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  1. Northern lights, in history and nowRead the original story

    35 min ago | Dear Kitty

    ... FROST dons his astronomer's hat to reveal their provenance They saw them in Scotland , in Northumberland, on the Isle of Man and as far south as north Norfolk. It was some of the best British sightings of the aurora borealis , the famous northern ...

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  2. PokerStars hauls honors at European Poker AwardsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | RGT Online

    ONCHAN, Isle of Man -- -- PokerStars, an Amaya Gaming Group, Inc. company, last night put in a strong showing at the European Poker Awards in Malta with six awards going to sponsored players and staff, including Team PokerStars Pros Liv Boeree, George Danzer and Eugene Katchalov. The 2014 efforts of the three members of Team PokerStars Pro were recognized with Boeree winning the Female Player of the Year award, Katchalov bagging Ukrainian Player of the Year and Danzer scooping the Poker Ambassador of the Year title.

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    2 hrs ago | Manxnet Online

    Commonwealth Games medallist Peter Kennaugh picked up the Sportsman of the Year award at last night's annual Isle of Man Sports Awards. Sportswoman of the year went to snowboard champion Zoe Gillings-Brier, while TT rider Conor Cummins won ambassador of the year.

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  4. BP tanker arrives in Falmouth for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    ... the other was constructed at Mitsubishi Heavy industries in Japan. They are British-flagged, with Douglas, Isle of Man as their port of registry. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. ...

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  5. Sure publishes mobile business accounts ahead of spectrum tax debateRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    ... of Sure's mobile business ahead of this debate," said Eddie Saints, CEO of Sure in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. "The local mobile telecoms industry is competitive with three operators serving a population of just 63,000 and, as you can see ...

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  6. Dragon's Den without the CamerasRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    KPMG have taken the role of lead sponsor of the SiliconIOM Entrepreneur Event series, and hosted their first private supper at the Claremont, supported by fellow sponsors IQE and Continent 8, on Tuesday 10 March. Courtenay Heading attended and represented the Isle of Man Government's continued support.

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  7. Blooming great rose scented stamps to mark Women's Institute (WI) centenaryRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    Isle of Man Post Office has been working in collaboration with the Isle of Man WI Federation to mark the Institutes centenary anniversary celebration with a brand new rose scented stamp issue due for release April 25, 2015. The set of six stamps, marks 100 years of camaraderie and campaigning work, depicts a range of images of both the current Isle of Man WI chapter as well as some of the WIs most famous campaigns over the past 100 years, and a selection of Island members.

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  8. Prestigious Award Recognises an 'Unsung Hero' at Ramsey CrookallRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    Perry Downward, Director of Operations at Ramsey Crookall, has won a prestigious title at the 2015 City of London Wealth Management Awards. Perry, who has been with the long-established Isle of Man stockbroking and investment management firm for 35 years, was honoured for his 'Exceptional Performance in the Back Office' during the ceremony at The Guildhall, London, on 17th March.

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  9. Trevor Is On BoardRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    ... ude a range of corporate, trust and pension solutions. Optimus employing over 40 staff, are headquartered in the Isle of Man as well as activity in Malta through a strategic partnership.

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  10. Significant Growth Makes Skanco One of the Island's Best Known it BrandsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    ... levels and expertise. Demand for Skanco's services, which has followed the growth of the business sector in the Isle of Man, comes from companies both large and small, the requirement for skilled IT resources being particularly buoyant recently. "To ...

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  11. Zurich appoints new Chief Life ActuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    ... Bristol University, Neil began his actuarial training with a life company in the UK before joining Zurich in the Isle of Man 16 years ago. Zurich's Actuarial Study Programme is renowned, and is structured to provide support to students during the ...

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  12. Airtime sponsored by Celton Manx benefits five good causesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    Campaigns for the Alzheimer's Society, the British Red Cross, Crossroads Care Young Carers Project, Samaritans and Tabitha's Trust were broadcast on Manx Radio between December 2014 and early March this year, since when the charities have been reflecting on what have been wholly positive outcomes from the radio commercials. Alzheimer's Society Isle of Man services manager Grahame Bell said: 'The opportunity to have a series of professionally made radio commercials was extremely welcome for our charity in the Isle of Man.

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  13. Blackpool is Back, and it's No April FoolRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    Following the sudden closure of Blackpool Airport last October, Citywing and the Airport owners have worked tirelessly to ensure that commercial flights can commence once again between Blackpool and the Isle of Man. Managing Director at Citywing, David Buck, said: 'We are so pleased by this positive conclusion to our negotiations with Blackpool and that it will be open once again for flights to the Isle of Man and Belfast from 1st April.

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  14. Manx Telecom platinum sponsor at Mind The Gap crypto currency expoRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    Manx Telecom, the Isle of Man's leading communications provider and only twin Tier 3 data centre operator, is proud to announce their platinum sponsorship of the Mind The Gap Expo on 10th April 2015, alongside 2.0 Blockchain Technology NXT and featuring speakers from around the world talking about crypto/digital currencies. Described as 'building the bridge between the crypto and financial worlds' and attracting over 2,500 registrants in advance, the virtual exhibition will showcase key players of the rapidly developing digital currencies sector.

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  15. Walter Wannenburgh appointed as Her Majesty's Solicitor GeneralRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Isle News

    Long-serving advocate Walter Wannenburgh has been appointed to the new position of Her Majesty's Solicitor General in the Isle of Man. Mr Wannenburgh, who is currently a partner at law firm DQ, will bring a wealth of experience to the role having demonstrated a strong track record of professional achievement since being called to the Manx Bar in 1993.

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  16. Louis Heathcote one win away from professional snooker ranks in...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

    Young potter Louis Heathcote is just one match away from joining the professional snooker ranks after making the European under-21 final in Malta. The 17-year-old, known as the Hoover, is taking on Darryl Hill, from the Isle of Man, with the winner being handed a two-year professional tour card.

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  17. First plastic bank notes are all set to go into circulationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    ... Ireland issued a polymer A 5 commemorative note celebrating the year 2000. A plastic note was introduced in the Isle of Man in 1983 but was withdrawn in 1988 owing to problems with the ink. Other adopters of the notes include Canada, whose last ...

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  18. Equiom to Showcase Aviation Expertise at ABACE 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... services sector with offices in some of the world's premier International Finance Centres - including the Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Malta and Hong Kong. It provides a range of innovative and effective fiduciary solutions that have widespread ...

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  19. Equiom recognised once again in eprivateclient's 'Most Admired Companies'Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... success at the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards where it was named 'Trust Company of the Year - Isle of Man'. -ENDS- Notes to editor: Image Captions: Image 1: Sheila Dean, Group Managing Director, Equiom About Equiom Equiom is fast ...

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  20. Could this man be the next Jeremy Clarkson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burton Mail

    ... media, including Stephen Fry, Piers Morgan, Katie Hopkins and even the fictional Alan Partridge. The former Isle of Man TT racer is well known for having a love of all things engines, and once held the world record for fastest speed on a bicycle. ...

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