Military personnel have raised £6,000 for service charities… by pulling a 70-ton Hercules aircraft across a kilometre of the Mount Pleasant air base on the Falklands. See story here.
Maggie’s shock at Falklands Invasion – and how Britain nearly agreed to fly the Argentinian flag in Stanley
De-classified documents have revealed the British government’s shock when it realised Argentina was about to invade the Falkland Islands. Only two days before troops walked through Stanley did Thatcher and her advisers realise what was […]
Five piglets that were being flown to the Falklands to refresh the island’s pig gene pool found themselves landing in Chile instead. Their flight was diverted because of snow, reports BBC News online. The Falkland […]
Falklands oil wealth could be shared with charities in Argentina, says the UK billionaire Sir Richard Branson. He makes the suggestion in a blog post filed from ‘beautiful Argentina’, in which he reflects on the […]