- The islands are 7,780 miles from the UK and 1,140 miles from Buenos Aires
- They've been under British control since 1833, apart from during the 1982 conflict
- The Falklands conflict lasted 74 days between April and June 1982.
Read: Last week, secret files released by the National Archives under the 30-year-rule showed that then US President Ronald Reagan issued an appeal to Margaret Thatcher to abandon her campaign to retake the Falklands in 1982.
More top news
The RSPCA is being criticised over its new welfare standards which permit salmon farmers to kill seals that attack fish stocks.
The persistent Ebola infection that has re-hospitalised British nurse Pauline Cafferkey presents very little risk to others, an expert says.
A group of 'cereal offenders' have made off with £45,000 worth of Kellogg's breakfast bars after stealing a lorry full of the snacks.