Sport Ossie Ardiles has been involved in a car crash in the Falkland Islands

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July 30, 2012: Captain Barry Middleton of Great Britain celebrates after scoring during the Men's Hockey Match between Great Britain and Argentina
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

London 2012: Argentina to snub UK by refusing to send president to Olympic Games opening ceremony

Argentina has decided not to send its president to attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in a diplomatic snub to Britain at a time of growing tensions over the Falkland Islands.

Investment View: Falklands factor looks like a good deal for Premier

Premier Oil. Our View: Hold. Price 361.8p (-6.5p)

Rockhopper roller coaster as investors cool on deal

Shares in Rockhopper Exploration surged by more than a fifth yesterday before tumbling to end the day 9 per cent lower as investors in the Falkland Islands-focused oil company initially celebrated a $1bn (£649m) deal with Premier Oil before changing their minds about its merits.

Rockhopper shares on a rollercoaster after Falkland oil deal

Shares in Rockhopper Exploration surged by more than a fifth yesterday before tumbling to end 9 per cent lower as investors in the Falkland Islands-focused oil company initially celebrated a $1bn (£649m) deal with Premier Oil before changing their minds about its merits.

'No weakening' in Britain's resolve on Falklands

Britain's determination to defend the Falkland Islands was today enshrined in a Government White Paper which declared there would be “no weakening” in Britain's resolve.

Falklands 'to determine own future'

The Falkland Islands must be allowed to determine their own future, Prime Minister David Cameron said today as he claimed a referendum on their sovereignty would end the debate over ownership once and for all. 

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will raise the Falklands at the UN

UK 'ready and willing' to stand up for islanders

David Cameron last night saluted the bravery of the Armed Forces in a speech to mark 30th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands – and warned Argentina that Britain is "ready and willing" to stand up for them again.

Cristina Fernandez addresses the UN committee meeting yesterday

Fernandez rages against the UK's possession of 'The Malvinas'

She received loud applause from a delegation so large it took up a third of the seats available

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will raise the Falklands at the UN

Referendum to be held in bid to end sovereignty row

The Falkland Islands is to hold a referendum on its "political status", with the aim of sending a message to Argentina and bringing an end the continuing sovereignty dispute.

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will raise the Falklands at the UN

Falklands to hold 2013 referendum in bid to settle sovereignty dispute

Surprise announcement on eve of Argentine President's attempt to step up pressure at UN

Falklanders to hold referendum

The Falkland Islands are to hold a referendum on their "political status" - hoping to bring an end to the continuing dispute with Argentina over the islands' sovereignty, their government said today.

Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne turns down Argentina invite during Falklands tour

Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne has turned down an invitation to attend talks in Argentina when he visits the Falklands next week.

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Needle on the cards as GB hockey men play Argentina first

Great Britain's men will begin their Olympic hockey campaign against Argentina. The high-profile opener will come just weeks after a controversial advert showing Argentina's former captain training on the steps of a British war memorial in the Falklands was condemned by the International Olympic Committee.

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