Falkland Islands Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Gibraltar at the brunt of BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    ... and tax breaks. Back in Merry Olde England, patriots fulminate that Gibraltar may create another heroic "Falkland Islands moment" - that the United Kingdom must send in the British fleet to gallantly defend the Rock against Spanish invaders. It's ...

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  2. Gibraltar gov't claims "Illegal incursion" into waters by Spanish gunshipRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... over Gibraltar's future. Lord Howard repeatedly compared the situation to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands that led to war with the United Kingdom in 1982. Spain has long sought to reclaim Gibraltar. Voters in Gibraltar, a ...

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  3. Spain's colonialism in GibraltarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... the U.K. retains jurisdiction are those where a clear majority of the population demands it, such as the Falkland Islands. Far from hanging on to places that want independence, the British have pulled out of several places that wanted them to stay. ...

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  4. Veteran shares navy memories with residents at care homeRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2017 | West Sussex Today

    ... he visited Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, South Africa, Italy, Malta, Caribbean, West Indies, Falkland Islands, crossing the Equator and the Arctic several times. John said: "I started off as a stoker and by the time I retired, I was an ...

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  5. Brokerages Set Premier Oil PLC (PMO) Target Price at $89.50Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | IntersportsWire

    ... and production company with oil and gas interests in the North Sea, South East Asia, Pakistan, the Falkland Islands and Latin America. The Company is engaged in the business of upstream oil and gas exploration and production. The Company's ...

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  6. Analogy sparks Brexit war of words over GibraltarRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... Howard said Prime Minister Theresa May would defend Gibraltar as her predecessor Margaret Thatcher did the Falkland Islands. Howard told the BBC on Sunday that in 1982, "another woman prime minister sent a task force halfway across the world to ...

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  7. Spain 'surprised' by Britain's tone on GibraltarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... the way because the sovereignty can not be changed without the agreement of the people of Gibraltar ". The Falkland Islands and a dozen other territories are, like Gibraltar , sovereign parts of the United Kingdom, but are not automatically part of ...

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  8. 'Jaw-jaw' not war-war with Spain, Theresa May insistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Andover Advertiser

    ... deep unease in Westminster. Lord Howard repeatedly compared the situation to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands that led to war with the UK in 1982. He said: "Thirty-five years ago this week, another woman prime minister sent a taskforce ...

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  9. Spain calls for 'calm' over Gibraltar following Tory remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... interviews over the weekend, Lord Howard repeatedly compared the situation to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands which led to war with the UK. He told Sky News 's Sophy Ridge on Sunday: "Thirty-five years ago this week, another woman ...

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  10. Intelligence committee head blasts Lord Howard's 'apocalyptic' Gibraltar remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    Former Tory leader Lord Howard's suggestion that Theresa May would be prepared to go to war over Gibraltar has been dismissed as "apocalyptic" by the chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. Critics have condemned the peer's comparison of the situation on the Rock to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, and ISC chairman Dominic Grieve said there was "no evidence" for Lord Howard's remarks.

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  11. Spain calls for calm after Tory grandee's war cry over GibraltarRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... "isn't going to happen". Lord Howard repeatedly compared the situation to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands that led to war with the United Kingdom in 1982. Madrid has urged Britain to calm down over the fate of Gibraltar after a former ...

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  12. Here's how Brexit has sparked a war of words between U.K. and Spain over GibraltarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... Howard said Prime Minister Theresa May would defend Gibraltar as her predecessor Margaret Thatcher did the Falkland Islands. Howard told the BBC on Sunday that in 1982, "another woman prime minister sent a task force halfway across the world to ...

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  13. Triumph in the Falkland Islands evoked as Britain threatens war against Spain to keep GibraltarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Canada.com

    A man walks at the Spain-Gibraltar border on April 3, 2017 in La Linea de la Concepcion, in Spain. Argentine soldiers on their way to occupy the captured Royal Marines base in Puerto Argentino/Port Stanley, a few days after the Argentine military seized the Falkland Islands, starting a war between the Argentina and the United Kingdom, Apr. 13, 1982.

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  14. Your Evening Briefing 18 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Bloomberg

    It's been under British control since 1713 and has long been a point of contention with Spain . But the fate of Gibraltar in the post-Brexit world surged into prominence over the weekend after former Conservative Party leader Michael Howard compared the area to the Falkland Islands, hinting that Britain would be willing to wage war to retain "the Rock" at the mouth of the Mediterranean.

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  15. Amid Brexit, British citizens are suddenly gripped by nostalgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... the British prime minister would defend Gibraltar just as forthrightly as Margaret Thatcher defended the Falkland Islands 30 years ago . Thatcher staged a military invasion of the Falklands; so now, presumably, Britain is threatening to invade ...

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  16. Gibraltar says EU boss like 'cuckolded husband', Britain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... to go to war to defend the territory, as then prime minister Margaret Thatcher did with Argentina over the Falkland Islands 35 years ago. "The Spanish government is a little surprised by the tone of comments coming out of Britain, a country known ...

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  17. Brexit could give Spain major bargaining power over GibraltarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... against Spain for Gibraltar if necessary, just as Margaret Thatcher did against Argentina in 1982 over the Falkland Islands. Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two years - an ...

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  18. UPDATE 1-Britain will wait for final EU guidelines on Gibraltar- May's spokesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Reuters

    ... to go to war to defend the territory, as then prime minister Margaret Thatcher did with Argentina over the Falkland Islands 35 years ago. May's spokesman said what Howard "was trying to establish was the resolve that we will have to protect the ...

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  19. Battle of Gibraltar: The feud between Britain and Spain explained, and what it has to do with BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... nation over an island territory: The 1980s conflict between the U.K. and Argentina over the Falkland Islands, or Malvinas. Michael Howard, a former Conservative leader, said in a Sunday television interview that prime minister Margaret Thatcher had ...

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  20. Downing Street tries to calm suggestions that UK could fight Spain over the future of GibraltarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | IcWalsall

    ... Howard on Sunday that the dispute over Gibraltar might be settled in the same way as the dispute over the Falkland Islands in the 1980s - when the UK sent a taskforce to re-take the islands following an invasion by Argentina. Asked by journalists on ...

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