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The family of a teenager who died in a crash on the Isle of Man say she was a beautiful and thoughtful daughter.

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Wreck of the Solway dismantled

Cutting up the Solway Harvester Credit: ITV

A sunken trawler's final section will be dismantled today.

The Solway Harvester sank off the coast of the Isle of Man in heavy seas in January 2000. Those aboard all drowned.

This week marked the 14th anniversary of their deaths.

The wreck of the trawler sat in Douglas Harbour for a number of years while legal proceedings were underway.Dismantling began in November and today the final section will be lifted from the water, drawing an end to the sad story.

Gales disrupt services on the Isle of Man Steam Packet ferry

Library picture: Strong winds lash the coast of the Isle of Man Credit: PA

Severe gales are disrupting services on the Isle of Man Steam Packet ferry.

The 08:45 Douglas to Heysham has been cancelled, along with the Heysham to Douglas 14:15 service.

The 19:45 Douglas to Heysham ferry is subject to cancellation, but this will be decided at 15:00.

An Isle of Man Steam Packet spokesman apologised for the inconvenience to passengers and advised people to check its website for further updates.

Man died from injuries sustained from "violent incident"

Neil Roberts Credit: Isle of Man Constabulary

A post-mortem examination has revealed a man found dead on the Isle of Man died from injuries sustained during a violent incident.

Neil Roberts' body was found by police in Queen Street in Castletown in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A 45-year-old man and a 47-year-old woman from Castletown are being questioned on suspicion of murder.


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