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Prince William
Wednesday, February 1st 2012 - 16:05 UTC

Prince William leaves for the Falklands Wednesday night from Brize Norton

The heir of the British throne will be deployed at MPA as a search and rescue helicopter pilot

The British government confirmed that Prince William begins this Wednesday his six week deployment in the disputed Falkland Islands as a helicopter pilot when he flies out from RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire tonight.

Wednesday, February 1st 2012 - 06:44 UTC

Argentina condemns the UK for its ‘bullying patriotism’ in the Malvinas dispute

The release also regrets the arrival of Prince William in a ‘conqueror’s uniform’ and not with the wisdom of a statesman

Argentina condemned the announcement of the arrival of state of the art HMS Dauntless, a British warship, to the Falklands/Malvinas Islands and urged the UK to “avoid falling in the temptation of engaging in discourse that transforms patriotism in bullying patriotism.”

Wednesday, December 14th 2011 - 16:29 UTC

Duke of Kent to visit Falklands to mark Queen Elizabeth II diamond jubilee

Prince William after spending time as a rescue pilot in the Falklands, will visit with Catherine the Asia-Pacific region

Britain's royal family will tour the globe next year to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II diamond jubilee marking 60 years on the throne, Buckingham Palace announced on Wednesday.

Monday, November 14th 2011 - 06:16 UTC

Falklands’ deployment of Prince William not intended to be a “provocative act”

General Sir David Richards, Chief of the Defence Staff: “no repeat of the mistake made in 1982”

Britain's chief of armed forces David Richards denied that the recent announcement of the deployment of Prince William to the Falklands Islands was a “provocative act” towards Argentina.

Saturday, November 12th 2011 - 09:48 UTC

Argentina describes Prince Williams Falklands’ deployment as “a provocative act”

Prince Williams is expected in the Falklands during the period February/March 2012

Argentina complained Friday that Prince William's six-week mission as a rescue pilot in the Falkland Islands, the object of a 1982 British-Argentine war, is “a provocative act.”

Friday, November 11th 2011 - 07:35 UTC

Prince William to be posted to the Falklands on tour of duty with the RAF

Duke of Cambridge will spend six weeks on the Falklands in February and March

Prince William will be posted on a tour of duty to the Falkland Islands next year, the Royal Air Force said Thursday in a statement. The South Atlantic Islands are disputed by Argentina.

Tuesday, July 19th 2011 - 13:22 UTC

South Georgia set of stamps to celebrate marriage of Prince William and Kate

The £1.15 stamp is a portrait of Catherine Middleton as she joins Prince William for the wedding ceremony

A set of three stamps, a beautiful souvenir sheet-let and two first day covers will be released by South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on July 25th to mark the recent Royal Wedding, reports the June edition of the South Georgia Newsletter.

Tuesday, July 19th 2011 - 02:06 UTC

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thank Falklands for wedding gifts

William and Kate, adoptive parents of two King Penguins

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have thanked the Falkland Islands Government and the people of the Falkland Islands for their recent wedding gifts.

Friday, May 6th 2011 - 06:26 UTC

Malvinas events overshadowed by Royal Wedding, complains Argentine minister

Defence minister Arturo Puricelli targeted the Argentine media for the ‘extensive coverage’

Argentine Defence Secretary Arturo Puricelli said he was disappointed with the “excessive coverage” granted by the Argentine media to the Royal Wedding and regretted so little attention was given to the commemoration of Malvinas conflict events.

Friday, May 6th 2011 - 02:40 UTC

Falkland Islands issue special stamp to commemorate the Royal Wedding

The stamp features cameo portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The Falkland Islands Post Office issued a special stamp to commemorate the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton.

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