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Isle of Man clubber died from MDMA toxicity

Two men fell ill within one hour of each other in Cream after taking MDMA from different sources Credit: ITV

A haulage company owner from the Isle of Man who died after taking ecstasy tablets in a Liverpool nightclub died from MDMA toxicity.

Andy Glaister, 47, from Ramsey fell ill on 27 December in Cream nightclub, Wostenholme Square and died two days later.

Liverpool Coronor Simon Holder yesterday ruled that both Andy and John Milburn, 19 from Merseyside had died from MDMA toxicity, but both men had been given the drugs from different sources.

Andy Glaister died two days after falling ill in the Liverpool nightclub on 27 December Credit: ITV

Andy's brother Chris Glaister said Andy had bought two green MDMA tablets in a Liverpool bar before the Cream closing event.

The two men collapsed within one hour of each other, John passing on 27 December and Andy on the 30th.

Andy was well-known in the rally car racing community on the island Credit: ITV

Unexploded WW2 device found in Isle of Man

Police in the Isle of Man are currently dealing with an unexploded WW2 device in Ramsey

The device is located near to the BMX track and water pumping station on Mooragh Promenade.

Roads are closed between the promenade and Premier Road by the Ramsey Park Hotel and the small terrace of houses at the bottom of the Grand Island hill.

Access to the Mooragh Park and Parklands Nursery can be made as normal via Park Road from the Ramsey Park Hotel direction, as this is outside the exclusion area.

The road, promenade walkways and footpaths from areas around the BMX track are closed to all vehicles, pedal cycles and pedestrians. Please avoid the area and heed the signs and barriers that have been place out.

Former UK residents in Isle of Man can vote in EU referendum

Those registered to vote in a UK constituency within the last 15 years can vote Credit: ITV

Residents in the Isle of Man who have previously lived in the UK are now eligible to vote in the EU referendum.

Those who have been registered to vote in a UK constituency within the last 15 years can vote on 23 June.

Further information including how to register to vote is available on the Electoral Commission’s website

An Isle of Man passport Credit: Helen McKenna


Man charged in Isle of Man for harassing Treasury Minister

Eddie Teare had received threatening and abusive mail from a 62 year old man Credit: Isle of Man Government

Isle of Man Police have charged a 62 year old Douglas man for harassing the island's Treasury Minister.

Eddie Teare had received threatening and abusive correspondence in the post from the man, who was identified after extensive inquiries.

The man was charged under The Protection of Harassment Act 2000 and will appear in Douglas Courthouse 8 March.

Norris Green woman caught with Class A drugs in Isle of Man

A woman from Norris Green, Merseyside was detained as she arrived into Douglas Sea Terminal on Wednesday Credit: ITV

A woman from Liverpool has been remanded in the Isle of Man Prison for possessing heroin.

Police detained a 40 year old female on Wednesday as she disembarked the afternoon sailing that had arrived from Heysham.

Sharon Kirk of Norris Green was detained and searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act, found with a number of packages believed to contain Class A controlled drugs.

She will appear in court again on 23 February.

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