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Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize reaction ‘arrogant’

Bob Dylan's continued silence over his Nobel Prize for Literature is "impolite and arrogant", according to a member of the panel that awarded him the honour. The singer-songwriter was a surprise choice for the award,...

Stand-off as homes evacuated over ‘hazardous items’ in Northolt

Armed police are in a stand-off with a man who has reportedly barricaded himself inside a property and could have "hazardous items". About 80 people have been evacuated from their homes following the alert in Wood End...

Hounded out: Councils ‘are waging war on dogs’

Councils are waging a "war on dogs" by banning them from thousands of parks and open spaces, it has been claimed. Dogs have been barred from at least 2,205 public places in England and Wales...

Canada and EU may finally sign trade deal amid Brexit concerns

A free trade deal between Canada and the EU could finally be signed next week, following emergency talks. The President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, has said he is optimistic...

Plaid Cymru leader says PM is ‘fanning the flames of xenophobia’

Plaid Cymru's leader has accused Theresa May's government of leading a 'toxic' and 'thuggish' debate on immigration. Leanne Wood told her party's conference in Llangollen that the tone of public debate had fuelled a rise in hate...

Toxic smoke forces US troops at airbase near Mosul to wear masks

Toxic smoke from a sulphur plant set ablaze by IS fighters has forced American troops at an airbase near Mosul to put on their protective masks. It came as Iraqi coalition forces continued to edge...

Police Name Man Who Died Following Newport Demolition Site Incident

Hampshire Constabulary has named a man who died following an incident at a demolition site in Newport. Police said David Shayler, of High Street, Ryde, was working at a demolition site in Atkinson Drive, Newport, on...

Car And Motorcycle Collide In Newport

A car and a motorcycle have collided on a busy road into Newport this afternoon (Friday). **UPDATED The incident - involving a motorcyclist and a silver car - happened on the junction of Fairlee Road and...

Recognition For Island’s HSS Traffic Management

Ryde-based HSS Traffic Management is celebrating after achieving the BSI ISO 9001 and National Highways Sector Scheme certification. It's another huge boost for the company which has employed 13 Islanders in just three years. The team,...

Ryde Arena Limited Is “No Longer Able To Trade” Following Rink Closure

Ryde Arena Limited has announced today (Friday) that it will “no longer be able to trade as a limited company” following the closure of the site.  At the beginning of the month landlords of the...