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More than 16,000 sign 'Zoe's Law' mole-testing petitionIt calls for mandatory testing of removed moles following the death of an Isle of Wight woman.
Isle of Wight to host Tour of Britain final stage in 2022This year's event, which was due to take place in September, is cancelled because of coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Live-in care home staff 'would do it again'Staff from an Isle of Wight care home slept in tents to protect its vulnerable residents.
Coronavirus: Isle of Wight hovercraft stops amid passenger face mask rowAnyone on public transport in England must wear a face covering under a new rule imposed on 15 June.
Coronavirus: Isle of Wight MP admits lockdown 'barbecue' visitTory Bob Seely says he did not know other people would be present when he visited a journalist.
More than half of IOW downloads Covid-19 contact tracing appThere are now enough residents who have downloaded the app for the trial to be effective.
Coronavirus: NHS virus-tracing app downloaded 55,000 timesThe app is being trialled on the Isle of Wight and will be rolled out nationally if successful.
Isle of Wight sings We'll Meet Again for VE DayPeople across the Isle of Wight sang We'll Meet Again on their doorsteps to mark VE Day.
Coronavirus: NHS contact tracing app trial begins on Isle of Wight amid hopes tracking can help lift lockdownMinisters hope smartphone app could help with plans to allow some economic activity to resume
First workers to trial UK virus tracing appIf the Isle of Wight trial is successful, the app could be available nationwide within weeks, ministers say.
Coronavirus: UK contact-tracing app is ready for Isle of Wight downloadsIsle of Wight council staff and healthcare workers will be invited to start testing app on Tuesday.
NHS coronavirus tracing app 'will have unintended consequences', senior official says'We don't know exactly how it will work', admits head of NHSX before app is rolled out on Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight sea eagles spread their wingsData from the tracker attached to one eagle shows it flew 265 miles over four days.
Britain to trial new coronavirus tracing systemBritain will trial a new coronavirus tracing programme next week on the Isle of Wight, just off the south coast of England, cabinet minister Michael Gove said on Sunday as the government looks at how..
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NHS coronavirus app to be trialled on Isle of Wight this week and rolled out nationally 'by end of MayA new NHS app to help trace those who have come into contact with coronavirus will be rolled out later this month, the government has said.
Coronavirus: Isle of Wight care workers live in tentsThe Victoria House Care Home on the Isle of Wight now has a policy of "no one in and no one out".
Isle of Wight cliff collapse: Eight rescued from beach by lifeboatTwo groups of walkers were taking their daily exercise when the collapse happened.
Woman, 19, charged over Isle of Wight car and bus crash deathThe crash between a double-decker bus and two cars happened a year ago.
Coronavirus: Isle of Wight and Download Festivals axedOrganisers of both events are looking to give refunds or let people keep tickets for next year.
Storm reveals 130 million-year-old dinosaur footprint on Isle of Wight'All this weather is revealing traces of vanished worlds along our coastline,' says expert
Isle of Wight musician fights tinnitus with soundscapesRupert Brown records soundscapes that he's found help manage his tinnitus.
Sea eagle settles with kites in OxfordshireOne of six white-tailed eagles released on the Isle of Wight has been seen roosting with red kites.
Isle of Wight couple aim to reduce impact of tourism with a tuk-tukThe young entrepreneurs dream of creating jobs and helping the environment by running a fleet of tuk-tuks.
Isle of Wight rescued tiger, Simi, dies of circus injuriesSimi the tiger spent two years in Belgium after being seized in Germany on welfare grounds.
Isle of Wight murder: Jonathan Stasiuk jailed for Gerry White killingJonathan Stasiuk slashed Gerry White with the weapon before strangling him over a "festering dispute".
Isle of Wight chainsaw murder: Jonathan Stasiuk pleads guiltyJonathan Stasiuk used a chainsaw to attack Gerry White after the pair rowed about a community farm.
Isle of Wight woman Hazel Kimber died 'moulded' to chairHer son is accused of failing to get medical help for the "severely malnourished" 83-year-old.
Isle of Wight waves almost drag man and child into seaThe man was knocked off his feet while carrying a child during stormy weather on the Isle of Wight.
Isle of Wight couple turn pink flamingos into rucksacksGeorgia and Steve's "inflatables amnesty" has seen more than 100 tonnes of plastic saved from landfill.
Dog survives 100ft fall off Isle of Wight cliffA lifeboat crew found four-year-old terrier cross Archie uninjured and perched on a ledge.
Jetpack: British inventor flies letter to Isle of WightRichard Browning revives a 1934 dream by delivering a letter to the Isle of Wight in a jet suit.
Isle of Wight monastery offers spiritual internshipsThe Isle of Wight monastery offering internships to help young believers establish a 'lasting spiritual foundation'.
Prince George is surprise guest at Will & Kate's regatta, dons proper sailing capPrince George was a star attraction at Will and Kate's inaugural charity regatta off the Isle of Wight, decked out in proper sailing gear.
Compton Bay kite surfer dies in cliff crashThe man in his 50s was dragged into rocks at Compton Bay on the Isle of Wight.
RSPCA seize 65 dogs from van and house on Isle of WightThe animals welfare charity says it is grateful to those who report suspected animal suffering to them.
Dog freaks out when she sees owner's facial maskA bulldog from Newport, Isle of Wight in England couldn't recognize her owner after she put on a facial mask.
Boris Johnson ‘kept in the dark by PM over secret intelligence’Boris Johnson was kept in the dark over some sensitive secret intelligence by Downing Street when he became foreign secretary, according to reports. The BBC and The Sun newspaper, citing sources, claim..
Rosie Johnson: Body found in search for woman missing on Isle of Wight after vanishing from holiday campA body has been found during an investigation into the disappearance of 22-year-old Rosie Johnson on the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Police have said.
Missing Rosie Johnson: Isle of Wight boathouses searchedRosie Johnson has been missing since Sunday when she was last seen at work on the Isle of Wight.
Rosie Johnson: Mystery as woman vanishes from adventure centre on Isle of WightZoology graduate disappeared without phone or money more than two days ago
Rosie Johnson: Search for missing 22-year-old on Isle of WightRosie Johnson, 22, was last seen at a PGL activity centre on the Isle of Wight on Sunday.