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  1. 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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  2. HMS Iron Duke docks in Portsmouth after six month patrol in South AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Daily Mail

    ... The ship left the UK in June and travelled down the west coast of Africa, across the South Atlantic to the Falkland Islands, up the west coast of South America and through the Panama Canal back to Portsmouth Naval officers were seen holding young ...

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  3. Medal to be awarded to Falkland islandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Belfast Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Falkland Islands are to be collectively awarded a medal in recognition of the "indomitable will and personal commitment" of their residents to defending their right of self-determination during the Argentine occupation.

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  4. Thirty years today after Britain agrees to return Hong Kong to China, what's left of our empire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... of Argentina, which fought a war with Britain for control of the territory in 1982. The currency is the Falkland Islands Pound, which is equivalent in value to sterling, and the main export is fish. Argentina continues to lay claim to the islands, ...

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  5. Falklands to unveil Thatcher statue in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Art Daily

    ... position that further sanctions depend on the situation on the ground. AFP PHOTO / THIERRY CHARLIER. The Falkland Islands are to erect a statue next year of former British premier Margaret Thatcher, who defended the territory against Argentina in ...

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  6. Veteran returns to the Falklands three decades onRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bury Times

    A ROYAL Navy veteran from Holcombe Brook returned to the Falkland Islands more than three decades after serving in the conflict. The 54-year-old never set foot on the island while serving during the war, as he was based on the HMS Intrepid, but during the poignant trip back, the amateur artist was inspired to paint to chronicle his experiences.

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  7. UK Gives Falklands Medal for Argentine War RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Voice of America

    ... had played such an important role in the islands' liberation from Argentine forces. A spokesman for the Falkland Islands government told Reuters that the memorial to Thatcher, a bust on a plinth of local stone, would be inaugurated on Jan. 10, 2015, ...

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  8. Steve Butterworth with his painting of Port StanleyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bury Times

    A ROYAL Navy veteran from Holcombe Brook returned to the Falkland Islands more than three decades after serving in the conflict. The 54-year-old never set foot on the island while serving during the war, as he was based on the HMS Intrepid, but during the poignant trip back, the amateur artist was inspired to paint to chronicle his experiences.

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  9. Falklands awarded South Atlantic Medal after 1982 Argentine invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Daily Mail

    ... House that in 2015 the South Atlantic Medal will be presented, on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, to the Falkland Islands, in recognition of the assistance provided to the Forces of the United Kingdom during the liberation of the Islands in 1982,' ...

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  10. UK to reward Falklands for 'courage' during warRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE Falkland Islands are to be collectively awarded a medal in recognition of its resident "indomitable will and personal commitment" to defending their right of self-determination during the Argentine occupation.

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  11. Was The Cuba Deal A Papal Blessing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Daily Caller

    ... president of his native Argentina, to help break the decades-old stalemate with the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands. Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can ...

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  12. Children sing in remembrance of the Battle of CoronelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... dispatched from Britain, the defeat was redressed with the sinking of the German fleet in the Battle of the Falkland Islands in December 1914. Rachel Pantin, Musiko Musika joint artistic director, said: "We've really seen through the project how the ...

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  13. Mla Michael Poole Attending Small Islands Developing States Conference in SamoaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : MLA MICHAEL POOLE ATTENDING SMALL ISLANDS DEVELOPING STATES CONFERENCE IN SAMOA Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 01.09.2014 MLA Michael Poole is currently overseas attending the United Nations Third International Conference on Small Islands Developing States in Apia, Samoa. The theme for the conference is 'the sustainable development of Small Island Developing States through genuine and durable partnerships.'

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  14. 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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  15. Warrant officer receives MBE from Queen in palace ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    ... with the Red Arrows, has been made a MBE. The 53-year-old has previously served in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Falkland Islands, Kosovo, the former Yugoslavia, Germany and Canada and is now the Squadron Warrant Officer at the Royal Air Force Aerobatic ...

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  16. Cambridge News published Newmarket chef Jerome Viard takes on polar missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... to cook for the crew four times a day. But with the island being 963 miles from the nearest land, The Falkland Islands, and 7,666 miles from Newmarket, his challenge takes a lot of planning. Jerome said: "It is important to plan menus in advance to ...

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  17. Rossendale Royal Navy veteran in emotional return to Falkland IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A ROYAL Navy veteran from Rossendale has spoken of his emotional return to the Falkland Islands - 32 years after he served in the conflict there. Steve Butterworth, from Holcombe Brook, did not set foot on the islands during his spell as a catering accountant and medic on board HMS Intrepid in 1982.

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  18. Get ready, Daily Mail: Top Gear releases trailer for controversial Patagonia SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Digital Trends

    ... an 'H982 FKL' license plate. Critics took the plate as a reference to Argentina's 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands, where they eventually surrendered to the British. The crew was forced to leave the country after the scandal went public, and it ...

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  19. The B-11 submarine was commanded by Hampshire's Lt Norman Douglas HolbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily Echo

    FOLLOWING hard on the heels of last week's reports of the great maritime victory scored by Royal Navy warships off the Falkland Islands, the Daily Echo's main headlines 100 years ago today reported on the striking and brilliant exploits performed by a British submarine. The Royal Navy's submarine B-11 had become the focus of the nation after she had forced her way up the Dardanelles through a minefield before blowing up the Turkish battleship Mesudiye and returning to safety.

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  20. Poaching Threatens Tristan da Cunha's Hurricane RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    ... St. Helena and Tristan da Cunha could be well within a joint budget. It has been reported that in the Falkland Islands that the cost per patrol boat is 5,000.00 a day. This news was rather off putting for fisheries officials on St. Helena but ...

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