Argentina

Hague Dismisses Argentina Olympic Advert As A 'Stunt'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Politics

An Argentinian television advert showing an Olympic hopeful training on a British war memorial in the Falklands has been branded a "stunt" by William ...

'Insensitive And Disrespectful' Argentine Olympic Advert Stirs Falklands Row

PA | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

The Government has accused Argentina of being insensitive and disrespectful after it broadcast a television advert showing an Olympic hopeful training...

Back to the Future: Argentina Doesn't Believe the Falkland Islands Deserve Democracy

Philip White | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Politics
Philip White

On 2 April, 1982, Argentina invaded The Falkland Islands, believing it had a historical right to re-claim the British protectorate, against the will of its pro-British citizens.

Hague Ambushed By Argentina Ambassador On Falklands

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

Foreign Secretary William Hague was taken by surprise as Argentina's ambassador urged him at a public meeting to "give peace a chance" by opening talk...

Hague 'Concerned' At Argentina Firm 'Grab'

PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

William Hague has hit out at Argentina after the government said it was seizing a Spanish-controlled energy firm. The foreign secretary warned that...

A Brief Consumers Guide to Buying Wine

Mike John Matthews | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike John Matthews

I have worked within wine retail since 1995 and during that time I have listened to all types of questions and answers from customers regarding wine. When it comes to buying I have no illusions on how difficult it can be. I'm lucky, I study wine. I also know how tricky it is too. It's a very personal and subjective matter.

Mother Finds Baby Alive In Morgue, 12 Hours After Being Told It Was Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK

An Argentinian mother has spoken of her shock after her stillborn baby was found alive in a morgue. Analia Bouter's fifth child was born at 26 week...

Argentina 'Must Pay Back' £45m Arms Loan Used To Invade Falklands

Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics

Britain is demanding that Argentina pay back £45m in loans that the country took out from the UK in order to buy ships and helicopters later used to ...

HMS Dauntless Sets Sail For Falkland Islands (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Politics

HMS Dauntless, the Royal Navy's most advanced destroyer, has set sail from Portsmouth to patrol the waters around the Falkland Islands. The ship's ...

Buenos Aires British Embassy Attacked

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

The government has condemned violent protesters who attacked the British Embassy in Buenos Aires on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War. Seve...

Falklands Anniversary: Argentinian President Condemns 'Absurd' Britain

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

Argentina's president has condemned Britain's "ridiculous and absurd" stance on the Falkland Island as ceremonies were held to mark the 30th annoversa...

Falklands Representative In London Sees No End To Argentine Antagonism (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Huffpost UK Staff | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Politics

A senior member of the Falklands' government has told HuffPost UK that she sees no end in sight to the impasse between the islands and the government ...

'Falklands Will Be Ours One Day' Says Argentinian Politician

PA | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

The Falkland Islands will belong to Argentina one day, according to a senior politician in the country's ruling party. But Daniel Filmus, who is ch...

Clegg: Claims We Deployed Nuclear Arms To Falklands Are Baseless

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has attacked "unfounded" allegations by Argentina that the UK has deployed nuclear weapons near the Falkland Islands. Speaking at a nucl...

Falklands: Argentina President Cristina Kirchner Declassifies Rattenbach Report

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has finally declassified a scathing review of the mistakes made by Argentina's military junta in going to war...

Prince William Returns From Falkland Islands

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK

Prince William is back after being deployed to the Falklands, St James's Palace said on Wednesday. A royal spokesperson told The Huffington Post UK...

Peru Cancels Navy Visit In 'Solidarity' With Argentina Over Falklands

PA | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

A visit by a Royal Navy frigate to Peru has been cancelled by the hosts in a display of solidarity with Argentina over the Falklands. HMS Montrose ...

Peru Cancels Navy Visit In 'Solidarity' With Argentina Over Falklands

PA | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

A visit by a Royal Navy frigate to Peru has been cancelled by the hosts in a display of solidarity with Argentina over the Falklands. HMS Montrose ...

Falkands 'Could Not Be Retaken If Argentina Captured Air Base'

Posted 16.03.2012 | UK Politics

Britain would never be able to recapture the Falklands if it lost control of the island's military base, a leading military think-tank has said. In...

'Illegal' Threat To Falklands Oil

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

Argentina has threatened to take legal action against British companies involved in oil development in the Falkland Islands - a move described by the ...

'They Support The Status Quo'

PA | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron revealed today that he discussed the recent tensions over the Falkland Islands with US President Barack Obama during thei...

Ceding the Islands is in Britain's Interest

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Politics
The Cambridge Union Society

At a time when Downing Street's only doubt is what type of powerful armament it will send to the Falklands, the truly essential question is whether retaining them is in fact desirable.

Big Mouth Strikes Again: Morrissey's Band In 'We Hate Wills And Kate' T-Shirts

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

Morrissey's big mouth has struck again, ramping up his rhetoric on the Falklands while his band sported anti-monarchy T-shirts on stage. The 52-yea...

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...