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Broadband workers 'treated abysmally'

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DOZENS of workers on Jersey’s superfast broadband project are being treated ‘abysmally’ by their employer, with concerns over health and safety, wages being withheld and contracts in disarray, union leaders representing the employees have claimed.

Fewer Islanders buying new cars

Six-year high for car production

THE number of new cars registered in the Island has plummeted over the last decade, according to statistics released to the JEP.

Beach parties banned in Thailand

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THE Thai authorities have banned some of the country’s world-renowned beach parties as part of a security clampdown following the murder last month of a Jerseyman and a woman from the UK.

Lloyds slashes branch network

Lloyds Banking Group is to axe another 9,000 jobs and close 200 branches

Lloyds Banking Group has taken an axe to its branch network and announced thousands of job cuts under plans to sideline its traditional over-the-counter service.

The 'Government' of Jersey?

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OLD will meet new this week when Island representatives meet New Jersey officials to develop closer cultural and trade links with the American state.