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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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Fermanagh Today

Fearless flying: Why some education can help you force the anxieties to fly away

The moment of truth had arrived - there I was in the car park of Belfast International Airport, waiting to check in for my experience flight.

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BBC News

Pan Celtic Festival begins in Derry

Thousands of people from across the Republic of Ireland and the UK are expected in Londonderry this week for the Pan Celtic Festival.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Iom Online

Isle of Man Arts Society stages Easter exhibition

Lieutenant Governor Adam Wood officially opened the Isle of Man Art Society's Easter exhibition at the Villa Marina Arcade.

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Iom Online

Ministering to the inhabitants of Douglas and Knockaloe Camps: the story of two clergymen

With the outbreak of war in 1914 many thousands of German, Austrian and Turkish civilians living in Britain found themselves regarded with suspicion as enemy aliens.

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Iom Online

Gift of water to African village

Nearly 2,000 people in rural Africa have access to clean water thanks to the efforts of a Kirk Michael charity worker.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Iom Online

Committee set up to look at landlords law

A Bill that will make it illegal to operate as a landlord unless you are registered,and meet a set of minimum standards, has passed its second reading in the House of Keys.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Iom Online

Jaks has re-opened

Jaks in Douglas has now re-opened to members of the public following a fire at the premises on Wednesday.

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Iom Online

Urban Douglas is film backdrop

The urban streets of Douglas will form the backdrop for a new spy film being filmed currently in the island.

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Newsday

Public wind farm comments 'valuable'

Feedback from public meetings on a wind farm project off the coast of the Isle Man "will be carefully considered" in the planning process, say developers.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Concern over pension funds in unregulated schemes

Unbridled access to pension pots could spark a gold rush by exotic investment firms, according to a company which is pursuing hundreds of claims against advisers who recommended clients to transfer their pensions into unregulated investments.

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Morecambe Visitor

Stamp of approval for Morecambe TT star John McGuinness

TT legend John McGuinness is thrilled after a new stamp and coin collection in his honour was unveiled by the Isle of Man Post Office.

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JD Supra

Offshore Lawyers' Liability: Recent Developments

Offshore lawyers are exposed to significant risks in the course of their work, particularly in the following areas: a The conduct of property transactions ; a The management and administration of companies and trusts, including cases where trustees, directors and corporate secretaries are provided by the law firm's fiduciary/corporate services ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Iom Online

At last, a new lease of life for historical pub

One of Douglas's historical quayside buildings is about to get a new lease of life after a multi-million pound redevelopment programme.

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Iom Online

Frogman has to help to remove car from the sea

Only the roof of the car could be seen after the launch of a rigid inflatable boat from the slipway near Isle of Man Yacht Club went wrong on Friday.

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