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Stories for September 13th 2000

  • Wednesday, September 13th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Outgoing British Ambassador in Argentina talks about the Falklands.

    In an interview with “La Nación” in London, outgoing British Ambassador in Argentina William Mardsen said he didn't anticipate changes in the near future concerning sovereignty over the Falkland Islands. He added that Islanders want to remain British and that much progress can still be achieved between Britain and Argentina in the South Atlantic fisheries, oil and cooperation to eliminate mine fields in the Islands.

  • Wednesday, September 13th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Retracing Shackleton's epic voyage.

    A British military expedition to retrace the footsteps of explorer Ernest Shackleton set sail from Gosport, Hampshire this week on an epic voyage to the Southern Atlantic.
    The Army-led joint services team on the 50 foot, steel-hulled yacht Ice Maiden is expected to touch Uruguay and the Falkland Islands, before the final push to South Georgia.