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Isle Of Wight Young Performers Star At Disneyland

Young dancers and performers from the Isle of Wight have starred at Disneyland in an international competition. Starlight Boutique took 32 students aged between eight and 15 years old to Paris to perform in the...

Sailings Cancelled On Wightlink

Wightlink has cancelled some catamaran sailings to and from the Isle of Wight this morning (Wednesday). The company says itsĀ **15 sailings from Portsmouth & **47 from Ryde Pier have been cancelled until further notice.Wightlink says...

Poor Broadband And Older Residents See Isle Of Wight Libraries Earmarked For Census Project

Have you received a letter at random from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)? The Isle of Wight is to run a pilot test, uniquely involving libraries, on 9 April, ahead of the 2021...

Isle Of Wight Teenager Bounces Back After Brain Tumour

An Isle of Wight teenager is bouncing back after having surgery to remove a brain tumour. Sophie Gallagher, 13, was forced to stop her favourite sport of trampolining while going through the traumatic time of...

Fears over jet bombs hidden in electronic devices

Intelligence officials in the US believe terrorists are perfecting explosive devices small enough to fit inside consumer electronics in an attempt to bring down commercial airliners.The concern is behind the decision to ban larger...

Czech zoo cuts off rhino horns as precaution over poaching fears

A zoo has taken the step of removing the horns from its rhinos as a precaution following an attack by poachers at another zoo.The director of Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic said...

Candlelit vigil as hundreds mourn their ‘hero’ Martin McGuinness

Hundreds of people gathered to pay tribute to Martin McGuinness after his death at the age of 66.A candlelit vigil has been held in the republican heartland off the Falls Road in west Belfast.It...

Lockdown In London As Gunshots Heard Outside Parliament

Parliament is on lockdown after gunshots were heard outside the Palace of Westminster in London.Eyewitnesses describe seeing a man with a knife within the confines of the Palace, while the journalist Quentin Letts described...

Thames Water fined record £20.3m for massive sewage spill

Thames Water has been ordered to pay a record fine of £20.3m for repeatedly allowing untreated sewage to flow into the Thames.It is the largest penalty handed to a water utility company for an...

Parliament suspended after gunfire heard

Parliament has been suspended and MPs evacuated after the sound of gunfire was heard.There have been reports that Prime Minister Theresa May's car sped out of Downing Street.More Follows...(c) Sky News 2017: Parliament suspended...

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