Isle of Man

'I opened the curtains and there it was': Mother spots wallaby roaming wild on her housing estate

A mother couldn't believe her eyes when she opened her bedroom curtains and saw a wild wallaby staring back.<p>Lucy Austin, 34, was getting her five-year-old son ready for school when she spotted the marsupial in the treeline at the bottom of her garden.<p>Josh was amazed to see the animal, which had …

Wildlife

Title of world’s oldest parliament in dispute

Tynwald | Growing up Catholic | Sweden | Cannabis trade | Alcohol consumption | Unusual words<p>The UK parliament is not the oldest in the world as Theresa May claimed (Report, 24 March); that is the Tynwald in the Isle of Man. Tynwald is of Norse origin, meaning “place of the assembly”. It’s more …

Netflix Has Eye For Brit Comedy ‘Mindhorn’; Takes Rights Outside UK

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Netflix has acquired rights outside the UK to British comedy feature <i>Mindhorn</i>. Written by Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby of cult favorite</i> …

Movies

'Roid Rage

George Pendle investigates the high-tech wildcatters—from Google cofounder Larry Page to Amazon's Jeff Bezos—fighting to prospect the heavens.<p>The headquarters of Planetary Resources sits in a business park in the city of Redmond, Washington, fifteen miles east of Seattle. This is Microsoft country, …

Space

How important Joburg is to the rest of the financial world

London think-tank, Z/Yen, has published its annual Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 21), detailing the most important financial centres around …

News (South Africa)

Mugen Shinden Roku to Race in 2017 TT Zero

Team Mugen presented the latest version of its TT Zero-winning electric racebike at the 2017 <b>Tokyo Motorcycle Show</b>. <b>John McGuinness</b>, and <b>Guy Martin</b> will …

Roku

Agility Ladder - Speed Ladder - Football Training Ladder

• This flat rung speed and agility ladder can be used for speed footwork drills, short sprint exercises and agility exercises.<br>• The adjustable rungs …

Revealed: The electric motorcycle that Guy Martin will win his first TT winners trophy with

Hopefully.<p>Team Mugen have won the TT Zero title at the Isle of Man for the past three years and with the surprise announcement earlier in 2017 that …

Motorcycles

A home with a standing stone – in pictures

On the Isle of Man lies a Victorian town house with sea views and a menhir in the garden, perfect for those seeking a prehistoric period feature

Photography

Isle of Man TT: Conor Cummins joins Bruce Anstey at Padgetts Honda

<b>Conor Cummins, the Isle of Man's quickest TT rider, has signed for the Padgetts Honda Racing team for this summer's event.</b><p>Cummins, 30, will join New Zealand's 11-time TT winner Bruce Anstey at the Batley-based squad and compete in five races, including the Senior event.<p>"What Clive Padgett and the …

MotoGP

The Entertainment Revolution: When disruptors become disrupted

<b>7 September 2016</b><p><i>What will the entertainment and media industry look like in the future? How will our viewing become even more personalised? What are</i> …

Innovation

Around the world, Westminster is a byword for political moderation | Coffee House

As many people have remarked, a terror attack in the centre of London was expected at some point, although it is no less shocking for that. Aside from St Peter’s Basilica or perhaps the Eiffel Tower, there is probably no other European building as recognisable to Europe’s enemies as the Palace of …

History

Why becoming a tax haven would be bad news for Britain

Theresa May and Philip Hammond have warned the EU that if they don’t like the Brexit deal, they could turn the UK into a tax haven. The truth is that being ‘offshore’ means being unfair and undemocratic – and you still pay tax<p><b>1 Tax havens don’t like democracy</b><p>Most of us take democracy for granted, …

Business (UK)

Brexit will only mean more scandals like 'Global Laundromat'

The irony of revelations from the Global Laundromat scandal landing almost exactly a year on from the Panama Paper leaks is not one lost on many …

Money Laundering

Subaru bashes down a bobsled run

This isn't the first time Subaru has teamed up with Mark Higgins. The rally driver, who has also spent time as a stunt driver on James Bond films, is …

The world's greatest cycling holidays (according to you)

This week's winner<p>Going Dutch in the saddle<p>My tip would be to join Vrienden op de Fiets (vriendenopdefiets.nl/en), literally translated as Friends on Bikes, for an authentic cycling experience in the Netherlands.<p>Taking our bikes on the ferry to Rotterdam, we had a wonderful week navigating the …

Travel

How 'dirty money' from Russia flooded into the UK – and where it went

Exclusive: Investigators in eastern Europe have uncovered a trail that leads to fur brokers, Bond Street jewellers and even a Somerset school<p>It’s a dreamy English view. From the top of Glastonbury Tor, you can see green fields and the Somerset levels. Below is a school.<p>There is a sports field, …

Money Laundering

William Kennish: New York memorial for 'forgotten Manx hero'

<b>A memorial stone, shipped from the Isle of Man, has been unveiled at the New York grave of an "outstanding Manxman" on the 155th anniversary of his death.</b><p>William Kennish was a self-taught inventor, explorer, poet and engineer who died in Brooklyn on 19 March 1862.<p>President of Tynwald Steve Rodan …

Celtic Baby Names: 10 Beautiful Monikers You Don't Hear Every Day

There’s no denying that Celtic baby names are beautiful. Not only do they have unique sounds and spellings, but they are also full of meaning.<br>Since …

Canadian News

TOP-SECRET | BERNDPULCH.ORG – BERND-PULCH.ORG | Page 3

Executive Summary of Review of the Unauthorized Disclosures of Former National Security Agency Contractor Edward Snowden<p><b>Page Count:</b> 4 pages <b><br>Date:</b> …

Panama

Ten things we learned this week: 17 March 2017 edition

The long-lost Bullitt Mustang has been found*<p>*Well, according to a ‘respected Ford authenticator’, anyway.<p>The story goes that the first of two <i>Bullitt</i> …

Roads

Subaru turns a WRX STI into a bobsled and (barely) makes it work

When asked how confident he felt of a successful full run down the St. Moritz-Celerina Olympic Bobrun in his specially prepared Subaru WRX STI, professional rally and stunt driver Mark Higgins responded, "50/50." In reality, he was probably being generous.<p>It wasn't supposed to be so death-defying. …

Roads

Watch BAC Mono supercars do their ice scraper impressions in Sweden

This looks like a universe of giddy fun.<p>The trouble with track-day cars like the BAC Mono is that you can’t enjoy them year-round. But then you come …

Supercars

Genesis G70, Nio Eve concept, Rimac Concept_One: This Week’s Top Photos

2018 Genesis G70 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien<p>Genesis’ rival to the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class was spotted in prototype form …

Concept Cars

The ULTRAs 2017: Competition terms and conditions

These are the terms and conditions for The ULTRAs 2017 travel awards.<p>To enter to win your own trip of a lifetime - a twin-centre trip to Dubai and Vietnam staying in hotels by Anantara, and including business-class flights with Emirates - vote for your favourite travel providers here.<p>1. This prize …

Airlines

Drink driver was on way to catch ferry to Isle of Man, magistrates told

A DRIVER on his way to get a ferry to the Isle of Man was over the drink-drive limit, Skipton magistrates.

Roads

Valeant And Glycyx: The Plot Thickens?

Valeant recent announced an agreement for Glycyx to handle foreign (and possibly domestic) marketing of Relistor. Why choose Glycyx?<p>Is Valeant back …

Business

It’s truth time with first poster and trailer for British comedy Mindhorn

A UK poster and trailer have arrived online for the upcoming British comedy <b>Mindhorn</b>. Directed by Sean Foley, the film stars Julian Barratt as a …

Movies

How can we make auto racing an Olympic sport? Subaru has an idea

Bobsleds don't have rearview mirrors. Turns out, Subarus about to run down bobsled tracks don't need them.<p>But that's only one of the modifications …

Engineering

WSB: Jonathan Rea's Thailand colum

When things go right, they go right, and I just felt good on the bike last weekend! I did a race run in practice and thought that it was solid enough …