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14 hrs ago | Bury Times

Former soldier's trek in aid of those who helped him turn his life around

A FORMER soldier from Whitefield is set to face his biggest challenge in 20 years in an ambitious charity trek.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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Legislative Assembly - Thursday, 27 March 2014

THURSDAY, 27 MARCH 2014 By J. Brock A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place in the court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall at 0900hrs on Thursday, 27 March 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Europe, United Kingdom

PR-inside.com

Argentina defence market: Expenditure over $4 billion in 2013

This significant growth was primarily driven by modernization plans, new procurement of military equipment, and contribution towards international peacekeeping missions.

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Falklands Business Climate Survey Results Awaited

Falklands : Falklands Business Climate Survey Results Awaited Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 21.04.2014 Falklands Business Climate Survey Results Awaited By J. Brock The FIDC Business Climate Survey 2014 was distributed to businesses electronically on Tuesday the 1st April 2014.

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Falkland Islands News Network

Adjournment Speech by Mr Mike Summers, MLA

Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I just wanted to talk today about some overseas issues.

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Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Commander British Forces South Atlantic Islands

Falklands : Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Commander British Forces South Atlantic Islands Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 21.04.2014 Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I would like to thank the Honourable Roger Edwards for his comments regarding my visit to West Falkland last week.

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Birder's World

Photo of the week: King Penguins

Jeff Thill of Orlando, Florida, shot this photo in January 2014 of thousands of King Penguins on Salisbury Plain on South Georgia Island , where 100,000 pairs of penguins breed.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, South America, World News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Falkland Islands News Network

Miss Vivienne Perkins 1934 to 2014

It is with profound sadness that FINN heard over FIRS that Miss Vivienne Perkins passed away at the King Edward memorial Hospital in Stanley on the morning of Monday, 14 April 2014.

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The Independent

A History of the First World War in 100 moments: When Britain tried to rule the North Sea waves

Continuing our centenary series, Jamie Merrill describes the Battle of Dogger Bank on 24 January 1915, a naval encounter that didn't quite live up to the official spin With the land war mired in a bloody stalemate, the British public was hungry for a morale-boosting naval victory.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Selkirk Today

Scott of Antarctic p-p-picks up penguin scarf made in Selkirk

An 85-year-old Peebles adventure-seeker returned fresh from the Antartic, having discovered possibly Selkirk's farthest travelled tartan.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Pocklington Today

Your article: Swing band play at Chamber of Commerce dinner

Pocklington School's swing band entertained nearly 600 businessmen and women at the York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce annual dinner at York's National Railway Museum.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NBC Chicago

Shedd Aquarium Unveils Baby Penguin's Name

The name of the 10-month-old female rockhopper penguin was announced Tuesday at a name reveal party at the aquarium.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

Gulf War veteran set to lead school revival

Dale Barrowclough will take over at Forge Valley at Stannington after the Easter break, moving from a position as deputy head at Thornhill Community Academy, which was featured recently in the Channel 4 series 'Educating Yorkshire'.

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The Age

Christ Church Cathedral on Ross Road in Stanley, Falkland Islands.

Christ Church Cathedral on Ross Road in Stanley, on the Falkland Islands, where hopes are high for an oil industry.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Oil race fuels new Falklands chapter

Christ Church Cathedral on Ross Road in Stanley, on the Falkland Islands, where hopes are high for an oil industry.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Live Charts

Falkland Islands Holdings buoyed by strong art trading

Record trading by its art handling and logistics business helped Falkland Islands Holdings to forecast higher annual profits.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Skift

Argentina Stirs Up Falkland Islands Controversy with New Tourist Tax Exemption

Almost 32 years to the day since Argentina undertook a failed invasion of the Falkland Islands, the South American nation is exempting tourists to the islands from a tax on credit card spending abroad, claiming the British-controlled archipelago is "national territory."

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BBC News

No 'Nato base' on Falklands, locals say

Residents of the Falkland Islands have ridiculed claims from the Argentinian president that nuclear weapons were deployed in the area, joking that they were in fact penguins, not missiles.

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Buenos Aires Herald

UK Parliament blasts US for lukewarm support on Malvinas

The UK Parliament's Foreign Affairs committee harshly criticized the United States yesterday for pursuing what it described as a neutral policy regarding British claims of sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, South America

WTOC-TV Savannah

Pope, Queen Elizabeth meet in Rome

Britain and Argentina, where Pope Francis is from, have a sometimes testy relationship, thanks to an unresolved dispute over the Falkland Islands.

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Related Topix: World News, Queen Elizabeth, South America, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

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