British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on BBC1’s ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ on Sunday. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

A row has erupted within the British Labour party over the country’s Trident nuclear deterrant after party leader Jeremy Corbyn suggested the UK could(...)

 Pope Francis holds a placard reading: ‘It’s time for dialogue between Argentina and the United Kingdom for Falklands.’ A spokesman said:  ‘The Holy Father did not even realise he had this object in his hands.’ Photograph: L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP

Pope Francis was sucked into Argentina’s dispute with the UK over the Falkland Islands after an activist thrust a sign in his hands calling for dialog(...)

Ted O’Donovan, Liam Hegarty, Fachtna O’Sullivan and John Hegarty lay a plank on the Ilen.

Witnessing a “whiskey planking” is not an everyday event in a politician’s diary, but Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney is on the guest list for o(...)

Now, here’s a thing. This swashbuckling dramatisation of two major battles in the opening months of the first World War is a docudrama from a momen(...)

Vladimir Putin: No doubt it’s an oversimplification to say that the confrontation in Ukraine is all about shoring up an authoritarian regime that is stumbling on other fronts. But there’s surely some truth to that story.

A century has passed since the start of the first World War, which many people at the time declared was “the war to end all wars”.Unfortunately wars j(...)

REFILE - CORRECTING DATE  The advert taken out by British tabloid newspaper The Sun (R), that defends Britain’s right to govern the Falkland Islands, is published on page 5 of the English-language Buenos Aires Herald in Argentina January 4, 2013. Britain rejected calls on Thursday from President Fernandez for talks over the disputed Falkland Islands after she wrote an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron. Britain and Argentina fought a 10-week war in 1982 over the remote South Atlantic islands, which are part of Britain’s self-governing overseas territories and are known in Argentina as Las Malvinas. Photograph: REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian

FIFA has fined the Argentine Football Association 30,000 Swiss francs (€24,689) as punishment for the displaying of a provocative banner relating to t(...)

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First World War memorabilia is expected to feature prominently at auctions here and in Britain over the next four years as collectors respond to cente(...)

Taskforce commanders Jeremy Moore and Sandy Woodward (right) during the Falklands campaign. Photograph: Martin Cleaver/PA Wire

Admiral Sir John Woodward, known as “Sandy”, who has died aged 81, led the naval expeditionary force that recaptured the Falkland Islands from Argenti(...)

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe inspects a Japanese coast guard patrol vessel on the Japanese southwestern island of Ishigaki. Photograph: Reuters/Kyodo

Lush and sleepy, the sub-tropical island of Ishigaki shows little sign of preparing for war with Asia’s rising superpower China. Dotted with sugar can(...)

Charles Moore is in many ways a surprising choice as Margaret Thatcher’s official biographer. As he disarmingly points out in his author’s jack(...)