Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Thursday, November 14th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

British media interest in Falklands veterans

The Falkland Islands visit of the Duke of York and more than 200 other veterans of the 1982 war has been widely covered in the British media, not just in national newspapers and on major television channels, but especially in local newspapers, local radio and regional television. Some radio stations have carried daily reports, interviewing local men recounting their experiences of the fighting.

Tuesday, November 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

UK Media

Falklands veteran helps islander he saved as a baby - Telegraph; Shame of flowers for the vanquished - Express & Star; Falklands Veterans Honoured by Prince ? Daily Press;
Tribute to Colonel H ?The Sun; Dying inside from wounds you can't see ? Times

Tuesday, November 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

White flags over Stanley

20 years after the end of the Falklands War the myth of 'white flags flying over Stanley' on the morning of 14 June 1982, has finally been exploded.

Tuesday, November 12th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

New Chief Executive for Falkland Islands Government

The next Chief Executive will be Chris Simpkins. Chris, 50, is currently Chief Executive of South Holland District Council in Lincolnshire. He hopes to take up post in early March, as the current Chief Executive Michael Blanch reaches the end of his contract.

Monday, November 11th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

“Gibraltar issues remain to be discussed with Spain”

Despite the resounding rejection of the concept of joint sovereignty by the people of Gibraltar in last week's referendum, the office of the British Prime Minister insisted that issues remain to be discussed with Spain regarding the future of the Rock.

Monday, November 11th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Falklands focus in remembrance events

The 20th anniversary of the Falklands war has figured prominently in special services for Remembrance Day commemorating the British and Commonwealth dead of all past wars. The theme was remembrance of -- and gratitude to -- those who died fighting for freedom.

Monday, November 11th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Falklands War Veterans commemorate war dead.

In Port Stanley, on Remembrance Sunday, the Duke of York has joined more than 200 veterans of the Falklands War, in paying homage to those who died in Two World Wars and the Falklands Conflict.

Monday, November 11th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

'Stolen' Argentine helmet returned to rightful owner.

The guilt felt for 20 years by a British soldier has resulted in a 'stolen' battle helmet being returned to the grave of an Argentine soldier, buried in the Falklands.

Sunday, November 10th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Prince's Falklands tribute to Argentine dead

Prince's Falklands tribute to Argentine dead (Telegraph); Prince's Falkland Tribute (Sky News); Prince pays tribute to Falklands dead (BBC); Falklands Duke pays respects to Argentina's war dead (Ananova)

Saturday, November 9th 2002 - 20:00 UTC

Veteran's visit coverage by UK Media

Headlines: Prince Andrew honours Falklands dead (BBC); Prince honours Argentinian dead (Express); Falkland veterans slay ghosts, not foes (Times)

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