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  1. Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Hon Mr Michael PooleRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT SPEECH BY THE HON MR MICHAEL POOLE Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 25.09.2014 Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, sadly the only time I will speak today is a series of apologies. It has become a bit of a habit but I will try and break that later in the year.

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  2. Council official told veteran of 80s conflict embroiled in 18-year ...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... but any sale would be subject to public consultation. 'Talking with Mr Shiel, a council employee gave the Falkland Islands as an example of a land dispute to illustrate the point that there is a matter of principle at stake here. 'The council ...

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  3. The WilliesDEATH at the Finish LineRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... were also among Thatcher's friends. And she was friendly with the junta in Argentina until they claimed the Falkland Islands and gave her an excuse to launch a bogus little war to boost her standing in the polls. In northern Ireland, she and her ...

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  4. Motion for Adjournment Speech by Dr the Hon Barry ElsbyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT SPEECH BY DR THE HON BARRY ELSBY Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 25.09.2014 Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I will keep my comments brief but I would also like to associate myself with the comments made by the Honourable Mike Summers in relation to the recent Scottish referendum. MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT SPEECH BY DR THE HON BARRY ELSBY Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I will keep my comments brief but I would also like to associate myself with the comments made by the Honourable Mike Summers in relation to the recent Scottish referendum.

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  5. Falklands: MW and FM Radio UpdateRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Falkland Islands News Network

    By J. Brock The Falkland Islands Government has advised that following storm damage earlier in the year to the Medium Wave Radio system, the Medium Wave radio service transmitted from Mount William has been repaired and is now back on air on 530MW, broadcasting Falkland Islands Radio Service , and BBC World Service when FIRS is not on air. However, British Forces Broadcasting Service has advised that the BFBS Radio 2 channel previously transmitted on 550MW from the BFBS Bush Rincon site will no longer be available as the equipment is beyond economic repair.

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  6. Falklands Retirement Pensions up for ConsultationRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Falkland Islands News Network

    A public consultation will be carried out by the Falkland Islands Government between the 20th October and the 7th November 2014, seeking the community's views on the possible restructure of the Retirement Pension Contribution scheme . Under the current system, RPCs are made at a fixed weekly contribution rate for all individuals earning above a set threshold, or a 'horizontally equitable' system.

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  7. Dr Richard Laws - " 1926 to 2014Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Falkland Islands News Network

    ... Laws was born in Northumberland and educated at Cambridge. His early career was as a zoologist with the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey 1947-1953, where he investigated the ecology of elephant seals in the South Orkney Islands and South ...

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  8. FIG appoints new Senior Magistrate and CoronerRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Falkland Islands News Network

    Mrs. Clare Faulds has been selected for the role of Senior Magistrate and Coroner to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands. Having been in the Islands since April as Locum Senior Magistrate, Mrs Faulds will begin her new two-year contract on November 1. She previously held the job of Senior Magistrate in 2004-8.

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  9. Centenary of heroic boy signaller who died in South AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Messenger Newspapers

    ... as part of a small squadron to the South Atlantic. And by October 1914 the ship was operating near to The Falkland Islands, where a more powerful force of modern German naval vessels was detected. On November 1 the squadron commander Vice-Admiral ...

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  10. Sir Gordon Manzie KCBRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    ... During his tenure the PSA also tackled a huge range of major projects including building an airport in the Falkland Islands and the Queen Elizabeth II conference Centre in Westminster. He was awarded a knighthood in 1987 and, after retiring in 1990, ...

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  11. St Helena: Supporting the Public Solicitor's OfficeRead the original story

    Sunday | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : St Helena: SUPPORTING THE PUBLIC SOLICITOR'S OFFICE Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 07.10.2014 The St Helena Public Solicitor's Office has for the last two months been receiving valuable on-Island support from qualified UK Barrister, Emma Gilsenan. SUPPORTING THE PUBLIC SOLICITOR'S OFFICE The St Helena Public Solicitor's Office has for the last two months been receiving valuable on-Island support from qualified UK Barrister, Emma Gilsenan.

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  12. Uk Trade and Investment Director Visits the FalklandsRead the original story

    Sunday | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : UK TRADE AND INVESTMENT DIRECTOR VISITS THE FALKLANDS Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 01.10.2014 Trevor Hines, UK Trade and Investment representative at the British Embassy in Santiago, Chile, is visiting the Falklands for a week to assess the state of businesses in the Falklands and to make useful contacts. UK TRADE AND INVESTMENT DIRECTOR VISITS THE FALKLANDS By J. Brock Trevor Hines, UK Trade and Investment representative at the British Embassy in Santiago, Chile, is visiting the Falklands for a week to assess the state of businesses in the Falklands and to make useful contacts.

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  13. New Senior Magistrate and Coroner for the Falklands AppointedRead the original story

    Sunday | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : New Senior Magistrate and Coroner for the Falklands Appointed Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 07.10.2014 Mrs Clare Faulds, no stranger to the Falklands, has been selected for the role of Senior Magistrate and Coroner to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands. New Senior Magistrate and Coroner for the Falklands Appointed By J. Brock Mrs Clare Faulds, no stranger to the Falklands, has been selected for the role of Senior Magistrate and Coroner to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands.

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  14. Dr Richard Laws - 1926 to 2014Read the original story

    Sunday | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : Dr Richard Laws - 1926 to 2014 Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 13.10.2014 It was with sadness when I read the British Antarctic Survey announced the death of one of its former directors. Dick Laws died on Monday 6 October 2014 aged 88. He was Director of BAS from 1973 - 1987.

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  15. Happiness is Music for a Spring EveningRead the original story

    Sunday | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : HAPPINESS IS MUSIC FOR A SPRING EVENING Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 13.10.2014 If you did not attend Team Tranquil's Music for a Spring Evening - you missed a lot. Thanks to students at the Community School under the leadership of Mrs Shirley Adams Leach, the Recorder Group, the Community Choir and individual artists the audience was treated to an excellent evening of light classical music.

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  16. Falklands Medium Wave and FM Radio UpdateRead the original story

    Sunday | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : Falklands Medium Wave and FM Radio Update Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 14.10.2014 The Falkland Islands government has announced that that following storm damage earlier in the year, the Medium Wave radio service transmitted from Mount William has been repaired and is now back on air Falklands Medium Wave and FM Radio Update By J. Brock The Falkland Islands government has announced that that following storm damage earlier in the year, the Medium Wave radio service transmitted from Mount William has been repaired and is now back on air on 530MW, broadcasting Falkland Islands Radio Service , and BBC World Service when FIRS is not on air.

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  17. Falklands: Crude Price Declines: Points to ConsiderRead the original story

    Sunday | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : Falklands: CRUDE PRICE DECLINES: POINTS TO CONSIDER Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 16.10.2014 CRUDE PRICE DECLINES: POINTS TO CONSIDER By J Brock Crude price declines could affect the costs and methods of extracting hydrocarbons around the Falklands but those in the industry here should be aware of why the prices are declining.

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  18. Falklands: Executive Council Wednesday 15 October 2014Read the original story

    Sunday | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : Falklands: Executive Council Wednesday 15 October 2014 Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 16.10.2014 Members considered two papers on FIPASS. The first sets out the programme of capital works required on FIPASS which will be the subject of a series of requests for tender from the private sector.

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  19. Jeremy Clarkson admits getting speeding points on his driving licenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Independent

    ... apparently suggested was a deliberate reference to the 1982 war between Argentina and the UK over the Falkland Islands. Read more: Clarkson effigy 'likely to be burnt at stake' in bonfire Argentine war veterans to file legal complaint Jeremy ...

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  20. My Pet: Abbie Hunter joins the Top Gear number plate debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Ipswich Evening Star

    ... lost its wag. But I'm not one to debate the wider merits of whether or not Britain should hold on to the Falkland Islands; instead, it got me thinking about cats. They're certainly my number one enemy but, although fractious, it might not be up ...

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