falkland islands

The Zimbabwean experts clearing landmines in the Falklands – in pictures

The Zimbabwean experts clearing landmines in the Falklands – in pictures

Among the 3,400 residents of the Falklands are a community of about 100 Zimbabweans, who have been a familiar and welcome sight in the past decade, clearing the 25,000 mines laid by Argentinian troops
'We're hoping against hope': Falklands' fishing boom threatened by no-deal Brexit

'We're hoping against hope': Falklands' fishing boom threatened by no-deal Brexit

The islands’ remarkable transformation has been powered by fishing – and locals are anxious at what the future might hold Since Stuart Wallace’s ancestors first arrived in the Falklands in 1842, the
The Lowest of Low Seasons at the Edge of the World

The Lowest of Low Seasons at the Edge of the World

The 52 Places Traveler was one of four tourists on the remote Falkland Islands, also known as Las Malvinas. But there were thousands of penguins.
The Lowest of Low Seasons at the Edge of the World

The Lowest of Low Seasons at the Edge of the World

The 52 Places Traveler was one of four tourists on the remote Falkland Islands, also known as Las Malvinas. But there were thousands of penguins.
Andrew Graham-Yooll obituary

Andrew Graham-Yooll obituary

Journalist who risked his life by publishing the names of the disappeared during Argentina’s ‘dirty war’During the dark days of the military dictatorship in Argentina in the 1970s, there was only one
Falklands war veteran 'forced out of navy over his sexuality' sues MoD

Falklands war veteran 'forced out of navy over his sexuality' sues MoD

Joe Ousalice launches legal challenge for return of medals taken during his court martialA bisexual Falklands war veteran who was forced to leave the Royal Navy at a time when gay people were banned
Argentine leader pulls funding for group identifying Falkland Islands remains

Argentine leader pulls funding for group identifying Falkland Islands remains

The forensic anthropology team must shut down its operation because it has not received payment from the government in 2018Efforts to identify the remains of Argentinian soldiers buried in unmarked
Lord Carrington, 99, Former British Foreign Secretary, Dies

Lord Carrington, 99, Former British Foreign Secretary, Dies

Lord Carrington in London in 1956, shortly after being named high commissioner to Australia, where his family had extensive interests and he was popular.
Lord Carrington, Former U.K. Foreign Secretary, Dies at 99

Lord Carrington, Former U.K. Foreign Secretary, Dies at 99

Lord Carrington in London in 1956, shortly after being named high commissioner to Australia, where his family had extensive interests and he was popular.
Former foreign secretary Lord Carrington dies aged 99

Former foreign secretary Lord Carrington dies aged 99

Tory peer resigned from Thatcher’s government over Falklands in 1982Tributes have been paid to the former foreign secretary Peter Carrington, who has died at the age of 99.The last surviving member of
Boris Johnson lays wreath in Argentina for Falklands soldiers

Boris Johnson lays wreath in Argentina for Falklands soldiers

UK foreign secretary also plans to hold talks with president Mauricio MacriThe UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has laid a wreath in Buenos Aires to commemorate those who died in the 1982
Boris Johnson to lay Falklands wreath in Argentina

Boris Johnson to lay Falklands wreath in Argentina

Foreign secretary’s Latin America trip will also include stops in Peru and ChileBoris Johnson will lay a wreath to commemorate the Falklands conflict in Argentina this weekend as part of a five-day
Boris Johnson to lay Falklands wreath in Argentina

Boris Johnson to lay Falklands wreath in Argentina

Foreign secretary’s Latin America trip will also include stops in Peru and ChileBoris Johnson will lay a wreath to commemorate the Falklands conflict in Argentina this weekend as part of a five-day
Little evidence of harmony with nature in Falklands - Country diary 4 May 1968

Little evidence of harmony with nature in Falklands - Country diary 4 May 1968

4 May 1968 An adjunct of the New World settled in almost modem times, man’s relationship with the land is still in its infancyIn Europe landscapes are usually the joint works of Nature and mankind.
Argentina’s Falklands War Dead, Once ‘Known Only to God,’ Are Named

Argentina’s Falklands War Dead, Once ‘Known Only to God,’ Are Named

Relatives of an Argentine soldier killed in the 1982 war between Argentina and Britain visiting Darwin Military Cemetery in the Falkland Islands, known by Argentina as the Malvinas.
Argentinian families to visit newly identified soldiers' Falklands graves

Argentinian families to visit newly identified soldiers' Falklands graves

Advances in DNA and sensitive cooperation have allowed bodies of 90 soldiers to be identifiedIn the early hours of Monday morning, more than 200 relatives of Argentinian soldiers killed in the
Falklands: Argentinian soldiers' relatives to put names on graves

Falklands: Argentinian soldiers' relatives to put names on graves

Identification of previously unknown soldiers made possible thanks to DNA testing and humanitarian initiativeThe relatives of 89 previously unidentified Argentinian soldiers killed during the 1982
Falklands hero surgeon Rick Jolly dies aged 71

Falklands hero surgeon Rick Jolly dies aged 71

Royal Navy surgeon was honoured by Britain and Argentina for saving lives of service personnel on both sides of 1982 warA surgeon who saved the lives of British and Argentinian service personnel
I’ll always hate what Thatcher stood for – but I’ve come to respect her | Joseph Harker

I’ll always hate what Thatcher stood for – but I’ve come to respect her | Joseph Harker

The more one compares her with later politicians, both Labour and Tory, the more she towers above them. And she wasn’t always wrongMargaret Thatcher was the dominant political figure of my early
Minefield: two sides of the Falklands war – on one stage

Minefield: two sides of the Falklands war – on one stage

Thirty-five years after a conflict that cost hundreds of British and Argentinian lives, veterans appear in a documentary play to explore its impact on themLou Armour is a special needs teacher, an