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Jersey gets new chief minister

Senator Ian Gorst is Jersey's new chief minister. The former social security minister beat Sir Philip Bailhache by just three votes in an election in the States chamber. Gorst won 27 votes in an ope...
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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's fullfilment industry under threat

More than 1,000 jobs in Jersey hang in the balance: Ministers have informed the fulfilment industry that its days might be numbered. A new attempt to close the VAT loophole that allows Jersey to sh...
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Jersey elections bring new look to the States

The winds of change blew through Jersey
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Jersey, Channel Islands, prepares for elections

Jersey will go to the polls on 19 October to elect members of the island parliament, the States Assembly. The States members are composed of senators (who have an island mandate), deputies, who rep...
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Jersey's economy shrinks

Jersey's economy shrank by five per cent last year and was worth less than at any point since the island's statistical unit started compiling records 13 years ago. The decline was largely driven by an...
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Retail figures in Jersey, Channel Islands declining

Jersey could be at the start of a
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Serious electricity outages hit Jersey, Channel Islands

Electricity in Jersey was disrupted for the second time in a week on 28 September because of problems with supplies from France. Although only western parts of the island were hit on this occasion, tw...
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Jersey gets approval from EU on tax regime

Jersey's controversial business tax system is no longer harmful, a key group of European officials have concluded. The news is likely to put to rest fears that Jersey could have to scrap the tax stru...
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Jersey and Guernsey examine closer ties

Jersey and Guernsey could one day become one Bailiwick, Chief Minister Terry Le Sueur has said. He has urged islanders not to dismiss such ideas as
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Jersey, Channel Islands, gets electronic lottery

Jersey will be the first country in Europe to run a scratchcard-style lottery using electronic machines in shops. The electronic instant tickets (EIT) allow players to pay, select and scratch off the...
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Jersey, Channel Islands, plans for growth

The message that Jersey is well and truly
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Jersey pays tribute to victims of multiple murder

The peaceful nature of life in Jersey was horribly marred in mid-August by a knife attack that killed six people of Polish origin. Three of the murder victims were children; all of them were under six...
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Jersey to encourage super rich with more tax breaks

Super-rich immigrants are to be lured to Jersey with the promise of new lower tax rates. The States have agreed a new tax package for would-be
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Jersey Hertiage has brighter future

Radical changes adopted by Jersey Heritage have given it optimism about its future. After facing severe financial difficulty in recent years, Jersey Heritage had to take drastic action to save mon...
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Jersey's child abuse case and News Corp links

Allegations of corrupt links between UK police officers and the News of the World have raised fresh concerns about the national media coverage of Jersey


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