Looks like some damage limitation is being done – if it’s not intentional then the timing’s perfect because this big spread is very positive about the Isle of Man and has lots of really interesting stuff.
Here are the links — click away! Every headline below is a clickthrough although you may have to sign up for the FT.com free service.

There’s a video here too.

Forced to stand on its own three legs
Financial services: New chapters open in economic success story
Economy: Innovation at root of quest for diversity
E-business: Building a base for online commerce brings net gains
Air and sea links are vital for prosperity

Isle of Man Steam Pocket: Plotting fresh course for ferries veteran
Professional services: Wider range of clients keep firms busy

Services for shipowners and the super-rich: registers ring up strong growth on the seas and in the air
Finding the right berth worldwide
Energy: Tide may turn for renewables policy

Telecommunications: Making the right connections
Aerospace: Innovation in space and on the ground
Lifestyle: Safe, scenic – but bring an umbrella
Tourism: Catering for more discerning clients
TT racing: Critics seek ways to put the brakes on festival of speed
Who’s who: Top personalities in politics and business
Coping in stormy weather