Jersey

The small island of Jersey is not only one of the first, and one of the most famous, low-tax jurisdictions in the world, it is also a very pleasant and beautiful place to live. Within sight of France's Cherbourg peninsula, it is a self-governing part of Great Britain and is intensely proud to be Bri...

Jersey News

Jersey passport fees reduced

Passport fees in Jersey are coming down on 3 September to £72.50 for an adult (now £77.50) and £46.50 for a child (now £49). In 2014 the island of Jersey will go over to a c...
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Royals to visit Jersey on 18 July

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Jersey on 18 July as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. It is the first visit of the Duchess to the island since her...
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Jersey discounts stamps for Christmas

Jersey has reduced the cost of postage for the Christmas period and has launched a new set of six stamps for use in December. The usual 37p stamp for local mail has been reduced to 35p and the 50p for...
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Jersey discounts stamps for Christmas

Jersey has reduced the cost of postage for the Christmas period and has launched a new set of six stamps for use in December. The usual 37p stamp for local mail has been reduced to 35p and the 50p for...
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Rome’s most beautiful rose

The municipal rose garden on the Aventine hill is hosting the 69th edition of the prestigious Premio Roma prize on 21 May. The international competition selects the most beautiful rose in the capital...
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Jersey's royal wedding commemorative coins

Collectors are now able to buy a specially designed Jersey coin featuring the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Produced to commemorate the Royal Wedding, the coins, available in
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Ron Hickman dies

Ron Hickman, creator of the Black and Decker Workmate, has died in Jersey following several months of serious illness. Hickman (78) moved to Jersey in `1977 following huge success with his Do It Yo...
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Allies planned battle for Channel Islands.

The full devastation that the Allies were prepared to unleash on the Channel Islands in 1942 to regain a foothold in Europe has been revealed for the first time. Two years before the liberation of E...
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UK drops passport controls for Jersey.

Controversial new border controls that would have forced islanders to show their passports to get into the UK have been overturned following fierce opposition from Jersey
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Jersey's world war heroes.

A rare world war one album commemorating Jersey
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Jersey votes to change time.

The Channel Islands could break with Britain for the first time ever by shifting the clocks forward by one hour to adopt Central European Time (CET). The island votes in a referendum in 15 October to...
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Jersey's fire regulations need review.

Slack safety measures have caused a number of serious property fires in Jersey in recent months. A small child died and her mother was seriously injured in a fire in May when rental accommodation wen...
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Planning more homes for the ageing.

Almost 350 homes for the over-55s will be built on green fields in seven locations throughout Jersey over the next few years. The island
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Mercenery gets Jersey residence.

A multi-millionaire oil tycoon and former special forces soldier, who once controlled one of the world
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No date for child's skull.

Tests to date the fragment of a child
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Major Peirson’s coffin found.

After 227 years, the resting place of Jersey
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Births up and deaths down.

There were 1,030 births in Jersey in 2007, compared with 950 in 2006. This is the highest number of births since 1999 when 1,065 babies were born in the island. Deaths in 2007 totalled 707 compared w...