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In Friday's newspaper

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Next year’s Budget came under a blistering attack from business leaders yesterday.

Replacement ro-ro ferry due to start next week

The replacement ship MN Toucan

A new roll-on, roll-off freight ferry will start operating from Jersey to the UK next week to bridge some of the gap as a result of the absence of the Commodore Clipper on the UK to Jersey sea routes.

Broadband boost for users on the go

Some 95% of households have at least one mobile phone, 84% have a landline and 82% an internet connection

Islanders will be able to access superfast broadband on the move from next year after licences were granted to the Island's three telecoms companies to provide revolutionary 4G networks.

Tenth earthquake in 12 days

Principal Metrological Officer Tony Pallot with the seismic reading of the  4.2 magnitude quake which shook the Island ten days ago.

Islanders have been feeling the shakes once again after being hit by another earthquake - the tenth in just 12 days.

Time to sell off JT?

Comptroller and Auditor General Karen McConnell

The time is right for the States to look at selling off JT, according to the head of the Island's spending watchdog.

In Thursday's newspaper

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The time is right for the States to look at selling off JT, according to the head of the Island's spending watchdog.

Passengers stopped in duty-free seizures

Steven Le Marquand, director of legal status and revenue at the Customs and Immigration Service

Two temporary customs officers have stopped nearly 1,000 people and prevented the Treasury department from losing almost £3,000 in duty payments in their first two weeks in the job.

Maclean to stand for Chief Minister?

Economic Development Minister Alan Maclean

Economic Development Minister Alan Maclean is to seek re-election as a Senator in October and if successful he may put his name forward to be Chief Minister.