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The closure of a tax loophole has hit profits at online birthday and Christmas cards retailer Moonpig.

Ordnance Survey recreates 220,000 square miles of Great Britain in Minecraft

A summer intern from the mapping agency used open source data to create the 22 billion block model

Gatwick enjoys 5.5% passenger surge

A leading holiday airport handled an increased number of passengers last month.

Matt Le Tissier

Southampton legend Matthew Le Tissier may play for Guernsey this Sunday

Le Tissier retired as a player in 2002 after 541 appearances for Southampton

Anthony Hilton: Rowland keeping it in the family bank

I rather fancy the idea of being so rich that you buy your own bank to look after your money rather than having to lie awake worrying that your high street branch is about to go bust on you.

Heather Watson in action at the Australian Open

Heather Watson battles through to second round of Australian Open

British number one beat Alexandra Cadantu 2-6 6-3 6-2

Jersey’s population is expected to hit 120,000 by 2035

Jersey considers population cap to deal with increasing migration

Channel Island residents fear overcrowding as study shows significant growth is expected

CWC in $1bn sell-off

Cable & Wireless Communications has agreed to sell assets in Monaco and a host of islands to Bahrain's state-controlled operator, Batelco, for up to $1bn (£623m).

Father guilty of family's manslaughter

A man who carried out a frenzied knife attack on six people, including his wife and two young children, was found guilty of manslaughter yesterday.

Slow boat: St Peter Port, Guernsey’s capital

Trail of the Unexpected: Slow delights in Guernsey

With a speed limit of just 35mph, this island reveals its charms gently says Ben West

Outclassed Heather Watson bows out to Radwanska

Britain's Heather Watson could only win two games as her Wimbledon dream ended with a nightmare hammering at the hands of third seed Agnieszka Radwanska.

Call for Jersey's independence

A senior Jersey politician has called for the island to "be ready to become independent" in the wake of a slew of political attacks and crackdowns on its tax schemes.

Two torch bearers pass-over the flame as they pass through Newquay, Cornwall

Sale of Olympic torches on eBay ignites controversy

70 police officers to guard one little flame might seem excessive, but the seven and a half thousand Olympic torch bearers still to run will no doubt be glad of the protection, after it has emerged that the torches they will carry have a street value of more than £100,000.

Unexpected agony: after many weeks of suffering shingles, Robert Chesshyre's symptoms finally receded

Shingles: Under my skin

Months of searing headaches, a violent, blistering rash – the peculiar agony of shingles took Robert Chesshyre by surprise

Search for ferry passenger halted

An air-and-sea-rescue search for a ferry passenger who is believed to be missing overboard was suspended last night after five hours.

The News Matrix: Monday 2 April 2012

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