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Wednesday | LA Daily News

Baby penguins make public debut at Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach

LONG BEACH >> The Aquarium of the Pacific introduced two new Magellanic Penguins to the public Wednesday as they waddled into the water for their first dive with the elders.

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Wednesday | Photo District News

Jon Tonks Explores The Far Reaches of the British Empire

A tortoise named Jonathan who is rumored to have met every governor of St. Helena since arriving on the island in 1882.

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Wednesday | Kidderminster Shuttle

The cigar once smoked by Isambard Kingdom Brunel

A half-smoked cigar belonging to celebrated engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel is to go on public display for the first time.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Doncaster Free Press

VIDEO: Memorial to Falklands war dead unveiled in Doncaster

About 50 veterans joined civic leaders at the Aeroventure Museum in Lakeside for a short service before the unveiling of a statue in honour of the 255 British servicemen and three Falkland islanders who died in battle.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

South Yorkshire Times

VIDEO: Memorial to Falklands war dead unveiled in Doncaster

About 50 veterans joined civic leaders at the Aeroventure Museum in Lakeside for a short service before the unveiling of a statue in honour of the 255 British servicemen and three Falkland islanders who died in battle.

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Public Meeting Monday, 18 August 2014 Report Part 4

Falklands : PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY, 18 AUGUST 2014 Report Part 4 Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 18.08.2014 Mike Summers didn't think that would be right.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Falkland Islands News Network

RMS St Helena Crew Eligible for South Atlantic Medal

St Helena Government is pleased to announce that the volunteer crew of the RMS St Helena who, along with HMS Ledbury and HMS Brecon, sailed to the Falkland Islands during the conflict in 1982, are able to apply to be the proud recipients of the South Atlantic Medal .

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West Falkland resident is off to the University of Oxford

Falklands : West Falkland resident is off to the University of Oxford Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 19.08.2014 West Falkland resident is off to the University of Oxford By J. Brock Clare Cockwell, a West Falkland resident is off to the University of Oxford later this year, after being announced as the Falkland Islands' newest Chevening ... (more)

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Public Process for Criminal Procedure & Evidence Bill and the Crimes Bill

Falklands : PUBLIC PROCESS FOR CRIMINAL PROCEDURE & EVIDENCE BILL AND THE CRIMES BILL Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 15.08.2014 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 on the 15th August 2014.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bloomberg

Premier Oil Eyes Acquisitions After Record Cash Flow

Premier Oil Plc Chief Executive Officer Tony Durrant is studying "a long list" of potential acquisitions after the U.K. explorer generated record cash flow .

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Pressat

BFI London Film Festival Archive Gala Screening:- "The Battles of...

The BFI National Archive is pleased to announce that the world premiere of a new restoration of a major British silent film, The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands will be unveiled as the BFI London Film Festival Archive gala screening, presented in in partnership with American ExpressA , on 16th October 2014, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall ... (more)

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Premier Oil awaits end of summer work before production upgrade

Oil and gas explorer Premier Oil may upgrade its 2014 production forecast after stronger-than-expected output in the first half of the year, pending the outcome of summer maintenance work, its Chief Executive said.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

World Oil

Executive viewpoint

I have been fortunate in my career, to have been posted to some of the world's most exciting frontier locations in the oil industry's ongoing search for new resources.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Newsday

What does it take to get MPs back to Westminster in August?

War, death and riots are the kinds of events that have triggered a recall of Parliament over the years.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Southland Times

Keeping the region in good heart

After years working for the British armed forces, it appeared cardiologist Dr Nick Fisher was opting for the quiet life by moving to Nelson.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

National Review Online

SlideshowRAF Photo Awards

The Royal Air Force Photographic Competition has unveiled the winning entries for this year's event and the finalists in a new category where the public will vote on the best images.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Scotsman.com

Comment: The Commonwealth and conservation

While the warm glow of the 2014 Games lingers, I thought I would shamelessly piggyback on the bandwagon to highlight some of RZSS's endeavours in the Commonwealth! While none are sporting, considerable hard work has gone in to these projects and they deserve their moment "on the podium" too! So, it's always nice to start with an interesting fact ... (more)

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BBC News

'Distasteful' Falklands comments row

In a press release issued after their meeting on Wednesday, Ms Castro said she "refutes the propaganda from a sector of the Malvinas Islands' inhabitants portraying Argentina as hostile, in an attempt to justify the UK government's refusal to resolve the sovereignty dispute."

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

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Keen Runner Takes Over Standard Chartered Bank in the Falklands

Falklands : KEEN RUNNER TAKES OVER STANDARD CHARTERED BANK IN THE FALKLANDS Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 28.07.2014 A new chief Executive Officer for Standard Chartered Bank has arrived in the Falklands to take over from Binoy Karia KEEN RUNNER TAKES OVER STANDARD CHARTERED BANK IN THE FALKLANDS By J Brock A new chief Executive ... (more)

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Art Daily

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Forgotten Fighters: The First World War at Sea opens at the National Maritime Museum exploring the naval and maritime dimensions of the conflict.

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