Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Saturday, April 13th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

From the hand of God to the Devil's blow.

Argentine British relations - at the popular level at any rate - face heightened tension following a European Cup soccer match between Manchester United and the Spanish club, Deportivo La Coruña played at Old Trafford on Wednesday night in which the skipper of the English soccer squad, David Beckham, was injured in a collision with Argentine born player Aldo Duscher and could be out of the forthcoming World Cup scheduled to open in eight week's time.

Saturday, April 13th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

UK Monitoring Media Service.

BOOKS: Where generals dared to tread NEW IN PAPERBACK:Financial Times; Apr 13, 2002. By LUDOVIC HUNTER TILNEY

Saturday, April 13th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Special stamps will celebrate Queen Mother's life

The life of the Queen Mother will be celebrated with a set of commemorative stamps, Royal Mail has announced.

Friday, April 12th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Update.

Friday, April 12th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentine Puma shot down by american “Stinger” missile.

The mystery surrounding the loss of an Argentine Puma helicopter, shot down during the 1982 Falklands War, has finally been solved.

Thursday, April 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News from South America.

Antarctic research

Wednesday, April 10th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

How Falkland Islanders went to war.

How the Falkland Islanders went to war in 1982 to rid their country of the Argentine invaders with courage, ingenuity and vital practical help to the advancing British forces has been told for the first time.

Tuesday, April 9th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

British Foreign Office Official call for “A cooperative spirit with Argentina”.

Argentina has a part to play in the future development of the Falklands, according to British Foreign Office Deputy Under-Secretary Graham Fry.

Monday, April 8th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Fishing-fuelled prosperity

Several British press articles focus on the transformation of the Falklands economy since 1982, thanks to the new fishing industry.


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