Falkland Islands

Type: Province
Name: Falkland Islands
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Quark confirms third Antarctic ship

20 August 2014Quark Expeditions has announced the addition of a third small expedition ship to its Antarctic fleet to replace one of its older vessels.The 199-passenger Ocean Endeavour will replace the Sea Spirit during the 2015-16 Antarctic season.The ... [Published TTG Digital - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Georgia
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

XINHUA - Britain's veteran warship heads for scrapyard

Britain's veteran warship heads for scrapyardContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LONDON, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Campaigners have lost their fight to save a famous British battleship from the breaker's yard.The Royal Navy frigate, HMS Plymouth, earned its place ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Intrepid Travel offers 35% off selected Antarctica voyages

Intrepid Travel is offering 35% off selected Antarctica voyages in November and December.Antarctica, Falkland Islands and South Georgia - Save 35% per person on a twin share superior cabin on board Sea Spirit departing on November 17.Visit Antarctica ... [Published Travel Bulletin - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Saga reveals sensational new 73-night South American Discovery cruise

Highlights include the Galapagos Islands, Colombian rainforests, daylight sailing the Panama Canal, Patagonian ice fields, Copacabana Beach, the Falkland Islands … and much, much moreSaga passengers' demand for exciting, adventure cruising will be satisfied ... [Published Noodls - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

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. Not so, reports Sarah Dunn . Nelson cardiologist Dr Nick Fisher has worked for the armed forces during the Bosnian ... [Published Marlborough Express - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

News story: West Falkland resident awarded Chevening Scholarship

A West Falkland resident is off to the University of Oxford later this year, after being announced as the Falkland Islands’ newest Chevening Scholar.Clare Cockwell has been offered a full scholarship under the UK Government’s Chevening programme to study ... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Falklands pricing for valuation of hydrocarbons will follow Norwegian model

The Falkland Islands has an oil legislation regime that is robust and encourages investment, believes Financial Secretary Nicola Granger. Details of a law firm’s report to the (FIG) on tax legislation in relation to the oil and gas industry, and recommendations ... [Published Merco Press - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

TALES FROM THE FIELDS: Five emigrate to save money for own farms

It was reported during this week in 1965 that five young Ulster farmers were to set out later that month on an 8,000 mile, across-the-world journey to work five years on a lonely Falkland Islands sheep ranch – and they hoped that when they returned that ... [Published Farming Life - Aug 17 2014]
Entities: Agriculture, sheep, farmer
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

The guns of August roar

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (1912-1989) was an American historian who twice won the Pulitzer Prize for her best-selling book “The Guns of August,” which described the prelude and the first month of the so-called Great War.Regrettably, however, it could be ... [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Flying Yakalovs set to thrill Hoylake Lifeboat Day crowds

THE Flying Yakalovs air display team are set to thrill the crowds during Hoylake Lifeboat Open Day on Bank Holiday Monday, August 25.There will also be street theatre, stalls, charity stalls, a bouncy castle, brick-a-brac stalls, simulator rides and a ... [Published Wirral Globe - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing the World's First Test-Tube Penguin

SeaWorld California is now home to the world's first so-called test-tube penguin, and staff at the wildlife park could not be prouder and happier about it. The baby Magellanic penguin, a photo of which is available next to this article, was born at this ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 15 2014]
Entities: Gamete, Nutrients
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Soldier who lost legs in Afghanistan realises dream to go to University

A soldier who was injured while fighting in Afghanistan gains the grades he needs to go to university, making him the first in his family to achieve a place A former soldier who lost both his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan will be the first in his ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 14 2014]

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"We are very sympathetic to the historical significance of the vessel but no public or private body has come forward with a feasible plan to maintain, restore or remove her during the past seven years" Peel Ports said in a statement
"Landing a stent in a moving artery uses the same skills as landing a plane on a windy day. You also don't have time to ponder decisions - when someone is having a heart attack, you have to think fast, come up with a plan of action and get on with it in a very military manner."
Adam Wilson, Local Managing Partner for Southampton and Portsmouth, said: "Michael has settled in very well and is already proving to be a valuable asset to the team. We are delighted that he has joined us and we wish him all the very best as he helps us to expand further."
...' From the cantilevered lounge with its big windows over the river and the surrounding greenery, "you get this amazing sense of being in the trees" . Through the entrance, staircase, kitchen, dining and decking areas, there is a seamless connection to the surroundings - a sense of truly inhabiting...

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British Falklands warship towed away for scrap [Published Business Recorder - 9 hours ago]
Quark confirms third Antarctic ship [Published TTG Digital - 10 hours ago]
XINHUA - Britain's veteran warship heads for sc... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 12 hours ago]
Britain's veteran warship heads for scrapyard [Published China.org.cn - 13 hours ago]
Intrepid Travel offers 35% off selected Antarct... [Published Travel Bulletin - 13 hours ago]
Quality service, fast turnaround, precision eng... [Published European Oil and Gas - 13 hours ago]
China increases space surveillance capabilities [Published Voice of Russia - 13 hours ago]
HMS Plymouth sets sail for the last time after ... [Published Mail Online UK - 16 hours ago]
Saga reveals sensational new 73-night South Ame... [Published Noodls - 17 hours ago]
Keeping the region in good heart [Published Marlborough Express - 20 hours ago]
I fear our panic stricken politicians are leadi... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 20 2014]
News story: West Falkland resident awarded Chev... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 19 2014]
Southampton accountancy firm announces a new Au... [Published Wilkins Kennedy - Aug 19 2014]
Falklands pricing for valuation of hydrocarbons... [Published Merco Press - Aug 19 2014]
Paul Krugman Emphasises Public Choice; Pity He ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
Quark Expeditions® launches new ship for Antarc... [Published Travel Bulletin - Aug 18 2014]
A step beyond - the new breed of iconic hotels ... [Published DesignCurial - Aug 18 2014]
Australia should take lead on global no-first-u... [Published Japan Times - Aug 18 2014]
Top Ten Summer Getaways with A&K. [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Aug 17 2014]
Sir John Freeland [Published Telegraph - Aug 17 2014]
TALES FROM THE FIELDS: Five emigrate to save mo... [Published Farming Life - Aug 17 2014]
The guns of August roar [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Aug 17 2014]
News story: Swearing In Speech by Governor John... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 15 2014]
Peak oil and energy policy—a critique [Published Peak Oil - Aug 15 2014]
Flying Yakalovs set to thrill Hoylake Lifeboat ... [Published Wirral Globe - Aug 15 2014]
Quark adds new polar ship [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Aug 15 2014]
Introducing the World's First Test-Tube Penguin [Published Softpedia - Aug 15 2014]
World’s first test-tube penguin born [Published Press and Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Quark adds third Antarctica ship [Published Travel Daily Media - Aug 14 2014]
Soldier who lost legs in Afghanistan realises d... [Published Telegraph - Aug 14 2014]
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FIFA Fines Argentina over Falklands Banner [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 26 2014]
World football's governing body FIFA has fined the Argentine Football Association after the national football team held up a banner claiming that the disputed Falkland Islands belong to Argentina before one of their matches in the run-up to recent ...
FIFA fines Argentina for Falklands banner [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 26 2014]
FIFA has fined and reprimanded the Argentinian Football Association after the World Cup finalists put up a banner laying claim to the disputed Falkland Islands before a recent match.FIFA's Disciplinary Committee imposed a fine of 30,000 Swiss francs (RM104,000) ...
Selling Weapons to Argentina [Published Think Defence - Jul 23 2014]
There is, and always has been, a stench of hypocrisy around the arms trade but we grudgingly accept it because we are rather good at it and it adds considerably to the nations wealth, directly and indirectly. Your typical left wing rant about selling ...
Russia Expanding its Latin America Influence [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 14 2014]
Russia is quietly expanding its influence in Latin America as the Obama administration disengages from the region, critics say. Russian President Vladimir Putin  signed  a deal on Saturday with Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to help ...
Poll: Tory Voters Backed Germany in World Cup F... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 14 2014]
An opinion poll by YouGov for the Sunday Times found that supports of the Conservative Party, Labour Party and Liberal Democrats all wanted Germany to win last night’s World Cup final, with UKIP supporters saying they would support neither side. ...
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