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Falkland Islands

  • Sunday, July 25th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Popular Falklands at Royal Show.

    The Falkland Islands have once again proven a popular attraction at the Royal Show, the United Kingdom's ultimate country lifestyle and agri-business exhibition.

  • Sunday, July 25th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Stanley Book-signing Shows Support for Falklands Author.

    One of the more unusual events this week in Stanley was a book signing on Friday at the Falkland Island Company's Capstan Gift Shop. For two hours from three o'clock, a steady stream of local people queued up to have a copy of Terry Betts autobiography, A Falkland Islander Till I Die signed by the author.

  • Saturday, July 24th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Fire in “Pioneer” engine room.

    A fire broke out Thursday morning in the Falklands registered longliner “Pioneer” currently docked in Montevideo.

  • Friday, July 23rd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News update.

    Headlines: Defence shake up will have ?minimal' impact on Falklands; “Steady start” and cautious outlook on loligo season. Police road block stops drink driver.

  • Thursday, July 22nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    RN will dispose of 3 destroyers and 3 frigates.

    Deep cuts in the British armed forces as part of a modernization plan (“Delivering Security in a Changing World: Future Capabilities”) were announced this Wednesday in Parliament by Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon this Wednesday.

  • Thursday, July 22nd 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina expects to reach agreement with UK regarding flights.

    Argentine Ambassador in London denied his government is holding up growth of the Falkland Islands tourism industry and revealed that “we are looking forward to reaching an agreement with the UK” regarding flights to the Islands.

  • Wednesday, July 21st 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Falkland Islander plans “Hand of Friendship” concerts in Argentina.

    Terry Betts, erstwhile union leader, member of the Falkland Islands Legislative and Executive Councils, prominent local entrepreneur and President of the Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce has turned author and musician.

  • Wednesday, July 21st 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Report on interview of Dr Colin Phipps.

    Dr Colin Phipps of Desire Petroleum explained to FIBS that although the recent seismic survey conducted by Desire Petroleum was what is known as ?3 dimensional', this was not strictly the case.

  • Friday, July 16th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Farmers gather for a week of meetings; Argentine families to visit memorial; Agreement at fisheries talks; Shooters need permission; First university results.

  • Friday, July 16th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine private visit to Memorial in August.

    A small group of Argentine next of kin will be travelling to the Falkland Islands in early August for a brief ceremony to mark the completion of the Argentine Memorial at Darwin Cemetery.