bolivian Tour

Posted 16.02.2012 | UK

US actor Sean Penn has been pictured wearing traditional Bolivian traditional dress during his tour of South America, where he has been speaking out a...

Falklands Hero Brands Sean Penn An 'Idiot' Over Attack On Britain

Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Politics

Sean Penn has been branded an "idiot" by war veteran Simon Weston for his attack on Britain's claim to the Falkland Islands. The Hollywood actor la...

Minister To Land In Falkland Islands Amid High Tensions

Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Politics

Universities minister David Willetts is due to land in the Falkland Islands on Thursday, in a move that is sure to raise the hackles of Argentina. ...

Sean Penn and the Falklands Farce

Mia de Graaf | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Politics
Mia de Graaf

Sean Penn has just added to the farce that is the Falklands/Malvinas Cat Fight... Chucking about words like "ludicrous" and "colonialist" - plus "the Malvinas Islands of Argentina" - Penn is feeding an insubstantial, surface and puny fire that has kept burning for a remarkably long time, even leading UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon to express his "concern" at how thick and fast this tiff is progressing. The whole thing was rather inflamed by the incompetence of leaking Prince William's posting to the press.

Sean Penn Rips Into Britain AGAIN, Attacks Prince William's Falklands' Deployment

Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Politics

Sean Penn has renewed his attack on Britain for its refusal to enter negotiations with Argentina over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands, this ti...

'Another Provocation': Argentina's Anger As MPs Plan Falklands Visit

Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Politics

MPs from the Commons defence committee are to visit the Falkland Islands, amid simmering tensions between the United Kingdom and Argentina over the so...

'Manifestly Absurd': Britain Hits Back At Argentina

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK

Britain has dismissed claims that it was "militarising" the Falklands dispute by deploying nuclear weapons nearby. Argentina said it had intelligen...

Argentina Tells UN: UK Using Nuclear Weapons Near Falklands

PA | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK

Argentina tonight accused the UK of deploying nuclear weapons near the Falklands. Foreign minister Hector Timerman made the claim as he urged the U...

Calm Down! UN Chief Intervenes In Falklands Row

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK

Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Secretary General has appealed for calm in the escalating dispute over the Falkland Islands, as Argentina took their c...

Argentina Go To The UN

PA | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Politics

Argentina's foreign minister will arrive at the United Nations today to officially protest about Britain's "militarisation" of the seas around the dis...

Does Oil Make The Falklands Worth Defending?

Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

A majority of Britons think the dispute over the Falklands is more about oil than the rights of the islanders, but also agree that potential mineral w...

'We Will Defend The Falklands Properly'

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has stressed Britain will "defend the Falkland Islands properly" in response to Argentina complaining to the UN about Britain "militaris...

We Are Not Militarising The Falklands: Number 10 Slaps Down Argentina

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Politics

Downing Street has denied rejected claims from Argentina that the UK is "militarising" the Falklands. Following President Cristina Fernandez de Ki...

NHS Attacks Leave Cameron Foundering At PMQs

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Politics

PMQs this week was a rough ride for David Cameron, who faced a sustained and effective attack from Ed Miliband over the NHS reform. The Health and So...

Argentina Takes Falkland Islands Dispute To United Nations

PA | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK

Argentina is to make a formal complaint to the United Nations Security Council after accusing Britain of "militarising" their long dispute over the Fa...