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Audio/Video: MHK defends asking multiple questions

Questions asked in the House of Keys can cost hundreds of pounds – but are they worth the expense?

Audio/Video: Ancient finds given Treasure Trove status

Metal detectors have uncovered three archaeological finds which date back as far as 1000 AD.

Old concrete used to revamp railway track

Old concrete dug up from Peel Road will be used to revamp the heritage railway track.

Audio/Video: Ideas put forward for former prison site

Residential accommodation, community facilities and a church.

Changes to postal service over Easter

There will be no mail deliveries or collections today.

Audio/Video: Investment helped keep fire damage to minimum

Major investment at Jaks Bar and Steakhouse prevented the fire from being as destructive as it could have been.

Audio/Video: Prodigy frontman prepares TT race team

The one time scariest man in rock music will debut his race team at this year’s TT.

Appeal after woman hits man in street

Police are appealing for witnesses after an argument between two people in St Paul's Square in Ramsey.

Audio/Video: Love of small things brings Kane to Island

A love for Norman Wisdom and an obsession with small things:

Teenager who got lost walking is found safe

A teenage boy who went missing after going out walking yesterday has been found safe and well.

Audio/Video: Jaks might re-open for Easter weekend

Jaks could be re-opening in time for the busy Easter weekend following a serious fire last night.

Audio/Video: Local business invests £1 million in ICT plans

The Manx Educational Foundation is a step closer to reaching its target to fund the new International Centre for Technology.

Jaks fire caused by 'electrical failure'

Pub and restaurant goers were evacuated from a popular Douglas bar last night after a fire broke out.

Audio/Video: Spooks film to benefit Manx economy

Filming on the feature film version of Spooks is well underway – with the Island’s economy set to benefit.

Audio/Video: Discussions held over future of Callow's Yard

Proposed redevelopment of Callow’s Yard has sparked a concerned response from the local community.

Audio/Video: McGuinness says TT competition is building

TT ace John McGuinness says he’s coming into this year’s TT with less pre-bike time than he would like:

Audio/Video: NI system needs rethink says Minister

There’s been more than a 90 per cent hike in income support over the last decade.

Audio/Video: Lemur goes missing from wildlife park

One of the newest additions at the wildlife park has gone missing.

Audio/Video: Youth sessions under threat

Youth service sessions could be cancelled unless more recruits can be found.

Audio/Video: Athletes limber up for running festival

250 visiting athletes are headed to the Island for the Easter Festival of Running.

Significant fire at Jaks on Loch Promenade

Emergency services are currently dealing with a significant fire on Loch Promenade in Douglas.

Audio/Video: Cost of Flybe contract changes won't be revealed

Financial assistance was given to Flybe in order to keep the patient transfer service operating to Liverpool.

Audio/Video: Nuisance 999 calls putting lives at risk

Nuisance or false alarm 999 calls are putting lives at risk and costing government money it doesn’t have.

Audio/Video: Question time proving costly says Minister

Every time a question is asked in the House of Keys or Tynwald it’s costing government money:

Audio/Video: Riders gearing up for TT 2014

The road racing elite is gearing up for one of the most closely contested TT’s in recent memory.

Treasure trove inquests to open

Today will see a number of treasure trove inquests carried out at Douglas Courthouse.

Audio/Video: National Insurance Fund under review

Government is reviewing the Island’s National Insurance Fund.

Audio/Video: Good initial support for new flight route

Demand for a flight route between the Isle of Man and Yorkshire is proving evident – especially over the TT period.

Police hunting dangerous driver

Police are hunting the driver of a red BMW who was seen driving ‘erratically’ in Douglas last night.

TT launch day has arrived

The TT is being launched today.

Audio/Video: Maintenance begins on TT course

Preparation works on the Island’s roads ahead of TT are underway.

Audio/Video: Lessons from Bradda Head fire of 2003 helped with blaze

Over 20 firefighters were sent to tackle the grass fire in Bradda West.

Audio/Video: More TT TV deals signed

Coverage of the TT Races will be broadcast to wider audiences worldwide thanks to a new TV deal.

Audio/Video: Minister says ignoring energy options is negligent

Failing to exploit renewable energy would be ‘negligent’ according to the department in charge of energy policy.

Audio/Video: Staff and patient concerns 'vindicated'

Concerns raised by staff and patients at Noble’s Hospital have been ‘vindicated’ following a damning report.

Audio/Video: £100,000 sent to aid humanitarian crisis

The Isle of Man Government is sending £100,000 to Zimbabwe and the Central African Republic.

Audio/Video: Blood donor service under spotlight

Is the Island’s blood donor service out of step with the UK’s?

Audio/Video: Treasury Minister wants trustworthy team

A team of familiar faces will take up membership roles within the Treasury.

Fire crews dealing with Bradda Head fire

Fire crews are currently dealing with a grass fire in the area of Bradda West.

Audio/Video: £2 million for new government staff

£2 million is being spent on extra staff to help drive economic growth.

Audio/Video: Chief Minister welcomes 'warts and all' report

A ‘warts and all’ report into three key areas of the Island’s health service has been welcomed by the Chief Minister.

Audio/Video: Ignore critics of ICT centre says Minister

Plans for a new ICT centre at the Nunnery in Douglas comes at no risk to the Manx taxpayer.

LVP back Health Minister after report

The new Health and Social Care Minister has gained the support of the Liberal Vannin Party.

MHK to dominate HOK sitting

Newest MHK to the fold, Chris Thomas will dominate proceedings in tomorrow’s House of Keys sitting.

Fishing boat sparks rescue operation

Air, sea and land teams were deployed yesterday after a fishing vessel was reported missing.

Still chance to comment on child services

Parents are being reminded to have their say on child day care.

Boat catches fire in Ballasalla

Firefighters were called into action on Friday after a boat caught fire in Ballasalla.

Audio/Video: Minister says it's time to strengthen North West business ties

The Island is taking the lead on improving business relationships with the North West region.

Audio/Video: London City airlink: 'use it or lose it' says Chief Minister

Use it or lose it – that’s the warning from the Chief Minister about flights to London City.

Audio/Video: Snaefell trams start up for summer season

The Snaefell Mountain Railway has started service for the summer season.

Audio/Video: More homestay needed for TT and MGP

Volunteers are urgently needed to provide accommodation for TT visitors.

Audio/Video: Arts GCSE and A levels to get more 'rigorous and demanding'

More tough measures have been announced for the GCSE and A level system – with the Island deciding whether or not follow suit.

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