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  1. Shetland footballers make semi-final after 5-0 winRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Shetland Today

    ... Tulloch put his shot just wide of the post. Minutes later Aitken shot over the bar from close range as the Falkland Islands struggled to claw their way back into the game. Shetland came close again on 75 minutes as Johnston cleverly flicked on a set ...

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  2. Anglesey launches bid to host Island Games in 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Island could be in a position to stage the biennial event in 10 years' time says MP Albert Owen on visit to this year's event being staged on Jersey More than 150 Anglesey athletes are currently taking part in the NatWest Island Games , which are being held on the Channel Island of Jersey, bringing together more than 3,000 athletes from 24 islands as widespread as the Falkland Islands and St Helena. Ynys Mon Labour MP Albert Owen is in Jersey where he is due to meet with games officials and representatives of the Ynys Mon Island Games Association to discuss the issue.

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  3. Rig Rout Puts Smaller Drillers in Front as Oil Majors Scale BackRead the original story

    Monday | Bloomberg

    ... producers to snap up the rigs for new prospects. Premier Oil Plc said in May it struck crude off the Falkland Islands, while U.K. competitor BowLeven Plc is preparing to drill at Cameroon's offshore Etinde Permit and has begun an onshore well at its ...

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  4. Wedding pictures upstaged by flypast of vintage Vulcan jetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... the Falklands War in 1982. A squadron of the bombers flew seven missions from Ascension Island to the Falkland Islands, tasked with taking out key strategic targets, such as airfields. At the time, the bombers set a world record for the longest ...

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  5. FCO Vows to "Resist Argentine Threats"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Guy Fawkes' blog

    Tension is high as Argentina's state prosecutor orders an embargo of UK assets involved in Falklands hydrocarbons operations, demanding the seizure of more than $156m of international equipment, including ships, drilling platforms and bank accounts. "We have been absolutely clear that Argentine domestic law does not apply in the Falkland Islands, nor in the waters that surround them The government of Argentina should refrain from unjustified provocations of this kind The Falkland Islanders have every right to decide their own future, including through the development of their economy.

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  6. UK slams - unlawful' Malvinas rulingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... said. "We will continue to support the companies as they move forward. Argentine law does not apply to the Falkland Islands," she added. Herraez, hailing from Tierra del Fuego - the southerly province which enjoys jurisdiction over the Malvinas ...

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  7. Rig rout puts smaller drillers in front as majors scale backRead the original story

    Yesterday | World Oil

    ... producers to snap up the rigs for new prospects. Premier Oil Plc said in May it struck crude off the Falkland Islands, while UK competitor BowLeven Plc is preparing to drill at Cameroon's offshore Etinde Permit and has begun an onshore well at its ...

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  8. Seniors embark on adventure with Elderhostel tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA.com

    ... airfare from the United States. Also on the high end is a 24-night study cruise of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and a nearby island called South Georgia for around $14,000 per person. This price covers expert lectures, experienced group leaders, ...

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  9. Market Report: Shares in fracking firm IGas Energy have run out of steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    ... gold producer Randgold Resources, up 26p to 4,400p, and silver miner Fresnillo, up 2.5p to 700.5p. The Falkland Islands oil drillers fell after a federal judge in Argentina ordered their assets to be seized. Tensions have flared up between the UK ...

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  10. UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 30Read the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... Tinto Plc's Australian coal assets, the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter. * FALKLAND ISLANDS: Britain on Monday accused Argentina of a politically motivated and illegal attack on the nascent oil industry around the ...

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  11. Carlisle city centre comes to standstill for armed forces dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News and Star

    ... because we are and were part of the army of the British Government. Most of us are war veterans of the Falkland Islands, Kosovo and Malaysia," he added. Ailsa Copeland, 11, of Morton, was with the junior leader cadets and was nervous about being in ...

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  12. UPDATE 2-UK slams Argentine plan to seize Falklands oil driller assetsRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    Britain on Monday accused Argentina of a politically motivated and illegal attack on the nascent oil industry around the disputed Falkland Islands, after Buenos Aires said it would seek to seize the assets of drillers operating in region. On Saturday, a federal judge in Tierra del Fuego ordered the seizure of $156 million in bank accounts, boats and other property belonging to six European and U.S. oil companies operating in the islands.

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  13. UK says Argentine plan to seize Falklands oil driller assets 'unlawful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Star

    ... and will continue to support them as they move forward. Argentine domestic law does not apply to the Falkland Islands." The companies named in the judge's order were Premier Oil Plc, Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd, Rockhopper Exploration Plc, Noble Energy ...

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  14. UK says Argentine plan to seize Malvinas oil driller assets 'unlawful'Read the original story

    Monday | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... and will continue to support them as they move forward. Argentine domestic law does not apply to the Falkland Islands." The companies named in the judge's order were Premier Oil Plc, Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd, Rockhopper Exploration Plc, Noble Energy ...

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  15. Market Report: Falklands oil drillers feel the heat as Argentina makes bid to seize assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | This Is London

    Falkland Islands oil drillers took a hit today as they found themselves being punted around in a game of political football. Shares in the London-listed explorers, Premier Oil , Rockhopper Exploration and Falkland Oil and Gas dropped after a federal judge in Argentina ordered their assets to be seized.

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  16. Cold War plane Vulcan bomber, part of UK nuclear deterrent, begins goodbye tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    ... during the Falklands War in 1982. A squadron of the bombers flew 7 missions from Ascension Island to the Falkland Islands, tasked with taking out key strategic targets, such as airfields. At the time, the bombers set a world record for the longest ...

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  17. Argentinian judge orders A 100m asset seizure from British oil...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | This Is Money

    British oil explorers drilling around the Falkland Islands are facing a A 100m asset seizure on the orders of an Argentinian judge.

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  18. Argentina orders asset seizure from Falkland oil firmsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | UAport

    Buenos Aires---An Argentine judge Saturday ordered the seizure of $156 million and other assets from British and US oil companies looking for crude in waters off the disputed Falkland Islands. Judge Lilian Herraez, based in the Tierra del Fuego region of southern Argentina, also ordered the firms to stop their exploration activities.

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  19. Argentine judge orders seizure of assets of companies operating in the FalklandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Live Charts

    ... of "illegal activities of exploration, search and eventual extraction of hydrocarbons in proximity to the Falkland Islands", saying they did not obtain permits issued by "the competent authority in Argentina". A statement released by the ...

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  20. Argentine court orders seizure of Falklands/Malvinas 'illegal' oil drillers' assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Russia Taday

    ... for "illegal activities of exploration, search and eventual extraction of hydrocarbons in proximity to the Falkland Islands" because the companies in question failed to obtain permits issued by "the competent authority in Argentina." The five ...

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