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Falkland Islands

  • Monday, December 6th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Councillors defend overseas trips.

    Falkland Islands Legislative Councillors answered criticism of their business trips abroad with an invitation to critics to stand for election.

  • Saturday, December 4th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Anglo-Chilean Chamber of Commerce delegation in the Falklands.

    A small delegation from the Anglo-Chilean Chamber of Commerce (Cámara Chileno Británica) in Santiago left the Falklands today, Saturday, after a week's fact-finding visit.

  • Friday, December 3rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Gibraltar Breaking News.

    Headlines:
    Gibraltar/UK/Spain talks next week; Caruana satisfied with constitutional talks; Gibraltar to vote on EU constitution; GB Airways resumes Heathrow link.

  • Friday, December 3rd 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Record times for athletes; Extra ExCo sessions; Two ?assisting' police; Mail expected today; Quark case adjourned; This week's cruisers.

  • Wednesday, December 1st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    South Georgia toothfish quotas down this year.

    Reductions in the levels of allowable catch for toothfish, together with alterations to the way the South Georgia Fishery is zoned, will lead to fewer vessels being licensed this year said South Georgia Director of Fisheries and Deputy Commissioner, Miss Harriet Hall, in Stanley on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, December 1st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Nelson connection with the Falklands to be commemorated.

    A special coin will be minted for the Falkland Islands to commemorate the bicentenary in October next year of the Battle of Trafalgar and the death in the battle of Admiral Horatio Nelson.

  • Wednesday, December 1st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Long term plans for Falklands port development agreed.

    At the 25th November meeting of the Falkland Islands Executive Council, agreement was reached on the long term focus of port development and port operations.

  • Wednesday, December 1st 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    Quark pleads not guilty to illegal fishing charges.

    Some of the difficulties occasionally involved in bringing a case to court in the Falkland Islands were aired today, Wednesday, when Hugh Ferguson, legal representative of local fishing company, Quark Fishing Ltd and Spanish company Freiremar AS asked for a further adjournment of the cases against his clients till the end of April or early May.

  • Tuesday, November 30th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    A very British invasion of the Falkland Islands.

    According to the most recent census, in 2001, there were 1,989 persons, living in Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands. As this number includes everyone from babies to the old and infirm, it doesn't take much mental effort to compute that the arrival, all at once, of a further 1,600 people on board the Cunard liner, QE2, constitutes an invasion of significant proportions.

  • Monday, November 29th 2004 - 20:00 UTC

    “Discreet talks” between Gibraltar and London.

    As the date for Gibraltar's constitutional reform talks with the British Government approaches, Chief Minister Peter Caruana declared that the Gibraltar delegation will be holding “discreet” talks with UK officials next week.