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Hands off our island, Australia: Norfolk residents fight 're-colonization'

It's an attempt to recolonise

NORFOLK ISLAND's 2210 residents — many of them descendants of mutineers from HMS Bounty — have presented a petition to the United Nations accusing Australia of trying to recolonise their tiny South Pacific island. Human rights lawyer Geoffrey ... Daily Telegraph Australia, 6 days ago
An attempt to recolonise Perth Now, 6 days ago
Sydney Morning Herald

The timepiece that helped Captain Cook get a quick fix and put Australia on the map

What was it that Captain Cook came to call his "trusty friend" and "never-failing guide", which accompanied him on his second and third voyages? The answer is the first marine timekeeper known as "K1", which was a copy of a sea-watch built by ...
 Sydney Morning Herald2 days ago

Norfolk Island in battle with Australia for autonomy

Norfolk Island is in a state of chaos after protestors occupy the grounds of its former legislative assembly, seeking the resignation of the Australian administrator and re-instatement of autonomy. The Australian government is set to resume control ... days ago

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 28, 2016

Today is Thursday, April 28, the 119th day of 2016 with 247 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn. Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus.
 Breitbart.com4 days ago

World News Update, what you need to know (AAP)

, 6:00 am South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as first vice president, hours after he returned to the capital of Juba for the first time since conflict erupted more than two years ago. ELSEWHERE: LONDON - Norfolk ...
 West Australian5 days ago

It's an attempt to recolonise

WorldAustralia's heavy-handed attempt to recolonise Norfolk Island is embarrassingApril 27, 2016 4:42amReutersNews Corp Australia Network WorldAustralia's heavy-handed attempt to recolonise Norfolk Island is embarrassingApril 27, 2016 ...
 Herald Sun6 days ago An attempt to recolonise  Herald Sun6 days ago

Lincoln Assassin John Wilkes Booth was Killed (April 26, 1865)

By This week (April 25 - May 1) in crime history John Wilkes Booth was killed (April 26, 1865); Andrew Cunanan began cross country killing spree (April 27, 1997); Jaycee Dugard's kidnappers plead guilty (April 28, 2011); Mutiny on the HMS Bounty ...
 Crime Magazine1 week ago

Tongues of Serpents

Naomi Novik [5 years ago] Convicted of treason despite their heroic defense against Napoleon's invasion of England, Temeraire and Capt. Will Laurence have been transported to a prison colony in distant Australia—and into a hornet's nest of ...
 MoonoftheSouth.com1 week ago

The boy who wrote to the whole world

When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to send a letter to every nation on earth In June 2013 a five-year-old boy, Toby Little, was walking home from school contemplating the long summer ahead. Money was tight that year - his mother, ...
 Gulf News2 weeks ago Toby Little, the boy who wrote to every country in the world  Melbourne Age1 month ago Toby Little, the boy who decided to write a letter to every country in the world  Sydney Morning Herald1 month ago Boy writes letters to every country in the world month ago

Gibraltar deflates celebratory annual balloon release

As one might expect, the smaller and more far-flung British Overseas Territories are home to some rather idiosyncratic annual celebrations and public holidays. On Tristan da Cunha , aka the most remote inhabited place on Earth, island denizens ...
 Mother Nature Network3 weeks ago
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