Isle of Man

Emirates to operate double A380s daily to Birmingham - Economy Class & Beyond

It seems Emirates is continuing to fiddle with the Birmingham timetable, with plans to change its Birmingham UK operation to double A380 services …

Airlines

Barclays plans to create 100 jobs across private bank as it seeks more business with wealthy clients

Barclays is planning to recruit up to 100 staff for its private bank, which is headed up by a former Goldman Sachs executive.<p>The firm is planning to …

Banking

Barclays set to create 100 jobs as it steps up private banking push

Move comes three years after lender aborted first expansion plan in private banking.<p>Barclays is set to add 100 staff to its private bank in a renewed …

Business (UK)

Thank you EU for banning rip-off mobile roaming charges from 15 June

The cost of using your phone in Europe will be just the same as at home ... for now. Will Brexit reverse this hard-won victory?<p>Whether you voted remain or leave, the European commission has come to your aid. Holidaymakers are about to get free mobile phone roaming across Europe and a host of other …

Brexit

Heathrow calls on Government to ring-fence domestic routes as part of expansion plan

Heathrow is seeking to use Brexit to almost double the number of domestic airports that airlines who use the hub serve.<p>It has written to the Government asking it to ring-fence a proportion of the slots it expects to become available if expansion goes ahead for domestic use.<p>The airport said it had …

Virgin Atlantic

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Scottish Highlands

Admiral auto-renewal letters tell customers 'last year's premium' was more than they actually paid

<b>Insurance firm Admiral has sent some customers auto-renewal letters which show 'last year's premium' as the amount they were originally quoted rather</b> …

Insurance

This website could save you hundreds of pounds on on train tickets

There’s nothing worse than spending a chunk of your paycheck on travel<p>Anyone who has crossed the country by train will know that fares in the UK …

Brecon Beacons

Brexit debate in Tynwald

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 3:06pm<p>Potential impact on Island significant says CM<p>The implications for the Isle of Man of the UK’s withdrawal from the …

Brexit

The Rise of the European Motorcycle Industry

Over the last generation we’ve seen dramatic changes in the European motorcycle industry. How did the manufacturers respond?<p>The 90s<p>During the 90s I …

Motorcycles

Triumph launches new insurance products

Triumph have launched two new insurance products for owners of their motorcycles, with both offering fully comprehensive insurance to customers …

Motorcycles

The twisted, hilarious ‘Mindhorn’ tasks a washed ’80s TV cop with solving real crimes

Actors are always worried about type casting. Becoming inextricably identified with a single role can make your career… or it can leave you out in …

TV

A musical tale of when Britain interned German refugees | Music | DW | 15.05.2017

At the height of World War II, thousands of German and Austrian nationals in the UK were rounded up and sent to internment camps. But at one camp, …

European History

Blind date: ‘I couldn’t eat much – maybe it was nerves’

Did sparks fly for nutrition student Rory, 31, and music PR Elizabeth, 26?<p><b>Rory on Elizabeth</b><p><b>What were you hoping for?</b> <br>An informal atmosphere and free-flowing conversation.<p><b>First impressions?</b><br>Victoria Coren Mitchell’s younger sister.<p><b>What did you talk about?</b><br>Jazz hands, mineral mining, the Edinburgh …

Etiquette

Walks Around Britain returns to Horse & Country | H&C TV (UK)

May is National Walking Month, so it’s the perfect time to launch the third series of H&C’s popular show <i>Walks Around Britain</i>.<p>Stunning …

England

Infection stops Isle of Man horse tram service for 10 days

<b>The Isle of Man's horse tram service has been suspended after a number of horses were found to have "respiratory issues".</b><p>Isle of Man Railways said the decision to stop the service for 10 days was taken on the advice of vets.<p>Director of Milan Vets Ray Cox said the infection is "relatively common …

Ireland

Arctic and little terns' breeding colonies warning issued by police

<b>People have been warned not to disturb a number of "importing breeding colonies" for Arctic and little terns in the Isle of Man.</b><p>Research shows the birds migrate tens of thousands of miles from the Southern Ocean to breed on the island.<p>Because they nest in shallow hollows, the protected birds' eggs …

Birds

BAC Is Turning Mono Customers Loose On The Isle Of Man

The "Mono Mania" driving event starts tomorrow and will have more than 12 cars in attendance.

Supercars

Editor’s Choice: Top 10 Bikes at 2017 The Quail Motorcycle Gathering

I have an apprehensive love relationship with vintage motorcycles. I can’t say I’m keen on riding them, as they always suffer in comparison to modern …

Motorcycles

Electric class set to join MotoGP ranks in 2019

Following the success of the Isle of Man TT Zero and FIA Formula E, MotoGP is on course to develop its own electric motorcycle racing class. Four …

Motorsport

​talking acting, mindhorn and the mighty boosh with julian barratt

Julian Barratt is Richard Thorncroft who was Mindhorn, or so goes the premise of a hilarious new Brit flick starring the man known to many as jazz-loving Howard Moon of the <i>T</i><i>he Mighty Boosh</i>. Fitting neatly alongside <i>Galaxy Quest</i> and <i>The Three Amigos</i> within a genre of films that riff on the idea of …

Indian biker spends 10 years' savings to ride 25,000 kms across Europe

Rohit Upadhyay has completed a 90 day journey from India to Isle of Man, the Mecca of Motorcycle racing. This was a self funded journey that cost …

Motorcycles

Reubens add £110m office block to London property portfolio

Billionaire property investors David and Simon Reuben have expanded their property empire, acquiring a Knightsbridge building for £110m.<p>The pair …

Real Estate

Mindhorn review – Julian Barratt’s arresting spoof sleuth

The Mighty Boosh’s co-creator brings us an idiotic 80s-style detective, a host of supporting talent – and the Isle of Man<p>The spectres of Bergerac, Steve Austin and Alan Partridge converge in this pathos-tinged comedy from the alumni of <i>The Mighty Boosh</i> that could well be subtitled “<i>Alpha Papa</i> Goes …

Film (UK)

'You don’t see many of the top riders with girlfriends, because they are so selfish'

Last year Cal Crutchlow’s life was taken over. Yes, there was the emphatic dowsing of Great Britain’s four-decade-long dry stretch for victory in MotoGP thanks to his successes in the Czech Republic and Australia, and there was the subsequent surge in attention that goes with such an achievement. …

British Grand Prix

'Great photographers need determination not talent'

Chris Killip is driven by an obsession with his subject matters, and a level of determination that goes beyond what some would call reasonable. It’s …

Photography

MotoGP By the Numbers: 2017 Spanish GP at Jerez

Fun facts and stats from the Red Bull Grand Prix of Spain.<p>The MotoGP race at Jerez is the fourth round of 2017 and is scheduled to be the 3000th …

Motorcycles

Leonard Barden on Chess

The Surrey team have an overall record of 53 wins and two draws from 55 matches since they broke the supremacy of Wood Green in the 2012-13 season<p>Eat your heart out, Chelsea. The 4NCL (Four Nations Chess League) has just completed the season with Guildford once again totally dominant. The Surrey …

Mindhorn Q&A: Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby on sequel plans and the ‘evil’ Ian McShane joke they cut from the film

Mindhorn is a farcical comedy about a faded actor, Richard Thorncroft, who reprises his role as a truth-seeing detective (Mindhorn) and returns to …

Julian Barratt on Nathan Barley, Noel Fielding's baking skills, and Jim Carrey's flirtation with Mindhorn

"Was he morose?" asked a friend when I told her that I'd just interviewed Julian Barratt. From playing the suicidal father of an eccentric family in the brilliant sadcom Flowers to a vainglorious zookeeper in the surrealist gem The Mighty Boosh, Barratt is known for being something of a …

Film (UK)