Monday 18 June 2018
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Average homes remain out of reach for average families

Monday 18 June 2018

New stats show an ‘average’ family income is not enough to afford a mortgage on an ‘average’ home – and that struggle has intensified over the past five years.

The findings come in the latest Housing Affordability Index, which showed that the level at which house prices were outstripping wages had soared by as much as 7% since 2012....

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Man jailed for attacking partner after cocktail of drink and drugs

Monday 18 June 2018

A 27-year-old man who was “off his head on a cocktail of drink and drugs” has been jailed for 18 months for attacking his partner whilst they were staying in a Jersey guest house.

The Royal Court was told James Keenan met his partner over the internet in November 2016, when she was living in the south of England....

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Jersey companies will have to prove they're the 'real deal'

Monday 18 June 2018

Concrete business plans, detailed information on employees and proof decisions really are being made on the island – these are just a few of the things the EU want companies to provide to show they’re the real deal, and not just ‘shells’ taking advantage of the Jersey’s rules.

Last year, the island was at the centre of financial scandal for a second time in just two years after the Paradise Papers revealed that Apple’s key subsidiaries were ‘resident’ in J...

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Prison population hits five year low

Monday 18 June 2018

The average daily population at HMP La Moye hit a five year low in 2017 with 136 inmates compared to 157 in 2012, figures released as part of the prison’s annual report show.

The number of inmates has been consistently decreasing over the past five years - in 2017 the maximum peaked at 144 in comparison to 170, while the minimum decreased from 142 in 2012 to 124....

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Comment: over to you, Chief Minister!

Monday 18 June 2018

Jersey’s new Ministers have four years to deliver on their promises - but with much to achieve, what comes first?

Here, Express columnist, and former States Advisor, Kevin Keen sets an agenda for them....

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