2013 saw another challenging year for the housing market on the Isle of Man.
It was hoped the year would bring some upturn in the market which has been one of the biggest victims of the economic downturn of the last five years.
There are hopes it could be more positive this year however as the UK records positive inflation figures.
Residential director at Black Grace Cowley, Nick Cooper, says there is a tendency for the Island to mimic the activity in the rest of the UK:
'A popular young man who always had a smile on his face'
The Steam Packet told us the Manannan is back to the grind following its cancelled Liverpool sailing.
Police are currently investigating damage caused to two vehicles on the Lamb Hill Estate in Bride.
The Met Office has delivered an optimistic forecast for the rest of the Festival of Motorcycling week.
Yesterday's news of an imminent Manx Gas tariff increase has been met with a swell of public feedback on our facebook page.
The third annual Manx Litfest will get underway next month.
Relay for Life has seen local people raise over £53,000 for Cancer Research.
The good weather yesterday allowed for Monday's cancelled programme of racing to be run in full, paving the way for more of the same today.