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

Dart Group starts no-frills airline

Football: Ten-yard test for free-kicks

A NEW law aimed at penalising unsporting behaviour at free-kicks is being introduced on a trial basis in the first-round of the Auto Windscreens Shield next week.

Travel: What price paradise? (pounds 1.79)

Nerys Lloyd-Pierce finds sandy beaches, very yellow butter and real peace on the still-feudal Channel Island of Sark

Sports Internet pays pounds 19.7m for loss-making Surrey Group

THE RUSH towards offshore betting continued yesterday when Sports Internet, an Aim-listed company only formed in March, snapped up bookmaker Surrey Group in a pounds 19.7m agreed deal.

KLA weapons on sale in Britain

WEAPONS FROM the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) that were supposed to have been surrendered to Nato troops are on sale in Britain.

Letter: Defying the Nazis

Sir: Julia Pascal commits a grave injustice when she asserts that Ambrose Sherwill, the first president of Guernsey's Controlling Committee, was "the only island politician to come out of this history [the registration of Jews as demanded by the German occupation authorities in the Second World War] with real honour".

Historical Notes: Germany has faced its past. Why can't we?

In 1942, Theresa Steiner, a Viennese Jew, was betrayed by the Guernsey authorities and gassed in Auschwitz. Puppet governments in Guernsey and Jersey helped with the deportation of several Jews as well as the deportation of non-Channel Island residents to work camps in Germany. Victor G. Carey, the island's Bailiff, was Guernsey's Petain. After the war France condemned Petain but Carey received honours. One of his grandsons, who came to see my play Theresa in 1990 told me, "At the Liberation, the Government didn't know whether to hang my grandfather for treason or knight him." In 1945 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth gave Victor Carey his knighthood.

Gearing Up for the Two Big Ones

HOW ARE the big holiday companies planning to cash in on the two big events in the next six months, the eclipse in August and the Millennium celebrations at the end of the year?

Bowls: Ireland take home title

ENGLAND, THE favourites to recapture the Home International Championship, saw the title snatched from their grasp by Ireland in a dramatic finish at Les Creux Club in Jersey yesterday.

Stamping out the Sark Lark

War is being waged against `nominee directors' in tax havens, writes Charles Piggott
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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence