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Britain pledges to defend distant cousins on Falkland Islands

* Cameron warns Argentina after Falklands referendum * Islanders vote overwhelmingly to remain British territory * Britain defeated Argentina in 1982 Falklands war By Shadia Nasralla and Maria Golovnina LONDON, March 12 (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron warned Argentina on Tuesday that Britain would always be ready to defend citizens in the remote Falkland Islands after they voted almost unanimously in a referendum to remain British.

Britain's top tabloid scolds Argentina over the Falklands

* Sun letter to the editor new salvo in diplomatic battle * Britain retained the islands 1982 Falklands War * Oil exploration raises stakes in sovereignty row By Hugh Bronstein and Estelle Shirbon BUENOS AIRES/LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Britain's biggest-selling newspaper had a simple message for Argentina in an editorial published on Friday in the South American country: "HANDS OFF" the Falkland Islands.
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