Argentinian footballing legend airlifted to hospital following car crash with son Pablo confirming he has had 20 stitches in his head
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'The people of the Falklands are British' says Foreign Office as David Cameron rebuffs Argentina over 'colonialism' attack
Thursday 03 January 2013
Argentinian president launched a fierce attack on British "colonialism" and demanded the return of "Las Malvinas", in a letter published as an advert
Sunday 30 December 2012
Captured in the conflict with Argentina, Alfredo Astiz proved a headache for Britain
Friday 21 December 2012
The Duke of York's ex-girlfriend Koo Stark appeared in court today to deny stealing a painting worth £40,000 from a former partner.
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Julie Waterson, who has died after a long and painful fight against cancer, was an outstanding representative of a generation of fine and dedicated activists who became revolutionary socialists in the late 1970s. Inspired by the game-changing impact of 1968, which brought together a strong anti-Stalinism with a revived workers' movement across Europe, she quickly became a resolute and utterly committed fighter for her class.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
The 'pasty tax' champion?
Monday 10 December 2012
The Independent on Sunday: BAE closures 'put security of Falklands in peril'
Friday 16 November 2012
Lord Prescott loses to Tory in Humberside but vows to fight on
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Sir Rex Hunt has a place in British history for having faced with aplomb a disaster not of his own making. As Governor of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic he was obliged on 2 April 1982 to surrender to the Argentinian General Oswald Garcia, the event that was to send a Royal Navy task force half-way across the world to fight a war and win the colony back.
Monday 12 November 2012
Sir Rex Hunt, who was governor of the Falkland Islands during the 1982 Argentine invasion, has died at the age of 86, officials have confirmed.
Friday 02 November 2012
Luxury at the end of the world
Monday 15 October 2012
Saudi Arabia has made known that it is "insulted" by the recent decision of the UK Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee to review British relations with it and with Bahrain. And by choosing Frank Gardner, the BBC security correspondent, as its intermediary, it ensured more publicity for its hurt feelings than it truly deserved.
Saturday 13 October 2012
Thursday 27 September 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron today celebrated UK companies winning trade deals worth more than £100 million with Brazil, as he led a delegation of more than 50 British businesses to the South American country.
Book festival of the week: Edinburgh International Book Festival, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh
Saturday 11 August 2012
More than 800 writers, commentators and thinkers from 44 countries make up this year's festival, among them Nobel laureates, Booker and Pulitzer prize winners and poets laureate.
Bob Ashford withdraws from Police and Crime Commissioner race after it is revealed trespass conviction aged 13 disqualifies him
Wednesday 08 August 2012
The former Director of Strategy at the Youth Justice Board, said the rules surrounding the elections were “flawed” and an “infringement of the rights of young people”.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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