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Falkland Islands

  • Sunday, April 17th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    New - but old-style - look for historic Stanley building

    THE Old Central Store in Stanley's dockyard is undergoing a face-lift.
    The Store was built in the summer of 1843/44 and was one of the first buildings to be constructed on the site of the new town of Stanley, Falkland Islands.

  • Friday, April 15th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Desire aspires to summer drilling; Face-lift for historic Store;
    Briefly: Reaction to illex closure; A royal wedding gift; HM's birthday holiday; Astor is final cruiser; Summer time Ends; Apology.

  • Wednesday, April 13th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Gibraltar Breaking News.

    Headlines:
    Britain's commitment to Gibraltar unchanged; Spain presses for nuclear sub reassurance; MPs urge Hoon to halt Mod reorganization.

  • Wednesday, April 13th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Barton: high seas squid catching undermine conservation

    Unless conservation measures can be extended to the high seas there's always a risk that actions taken in the EEZs are undermined, said Falkland Islands Fisheries Department Director John Barton following the Islands decision to close the Illex squid season as of Wednesday 08:00 hours.

  • Tuesday, April 12th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands' closure of Illex season is official

    Falkland Islands Fisheries Department announced Tuesday the early closure of the Illex season for conservation reasons beginning Wednesday April 13, at 08:00 hours.

  • Monday, April 11th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands' media coverage in UK on show next week.

    An exhibition book of UK media coverage of the Falklands will be on display at Standard Chartered Bank in Stanley next week.


    The publicity has been generated by Keene, the public relations consultancy for the Falkland Islands Government.

  • Monday, April 11th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Desire Petroleum Press Release

    Desire Petroleum Monday announces the appointment of Peak Well Management to carry out the well design and drilling project management of the planned 3-well drilling programme in the Falkland Islands.

  • Saturday, April 9th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Dispute over sunken treasure offshore Gibraltar

    The governments of Spain and Britain and a private U.S. salvage company are disputing billions of dollars in a treasure believed to be aboard the “HMS Sussex,” which has been resting off the coast of Gibraltar for 311 years.

  • Friday, April 8th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    Best practice' approach to drilling, minerals company assures Falklands; Disappointing illex season to close two months early; Mass at St Mary's on Pope's funeral day; Racecourse housing deferred.

  • Thursday, April 7th 2005 - 21:00 UTC

    Falkland Oil and Gas Limited

    Exploration Update & Appointment of Full Time Exploration Manager.

    Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (“FOGL”) announces the appointment of Patrick Bird as Exploration Manager.