Their arrival off the shores of the Isle of Man usually causes a bit of a stir in the summer months, but this year experts say basking shark numbers are extremely low. They say the number of sharks they've seen so far this season can be counted on one hand. Amy Mulhern reports.
The Isle of Man team has set off for Glasgow.
The team of 26 will meet up with the other 20 UK based athletes in Scotland.
It's their largest ever Commonwealth Games team.
The largest ever Manx Commonwealth Games team sets off from the Isle of Man today. Despite missing an injured Mark Cavendish hopes of a medal are high. The island has contenders in all nine categories in the Games which start in five days time.
Tora Heide, the Mastkeeper of the Dragon Harald Fairhair says its the vessel's first major voyage since it was built in 2012. The crew of 30 is travelling from the ship's base in Norway to Liverpool.
The world's largest Viking longship has arrived at Peel on the Isle of Man it will stay at the harbour for two days. Named after Harald Fairhair, the king who unified Norway - it's on its way to Liverpool as part of european tour.
The biggest Viking ship ever built in modern times will be in Peel harbour today.Read the full story ›
A toddler has been reunited with his family after he was found wandering alone in Douglas.
The boy, who was around three years old, was spotted by police near the Cooil Road at 4.30 this morning.
Officers said he was a 'happy little chap' and it appeared he'd simply woken up and gone for a wander.
The boy was taken to Noble's Hospital while enquiries were launched to find his family.
The distraught parents contacted police a short time later and boy was able to return home.
Mark Cavendish is out of the Tour de France with a shoulder injury sustained in a crash on Saturday's opening stage to Harrogate.Read the full story ›