Isle of Man

Mark Cavendish and Ian Stannard spotted training together ahead of National Championships

<b>Mark Cavendish, Ben Swift, Ian Stannard and Steve Cummings were all seen riding together near to Ballaugh Bridge<br>- Photos by Andy Jones</b><p>With selection …

Mark Cavendish

Exclusive! Michelle Mone opens up about her romance with entrepreneur Doug Barrowman

<b>Tory peer Michelle Mone</b> has opened her heart about her unexpected romance with wealthy Glaswegian entrepreneur Doug Barrowman in this week’s HELLO!, …

Mark Cavendish takes to boyhood streets and sets sights on Tour record

At 1.45pm on Sunday afternoon Mark Cavendish will set off from Quarterbridge Road in Douglas on the Isle of Man and attempt to win the national road title for a second time in his career.<p>There are strong sentimental reasons for Cavendish, a proud Manxman, wanting to do well.<p>Douglas is the town of …

Cycling

Check where your mobile network will now let you roam for free

British holidaymakers will no longer have to pay extra fees to use their phones in Europe, thanks to the introduction of new EU regulation earlier …

Europe

Trump’s picks for UK, Belgium jobs — big on sports, small on relevant experience

U.S. President Donald Trump this week chose his ambassadors to the U.K. and to Belgium, but while their love of sports is unquestioned, their views …

European News

Box Nightclub in Belfast to close its doors after almost 11 years

Box Nightclub is shutting its doors after almost 11 years in Belfast.<p>The nightclub in the Odyssey Pavilion which opened in 2006 has announced its …

News (Ireland)

We Need Your Help!!

Have you ever owned any of the following bikes? Was it hugely significant to you – maybe as your first big bike? If so, we want to hear from you for …

Motorcycles

British National Road Championships 2017: Time trial - Women Results

Claire Rose (Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling) won the women’s time trial at the 2017 British Championships, clocking a time of 32 minutes 11 seconds on …

Cycling

National Road Championships 2017: Elinor Barker aims for time trial medal

<b>Olympic champion Elinor Barker has swapped the track for the roads and aiming for a National Road Championships medal on the Isle of Man.</b><p>Barker has had recent success on the track, including individual victory in the 25km points race at the World Championships in April in Hong Kong and team pursuit …

Olympics

Serial drug cheat Lance Armstrong wades into UCI presidential election debate

Cycling leper Lance Armstrong is drowning in alphabet soup on Twitter, proving he doesn't know his ABC from his EPO.<p>Tour de France pariah Armstrong, …

Sport (UK)

Colin Kidd and Malcolm Petrie · Our National Hodgepodge

Twenty years ago New Labour thought devolution would reinvigorate Britishness. As George Robertson, one of Blair’s Scottish lieutenants, put it, …

Brexit

Why Are There No Ducatis at the Isle of Man TT?

Dear <i>MO</i>by,I really enjoyed watching the Isle of Man on TV last week (and reading Andrew Capone’s coverage on <i>MO</i>); so did my GF, who’s only recently …

Motorcycles

Barry Gibb says man tried to molest him as a child

The 70-year-old singer-songwriter and producer revealed he was interrogated by police after the attempted abuse.<p>"There was a moment in time when a …

UK News

Isle of Man: A Rock and a Hard Place - part one - Journal

<b>Mike O’Hare, garrulous former organiser of the Isle of Man International Cycling Week, describes his fellow Manxmen and women thus: “Eighty-five</b> …

O'Hare

Retaking failed assessments

Important Information regarding your results and referred/deferred assessment arrangements for 2016/17 (EPT students)<p>A. General<p>This notice contains …

Students

Zen and the Art of the World’s Deadliest Motorcycle Race | The New Yorker

On the morning of June 7th, several spectators gathered by the side of a narrow country road in Ballig, on the Isle of Man, to witness the third full day of the Tourist Trophy—a weeklong series of motorcycle races held each year on this bumpy, grassy rock in the middle of the Irish Sea. They waited …

Cavendish's Tour de France start still hangs in the balance

Mark Cavendish’s chances of making the start of the Tour de France are looking higher as each day passes but his Dimension Data team is not taking …

Cycling

Yamaha Rising, Part 3 - CLASSICS REMEMBERED

A look back at the Yamaha RD56 factory roadrace bike<p>In the Japanese recession of 1962, <b>Yamaha</b> did not race and in fact had to close its Technical …

Motorcycles

How the ultra-rich get richer thanks to tax havens such as Hong Kong and Monaco

When the Panama Papers rocketed to international prominence in 2016, the documents released revealed just how well utilised international tax havens …

Hong Kong

Mobile roaming charges end today here’s what you need to know

Mobile roaming charges across the EU are to finally end this week amid warnings to consumers to check their tariffs and remain aware of unexpected …

Migration

Isle of Man TT 2017: Riders died from 'multiple injuries'

<b>Two TT competitors killed in separate crashes at this year's event in the Isle of Man died from "multiple injuries", inquests have heard.</b><p>Jochem van den Hoek, 28, from Werkendam, Netherlands, died following a crash near the 11th milestone in the Superstock race on 7 June.<p>Irish racer Alan Bonner, 33, …

Six warnings for mobile phone users now EU roaming charges have been scrapped

Mobile phone users have been warned that today’s ban on roaming charges within the EU does not necessarily apply in other European countries not in the EU, such as Turkey.<p>The new law dictates that mobile phone customers should pay the same prices for calls, texts and data when travelling in the EU …

Technology (India)

FlyHonda Program Allows Owners to Fly Their Fractional Jets

The unique program based in Europe offers 25 percent ownership stakes in the HondaJet.<p>One of the unique selling points of Europe’s new FlyHonda …

Flying

TT 2017: McGuinness: 'It could have been mint'

John McGuinness has put Honda’s nightmare 2017 Isle of Man TT down to a lack of development time with the new CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2.<p>Late delivery …

Motorcycles

The end of EU Roaming Charges

For many years, Mobile phone roaming charges have been sinking step-by-step from stupid pricing down to more pocket friendly pricing. <i><br>Historic Pricing</i> …

European Economic Area

This terrifying Isle of Man TT bike save defies logic

Perhaps, outside of the Marvel or DC comic universe, proof that superhumans walk among us doesn’t come from spotting people flying through the air, …

Motorcycles

Foreign investors snapping up London homes suitable for first-time buyers

Research for London mayor, Sadiq Khan, shows homes being used as buy-to-let investments and being held in off-shore tax havens<p>Foreign investors are buying up thousands of homes suitable for first-time buyers in London, using them as buy-to-let investments and often holding them in offshore tax …

Real Estate

Honda Announces New Electric Scooter for 2018

You meet the nicest people on a(n electric) Honda<p>The production version of the Honda EV-Cub electric scooter, shown as a concept two years ago, is …

Electric Vehicles

Isle of Man TT 2017: Norton win technical excellence team award

<b>British motorcycle manufacturer Norton has been given the team award for technical excellence at the TT races.</b><p>The award is chosen by a race management team, which includes clerk of the course Gary Thompson and rider liaison officer Richard Quayle.<p>Norton were the only team to have two top-10 …

BBC Radio 1 - Annie Mac - Radio 1 Glastonbury Competition 2017

1. The competition is open to all residents of the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man aged 16 or over, except BBC employees, their close relatives or anyone connected with the competition or the particular prize being offered. Entrants and their guests aged 16 or 17 will require the …

Data Protection