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Mother of abused boy tells Manx Independent why the law should change

This week's Manx Independent

This week's Manx Independent

The Manx Independent this week talks to a mother whose three-year-old son was abused.

She is calling for a change in the law.

We find out why.

Also this week, we had the only news reporter in court when a former police officer admitted he’d been harassing his wife. We have the story inside.

After Manx Telecom trumpeted the launch of 4G, we find out that some customers, who thought they’d benefit, won’t.

Almost two years after the murder of Fiona Bone, a police officer who grew up in the island, we report on a new tribute to her.

Also this week, we picture a big new construction on the right of the TT course between Bedstead Corner and the Nook. What is it?

Our court reporter tells the story of a thief who stole from disabled friend jailed.

Dandara tells us it might be recruiting staff again.

That might be just as well if a new scheme to help first time buyers works out. We talk to an estate agent about it.

Meanwhile, as the 100th anniversary of the First World War looms, we list events in the Isle of Man that are intended to mark it.

Two of our sports team have been in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games. For the latest from them, our sports pages are an essential read.

Our features section, Island Life, looks forward to the Houghton Weavers appearing and has a feature about the butterflies you can see in the island.

The Manx Independent includes the Isle of Man’s weekly What’s On guide, your seven-day television guide and lots more.

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