Isle of Man News last updated 25 October 2014 08:17:16

Scottish Minister visits Island for talks

POSTED 27 minutes ago by Manx Radio

The Scottish Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism visited the Island this week. Fergus Ewing MSP was on the Island to explore possible links...

Steam Packet announces extra TT sailings

POSTED 31 minutes ago by Manx Radio

The Steam Packet has confirmed it will operate extra sailings for next year's TT. Thanks to an agreement with P&O Express, there will be nine return...


Local advocate listed in Global Who's Who

POSTED yesterday at 4:46 pm

Advocate John Rimmer is celebrating his nomination in one of the legal industry’s most prestigious global listings having been nominated amongst the Most Highly Regarded Individuals for offshore litigation in the Who’s Who Legal: Private Clients 2014. The listing recognises John Rimmer as one of the world’s leading practitioners in his field, describing him as “the go-to guy” on the Isle of Man. it goes on to say he has a “first class” reputation for advising law firms, trust companies, banks, life insurance companies, family offices, individuals and charities on trusts, foundations, wills, estate planning, taxation and charity law. Since 1996, Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in 34 areas of business law. The...

Kitching inquiry to take place

POSTED yesterday at 4:26 pm

An independent inquiry will be held after a man on parole hit and killed a pedestrian on the Tholt-y-Will road earlier this year. Gwen Valentine died when the car being driven by Donavan Kitching from St John's hit her. He had been released from jail three weeks before the incident. In a statement released yesterday, Ms Valentine's family called for an inquiry after the Deemster presiding over the case said 30 year old Kitching's rehabilitation had 'signally failed'. The Department of Home Affairs has today confirmed an independent inquiry will be established into the circumstances of Kitching's release from prison on parole.Read more at http://www.manx.net/isle-of-man-news/67650/road-death- family-pleads-for-action Got a story? Contact...

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