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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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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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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Men's Journal

The Most Remote Museum on Earth

Antarctic gusts whittle the summer population of 40 people down to roughly 13 in the winter, but no one stays on the island all year it's not that kind of place.

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Daily Mail

Argentina bringing out new bank note that features map of the...

Argentina bringing out new bank note that features map of the Falklands and folk hero who led uprising against the British Argentina is planning on instituting a new banknote with a map of the Falkland Islands, and a folk hero who led a bloody uprising in the long-disputed territory , in a move that may be set to enrage the British.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

The Pope vs The Queen

Queen Elizabeth will come face-to-face with Pope Francis, an Argentine who has publicly criticized Britain for seizing the disputed Falkland Islands.

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WDWB-TV Southfield

Today in History: April 2

Included: Pope John Paul II Dies at 84; President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare war on Germany; Juan Ponce de Leon lands in Florida; Falkland Islands seized from Britain; Hans Christian Andersen born.

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M24 Digital

Cristina: "Malvinas is the NATO military base in the South Atlantic"

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said today that the Malvinas/Falkland Islands are today, "the military base of NATO in the South Atlantic " and added "that's what they should not continue hiding" to lead the Memorial main event for the 32 th anniversary Malvinas War.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

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Falklands: Mine Clearance Question Snswered by Mla Summers

Falklands : FALKLANDS: MINE CLEARANCE QUESTION SNSWERED BY MLA SUMMERS Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 31.03.2014 A member of the public, Eric Goss, has asked for a public statement on why there was no mine clearance activity this summer.

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Falklands: Careers Fair at Fics Scheduled for April

Falklands : FALKLANDS: CAREERS FAIR AT FICS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 31.03.2014 A careers fair has been scheduled to take place at the Leisure Centre Sports Hall on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 from 1400hrs to 1600hrs.

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