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Salerie move is a sign of progress

IT is hard to believe that despite a shocking tragedy at what is now a notorious island accident spot, some road users are continuing to flout the law.

Pensions wait has island on hold

WHAT is shaping up to be one of the longest-running negotiations ever between the States and its employees looks set to remain unresolved into yet another new year.

Could people power be enough?

WE DON’T get many demos in Guernsey but (and excuse the pun), just like buses, we’ve now had a few come along at once.

Counting the true cost of abuse

IT CAN be a devastating blight on lives and ultimately our society, but the true extent of domestic abuse remains unknown.

Winning team or double trouble?

ALDERNEY’S recent election result has thrown up a rare chance for political watchers to see whether teamwork can ever really survive the States.

Where will pensions row end?

AS NEGOTIATIONS on the States pension between unions and the Policy Council entered a new low yesterday, hopes of gaining an agreed settlement before the end of the year seem further away than ever.

Outlawing legal highs a clear signal

AN EXPECTED shift in drugs policy would appear to be gaining ground with yesterday’s announcement that the law against former legal highs has been strengthened.

Keeping the tills ringing

MORE shoppers than ever before reportedly turned out on Saturday for the big Christmas lights switch-on in Town.