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Stories for January 23rd 2001

  • Tuesday, January 23rd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Best Strike Aircraft in World for UK

    The Harrier jump jet aircraft which played such a vital role in the recapture of the Falkland Islands from the Argentines in 1982 is to be replaced by what the British Defence Secretary, Mr Geoff Hoon, has described as the best aircraft of its type in the world “with the agility of a light fighter and the punch of a bomber”.

  • Tuesday, January 23rd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

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  • Tuesday, January 23rd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Excellent cruise vessel season. Mercury visit Stanley.

    Imagine how it would be if Buenos Aires woke up one morning to find a floating city its own size or bigger moored in the River Plate just outside the Darsena Norte. This is pretty much what happened in the Falkland Islands today, Monday, with the arrival in the outer harbour of Port Stanley (population around 1800) of the Celebrity Cruises ship Mercury,( population anything up to 3000, including 900 crew and staff members from 50 different countries.)