Strangford Lough 2022 sailing schedule released

There is certainly a wide variety of racing this season at Strangford Lough. The Strangford Lough Race Calendar has just released its 2022 calendars and the busy months to the end of September kick off with the club’s two-day Quoile YC Spring Series at the end of April at the …

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Peter Hickman faces the NW200 dilemma over regulation

Hickman is among the race favorites for the May 10-14 North Coast showpiece, where he is entered in Superbike, Superstock, Supersport and Supertwin races. However, the English driver – a Supersport class podium finisher at the North West – has revealed he may have to sit out both 600 races. …

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Labor pressure Sunak over his family’s tax cases

Rishi Sunak and his family have potentially saved tens of millions of pounds in tax thanks to his wife’s non-dom status, Labor has said as it seeks to keep the pressure on the Chancellor. Akshata Murty announced on Friday that she would pay UK tax on all of her worldwide …

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Silverstone: Northamptonshire driver makes good progress in recent racing competition

Maria Costello MBE and her sidecar passenger Vicky Cook celebrate a string of impressive performances at the BMCRC-MRO Championship meeting at Silverstone. The female duo claimed two third and two fourth place finishes in the F2 class at the famous Northamptonshire circuit on a weekend that saw them build on …

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Wightlink receives £276,800 to improve journeys for disabled customers

Wightlink receives £276,800 to improve journeys for disabled customers WIGHTLINK has been awarded £276,800 to help improve travel to and from the Isle of Wight for customers with disabilities. The ferry company‘s submission for the government’s Marine Accessibility Fund grant was drafted after consultation with accessible travel company Unlimited Island. …

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Jack Lemmon’s 20 Greatest Roles, Ranked

Kenneth Branagh directs this stylized adaptation of William Shakespeare’s 16th century play. “Hamlet” is, of course, a cinematic retelling of the story of the titular prince of Denmark, who returns home to find his father murdered and war threatening to destroy his country. Worse still, her mother is about to …

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Petrol and diesel shortages affecting Sheppey and Sittingbourne

Motorists are once again facing problems at the pumps. Not only have petrol and diesel prices skyrocketed because of the war in Ukraine, but people in parts of Kent are now being hit by a double whammy as climate change campaigners barricade fuel depots limiting supply. Closed: Tesco petrol station …

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Phillip McCallen confirms return of classic festival and promises to keep fighting for Ulster Grand Prix

The two-day classic meeting will be held at the Co Down circuit from August 6-7 and will feature classic racing for the first time for 250/350 two-stroke machines and classic Superbikes. First held in 2019, the festival was a hit with fans who turned out in droves and McCallen promised …

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The Chamber is concerned about fees | iomtoday.co.im

The Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce has requested an urgent meeting with the government to discuss its concerns over rising costs. The Chamber, which represents companies that employ 20,000 people or half of the island’s private sector workforce, said rising fuel, freight and other costs have created a “perfect …

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Northern Lighthouse Board’s Aids to Navigation Tender Dry-Docks for ‘Special Survey’ at H&W Belfast Shipyard

Northern Lighthouse Board aids to the navigation vessel NLV Pharos which operates in Scottish waters, is currently at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast for a scheduled dry-docking which occurs twice over a 5-year period, writes Jehan Ashmore. Commenting to Afloat, Mike Bullock, Managing Director of the Northern Lighthouse …

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Manx Rally returns to the Isle of Man in May

After being forced to cancel the previous two years due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Manx Rally to Isle of man in the UK is now set to make a comeback and see rally cars on the narrow roads of the islands with the event taking place on May …

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More dangerous sea creatures in Florida

The one memorable thing about the ill-conceived 1979 sequel to Jaws is the tagline, “Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water.” And it applies here. FROM SHARKS TO SIPHONOPHORES – WHAT?!? We’re not that far off from reports of a 1,600 pound great white …

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Teaching Basic Household Gas Safety in Continuing Education – A Step in the Right Direction? – FE News

Mishandling of gas and faulty appliances lead to a number of deaths and serious injuries each year. Gas appliances such as ovens, stoves, geysers, etc. are used daily for household purposes, but minor negligence by a gas worker in handling these items can result in major disasters. Carbon monoxide that …

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Chronicle Archive | Ron Bishop

larry laurent | April 3, 2022 Cycle news Archives COLUMN This Cycle news The Archives section is a reprint of the September 23, 2009 issue. NC has hundreds of past Archives columns of our files, too many of which are themselves archives. So to prevent this from happening, in the …

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Letters: A lesson at P&O in ethical leadership | P&O Ferries

P&O’s human resources strategy shows how damaging it is to treat experienced employees as expendable and to abandon human values ​​even in times of financial crisis (“No offshore experience necessary, says an agency announcement for P&O crews”, News). As a resident of the Isle of Wight, during lockdown when our …

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The official home of Honda Racing

THE RACING GENE IT’S IN OUR BLOOD In 1954 Honda declared entry into Isle of Man TT racing. She shared with the world her strong will to compete on the world stage. The passion is still strong, as racing has become part of Honda’s DNA. The thrill of motorsports The …

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Rare resident puzzle found in Grappenhall Library

A RESIDENT has been stunned after his search for a rare puzzle based on a photo of him and his family was found in his own village. Since Warrington Borough Council closed the Grappenhall Library 10 years ago, it has been run by dedicated volunteers from Friends of Grappenhall Library. …

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France freezes ownership of two helicopters linked to sanctioned Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov

The M-DLBR helicopter on Alisher Usmanov’s yacht Dilbar in Mugla, Turkey. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images French authorities froze two helicopters belonging to sanctioned Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov on the French Riviera last week. A spokesperson for the French Ministry of Economy and Finance confirmed Forbes that the two helicopters …

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Our history teaches us to treat asylum seekers with kindness | Aviva Dautch

I am writing this from the Isle of Man, where I have spent the past few days, alongside 50 descendants of German and Austrian Jews interned here as “enemy aliens” during World War II, with colleagues Monica Bohm-Duchen , founding director of Insiders/Outsiders who conceived the idea of ​​the trip, …

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The Edwards Virginia Smokehouse – Smithfield Times

A century of ham on the James First in a series on the history of Virginia ham Story of Phyllis SpeidellPhotos of John H. Sheally II As anyone who has spent more than a few days in West Tidewater can tell you, country ham is not only a highlight of …

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Air passenger rights increase in April 2022 – what this means for your holiday

Chancellor Rishi Sunak addressed the issue of air passenger rights (APD) in his October 2021 autumn budget, promising to shake up the cost of domestic and long-haul flights. There will be changes from April 2022, and further changes a year later. Under current rules, ODA is charged in two tranches …

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The richest people in the world in 2022

The world’s billionaires, by generation What similarities do the world’s billionaires share? What are their differences ? At 12, Elon Musk built his first video game. Likewise, Mark Zuckerberg shared an interest in computer programming, building a simple messaging platform at the same age. Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison picked up …

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Ferguson Marine CalMac ferry scandal: Which case tells us how the SNP treats friends – Murdo Fraser MSP

You see, while it’s obvious the SNP doesn’t know how to build a ferry, they’re pretty good at throwing theirs under a bus. Let me take you back to a time when the words ‘Deputy Prime Minister’ described a Liberal Democrat, Scottish Labor needed a bus not a unicycle to …

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Isle of Man TT 2022 top 20 rosters revealed

Press release | March 28, 2022 The top 20 Superbike and Supersport starting numbers have been announced. This is a press release from Isle of Man TT Races… Photos courtesy of Isle of Man TT 2022 Superbike starting numbers revealed Anticipation and excitement continue to build ahead of the 2022 …

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“Evidence of war crimes in Ukraine”, says Nadhim Zahawi

Appearing on Sophie Ridge on Sky News on Sunday, Mr Zahawi was asked if the UK government agrees with Joe Biden that Vladimir Poutine “can’t stay in power,” said: “I think it’s up to the Russian people to decide. “I think the Russian people are tired of what is happening …

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Wheat shortage in sight but we have good stocks

The war in Ukraine is likely to affect food supplies in the UK and the Isle of Man in several ways. Ukraine supplies around 30% of the world’s wheat and Ukrainian farmers are expected to plant their crops for the coming season soon. But their main agricultural areas, which have …

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Wheaton’s Way – Cayman Compass

With St. Patrick’s Day this past week, I thought it would make sense to reflect on my connection to the Emerald Isle and what makes it so special. Although born in England, I have Irish ancestry on both sides of the family. On top of that my brother Dominic was …

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The Red Arrows 2022: where and when to see them in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

They are some of the most exciting sights you can see in the sky. The red arrows display team against a blue summer sky is irresistible to people of all ages. And with this summer looking to be free of coronavirus pandemic restrictions, there will be plenty of opportunities to …

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FAWUK: the answers | FinancialTimes

Today is Wednesday, the weekend does not start for two days and the geopolitical situation remains tense. But hey, at least stocks are up. We can’t tell you why, but we have the answers for last week’s quiz. So here they are. 1. On FT Alphaville this week, two of …

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After a recent fight, a NJ man killed a pedestrian with a pickup truck

PAULSBORO — A 68-year-old Gloucester County man is charged with murder after Sunday’s fatal hit-and-run of a man he had recently fought, authorities said Tuesday. Giovanni Esposito, of the Gibbstown section of Greenwich, was arrested shortly after the fatal incident on Sunday afternoon, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office. …

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Woman performing rain-stopping ritual becomes unlikely MotoGP star

Rain Shaman Rara Istiani Wulandari works in heavy rain ahead of the MotoGP Indonesia Grand Prix at the Mandalika International Street Circuit on March 20 in Lombok, Indonesia. Photo: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images The stakes were high. Indonesia had not hosted a MotoGP motorcycle race for 25 years. In the sweltering …

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Jorge Lorenzo and Max Biaggi will get the 2022 MotoGP Hall…

THREE more names will be engraved in the MotoGP Hall of Fame in 2022, with Jorge Lorenzo, Max Biaggi and Kiwi Hugh Anderson, bringing the total number of HoF riders to 35. Recently retired and perennially controversial Jorge Lorenzo is the first name to be added to the list of …

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Adam McLean eager to start Irish road racing season after hot weather testing in Spain

Adam McLean has reaped the benefits of six days of testing in the Spanish sun as he prepares for the return of a full Irish road racing campaign in 2022. The Tobermore man racked up the miles on the McAdoo Kawasaki 600 with a three-day test in Cartagena followed by …

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Big losses on the Isle of Man Steam package in the first year of the pandemic

News about ferries and car ferries The Irish Sea ferry industry is like any other sector of the shipping industry in that it is made up of a myriad of ship operators, owners, managers, charterers who all contribute to providing a network of routes sailed by a variety of vessels …

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Carlow Nationalist – NYC parade is worth its weight in gold

By Michael Godfrey WITH the bombs falling on Ukraine and people fleeing for their lives, it seems a bit trivial to talk about St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, but unfortunately there will always be a war somewhere in the world and people will die because of man’s inhumanity to man. But …

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Michael Dunlop targets first Ducati win at Isle…

Michael Dunlop says he expects the Ducati Panigale V4 R he will race at the 2022 Isle of Man TT to be “very different” to anything he has ever competed on as he offers to giving the Italian marque its first win at the event since 1995. One of the …

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Remembrance of the exile of Frederick Douglass in Ireland

Instead of the bright blue skies of America, I’m covered in the soft gray fog of the Emerald Isle. I breathe, and voila! good becomes a man.—Frederick Douglass writing of his time in Ireland On August 16, 1845, 27-year-old Frederick Douglass left Boston on a steamer for Liverpool and his …

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Peter Hickman receives the prestigious Torrens Trophy after his exploits at the Isle of Man TT and Ulster Grand Prix 2019

Hickman was finally able to receive the accolade in person at a presentation dinner Monday at the Pall Mall clubhouse in London, hosted by the Royal Automobile Club. He follows in the footsteps of fellow motorcycle racers and former Torrens Trophy winners Jonathan Rea (2017), Cal Crutchlow (2016), Tom Sykes …

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ISLAND WITH LOVE: ISLE OF WIGHT AID REACHES UKRAINIAN REFUGEES – Island Echo

Wootton man Daniel Williams drove a minibus loaded with donations from the Isle of Wight to the Ukrainian border. Ryde School alumnus Daniel Williams – who fled Ukraine with his young family a fortnight ago – has returned to Eastern Europe with vital supplies for those fleeing the Russian invasion …

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When farmers asked authorities to stop Sutton Bank time trials

THE D&S reported 100 years ago that in the summer of 1921 farmers successfully petitioned the rural council of Thirsk to “prohibit the use of Sutton Bank for anything other than lawful purposes of passage to and from the towns to which it leads. This was to prevent car enthusiasts …

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Make it affordable for this year’s Manx March

Next Monday marks the start of #manxmarch2022, the week where we are challenged to eat only fresh, sustainable and, above all, locally produced food. When Stuart and Ruth Meade launched Manx March in 2020, it coincided with the start of the first lockdown. What could have stopped the initiative in …

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Hiking in Ibiza: why walking is the best way to explore this sometimes overlooked beauty of the Balearic Islands

The sudden sight of Cala d’en Serra beach is worth it. We are northeast of Ibiza, several kilometers from anywhere. We walked from Portinatx, past the majestic 170ft candy-striped Moscarter lighthouse and along an intricate coastal path with lush pine forest, orange and lemon groves on one side, steep cliffs, …

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UK sanctions 386 Russian MPs for supporting separatists

Britain has sanctioned nearly 400 Russian parliamentarians as ministers sought to “tighten the screws” on Moscow over the invasion of Ukraine. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said 386 members of the Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, were banned from traveling to the UK and all assets they held in the …

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John Burrows optimistic about Ulster Grand Prix return

The Dundrod event was due to take place in August for the first time since 2019 but government funding of £800,000, which was also intended for the North West 200, fell through. Tourism NI refused to support the financial package, which had been signed by the Ministry of Finance and …

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The founder of the world’s largest cypro betting site just bought a $28 million mansion

Posted: March 11, 2022, 6:11 a.m. Last update: March 12, 2022, 2:42 a.m. The mystery buyer of a 38.5 million Australian dollar ($28 million) mansion in Melbourne has been identified by Australian media as the 26-year-old co-founder of one of the largest crypto betting operations in the world. world. The …

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Former British Superbike star James Ellison set to make North West 200 debut after two years of waiting

Former British Superbike rider James Ellison will finally get the chance to make his North West 200 debut, two years later than originally planned. llison was scheduled to tackle the 8.9-mile “Triangle” course in 2020 but missed it after the North Coast meeting was canceled as the coronavirus pandemic took …

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Areas of Wales that are hotspots for properties owned by people in tax havens

People with addresses in tax havens have been buying property across Wales, data shows. Figures obtained by the Center for Public Data (CFPD) show that people with overseas addresses have bought homes and commercial properties in all parts of Wales over the past decade. This biggest increase in overseas property …

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A Bruce Springsteen Museum is coming to Freehold, NJ

It could hardly be more perfect. In the town where Bruce Springsteen was born and raised, there is a fire station at 49 West Main St. On Monday night, the Freehold Borough Council passed a resolution to take that fire station and turn it into a museum for the rocker …

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Who are the female cyclists you should know…

THE first woman on the Motolegends list is Elspeth Beard, who in 1983 began the journey that would see her become the first British woman to circumnavigate the globe on a motorcycle. Beard has also visited Pakistan and crossed the mountains to educate women and help them discover the freedom …

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Economic Crime Bill what it means for real estate

Last week the government published the Economic Crimes (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill. The bill is expected to become law later this month and will have a significant impact on the process of acquiring or disposing of land in the UK by foreign entities. The Economic Crimes (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill …

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New team on the block with Gas Monkey BMW

Along with the exciting news from new team sponsor BMW, we witness Richard Rawlings’ reaction when he sees the 2022 livery for the first time. Via: Gas Monkey Garage & Richard Rawlings YouTube Channel What do the Isle of Man TT and Gas Monkey Garage have in common? Well, Richard …

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Motorcycle enthusiasts can prepare for several events this summer

Those who appreciate motorcycles should have plenty of opportunities to see them up close this summer in Europe. (Stock) As the warmer months of northern Europe approach temptingly closer, motorcyclists have two reasons to rejoice. Soon it will be time to pull their two-wheelers out of storage, and after two …

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US sanctions Russian oligarchs linked to Putin

The United States on Thursday announced a new round of sanctions targeting Russian oligarchs and their family members who support President Vladimir Putin as he wages war in Ukraine. The new sanctions include “total blocking sanctions” on at least eight so-called elites in the country and visa restrictions on 19 …

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Isle of Wight rounds up aid to help Ukrainian refugees

An aid ferry will leave the Isle of Wight for Moldova on Friday evening. An arctic truck, loaded with clothes, food, toiletries, survival tents and more, will take a few days to reach neighboring war-torn Ukraine. This is where many refugees arrive, driven from their homes by the Russian invasion. …

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Forbes found 32 of them. Here’s where to find them

Illustration by Forbes, Alfa Nero by Newscomn Most yachts are registered via offshore vehicles and moored in remote locations. Rrussian billionaires have been in the spotlight since Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine on February 24. In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Joe Biden said his administration would …

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9 special motorcycles Homologation Brilliant Racing

For a certain type of motorcycle enthusiast, bikes marketed by OEMs as race homologation specials hit a very specific sweet spot. These bikes are, for all intents and purposes, real racing bikes you can buy from your favorite OEM. No need to worry about installing all your favorite performance parts …

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What is MotoGP, who races and more

The start of a new MotoGP season is always an exciting affair and 2022 is no different as a stacked grid prepares to fight for the world championship. Six manufacturers, 12 teams and 24 drivers will compete in the 2022 season. Two new teams join the fray in the form …

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UK’s ‘complicated’ Covid travel rule set to change ahead of Easter holiday

Covid travel rules are set to become much simpler as ‘complicated’ passenger locator forms are set to be scrapped by early April. Current rules require all tourists to complete a Covid travel form before returning to the UK. Current rules state that the form must be submitted within three days …

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OMG Racing keeps Hillier and Johnson for the first 2022 Isle…

Rich Energy OMG Racing has confirmed it will be making its road racing debut late this year with entries for the 2022 Isle of Man TT and North West 200 with James Hillier and David Johnson. A leading contender for the British Superbike Championship (BSB), OMG Racing initially announced plans …

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WATCH: Statue of William Dunlop unveiled in Ballymoney by brother Michael and mother Louise

The permanent memorial, created by Scottish sculptor David Annand, was discovered by William’s brother, Michael, and his mother, Louise. One of road racing’s most popular riders, William tragically lost his life at the age of 32 following an accident while training at the Skerries 100 in County Dublin in 2018. …

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This Week in Taxation: Channel Islands Issue Russia Sanctions Warning

Russia faces historic sanctions Regulators in the Channel Islands have warned financial institutions to maintain UK sanctions against 18 specific Russian individuals and companies with stakes in those jurisdictions. This is in addition to hundreds of other people and companies hit by sanctions dating back to 2014. The Crown Dependencies …

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‘Marc Márquez also fights fear; The difference is that he is not afraid of crashing in the final laps” – Danilo Petrucci

MotoGP is a sport where danger is always present despite all the security measures in force in the world of motorcycling. In a recent interview, Danilo Petrucci talked about the fear of racing at high speed and mentioned that even in MotoGP this feeling is present among the riders, even …

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BMW excels with M3 xDrive

For the first time in its history, the BMW M3 switches to four-wheel drive. Purists will probably tell you that you’re supposed to hate it, but that makes sense. Modern performance cars are getting so powerful that all the technology in the world will struggle to get performance through just …

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A Frazer Nash race car called “Kermit” will return for the Manx Classic

Car owner Noelle Durkerley says she’s coming ‘home’ A famous green-colored racing car, nicknamed “Kermit” after the frog character from the vintage children’s TV show The Muppet Show, will return to the island for the Manx Classic. The 1951 Frazer Nash Le Mans Bristol 2-litre straight-6 engine will compete in …

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A decade of waiting for toilets could soon be over

Symbister Harbor at Whalsay. Photo: John Coutts Ten years is a long wait for the toilets, but that’s exactly how long some ferry users have had to wait. But there could be some relief later in the year. The current status of toilets both at ferry terminals and on board …

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Belleek Men’s Shed is busy building traditional Lough Erne beds

There is a great buzz of carpentry activity in the Belleek Men’s Shed and on the West Island in County Fermanagh. But this is no ordinary woodworking – this is the construction of traditional Lough Erne beds. The cradle was originally a burnt log or a hollowed out tree. It …

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Marshaling requirements add more fuel to Isle of Man fire

20.02.2022 | Robin Miller | TT and Roads Image: Impact Images An ongoing dispute in the Isle of Man following news of changes affecting the Manx GP, the now defunct Classic TT and more recently the TT Marshals Association has exposed the absolute need to do things differently in order …

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Preston and the communications revolution

Preston Telephone Exchange 1918 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Few people know that the electrical communications revolution began in the 19th century. In the 1870s, the wealthy could telegraph New York to book a hotel, then hop on a steamer and be there in 14 days. Liverpool was the nearest home …

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Survivor found in burning Greek ferry

A survivor was rescued from the stern of a still burning passenger ferry in Greece. A Coastguard spokesman said the man, a Belarusian, was found on the left rear side of the Euroferry Olympia in good condition. The Italian-owned ferry, which was carrying more than 290 passengers and crew, as …

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Isle of Man TT races live and on demand

Press release | February 18, 2022 IOM TT is launching a digital channel for full live coverage of the 2022 races and behind the scenes content. The price of the live pass is $24.99. The following is a press release from IOM TT… The Isle of Man TT races powered …

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Storm Eunice hits northern Europe with dangerously strong winds

LONDON – High winds battered parts of Britain and northern Europe on Friday as a severe storm killed at least six people in the region, damaged buildings and severely disrupted travel by air, land and sea. The storm, called Eunice, ripped through roofs, threw debris onto the streets, sent planes …

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Michigan’s newest millionaire is a 91-year-old man

This 91-year-old man from St. Claire County, Michigan just got the surprise of his life. It’s safe to say that much of the fun with scratch off lottery tickets would be the suspense. You’re hopeful as you scratch to reveal, just maybe… then nothing. This was not the case for …

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Ukrainians are more interested in Eurovision than Russian threat, says man living in Kyiv

A Briton living in Kyiv claimed locals were more interested in the country’s Eurovision hopes than the threat of a Russian invasion. Daniel Williams, 45, from the Isle of Wight and now living in Kyiv as a business investor, said it would take Russian ‘hardware’ crossing the Ukrainian border for …

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John McGuinness hints at retirement after Isle of Man TT

Isle of Man TT star John McGuinness has hinted at his retirement after this year’s competition. The 49-year-old, who was awarded an MBE on Tuesday for his services to motorcycle racing at Windsor Castle, said May’s race – which he has won 23 times – could be his last. Speaking …

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A 12-bedroom, $2.5million mansion on a lush island needs a manager to run its bustling pub and restaurant

A Scottish island-based mansion that includes a guest house, pub and restaurant needs a new manager. Potential buyers have a rare opportunity to take over an institution that offers excellent Scottish hospitality, according to its estate agent. The Old Inn is located in a small village called Carbost on the …

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Former Isle of Wight man in Ukraine waits for his granddaughter’s passport

A former Isle of Wight man is waiting for a passport to be issued to his half-Ukrainian baby, the PA news agency reports. The Foreign Office has advised British nationals in Ukraine to leave “while commercial means are still available”, due to what it calls a growing threat from Russia. …

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CalMac: Call for Public Inquiry as Ferry Emergency Assistance Costs Surge 40x in a Decade

Calls have been made for a public inquiry into Scotland’s vital state ferry services as new figures show the cost of short-term chartering to support the aging fleet has risen more than forty-fold in ten years. It comes as the rate of planned sailing cancellations nearly doubled during the Covid …

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