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10 September 2016
According to Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor for the Guardian, Foreign minister Susana Malcorra says she wants to end era of confrontation over the Falklands. more »
10 September 2016
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government (GSGSSI) celebrated Toothfish Day with a reception and quiz at Government House, more »
10 September 2016
British Antarctic Survey: New marine biodiversity study reveals the impact of glacial events on seabed communities more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I have very little to comment on today. more »
03 September 2016
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I have just a couple of questions if you don’t mind? more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I am not sure I will have the luxury of pausing between the sections as I deal with Health and Social Services, Immigration, the FIDF, the Fire Service, Housing and Sport. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I will be as brief as my voice permits. It was tested by the Mineral Resources Report earlier. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, in rising to support the Motion I have a couple of observations, please if I may? more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, we do indeed live in uncertain times. I guess the test to the case is the ability of governments to adjust to the circumstances for the benefit of their citizens. more »
03 September 2016
I would like to begin with an item that we talked about previously at length in this House and I will not labour it here but it is that of waste management. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I, too, would like to make some comments on Farmers’ Week following the Honourable Ian Hansen’s lead. more »
03 September 2016
The first paper for consideration addressed the provision of fishery protection. more »
03 September 2016
The rapid warming of the Antarctic Peninsula, which occurred from the early-1950s to the late 1990s, has paused. more »
03 September 2016
A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place at 0900hrs on Thursday, 25 August 2016. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, in rising to give you the Public Works Department Report – slightly delayed – it is a large report, so bear with me. Of course there are a lot of exciting things happening in Public Works. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, the Honourable Michael Poole and I meet regularly with the Chamber of Commerce Board and there are less frequent meetings with all the Assembly members and the Board and we often have a number of items to follow up from those. more »
03 September 2016
Overseas Territories leaders shifted focus to the dangers of the growing global Zika virus epidemic as they met on the final day of the pre-Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meeting in the Turks and Caicos Islands last Thursday (21 July). more »
03 September 2016
A meeting of legislative Assembly took place in the court and Assembly Chamber of the town hall at 0900hrs on Thursday, 28 July 2016. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, the world is at war said the Pope yesterday after the murder of a Priest conducting Mass in a church in Normandy – a very serious event. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I, too, enormously enjoyed the coverage we were lucky enough to get of the Olympics and following on from what the Honourable Phyl Rendell has said, we need to pay tribute more often to all the voluntary groups who keep sport going in the Islands. more »
03 September 2016
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I, too, would like to wish good luck and congratulations to those who received results this morning and for those who received their “A” Level results last week as well. Again, there were some very good results. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I will be brief as I have spoken at length. But I already note that we have got 18 lights on in here at this meeting. more »
03 September 2016
Thank you Mr Speaker. In rising to support the Motion I only have a few points as well. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Like the Honourable Gavin Short I wasn’t going to say anything but as No. 2 with the Education Board and with Barry Elsby being sick and absent today, more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, it wasn’t my intention to speak to the Motion for Adjournment but I just couldn’t hold back. more »
26 August 2016
Falkland Islands Development Corporation (FIDC) has announced the launch the first of their International Business Mentoring Scheme partnerships, in the pairing of Stanley’s Waterfront Hotel owner ... more »
11 August 2016
An article published on 10 August in an Argentine newspaper shows a letter sent from the Prime Minister Theresa May to the Argentine President Macri, regarding air links to Argentina and hydrocarbons. more »
12 December 2015
The Yorkshire Post reports that Fast-Form Systems has won a £200,000 contract with the Ministry of Defence to help build three soldiers’ accommodation blocks on remote hilltop sites in the Falklands. more »
22 June 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I would very much like to thank all the Treasury Staff for all the work they put in to preparing the budget and indeed the Policy Department and all those Directors in the Government and less of that have to contribute to the budget process. more »
15 January 2007
Fears that OPEC will cut production for the third time in four months have elped to increase the price of crude today. more »
07 December 2005
Find out what happened during this important meeting. more »
Teaberry Express
10 September 2016
For the second year running, FIG has launched a regional competition to visit the Falklands. more »
03 September 2016
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I will start with the Treasury portfolio update. It has been a long time since my last update, which was in January. more »
01 September 2016
As the second of my two-part interview series for my new book “The First Casualty – The untold story of the Falklands War” today I interview Jim Fairfield – more »
12 December 2015
In November 2015, Members of Executive Council approved the donation of a building plot on the Sapper Hill Development to the Lighthouse Seaman’s Mission Trust... more »
08 December 2005
Islanders were concerned when they heard of Baroness Thatcher's hospitalisation on Wednesday. Photo (c) J. Brock (FINN) Baroness Thatcher and the late Dennis Thatcher in Goose Green in 1992. more »
07 December 2005
A brief run-down of South Atlantic news more »
07 December 2005
A brief run-down of South Atlantic news. more »
News from St Helena
03 September 2016
Monday’s formal Legislative Council meeting was the first of many official meetings which will now be held in the newly refurbished Council Chamber at the Castle more »
03 September 2016
A meeting of Executive Council commenced at 09.30hrs today with five items on the Open Agenda. more »
03 September 2016
The St Helena Government has announced that work continues to mitigate the challenges of wind shear at St Helena Airport and that safety remains paramount. more »
03 September 2016
This month we look at the positive elements of wellness so you can take control of your health. more »
03 September 2016
It seems we won’t be waving goodbye to our beloved RMS St Helena just yet… more »
The Craft of Journalism
02 August 2008
We begin in 2007 when it was decided to update "The Young Man and Journalism" by the late Chester Sanders Lord and to focus that update on what is happening to the craft in the South Atlantic Islands. more »
14 June 2008
Interested people should realise what is going to happen to them when they enter into journalism as a career. Today’s it is quite different than it was when “The Young Man and Journalism” was written. Photos (C) J. Brock (FINN) more »
03 May 2008
Chester Sanders Lord was my Great Uncle. Though he died a good 13 years before I was born we have the same passion - Journalism. more »
News Archive
21 July 2012
A possible merger of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) with the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) was announced on June 7th by more »
13 August 2011
Staff at British Antarctic Surveys Rothera Research Station recently raised the Union flag to mark the first sighting of the sun again after several weeks of continual darkness. more »
13 August 2011
Frank Wild was one of the most experienced polar explorers of the heroic era. more »
14 May 2011
Two memorials dedicated to Britons who lost their lives in the service of science in Antarctica are unveiled this week. Since 1948, a total of 29 people have died in British Antarctic Territory, one of the most extreme, inhospitable and uncharted places on Earth. more »
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