A man has died after a Border Force raid on a boat in the Isles of Scilly, police said.
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Sunday 25 March 2012
Thirty years have passed since a small group of islands in the south Atlantic became headline news but for those who were there, memories of the Falklands war will never fade.
Friday 23 March 2012
King George Tupou V of Tonga was widely seen as a reformer who gave up most of his powers in order to usher in a more democratic era to the small South Pacific kingdom of 176 islands with a population of just over 105,000. Seen as an eccentric by many, Tupou loved Savile Row suits and military uniforms, and had a penchant for the dress of Lord Chelmsford's army in the Anglo-Zulu campaign, with spats, pith helmet and brass. He commanded the Tongan Defence Services, which saw service in Iraq and are now in Afghanistan.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Hillary Clinton launches search after photograph appears to show fate of US pioneer's aeroplane
Sunday 18 March 2012
The View From Here: On official welcomes
Friday 16 March 2012
Scattered across 650 miles of the Indian Ocean, these tropical islands offer superb beaches, dramatic scenery and a benign climate.
Thursday 01 March 2012
Six hundred passengers from the Costa Allegra were told they will be flown back to Europe later today after spending three sweltering tropical nights aboard the crippled luxury cruise liner.
Saturday 18 February 2012
If you have visited the cinema recently, you will be familiar with the scenario of Carnage, even if you have not actually seen the film; the promotional clips have been aired endlessly.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
Long-running plans for the resort of Islandia may come to an end next week after spending more than 50 years as a developer's dream.
Saturday 11 February 2012
The pace of life is always slow on Norfolk Island, a scenic speck of land in the Pacific Ocean settled by descendants of the Bounty mutineers.
Friday 10 February 2012
Italy's most romantic city is the perfect place to take your Valentine – or get into the carnival spirit, says William Cook.
Thursday 09 February 2012
A Maldives court issued an arrest warrant for former President Mohamed Nasheed, one day after his supporters rampaged in the capital and his claim of being ousted by a coup left unclear the stability of the fledging Indian Ocean democracy.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
The president of the island nation of Maldives, who became the country's first democratically elected leader in three decades, resigned today following weeks of sometimes violent public protests over his controversial order to arrest a senior judge.
Saturday 04 February 2012
The Royal Navy is sending a nuclear submarine to the Falkland Islands amid heightened tensions between Britain and Argentina over the disputed islands, it was reported today.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
Two tourists and their guide have been abducted by gunmen in the southern Philippines.
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