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  • Wednesday, June 5th 2019 - 13:01 UTC

    Falkland Islands Reception in London

    The Hon.Roger Edwards,MLA, delivering the key note speech.

    Marking another successful year the Annual Falkland Islands Government Reception took place on Tuesday 4th June at Middle Temple, London.

  • Sunday, December 9th 2018 - 17:51 UTC

    Battle Day 2018 in London

    Andrew Rosindell MP, lays the wreath for the All-Party Falklands Parliamentary Group. MLA Teslyn Barkman lays the wreath for the Falkland Islands Government.

    The annual Falklands memorial service at the Cenotaph took place on the 8th December in brilliant sunshine. On this day in 1914, the naval Battle of the Falkland Islands took place and the ceremony is a commemoration of those who gave their lives then. It also honours those who fell liberating the Islands from Argentine occupation in 1982.

  • Monday, April 28th 2014 - 08:25 UTC

    Falklands Governor Colin Roberts takes office next Tuesday 29 April

    As former head of the Overseas Territories Directory, Mr. Roberts is well versed in Falklands' affairs

    Falkland Islands governor designate Colin Roberts CVO will be taking the oath of office next Tuesday morning 29 April at the Court and Assembly Chamber of Stanley's Town Hall. The swearing in ceremony will be followed by a parade at Victory Green, according to a release from Gilbert House.

  • Friday, February 28th 2014 - 05:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands acting governor until the end of April sworn in

     John Duncan will take the post of British Virgin Islands governor in mid-year

    John Duncan OBE was sworn in as Acting Governor of the Falkland Islands on Thursday at 5pm at Government House, in advance of the arrival of the Islands’ next Governor Colin Roberts CVO at the end of April.

  • Tuesday, February 25th 2014 - 20:26 UTC

    Falkland Islands with an acting governor until April

    Colin Duncan will be in office until Governor Colin Roberts arrives and then off to Virgin Islands

    Falkland Islands former Governor Nigel Haywood CVO departed the Islands on Tuesday and his successor, Colin Roberts CVO, is not expected to take up his post before late April. In the interim, John Duncan OBE has been designated as acting Governor of the Falkland Islands and acting Commissioner of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands.