Isle of Man

U.K. Rules Out Customs, Immigration Checks on Irish Border

Britain ruled out customs and immigration checks on the border with Ireland after it leaves the European Union, saying that protecting the peace …


Which Countries Are Covered by T-Mobile International Plan? - Live and Let's Fly

Kyle wrote a great piece yesterday on why he is sticking to T-Mobile despite its flaws. I share in his assment, even as I spend this week in two …


UK weather forecast: Wind and rain to hit parts of Britain

It will be unsettled and windy in the north and west with cloud and outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, especially across western hills. However, the south-east should be mostly dry with some bright or sunny intervals.<p>Tonight, it will be an unsettled night with outbreaks of rain pushing across most …


North East Days Out: Beamish Open Air Museum - While I'm Young

It’s a little bit shameful, how little of North East England I’ve seen since moving here, so I’m on a mission to fix that. I’ve got a list of places …


The terrifying moment a biker rode off a mountain | MCN

An onboard camera recorded the terrifying moment a 27-year-old American motorcyclist failed to make a corner and plunger 250ft down the side of a …

German Grand Prix

Where is the best place to buy a house to survive a nuclear apocalypse?

We live on the brink of nuclear apocalypse. But how is that going to affect house prices?<p>One enterprising estate agent has decided to capitalise on …

House Prices

Crutchlow critical of ‘out of order’ Aprilia

Cal Crutchlow voices his disapproval of Aprilia’s handling of current rider and friend Sam Lowes; “We know that they've treated him like crap.”

Red Bull Ring

Bitcoin Start-Ups Are Finding Secret Protection in These Offshore Tax Havens

There are a number of Bitcoin and tech companies popping up in places like Gibraltar, the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man due to the attractive …

Tech Industry

Manx Telecom suspends CFO after arrest

Manx Telecom, the listed telecoms operator on the Isle of Man, has suspended its chief financial officer Danny Bakhshi after it was informed that he … | Your easy guide to offshore investing

No matter how the rand is doing, investing offshore is a good idea. Director of Ascor Independent Wealth Managers, Wouter Fourie, provides some tips …

South Africa

Do You Believe In Magick? - The Reputation Of Witches Is Changing For The Good

It's midnight, 12 years ago. I'm in my attic bedroom in tears because our family dog, Charlie, is mysteriously sick. But I have an idea. Stealing a …


Wigan motorsports ace killed in tragic crash

A Wigan rider has been killed following a crash during the Dundrod 150 national race in Northern Ireland.


AUDIO: Chris Killip on Photographing People and Places

A new episode of the Art + Ideas podcast<br>At age eighteen, Chris Killip saw an image by Henri Cartier-Bresson and decided to become a photographer. …

Street Photography

Watch Subaru set a new four-door sedan record at the Nurburgring

With more than 73 hair-raising turns snaking through the Eifel Forest, the Nurburgring Nordschleife is the perfect place to prove your sports car is …


Zeus brings Strix to the boil: Boutique adviser guides kettle safety company to £190m IPO

Kettle safety company Strix Group successfully completed its admission on to London’s junior market today, raising £190m.<p>The Isle of Man company, …

Alternative Investment

Fowler grateful for own luck as he hails his Academy staff and students

Liverpool FC legend Robbie Fowler has praised the efforts of both students and staff at his Academy as they held their first graduation night at the …

Liverpool FC

Revealed: The UK's broadband is ranked below Estonia, Latvia and Spain

The UK's broadband internet is languishing well behind the likes of Lithuania, Romania and Bulgaria.<p>Britain sits in 31st place in a comprehensive …

Ivory Coast

The World Football Cup of Forgotten Nations

<b>For Sascha Düerkop, it all started with a shirt. Or rather 211 shirts.</b><p>The 30-year-old German claims to have fallen into his role as General Secretary …


Cats on cash

Coins are a powerful tool used to communicate strong messages through varied symbolism. In addition to portraits of influential people and meaningful …

American History

Now You Can Send Friends Cash Using Skype

Now when you buy concert tickets for the crew, there’s absolutely no excuse (beyond just not having the cash) for your friends to not pay you back …


Blackstone and CVC seal £3bn Paysafe deal

The board of Paysafe, the UK digital payments specialist, has “unanimously” recommended a £3bn bid by CVC Capital Partners and Blackstone, the latest …

Private Equity

Public consulted over plan to rise prescription charges

<b>Plans to increase prescription charges have been set out in a public consultation launched by the Isle of Man government.</b><p>Under the proposals, the price for one item would go up from £3.85 to £5.00, remaining lower than the UK's current charge of £8.60.<p>The plans would also mean an end to free …

Skype gets PayPal-powered 'send money' feature

Sending money to friends or family members is about to get a little easier with Skype and PayPal.<p>"Questions like 'Can I reimburse you for those movie tickets?' or 'What do I owe you for Mom's gift?' no longer require switching from Skype to your browser or banking app to start a payment process," …


Peter Skrine obituary

My husband, Peter Skrine, who has died aged 81, was a distinguished scholar and academic. Professor of German at the University of Bristol from 1989 to 2000, he was a gifted and entertaining lecturer who loved to share his knowledge and communicate his enthusiasms, with a winning combination of …

German Literature

The Viking Shield in the British Isles: Changes in use from the 8th-11th Century in England and the Isle of Man

The Viking Shield in the British Isles: Changes in use from the 8th-11th Century in England and the Isle of Man By Emma Boast Master’s Thesis, …


30.Jul.2017England Athletics Senior Champs - Day Two

With Commonwealth Games places still very much on athletes’ minds and the chance to achieve them fast running out, day two of England Athletics AAA …

British Athletics

90 named for British Talent Cup selection

Over 200 applications have been reduced to 90 young riders, chosen to attend the Silverstone selection for the inaugural British Talent Cup.

Rugby Union

Ex-wife begs judges to end her 16-year divorce battle with 'evasive' airline pilot

The ex-wife of a millionaire pilot who is locked in Britain's longest divorce battle has pleaded with senior judges to end the "ghastly" 16-year …


Maritime Museum in San Diego, USA

This museum is easy to find: look for the 100ft-high masts of the iron-hulled square-rigger <i>Star of India.</i> Built on the Isle of Man and launched in 1863, the tall ship plied the England–India trade route, carried immigrants to New Zealand, became a trading ship based in Hawaii and, finally, ferried …

Tall Ships

Speed camera company was paid €1.2m per month

Details of the fees paid by gardaí to the private company which operates a system of mobile speed detection cameras have been made public for the …

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