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  • Wednesday, February 7th 2018 - 09:27 UTC

    Get ready: International Scotch Day on Thursday 8 February

    International Scotch Day will also see various Scotch whisky distilleries – including Lagavulin, Oban, Dalwhinnie and Talisker, to list a few – open to the public

    Plans have been unveiled for the second International Scotch Day – a worldwide celebration of all things Scotch whisky – on Thursday, 8 February this year. As part of the festivities, world-leading Scotch whisky producer Diageo will open up its Archive at Menstrie, near Alloa – a liquid library of more than 5,000 bottles and claimed as the biggest of its kind in the world.

  • Wednesday, February 7th 2018 - 07:37 UTC

    Expedition cruise vessel to be launched in 2020 will have its own submarine and helicopter

    Scenic Eclipse II would possess an ice-strengthened hull and the highest ice-class rating that would permit it to explore to remotest portions of Antarctica and Arctic

    Scenic Cruises is planning to create another exclusive, expedition-style ocean vessel that boasts of its own submarine and helicopter. The Australian-owned cruise operator mentioned that the soon-to-be-launched 228-passenger Scenic Eclipse would be getting a sister in 2020 and it would be known as the Scenic Eclipse II. She is schedule to sail Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica.

  • Sunday, February 4th 2018 - 10:41 UTC

    Intrepid all-female Indian yacht crew fall in love with the Falklands

    The Falklands has been one of the most beautiful stopover’s that we have encountered. (Pic Twitter)

    As the 6 lady crew members of the Indian Naval yacht TARINI prepare to leave the Falklands they take away: ‘Pleasant memories of a very wonderfully close-knit family atmosphere, of people who trust each other, are resourceful, peaceful and kind to each other and who live well with no poverty, unemployment, destitution or hardships’ said Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi who is the captain of the 17 x 5 meters sloop.

  • Wednesday, January 31st 2018 - 16:04 UTC

    Falklands ecosystem documented in National Geographic February

    Paul Nicklen: “There seems to be this balance of people, sheep, agriculture, fishing, and really abundant wildlife and nature”.

    The National Geographic February 2018 will document the Falkland Islands' diverse ecosystem by wildlife photographer Paul Nicklen. The piece points out that for every permanent resident in the Falklands there are 167 sheep, but also the Islands have 65 species of birds, along marine mammals in the surrounding ecosystem.

  • Monday, January 29th 2018 - 11:06 UTC

    “Rhubarb Day” celebrated at the Magallanes Expo in Punta Arenas

    Punta Arenas residents celebrate with different produce made out of rhubarb

    Punta Arenas celebrated “Rhubarb Day” as part of the Magallanes Expo celebrations. Although not original from the extreme south of Chile, rhubarb has long grown and adapted in Magallanes region where it is much valued for its gastronomic and medicinal properties.

  • Friday, January 26th 2018 - 07:41 UTC

    Falklands' 26-competitor team to Commonwealth Games in Australia

    Prior to the Gold Coast 2018 Games, Summers and Brownlee will represent the Falklands at the Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly in March

    The Falkland Islands will be sending a team of 26 competitors and officials to the 21st Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast Australia in April. Two sports will be represented: badminton and various shooting disciplines and the whole event will run from April 4 -15.

  • Thursday, January 25th 2018 - 09:22 UTC

    Shark conservation charities benefit from Trump's confessed phobia

    The US president's dislike for the marine animal was revealed last week in an In Touch Weekly interview with adult film actress Stormy Daniels. Image: Democratic Underground

    Donald Trump's alleged hatred of sharks has inspired people to financially support international shark charities. The US president's dislike for the marine animal was revealed last week in an In Touch Weekly interview with adult film actress Stormy Daniels.

  • Thursday, January 25th 2018 - 06:39 UTC

    Macri and Putin in Moscow reaffirm Argentina/Russia strategic relationship

    Argentina is one of Russia’s leading trade and economic partners in the region and Macri is interested in Moscow’s participation in infrastructure projects

    Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, signed on Tuesday a declaration aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation during a press conference at the Kremlin. Macri told Putin that he hoped this marked the first of many visits to the Russian capital and highlighted their countries’ mutual interests.

  • Wednesday, January 24th 2018 - 07:41 UTC

    Falklands praises remarkable ladies of globe-trotting Indian Navy INSV Tarini

    MLA Teslyn Barkman said the Falkland Islands and are looking forward to showcasing “our community and our culture during their stay with us”

    When the Indian Naval sailing vessel INSV Tarini sailed into Stanley Harbour at approximately 19:00 on Sunday 21 January it was warmly welcomed at the town’s public jetty by the Falkland Islands Governor Nigel Phillips and MLA Stacy Bragger.

  • Saturday, January 20th 2018 - 07:19 UTC

    Falklands expecting arrival of the all-woman Indian Navy team in INSV Tarini

    The tiny sailboat INVS Tarini with its six member crew left India last September and should be arriving in Goa next April. (Pic by Indian Navy)

    The all-woman Indian Navy team sailing in the INSV Tarini in one of the toughest feats, a global circumnavigation trip has successfully crossed the notoriously rough Drake Passage, rounding Cape Horn off the southern tip of South America and are en route to Stanley in the Falkland Islands, where they will be arriving any moment.