Port Stanley (Falkland Islands)

Type: City
Name: Port Stanley (Falkland Islands)
Country: Falkland Islands
Latitude: -51.700001
Longitude: -57.82
population: 2,213
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why Falklands are not extended the right to self determination: “shame on G24”

Since 1961 the UN Committee of 24 has brought almost 750 million people out of a colonial status, based on their right of self-determination, but “what a shame it won’t extend this same right to another 2,500 people of the Falkland Islands”, said US born ... [Published Merco Press - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Savings of AU$750 on New Antarctica Air and Cruise Voyages in 2015/16

Australian agency, Active Travel, is offering AU$750 off international flights for every traveller who books one of 10 Antarctica, South Georgia and Falkland Islands voyages sailing from October, 2015, to March, 2016. Among the tours are three new air ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

The makings of the battle of Coronel and the Falklands Part 11 by Mensun Bound

Saturday 17th October 1914Cradock:  Cradock soon became close friends with Governor Allardyce, enjoying evenings with him at Government House and returning his hospitality on the Good Hope.The sight of Cradock striding along the waterfront to and from ... [Published Penguin News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

The making of the battles of Coronel and the Falklands Part 10 by Mensun Bound

Saturday 10th October 1914Antwerp:  Following the loss of the Bacchantes, the fall of Antwerp was another major disaster for the Admiralty.  A barrage of criticism soon arose; all agreed that the Navy should never have been involved and that it had all ... [Published Penguin News - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Commons war debates of the past

The House of Commons is being recalled to decide whether the UK should join in air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq. How have previous debates and votes on war gone?Syria - 2013The government was defeated over its call to join in US-led action against ... [Published BBC - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

World War One centenary: Far-flung heroes of the first truly global war

An interactive map produced by the National Archives highlights the key role played by countries across the globe in the First World War They were thousands of miles away from the horrors of the Western Front.But islands and territories such as Jamaica, ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Admiral Sir Hugo White

was an officer who repelled Exocet attacks in the Falklands and later became Governor of Gibraltar Admiral Sir Hugo White, who has died aged 74, overcame repeated attacks by Exocet missiles during the Falklands War and rose to be Governor of Gibralta ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 2014]

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...  He went on, "There is, I believe, something in the wind, which they are trying to keep from us ... I think those at home should give us more modern ships to back us up" .  The Canopus, too slow to keep up, was left behind to complete work on her defects

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Why Falklands are not extended the right to sel... [Published Merco Press - Oct 21 2014]
Savings of AU$750 on New Antarctica Air and Cru... [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 17 2014]
The makings of the battle of Coronel and the Fa... [Published Penguin News - Oct 17 2014]
The making of the battles of Coronel and the Fa... [Published Penguin News - Oct 10 2014]
Commons war debates of the past [Published BBC - Sep 26 2014]
World War One centenary: Far-flung heroes of th... [Published Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
Admiral Sir Hugo White [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 2014]
The Story of FRES – The Eighties [Published Think Defence - Jun 07 2014]
Captain John Huckle [Published Telegraph - Feb 25 2014]
Canon Gerry Murphy [Published Telegraph - Jan 23 2014]
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The Story of FRES – The Eighties [Published Think Defence - Jun 07 2014]
By the end of the seventies, CVR(T) was well established in service, the FV430 likewise. A Trip Down South CVR(T)’s exceptional mobility and ease of deployment meant they were to find a role in the Falklands Conflict in 1982. 3 and 4 Troop, B Squadron, ...
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