The Royal Navy late Thursday withdrew two vessels off Jersey Island, thus easing tensions with France over fishing rights and a demonstration by trawlers in demand of access to waters under a different legal status since Brexit.
A new list of corporate tax havens has named Jersey as the seventh most aggressive in the world. The Tax Justice Network created the ranking by assigning a haven score based on 20 different criteria. Both Jersey and Guernsey scored 98 out of a possible 100, putting them up there with the worst.
Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man are not represented in the House of Commons, yet MPs are being asked to change laws in the islands. Some have warned the move could spark a constitutional crisis, and even calls for independence. So can MPs actually force the laws - making company ownership information public - on the Crown dependencies?
HSBC is closing accounts on Jersey belonging to customers living in the UK. It is part of a move by UK banks carrying out checks on the identity and addresses of thousands of their customers on the Channel Islands. The London-based bank said it had taken measures to prevent its services being misused.
Despite a tiring 32 hours flight and encountering extremely hot and humid conditions the Falklands football team, playing in their 5th International Island Games competition, took home a bronze medal after defeating the small Norwegian Island of Froya by a 6-0 score line.
Jersey Assistant Chief Minister, Senator Paul Routier, is to visit the Falkland Islands from 10 to 16 June 2012 to take part in commemorating the 30th anniversary of their liberation, reports the local media.