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Wightlink’s Victoria Of Wight To Be Named By HRH The Countess of Wessex

The Isle of Wight will welcome a royal visitor this week (Thursday). Wightlink’s brand new £30 million hybrid energy car ferry, Victoria of Wight, is to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex. The...

Bowling Club Raises More Than £2,500 To Help Older Islanders

An Isle of Wight Bowling club has raised more than £2,500 to help support older Islander residents. The grand total given to Age UK Isle of Wight’s Good Neighbour Scheme comes from a year of...

Bus driver, 80, who killed seven-year-old and pedestrian was driving dangerously

A court has ruled that an 80-year-old bus driver was driving dangerously when he caused the deaths of a pedestrian and a seven-year-old boy. Kailash Chander, who was medically unfit to stand trial, ploughed his...

US wages trade war on China with new $200bn tariffs

Donald Trump has intensified America's trade war with China by imposing new $200bn (£152bn) tariffs on imports. The higher import taxes will start from Monday at 10% before rising to 25% on 1 January, the...

Fraudster faked Manchester arena attack daughter to make insurance claim

A woman who pretended to have a daughter who was seriously injured in the Manchester Arena attack in order to get money has been jailed. Susan Pain, 51, claimed £139,000 through 31 fraudulent insurance claims...

Emmys 2018: Game of Thrones, Claire Foy and Thandie Newton among winners

Claire Foy and Thandie Newton were among the winners at the 2018 Emmys on a night of British success at television's biggest awards show. Game of Thrones saw off heavyweight competition to win the prize...

Stephen Darby: Motor neurone disease forces ex-Premier League footballer to retire at 29

A former Premier League footballer has been forced into retirement at the age of 29 after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND). Bolton right-back Stephen Darby said it was with great sadness that he...

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to become first moon space tourist

A Japanese internet entrepreneur is to be the first "space tourist" to fly round the moon. Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa declared I choose to go the the moon after being introduced by SpaceX's chief executive...

Father ‘has no memory of stabbing daughter Mylee Billingham to death’

A father accused of stabbing his young daughter in her stomach with a kitchen knife says he has no memory of the alleged murder, a jury heard. William Billingham attacked trusting and defenceless Mylee Billingham,...

Kim Jong Un hugs South Korean leader in Pyongyang ahead of historic summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has welcomed South Korea's president Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang for their historic summit. The two leaders smiled and hugged each other as they met at Sunan International Airport, joined...
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