Isle of Man News last updated 26 April 2018 09:50:24

Shoprite Chester Street to close

POSTED yesterday at 10:20 am by TH

Shoprite bosses say they can't continue to trade in the centre of Douglas against a "backdrop of declining demand".It follows news that the Chester...

Inflation rate remains unchanged

POSTED Mon 09-04-2018

The Isle of Man's rate of inflation remained unchanged in March.As measured by the Consumer Prices Index it stood at 4.4 per cent.According to statistics released by the Manx Government the most significant contributor to the rate of inflation is transportation costs – they account for 1.6 percentage points of the overall rate.The cost of petrol and diesel fell slightly over the period.The cost of eating out continued to rise alongside the cost of rent and heating oil.

Chief Minister has privately funded CWG trip

POSTED Thu 05-04-2018

The Isle of Man's Chief Minister has paid for himself to attend this year's Commonwealth Games. That's according to the government which says Howard Quayle is on a 'privately funded trip' to the Gold Coast. On Tuesday night he attended the launch of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Trade and Investment Programme. The forum style event provided an opportunity for government and industry leaders, throughout the Commonwealth, to strengthen relationships and discuss business opportunities. It was the first in a series of trade and investment meetings being held across Queensland as countries and territories gather in Australia for the 21st Commonwealth Games. He said: "The Commonwealth offers access to a global network of markets that the...

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