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10 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

Falklands and the "unwelcomevisits from (Argentine) aircraft"

Gerald Cheek, now retired from his position as Falkland Islands Director of Civil Aviation, has addressed a letter to the Penguin News clarifying some details about the A Unwelcome visits from aircraftA , clearly in reference to episodes of Argentine aircraft incursion and landing in the Islands. This was motivated by an article in the Penguin News about the flight of Argentine-Irish pilot Miguel Fitzgerald solo flight in a Cessna 185 aircraft to the Islands in 1964, where he landed at the Stanley racecourse.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Arab Times

Al-Araby and Timerman discuss ways to combat IS

CAIRO, Sept 14, : Argentine's visiting Foreign Minister Hector Timerman on Sunday called on the Arab League to support Resolution on Sovereign Debt Restructuring that his country had submitted to the UN General Assembly. This came during his talks with Arab League Secretary General Nabil Al-Araby on mutual ties in addition to a host of regional and international issues, including the latest development in Palestine and the conflict on Falkland Islands.

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Daily Mail

Our A 30bn divorce: If Scotland leaves, get set to fight over oil, ...

Senior Nationalists have drawn up plans to demand a 30billion 'divorce settlement' from the UK if Scotland votes Yes to independence. They want talks to begin 'within days' of a Yes vote, expecting Westminster to agree to what would be the most expensive break-up of any country in the history of international relations.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Public Process for Falklands Crimes Bills

Falklands : Public Process for Falklands Crimes Bills Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 20.08.2014 On the 15th August 2014, the next stage of development for the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Bill and the Crimes Bill began with the Bills being placed in the Gazette. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE & EVIDENCE BILL AND THE CRIMES BILL: PUBLIC PROCESS 20th August 2014 On the 15th August 2014, the next stage of development for the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Bill and the Crimes Bill began with the Bills being placed in the Gazette.

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Motion for Adjournment speech by Mr Ian Hansen

Falklands : Motion for Adjournment speech by Mr Ian Hansen Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 28.08.2014 Mr Deputy Speaker, Honourable Members, my Honourable Colleagues already mentioned the visits to Hill Cove and Port Howard and I won't go over them again apart from the fact they were very helpful to us. Motion for Adjournment speech by Mr Ian Hansen IH: Mr Deputy Speaker, Honourable Members, my Honourable Colleagues already mentioned the visits to Hill Cove and Port Howard and I won't go over them again apart from the fact they were very helpful to us.

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Falkland Islands News Network

Motion for Adjournment Speech by Mrs Jan Cheek MLA

Mr Deputy Speaker, Honourable Members, Because I am going to be absent for the Select Committees on the two Bills I would like the indulgence of the House to say a few words generally on both while I am in the Islands. I would like to make the point first that we didn't suddenly become aware two years ago that our laws were in need of updating.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Falkland Islands News Network

New Falklands' Museum Open for Business

After decades of planning, and a huge amount of dedication from the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust and supporters, the Falkland Islands' new Historic Dockyard Museum is nearing completion. Approximately 100 invited guests attended the launch event on Saturday 6th September, and the building was opend to the public on Friday 12th September.

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Falkland Islands News Network

Michael Poole Attends Islands Developing States Meeting

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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Demining to Continue in the Falklands

Falklands : DEMINING TO CONTINUE IN THE FALKLANDS Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 10.09.2014 A representative from Baric Consultants, Alistair Craib, an FCO Advisor, Jeremy Wilmshurst and several operators interested in bidding for two Falklands' demining contracts have been visiting the Falklands this week. DEMINING TO CONTINUE IN THE FALKLANDS By J. Brock A representative from Baric Consultants, Alistair Craib, an FCO Advisor, Jeremy Wilmshurst and several operators interested in bidding for two Falklands' demining contracts have been visiting the Falklands this week.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Dear Kitty

Good albatross news from Argentina

Steeple Jason of the Falkland Islands has the largest colonies of Black Browed Albatross in the world. If you approach them slowly, you can get up close and personal.

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DNA India

BJP, Congress slam UK parliament's move to hold debate on Kashmir

BJP and Congress were on the same page today as they frowned upon a proposal in Britain's House of Commons to hold a debate on the state of human rights in Kashmir. "British Parliament's decision to discuss Kashmir issue condemnable.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Miami Herald

Argentina plans Latin America's tallest building

President Cristina Fernandez says the 1,165-foot tower is expected to cost around $300 million and will serve as a center for the entertainment industry, including television and movies studios "Hollywood" style. Architectural plans released Wednesday depict it as being in the shape of Argentina's map while an outdoor stadium for 15,000 people at ground level is shaped like the map of the Falkland Islands.

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PR-inside.com

New market study, "Meat Market in Falkland Islands: Databook to 2017", has been published

The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Meat consumption trends in Falkland Islands, offering consumption volume and value at market and category level. Bringing together Canadean's research, modeling, and analysis expertise to develop uniquely detailed market data, it allows both foreign and domestic companies to identify the market dynamics of overall Meat sales, and remain sensitive to those categories that will be in the ascendency in the coming years.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Philly.com

An exhibit of species recently extinct

Assembled in cases at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - in a library normally closed to the public - are birds stuffed with cotton, jars holding a snake and a bat, insects pinned to display boards. Most natural history museum specimens are, of course, dead.

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York Press

Author Alf Wight, a statue of whom is set to be unveiled

A STATUE of the vet who wrote the James Herriot books is set to be unveiled, after being approved by his children. Acclaimed sculptor Sean Hedges Quinn, who has previously immortalised Dad's Army's Captain Mainwaring, footballing legends Sir Bobby Robson and Bob Stokoe, has completed a figure of Alf Wight after almost a year of research and crafting.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

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Stan Collymore blocks Mail reporter from Twitter account over Match of the Day 2 revelation

Ooutspoken former Villa star Stan Collymore has banned the Mail reporter who revealed his Match of the Day 2 axe from following his Twitter account. The footballer-turned-broadcaster blocked reporter Andy Richardson and said he did not "appreciate cold-calling via Twitter by journalists".

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 27 August 2014

Falklands : Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 27 August 2014 Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 27.08.2014 The first paper of the day was the Financial Business Case for a New Port and the Director of Central Services attended for this item.

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BAS Fur Seal Conclusions Challenged

S.Georgia : BAS Fur Seal Conclusions Challenged Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 25.08.2014 Claims by a BAS scientist that South Georgia's Antarctic fur seals are suffering as a consequence of a decline in krill abundance associated with climate change has been challenged by the South Georgia Government and by DEFRAs Chief Scientist.

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Doncaster Free Press

Falklands war remembered with new Doncaster memorial

Fifty veterans joined civic leaders at the Aeroventure Museum at Lakeside for the unveiling of a statue in honour of the 255 British servicemen and three Falkland islanders who died in battle.

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Falkland Islands News Network

Legislative Assembly 28 August 2014 Part 1

A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place at 0900hrs on Thursday, 28 August 2014 at the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall.

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