Good news from the ioM and Missouri

Positive article here about the IoM on Wired A quote, “The tax haven has enjoyed 26 consecutive years of growth. It has no national debt, an unemployment rate of just 2.2 per cent, and has avoided the recession. Per capita income, 24 per cent lower than Britain’s in 1996, is 18 per cent higher. “It’s the greatest economic success story nobody has ever heard of,” says Chris Corlett, head of the Department of Trade and Industry.”

MARK Cavendish won a motorbike as a prize for taking the opening stage of the Tour of Missouri on Monday – but it’s his rivals who will need an engine if they are to beat him in a sprint.

The Manxman’s latest victory made it a half century of pro wins since he first joined the paid ranks with T-Mobile in 2007.

The victory was his 22nd in 2009.