Falklands War

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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Why India needs private investment to boost defence

India is now one of the world's biggest spenders on defence and the world's largest importer of military equipment and munitions. Adjusted for , India was the world's ninth-biggest spender on defence in 2012, according to the World Bank. It spends a full ... [Published Economic Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Falklands War medals expected to fetch up to £180,000

Medals won in the defence of South Georgia, when a heavily outnumbered platoon of Royal Marines held out against Argentine invaders, are to go on sale Medals won in one of the most extraordinary incidents of the Falklands War, when a small band of Royal ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Falklands War veteran was travelling at over 100mph on M6 before...

A FALKLANDS War veteran was travelling at over 100mph on his motorbike shortly before it collided with two others on the M6 near Stone, an inquest heard.Tony Arrandale, 62, suffered multiple injuries in the crash, which happened on the morning of July ... [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Squadron Leader Brian Jopling

was a RAF loadmaster who saved a stricken life raft during the Falklands War Squadron Leader Brian Jopling, who has died aged 62, was an RAF air loadmaster on Chinook helicopters whose heroism in the water after the sinking of Atlantic Conveyor in the ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

HK battleground as fierce wargame rewrites history

Wargame Red Dragon is based on the 1980s negotiations over the handover between late strongman Deng Xiaoping and the late "Iron Lady," British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.But there is a twist: defying reality, the negotiations end in a war between ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Archbishop: we need a better support structure for the poor

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby makes the case for support structures for the poor which have at their core "not economics but the infinite value and dignity of each human being" The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-soldier detonated explosives in forest ‘to clear his head’

A former soldier accused of having explosives containing shrapnel claimed he detonates them in a forest “to clear his head”, the High Court has heard.Police discovered a batch of improvised explosives at John Rankin’s home after intercepting blank-firing ... [Published NewsLetter - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

JPII asked Thatcher to stop Falklands War

SCO NewsThe late Pope made the private plea on the eve of his visit to the United Kingdom, the first by a reigning Pontiff.He suggested that a military defeat for Argentina would mean the toppling of its right-wing military dictatorship in favour of a ... [Published Scottish Catholic Observer - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Falklands War

The was by far the largest and most extended series of naval battles since the Pacific campaign in World War II. Designated Operation CORPORATE by the British, the five month war included the world's most significant amphibious operations since the Inchon ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

Bedroom Tax 'forces Falklands war hero to sell his prized medals' after being crippled by benefits cuts

Merseysider Jim Pritchard's debts mounted after his state income was cut following the controversial Con-Dem welfare reformsA Falklands war hero was forced to flog his medals for £500 after he was hit in the pocket by the hated bedroom tax.Jim Pritchard's ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Queen, pope meet for first time

Vatican City Queen Elizabeth II met Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday on a visit that coincides with the anniversary of the Falklands War and is also the 87-year-old monarch’s first foreign trip since 2011.Dressed in lilac and clutching a bouquet ... [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 7 reports

Queen Elizabeth visits Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY – Queen Elizabeth II meets Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday on a visit that coincides with the anniversary of the start of the Falklands War between Britain and Argentina.The British royal, who is “supreme governor” of the Church ... [Published Tempo - Apr 04 2014]

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"They were the ones who took the decision to call it a day. There was no surrender, it was a negotiated a cease fire."
...Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg suggested Blair himself was responsible for the delay, which the former prime minister denied, a spokesman saying: "That is completely wrong. Tony Blair has as much reason as anyone for wanting the report published."

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Acting Major at RNAS Yeovilton reaches 5,000 ho... [Published Western Gazette - 4 hours ago]
Why India needs private investment to boost def... [Published Economic Times - 21 hours ago]
Falklands War medals expected to fetch up to £1... [Published Telegraph - Apr 23 2014]
Falklands War veteran was travelling at over 10... [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Apr 23 2014]
Squadron Leader Brian Jopling [Published Telegraph - Apr 23 2014]
Avonian Willy 450 [Published Pressyltaredux - Apr 23 2014]
Publish Iraq War Report, Ex-Blair Attorney Gene... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 23 2014]
Iraq War Chilcot Report Should Be Published Imm... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 23 2014]
It is time to stop hiding the truth about why w... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
HK battleground as fierce wargame rewrites history [Published Hong Kong Standard - Apr 22 2014]
Fascism swelling in Britain [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 21 2014]
Henry VIII's maritime guild opens to the public... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 20 2014]
Archbishop: we need a better support structure ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
Richard Broke obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
A fine balance [Published Aeon Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Ex-soldier detonated explosives in forest ‘to c... [Published NewsLetter - Apr 18 2014]
JPII asked Thatcher to stop Falklands War [Published Scottish Catholic Observer - Apr 18 2014]
Lorry blow-out led to fatal M6 crash [Published Blackpool Gazette - Apr 18 2014]
Can Argentina stiff U.S. bondholders? Supreme C... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 18 2014]
Richard Broke [Published Telegraph - Apr 17 2014]
Veteran Brit TV Producer Richard Broke Dies [Published Hollywood Reporter - Apr 17 2014]
'Faulklands War veteran' detonated explosives i... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Apr 17 2014]
Vente-privee bringing online flash sales across... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 17 2014]
IanMat published HMS Bristol, HMS Victory and H... [Published Wells Journal - Apr 16 2014]
Re-run of auction at Lord Townshend’s home [Published Lynn News - Apr 16 2014]
Disability is no barrier [Published Telegraph and Argus - Apr 16 2014]
Service to remember HMS Sheffield dead at Cathe... [Published Sheffield Star - Apr 15 2014]
Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 15 2014]
Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall gives £1,000 to th... [Published Herts & Essex Observer - Apr 14 2014]
What if Francis had been pope in 2005? [Published Catholic Herald - Apr 14 2014]
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Avonian Willy 450 [Published Pressyltaredux - Apr 23 2014]
Det här är nog första gången jag lagt upp en panelutställning på Pressylta. Det hände sig så att vännen och kollegan Frank Perry och jag fick i uppdrag av Barbican Arts Centre att write and conceive, som det heter, just en sådan utställning med anledning ...
Defence Committee Chief: Cuts Have Left Britain... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 11 2014]
A Tory MP has warned that Britain's navy is now so small that it may not be able to protect key shipping lanes. James Arbuthnot, outgoing chairman of the Commons Defence Committee, condemned the government's defence policy, which has seen Britain’s ...
Queen meets Pope Francis for first time [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 03 2014]
Queen Elizabeth II met Pope Francis for the first time today on a visit that coincides with the anniversary of the Falklands War and is also the 87-year-old monarch's first foreign trip since 2011.Dressed in lilac and clutching a bouquet of flowers, the ...
Kelly McParland: Gloria Steinem can lead women ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 29 2014]
Gloria Steinem turned 80 this week, an event the New York Times celebrated with a fawning tribute to her continued good looks and ability to fly around the world (in “coach” yet) to ride on elephants. “Steinem occupies a singular place in American ...
LITIGATION: Argentina Is Joined In The Supreme ... [Published Instapundit - Mar 28 2014]
LITIGATION: Argentina Is Joined In The Supreme Court By The Coalition Of Weasels. “The overriding theme of the three briefs is how terribly important it is for a country in crisis to be able to walk away from debt. . . . Never mentioned is that ...
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