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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Tuesday 03 April 2012
The attack on Argentina's warship'General Belgrano' was pivotal, says Colin Brown and Kim Sengupta
Tuesday 03 April 2012
When the 28-year-old Tony Blair was selected as the Labour Party's parliamentary candidate for Beaconsfield, ahead of a by-election in late May 1982, even his own supporters could not have believed that so safe a Tory seat would fall into their hands. On the other hand, Margaret Thatcher was deeply unpopular and her party's standing in the national polls lagged well behind Labour, even under the disconcertingly scatty figure of Michael Foot. A man can hope...
Tuesday 03 April 2012
No incident in the Falklands War divided opinion so bitterly. Some even called it a war crime. Now a member of the War Cabinet has revealed how Argentine orders intercepted by Chile convinced the British that their enemies' prize cruiser had to be sunk
Monday 02 April 2012
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond today rejected claims Britain would be unable to defend the Falklands against a fresh Argentinian assault as both countries mark the 30-year anniversary of the conflict in the South Atlantic.
Felipe Fernandez-Armesto: Thirty years on, the British still can't admit the truth about the Falklands
Saturday 31 March 2012
The opportunity to offload a valueless colony turned into an obligation to hold on to it at any price
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Britain has denied sending a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic amid rising tensions with Argentina over the Falklands.
Sunday 25 March 2012
Thirty years have passed since a small group of islands in the south Atlantic became headline news but for those who were there, memories of the Falklands war will never fade.
Saturday 24 March 2012
It is 30 years since Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. Rupert Cornwell reflects on the conflict and looks back at some of its defining images.
Friday 23 March 2012
Argentina has asked stock markets in New York and London to warn investors of its claim that five oil exploration companies are working illegally off the Falkland Islands, which Argentina contends were stolen by Britain more than a century ago.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Cairn Energy is to spend some of its $1.2bn (£756m) cash pile finding new projects to balance its exposure to oil exploration in Greenland. The oil group, which unveiled pre-tax profits of $4.6bn for 2011 yesterday, accumulated the cash after it sold out of its vast Indian business last year, leaving its main assets in Greenland.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
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.
Monday 19 March 2012
The Duchess of Cambridge overcame self-confessed nerves to give her first public speech today as she granted the wish of a terminally-ill child's family and posed for a picture.
Saturday 10 March 2012
Formed during the Second World War, the naval fighters have been carrying out covert missions ever since
Friday 09 March 2012
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Wednesday 07 March 2012
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has announced details of a new museum to honour the 323 Argentinian marines who died when the cruiser General Belgrano was sunk by a British nuclear submarine during the Falklands War 30 years ago.
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