The Manx Independent today looks at a proposal that could target Scottish fishing trawlers to make them pay more when they take fish from Manx waters.

After the Manx government’s humiliating U-turn over reporting in Manx ports after a showdown with the Scottish government, is this revenge?

Also this week:

We reveal damage done to an Area of Special Scientific Interest by last week’s storm.

On International Women’s Day we talk to union boss Angela Moffatt about the lack of rights for women in the Isle of Man.

The court punishement for a motorist who drove without due care and hit a motorcyclist, who lost his leg as a result.

A page of coverage of the Keys debate on the Abortion Reform Bill.

Paul Speller looks at the forthcoming election for Legislative Council.

Reporter Jess Ward joins the fire service for the day and finds out more about how firefighters work.

A local politician has got into trouble for a comment made on Facebook.

A look back at the island’s history and first-hand accounts of what life was like in the Isle of Man in the 1920s.

The Minister for Health says it’s harder than he thought to make savings.

One of the stalwarts of Manx sport, Murray Lambden, is recognised posthumously in the Sports Awards.

A dress created by Manx designers Preen and worn on page 1 of today’s paper by Laxey screen star Sam Barks is being auctioned for a good cause.

The Manx Museum is going to open on Sundays.

Plus a look forward to the weekend’s sport, your letters, our 20-page leisure and entertainment section Island Life, the Isle of Man’s What’s On guide, your seven-day television guide and lots of community news.

AND - don’t forget - there’s the second token in our competition to win an iPhone 8.