The 27-year-old was driving on Lezayre Road on the north side of the island at 6.30pm on Sunday, October 30.Read the full story ›
A new fire training facility has opened on the Isle of Man. This means that local firefighters can undertake essential training without the need to travel to the UK - saving approximately £50,000 a year. A controlled fire was set today to show how the specially-engineered compartments are used to create a realistic environment in terms of working in extreme heat, humidity, smoke and restricted visibility.
The Isle of Man's Chief Minister Howard Quayle has today announced who will head Government departments.
The Council of Ministers is made up of eight different sections under the Chief Minister's leadership. They are:
Economic Development – Laurence Skelly
Education and Children – Graham Cregeen
Environment, Food and Agriculture – Geoffrey Boot
Health and Social Care – Kate Beecroft
Home Affairs – Bill Malarkey
Infrastructure – Ray Harmer
Policy and Reform – Chris Thomas
Treasury – Alfred Cannan
Howard Quayle has been announced as the new Chief Minister of the Isle of Man.
Mr Quayle was in charge of the Department of Health and Social Care until the General Election, for which he won a seat for Middle.
The Isle of Man has elected 24 new members of government.
Polling stations in 12 constituencies counted their results overnight, which for the first time have two members for each district.
Onchan also has its first female Member of the House of Keys Julie Edge:
Later this week - voters will go the polls in the Isle of Man's general election.
The island is almost entirely self-governing and the 24 successful representatives will control virtually every aspect of public life, from law and order to health.
There's been a form of government in theIsland for 1000 years.
So what does the future hold for this former Viking settlement?
Adam McClean has been to the island to find out.
Curraghs Wildlife Park welcomes two silvery gibbons as part of breeding programmeRead the full story ›
A family on the Isle of Man who have desperately tried to convince the government to fund drug treatment for their son will have to move away.
Finley Hesketh, 7, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare muscle-wasting disease which largely affects boys.
His parents have tried in vain to pledge for funding of Translarna from the Island's Government who say they don't have the funds to pay for it.
Olympic silver medallist Mark Cavendish will be back on the road next month after being confirmed to compete at the Tour of Britain.Read the full story ›
The Isle of Man Cricket team are on their way to Sweden to play in the World Cricket League.
Over the next 5 days the squad will play alongside Sweden, Germany, Gibraltar, Israel and Spain. They're currently in division two but if they do well it could pave the way for them to compete in the World Cricket League and Cricket World Cup.
Cricket coach Greig Wright told Helen McKenna how the tournament will play out.