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  • (Associated Press)

    Thatcher blazed trails around the world

    Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was famous for her uncompromising political style and unapologetic embrace of bedrock British middle-class values. "The lady's not for turning," she once famously remarked in a political debate.


  • COFFEY: Let the Falkland Islanders be heard

    Next week, Falkland Islanders will go to the polls to answer a momentous question: "Do you wish the Falkland Islands to retain their current political status as an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom?"


  • The Washington Times

    COFFEY: Falklands are British, not Argentine

    In 1982, the United Kingdom, led by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, went to war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.


  • Argentine President Cristina Fernandez speaks Feb. 7, 2012, during a national address while standing in front of a Falklands Islands' map at Government Palace in Buenos Aires. (Associated Press)

    Argentina to denounce British nukes at Falkland Islands

    Argentina is expected to denounce Great Britain before the United Nations Friday for "introducing nuclear arms" into the escalating conflict over the Falkland Islands.


  • Prince William to be deployed to the Falklands

    Prince William will be deployed to the politically sensitive Falkland Islands next year as an air force search and rescue pilot, Britain's defense ministry said Thursday.


  • **FILE** Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in London on June, 9, 2011, at a charity event for Absolute Return for Kids. (Associated Press)

    Prince William to be deployed to the Falklands

    Prince William will be deployed to the politically sensitive Falkland Islands next year as an air force search and rescue pilot, Britain's defense ministry said Thursday.


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