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Stories for December 1st 2016

  • Thursday, December 1st 2016 - 13:01 UTC

    UK Faster entry available to Chile with the Registered Traveller Service

    Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill said “UK is open for business and I am excited we are going to be able to share benefits of Registered Traveller with Chile”

    Regular visitors to the UK from Chile, as with other founding members of Mercosur, are now eligible to apply to join the UK’s Registered Traveller Service. The Service provides approved members, who have undergone advanced security checks an expedited clearance through the UK border.

  • Thursday, December 1st 2016 - 12:17 UTC

    PM May and Trump talk about UK/US relationship and the role of NATO

    “They discussed NATO, agreeing on the importance of the Alliance, the need for more NATO members to meet the target of spending 2% of GDP”.

    Minister Theresa May spoke on Tuesday with President-elect Donald Trump about building close UK-US relationships and about the role of NATO. A Downing Street spokesperson said ”the Prime Minister called the US President-elect this afternoon as part of establishing a regular dialogue between both of them.

  • Thursday, December 1st 2016 - 11:56 UTC

    UK defence and security relationship underlined at Chile´s Exponaval 2016

    The Type 23 Frigate HMS Portland is making its first visit to Chile along with Royal Fleet Auxiliary RFA Gold Rover.

    Innovation, partnership and technology transfer are the main themes as the UK is showing a strong commitment to the UK/Chilean defence relationship by sending two Royal Navy ships to Exponaval 2016 in Valparaiso, Chile. The Type 23 Frigate HMS Portland is making its first visit to Chile along with Royal Fleet Auxiliary RFA Gold Rover.

  • Thursday, December 1st 2016 - 10:26 UTC

    Sir Cosmo thanks Falklands' people and lawmakers for his 100th birthday gift

    Sir Cosmo with the painting delivered by FIGO representative Sukey Cameron, MBE at his home in Ireland

    Lady Haskard has sent a message from former Falkland Islands governor Sir Cosmo Haskard thanking the Falklands people and lawmakers for the gift of the painting of Government House for his 100th birthday (November 25). The message was received by Sukey Cameron, MBE, Falklands' government representative in London and stated the following:

  • Thursday, December 1st 2016 - 07:01 UTC

    “Out of fuel” - The Chapecoense jet could barely fly the distance

    LAMIA's BAe 146 - RJ 85 was not designed to serve the Viru Viru Medellin route

    As talks between pilot and control tower of the flight that crashed on approach to Medellin on Monday carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense became available and “we're out of fuel” can be heard easily, aviation experts agree that the British Aerospace 146 - RJ 85 has a maximum range of little more than 2900 kilometers, which is roughly the same distance between the airports of origin (Viru Viru in Santa Cruz, Bolivia) and destination (Jose Maria Cordova International in Medellin, Colombia).

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