WE report that more than half of those on long-term incapacity benefit who have had new face to face medical assessments have had their payments stopped after they were found to be fit to work.
Celebrity chef and election candidate Kevin Woodford tells a court he was positive his team was trustworthy and above board when he agreed to let them run his campaign for the 2010 Douglas East by-election.
And Robin Gibb was probed by the FBI for claiming to have hired a hitman to kill his ex-wife, it has been claimed in reports.
There’s the latest on the death of police officer and former islander Fiona Bone, who was killed in the line of duty in Manchester last week.
And we report how a man who admitted his two rotweillers killed 21 sheep has been placed on probation.
There’s pictures from the weekend’s Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival, four extra pages of news from the west, plus our free 16-page monthly supplement Business Word.
Sport has news from Rally Isle of Man, the weekend’s football and rugby action and hockey reports, plus bowls, shooting , cycling, swimming and dressage.
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Weather for Isle of Man
Friday 24 May 2013
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Wind direction: South west