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3 hrs ago | Iom Online

Jack White's record-breaking record-making mention for Isle of Man

American blues-rock star Jack White had promised fans he would record and release the world's fastest record on World Record Store Day , a global celebration of the vinyl format.

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3 hrs ago | Iom Online

Classic cars tackle hill climbs around the Isle of Man

The Manx Classic sprint and hill climb fires into life today with the Governor's Sprint based around the TT Grandstand and Governor's Bridge areas.

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3 hrs ago | Iom Online

Tour the Isle of Man on a battery-powered bike

A fleet of electric bicycles is set to hit the island after new legislation gave the go-ahead to more powerful bikes.

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5 hrs ago | Manxnet Online

Meeting to tackle green lanes issue

Infrastructure Minister Laurence Skelly is set to outline proposals for the future use of green lanes in the Isle of Man's uplands at a meeting next week.

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9 hrs ago | Londonderry Today

Cornish contingent celebrate recognition in Londonderry

Dave Crewes, President of the Pan Celtic Festival and Cornish Delegate, has welcomed recognition of the Cornish people as an official minority.

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14 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Dubai FDI paves the way for Isle of Man company to set up local Representative Office

WAM DUBAI, 24th April, 2014 -- Dubai Investment Development Agency, Dubai FDI, an agency of the Department of Economic Development , has successfully collaborated with SMP Trustees Limited, part of the SMP Partners Group based on the Isle of Man, to open a Representative Office of the Trust company in Dubai.

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18 hrs ago | Iom Online

Petition calls for Manx law to regulate puppy dealers

An animal rights campaigner is to present a petition on Tynwald Day calling for the Isle of Man to improve animal welfare by law.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Iom Online

Tommy lives on A 1 a day

St John's resident Tommy Harrison highlighted the plight of people living in extreme poverty by living on an average of less than 1 a day for Lent.

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Iom Online

Level of pollution in Peel bay is 'desperate shame'

Two public figures have hit out at government plans for sewage treatment works in Peel which could fail to meet modern EU water quality standards.

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Examiner.com

Derry comes vividly alive with Celtic color and sound

'Failte go dti an Fheile Phan Cheilteach ' - those are the words in Irish embroidered yesterday on a colorful tapestry hanging high on an interior wall of Derry city's elegant downtown Guildhall in northern Ireland.

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Iom Online

Hit and run driver sought

Peel police are asking members of the public with information about the incident to contact Constable Peter Brammall or any other Peel police officer or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Iom Online

Isle of Man's pension issues in the spotlight

Taxes will not rise but the pension supplement, retirement age and means testing are all likely to come under scrutiny as the government battles to solve an impending pensions crisis.

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Iom Online

Capacity at Noble's Park 'fanzone' to be doubled for the Isle of Man TT races

The capacity of the Noble's Park 'fanzone' at the Grandstand for this year's TT Races is to be doubled as the original 212 tickets have sold out on each of the four race days.

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Hispanic Business

New Process for Switching Broadband Providers

Under the new Code of Practice, customers will obtain a MAC from their current provider and supply the MAC to their new provider in order to migrate their broadband service.

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Daily Mail

Thought Pasty Tax was bad? The Isle of Man gives you...the Toilet Tax

It's known for its cats, queenies and TT races - but the Isle of Man may also soon be known for introducing a tax every bit as ridiculous sounding as the notorious 'pasty tax'.

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Newsday

Driver rescued after car ravine drop

The man has been taken to Noble's hospital for treatment and was said to be in a "stable condition" A man has been rescued after the car he was driving crashed 20ft down a ravine in the Isle of Man.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Isle News

Undergraduate projects sought for 2014 STEP Scheme

The Department of Economic Development is encouraging Isle of Man-based organisations to take part in the 2014 STEP Programme.

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Hastings Today

Revving up for the arrival of thousand of bikers

THOUSANDS of bikers will descend on Hastings on May Bank Holiday Monday to take part in the 36th annual celebration of the motorbike.

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Manxnet Online

Jaks reopens after fire

Fire broke out on Wednesday evening, with more than 200 people evacuated from the bar and restaurant on Loch promenade in Douglas.

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Newsday

Escaped lemur spotted in driveway

A ring-tailed lemur called Linta who escaped from a wildlife park on the Isle of Man more than a week ago has been spotted for the first time.

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