Brexit’s South American Ripple Effect 04/08/2017
How will the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union impact the ongoing sovereignty dispute with Argentina over the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)?
It is not true that the EU failed to help the UK in the Falklands War, or that it sent weapons to Argentina during the conflict.
A large number of our readers have asked us to factcheck a list of claims about the Lisbon Treaty, or “what will actually happen if we stay in the EU”, which has gone viral on social media.
Some 250,000 Britons live in 14 territories, with many reporting fear and confusion as the Brexit deadline nears.
Argentinian foreign minister, Susana Malcorra, says government is closely following case of disputed islands but ‘it is still quite early’.
Brexit to put 1m penguins at risk as Falklands loses EU funding for conservation, Islands minister warns 03/08/2018
Island ministers 'yet to see any firm proposals' on UK replacement funding.
Turtles, whales and birds under threat as UK overseas territories face loss of conservation money after Brexit 09/09/2018
'We have very few pots of money open to us. The EU has stepped up to try to address this void and we are worried that Brexit will take us backwards'
Britain has begun stockpiling food, fuel, spare parts and ammunition at military bases in Gibraltar, Cyprus and the Falklands in case of a no-deal Brexit, Sky News has learnt.
Argentina will exploit a no-deal Brexit to 'enhance' its claims to Falklands, says its foreign minister
Argentina would exploit the fallout from a no-deal Brexit to further its efforts to bring the Falklands under its control, the country’s foreign minister has said.
Falkland Islands Government warns about the negative impact of an EU Brexit on the Falklands' economy
The Falkland Islands’ government has sounded the alarm over leaving the EU single market, warning that the territory would take a “catastrophic” economic hit if it faces new tariffs and quotas as a result of Brexit.