Falklanders vote to stay British

The Falkland Islands have voted overwhelmingly in a referendum to remain a British territory, with 98.8% voting in favour. Just three people of 1,517 votes cast were against it.

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Falkland Islanders celebrate referendum win

Falkland Islanders celebrated after the resounding referendum results Credit: EBU

Falkland Islanders have been celebrating the referendum results after residents voted overwhelmingly to remain a British overseas territory, with 99.8% declaring themselves in favour during a two-day referendum in the capital Port Stanley.

Flags flew with many dressing up in red white and blue Credit: RTV

A total of 1,517 valid votes were cast, a turnout of 92% of the islanders eligible to vote.

Flags flew with many dressing up in red white and blue Credit: RTV

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