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... and Cyprus, and undertaken training across the globe, including the jungles of Belize, the Jordanian desert and the Falkland Islands.
The last HMS Glasgow, a Type 42 Destroyer, was awarded the "Falkland Islands 1982" battle honor. The new anti-submarine warfare frigates ...
... climate change, as well as two longer 16-night expeditions that explore the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.
Another member of Argentine President Mauricio Macri administration is in trouble over statements referred to the Falkland Islands, which were ...
Mr Nigel Phillips CBE has been appointed Governor of the in succession to Mr Colin Roberts CVO who will be transferring to another ...
Arrivals figures were almost identical to the previous season, with over 55,000 cruise visitors and just over 1,400 land based leisure tourists.
It was the military historian, Corelli Barnett who got me thinking about the role and nature of armies. In his 1974 Penguin, Britain and Her Army, A Military, ...
Those include a shot of a trio of colorful king penguins in the Falkland Islands, a remote archipelago in the South Atlantic; an evocative photograph of a Peruvian woman in traditional garb, a Mona Lisa-esque half smile on her face; an impossibly blue ...
It's a family affair for two Royal navy officers from Plymouth who have both seen a son follow in their footsteps by signing up for the service.
PUPILS at a primary school have a new Antarctic class-mate after adopting a King Penguin.
PUPILS at a primary school have a new Antarctic class-mate after adopting a King Penguin.
It was a first for Faurie and a last appearance for Falkland Islands MLA Mike Summers, who is to retire by the end of the year.
INTERNATIONAL Sporting endeavour will take centre stage on June 24-30 when the Falkland Islands Athletes will join their counterparts from many small Islands around the world to compete in the 17th NatWest Island Games in Gotland.
It has been almost 10 years since Pobjoy Mint has produced currency for the Falkland Islands, so we felt that we needed to do something special!
The entire political spectrum will join forces behind newly-appointed Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie as new appeal for UK to discuss sovereignty is expected to be launched.
A forensics team from ICRC exhumed on Tuesday June 20 the first body of an unidentified Argentine soldier buried in a military cemetery on the Falkland Islands. (Didier Revol/ICRC via AP) In this Sunday, June 18, 2017 photo provided by the ...
... killed during the 1982 war between Argentina and Britain, in Darwin, on the Falkland Islands. A forensics team from ICRC exhumed on Tuesday June 20 the first body of an unidentified Argentine soldier buried in a military cemetery on the Falkland ...
It has been almost 10 years since Pobjoy Mint has produced currency for the Falkland Islands, so we felt that we needed to do something special!
"The Falklands: 35 Years of Progress" is the second photographic exhibition held by the Falkland Islands government, and is an exhibition with a difference.
Experts have started to try to identify Argentinian soldiers buried on the Falkland Islands who were killed fighting Britain over the territory, the Red Cross said on Thursday.
Its previous projects include a high-wire adventure course at CenterParcs Longleat and the enchanted forest tree top quest at Alton Towers as well as projects in Singapore, Uganda and work for the RAF on the Falkland Islands. Delso Da Silva, Brighton ...
Buenos Aires: Experts on Tuesday (Jun 20) began to try to identify Argentine soldiers buried on the Falkland Islands who were killed fighting Britain over the territory, the Red Cross said.
... thing about this issue concerns the Islanders, they have the right to define their own future and they will defend their position.
The cemetery is the resting place of 18 soldiers who fell during the fight to regain the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic from invading Argentinian forces in 1982.
The Pobjoy Mint has announced the first bullion coin ever issued for the Falkland Islands, and the Reverse Proof 2017 1-crown coin depicts a helmeted version of Britannia, the personification that has come to signify Great Britain.
A COUPLE who met on the Falkland Islands during the Second World War have celebrated 70 years of marriage. ALEC Hudson met his bride-to-be Lenora, who grew-up on the South Atlantic islands, when he was posted there in August, 1942.
However, he made it clear that with regards to the Falkland Islands question "the islanders have the right to define their own future.
THE air terminal at Mount Pleasant is likely to be subject to civilianisation in approximately nine months, and be rebuilt, or extended or refurbished in two and a half years, stated the Chief Executive Barry Rowland at the public meeting on Monday.
... the headline on The Economist's assessment of the Labour manifesto. 1. "Stick It Up Your Junta." the sun, 20 April 1982 (above), rejecting late peace proposals before military action began on the Falkland Islands on 1 May. Nominated by Simon Wilder.
The government and Treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (13th June) a new silver bullion coin which features the most well-known symbol of the ruler of the waves.
The Falkland Islands". Speaking for the Falkland Islands government, long-serving member of the Legislature, Mrs Jan Cheek, paid tribute to Britain's armed forces.
Premier Oil is looking to sanction the sea Lion development offshore the Falkland Islands in 2018, as revealed on Wednesday by partner company Rockhopper Exploration.
June 14, 1982 - exactly 25 years ago - the day the Argentine's surrender and brought an end to a 74-day war that had claimed almost 1,000 lives.
A number of smaller events from fetes to film screenings will take place, some of which will be held as far afield as the Falkland Islands, Cyprus and Estonia. UK armed forces are currently involved in over 20 Operations in more than 25 countries, from ...
As well as buying and selling, visitors were also able to see the collections of specialist societies like the Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group, the Polar Postal History of GB and the George VI Collector's Society. Staged at St Joseph's College ...
On 2 April 1982, Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, a remote UK colony in the South Atlantic. The move led to war with the British.
Off the coast of South America, near the Falkland Islands, there appears to be a 250-kilometer-wide crater buried under ocean sediment.
June 14th 2017 marks the 35th anniversary of the surrender of Argentinean forces and the Liberation of the Falkland Islands. The date marks the end of the short but brutal conflict that lasted 74 days, following the Argentine invasion of April 2nd 1982.
Pope John Paul's visit was described as a pastoral one rather than a state occasion as Britain was at war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands. Tensions were high as Argentina had invaded the South Atlantic islands a month earlier. The visit was ...
To mark the 35th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands from Argentinean occupation in 1982, Gilbert House has announced the following program for Wednesday 14 June 2017.
A SERVICE to mark the 35th anniversary of Falkland Island conflict has taken place in Barry with hundreds of people turning out. The Royal British Legion Barry event at the Barry cenotaph on Sunday, June 11 was preceded by ceremony led by Vale mayor, ...
The Pobjoy Mint has issued plain and colorful crown coins for the Falkland Islands commemorating the 35th anniversary of their liberation.
The government and Treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued (6th June) two new coins which pay tribute to the liberation of the Falklands and South Georgia Island after the territories were invaded by the armed forces of the Argentine republic.
Falkland Islands lawmaker MLA Mike Summers, currently in Ottawa to meet Canadian Liberal and Conservative members of parliament, and government officials, stated that Canada has been a friend of the Falklands for many years and has always supported ...
The initiative will help support the long term development of the Museum & National Trust activities in partnership with the local tourism industry.
The Falkland Islands is officially a British Overseas Territory, and the United Kingdom handles its defence and foreign affairs while it self-governs domestically.
Premier Oil plc is an independent exploration and production company with oil and gas interests in the North Sea, South East Asia, Pakistan, the Falkland Islands and Latin America. The Company is engaged in the business of upstream oil and gas ...
The long running dispute between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands sovereignty was brought to a head on March 19, 1982, when 50 Argentines landed on South Georgia Island and hoisted their flag.
THESE three photos of prominent buildings in Allestree which are now no longer standing are certain to bring back memories for our readers.


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