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Stories for November 22nd 2001

  • Thursday, November 22nd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Gibraltar shadow over Falklands election

    In one of the smallest and remotest elections in the world, over 1,500 voters in the Falkland Islands go to the polls (Today Thursday November 22), with the shadow of Argentina's sovereignty claim still hanging over them despite defeat of the Argentine invasion force in the 1982 Falklands Conflict.

  • Thursday, November 22nd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Little change in Falklands Legislature.

    'A victory for consistency', is how one person described the outcome of the Falklands General Election, which saw five of the eight seats filled by candidates who served for four years on the previous Legislature. However, another person described the result as, 'Disappointing', adding that it was, 'A lost opportunity to bring in new blood to the Government'.