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  1. Carfano: In '16, even Dems will run from O's foreign policyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    ... he has been all wobbly in supporting the UK on issues like retaining control of Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands. Today, the only foreign policy initiatives the president can cite as "progress" are dubious at best. Engaging with dictatorial, ...


  2. British and German soldiers sang together in the trenches to welcome the New Year in 1915Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Penarth Times

    ... another Cogan man's exploits in the South Pacific and South Atlantic, at the Battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands. This was H. Allen, of Cawnpore Road (a former member of the Penarth Stars Football Club), who was an artificer (gunnery ...


  3. Family Days Out: This will float your boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Swindon Advertiser

    ... becoming too unsafe even for this, she was towed to Sparrow Cove, a remote bay near Port William on the Falkland Islands, where she might have been left to rust. But naval architect Ewan Corlett refused to let her fade away and in 1969 helped ...


  4. Weymouth RAF Physical trainer commended for his serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Sergeant Rick Harrop, 34, a physical training and parachute jumping instructor at RAF Odiham, has been awarded the Chief of the Air Staff Commendation in recognition of his outstanding contribution to RAF Odiham and the wider community through sport and physical fitness. Rick, who is a former pupil of Wey Valley School, joined the Royal Air Force in 2001 and since then has served at seven different units, as well in the Falkland Islands, the USA and Northern Island.


  5. Falkland IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Mr Padgett, a former financial secretary in the Falkland Islands Government, took over from Dr Tim Thorogood in March 2012. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets enabled.


  6. Market Report, "Argentina Defence & Security Report 2015", publishedRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR-inside.com

    ... strained relations for her country. None more so than against the United Kingdom for sovereignty over the Falkland Islands. Argentina refers to the Falklands as Islas Malvinas and has claimed sovereignty over them previously. Since fresh resurgence ...


  7. Dunblane man set to recreate historic yompRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    A Dunblane man is set to battle all of the elements in a mammoth trek on the other side of the world. In less than a fortnight, Andy Papadopoulos will set off for the Falkland Islands to replicate the 1982 yomp across the remote territory, which was famously undertaken by 45 Commando during the Falklands conflict.


  8. On Native GroundBOSTON: a City Too Tough to ScareRead the original story

    Apr 18, 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 ...


  9. Stamps and covers emerge from the frozen land of AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... Dependencies Survey. The first mail from this base was postmarked February 11-14, 1944, and was canceled "Falkland Islands Dependence Graham Land." The cancellations were applied in the lounge of the SS Fitzroy , because the onshore post office ...


  10. Blues face tough test in Island GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Shetland Today

    The Shetland football team face a difficult group for this year's Natwest Island Games - with the Isle of Wight being a tough nut to crack. The blues have been grouped with the 2011 winners, along with the Falkland Islands and Hitra and will battle it out this summer.


  11. Andorra for families: Much more than just skiingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Independent

    Mike Unwin has written for The Independent since 2008. He has a particular interest in wildlife and family travel and specialises in Sub-Saharan Africa, although has covered destinations as diverse as Cuba, Indonesia, Turkey and the Falkland Islands.


  12. Jack HaywardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Sunday Herald

    ... various UK charities - not for nothing was he called Union Jack. He funded the return to Bristol from the Falkland Islands of Brunel's SS Great Britain. He donated money to the England women's cricket team, the round-the-world yachtsman Sir Chay ...


  13. Royal Dutch Shell to figure in busy results weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Sunday Herald

    ... on whether to proceed with the 2 billion US dollars (1.3 billion) Sea Lion production project off the Falkland Islands until there was a recovery in oil prices. Norway's Statoil handed back three exploration licences on the west coast of Greenland. ...


  14. Top unusual cruises around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Examiner.com

    ... waterways of Kerala. Few travelers have reached the southern pole of the earth. Antarctica, including the Falkland Islands and South Georgia, is a land that is still very much unknown. It wasn't until 1821 when the first explorer (John Davis, an ...


  15. Rat-eradication mission sets sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | BBC News

    A team sets out on Saturday on the final leg of a mission to eradicate rats from the island of South Georgia, with the aim of "reclaiming the island for its seabirds". Their ship, loaded with three helicopters and almost 100 tonnes of poisoned rat bait, sets sail from the Falkland Islands.


  16. VIDEO: Rat eradication ship sets sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Newsday

    A team sets out on Saturday on the final leg of a mission to eradicate rats from the island of South Georgia, with the aim of "reclaiming the island for its seabirds". Their ship, loaded with three helicopters and almost 100 tonnes of poisoned rat bait, sets sail from the Falkland Islands.


  17. Muslim council chairman voices 'disgust' at Charlie Hebdo killings during armed forces ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bucks Herald

    ... miltary and civic guests - including nine recently back from tours of duty in Afghanistan, Cyprus and the Falkland Islands - at the reception at the Judges Lodgings in Aylesbury. Also at the reception were army reservists and Royal Air Force ...


  18. New hope for bid to save South Georgia pipitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Scotsman.com

    ... Poncet during an expedition to study albatrosses. South Georgia was previously governed as part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies, but the territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands was formed in 1985. Argentina laid claim to South ...


  19. Friday preview: Manufacturing PMIs, UK retail sales figures, US existing homes sales dataRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Live Charts

    ... Group Holdings (The), Bonmarche Holdings, Burberry Group, Cranswick, Dixons Carphone , Ensor Holdings, Falkland Islands Holdings, Greene King, Halfords Group, Micro Focus International, Vertu Motors, WYG QUARTERLY EX-DIVIDEND DATE Marsh & Mclennan ...


  20. 18 of the world's funniest signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... forbid entry, but it's OK to enter this one as long as you reduce speed. Photo location: near Stanely, Falkland Islands. Unlimited Happy Meals, eternal French fries, and not a word about cholesterol. What more could the dearly departed want? Photo ...