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Summary

  1. Woman who ran over toddler found not guilty
  2. Teen death may be related to 'Ikea' ecstasy tablet
  3. Senator Philip Ozouf challenges the Jersey States to vote on whether he should be in the Council of Ministers
  4. An attempt will be made to abandon the planned referendum on island-wide voting in Guernsey's States this week
  5. Tax rises considered by the States of Guernsey
  6. Plan to save Jerriais language
  7. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Rob Byrne

    BBC News Online

    Live updates for the Channel Islands have finished for the day, but we'll be back on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00.

    Don't forget BBC Channel Islands News on BBC One at 18:30 and 22:30.

    There will also be news through the night and the weekend on your BBC Local Radio station.

  2. Sweltering Guernsey half captured

    Rob Byrne

    BBC News Online

    546 out of a potential 670 registered athletes managed to go the distance and complete yesterday's Guernsey Half Marathon.

    Not everyone will have turned up on race day, but a number of people who started the race pulled out in the hot conditions.

    Three runners were treated by St John Ambulance for dehydration and heat exhaustion.

    Island snapper Chris George was at hand at the finish line to capture the runners in their sweaty glory.

    Runner at finish line
    Runner at finish line
    Runner at finish line
    Runner at finish line
  3. Summer's day at Samares Manor

    Rob Byrne

    BBC News Online

    The perfect stillness of a summer's day was captured on camera by Rafal Niezabitowski at Samares Manor in Jersey.

    Samares Manor
  4. Call for a more 'progressive' tax system

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Guernsey Deputy Matt Fallaize says broadening the island's tax base is vital.

    Next week politicians will debate a range of options including those from Deputy Emlie Yerby who wants to see banded income tax rates which go above the 20% barrier.

    There's concern about an over-reliance on income tax, given an ageing population will mean a smaller working population to support those in retirement.

    Deputy Fallaize believes islanders would be prepared to accept a more "progressive" tax system but there's no appetite to debate it in the States.

    Quote Message: Let's say a higher band of income tax of 22p in the pound. I think there would be some appetite in the community at least to debate that. I think there was very much less appetite to debate that in the States." from Deputy Matt Fallaize
    Deputy Matt Fallaize
  5. Archaeologists to return to 'exciting' Alderney site

    Rob Byrne

    BBC News Online

    A team from Guernsey Museum excavating a Roman burial site in Alderney plan to return on Thursday after a series of "exciting" finds.

    Dr Jason Monaghan said the significance of the site became increasingly apparent as they made a number of additional discoveries after a skull was found last week, thought to date from Roman times.

    In addition, two other bodies were located, along with possible burial cists or walls.

    "These burials are very exciting archeologically," he said.

    "Their fresh state means we can get useful scientific data and we will probably send for carbon-14 dating."

    A skull discovered in Alderney
  6. Dry overnight and hot again tomorrow

    BBC Weather

    It will stay dry with some clear spells overnight, but it will be very warm and muggy too.

    Tuesday will be another hot, sunny and dry day across the islands.

    Tuesday weather forecast
  7. Ambulance service 'needs more money'

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Guernsey Ambulance

    The Chief Officer of Guernsey's St John Ambulance and Rescue has said funding for the service should match an increasing demand.

    St John is beginning negotiations on a new contract with the States of Guernsey, with the current agreement running out in 2018.

    The service currently gets a 2.6 million pound grant and makes up the difference from subscriptions and donations.

    Chief officer Jon Beausire said there's been a 10% increase in emergency calls over past two years, and a further 4% increase so far this year.

  8. Dog photo wins national award

    BBC Radio Jersey

    A Jersey-born photographer has won a national award for his picture of a rescue dog.

    John Loit's photograph - entitled Kelly in her spot - picked up first place in the oldies category in the Kennel Club's Dog Photographer of the Year Competiton.

    The black and white photograph shows the twelve year old cross-breed, asleep on the arm of a chair.

    award winning dog photograh
  9. Arrests following death of 18-year-old

    Rob Byrne

    BBC News Online

    Jersey Police say they have arrested three people after the sudden death of 18-year-old Kyle Pringle, who is suspected to have taken a strong ecstasy tablet.

    Police said: "Three associated arrests have been made and a quantity of 'Ikea' branded ecstasy tablets have been seized.

    "We strongly advise members of the public not to take these tablets in the interests of their health."

    Anyone who takes the tablets and becomes unwell is urged to seek medication attention through the accident and emergency department or their GP.

    Mr Pringle, from St Helier, died just before 06:30 on Saturday. Police said evidence at the time suggested he died after taking the drug.

    Police had urged islanders not to take the tablets, which are yellow and blue with the word IKEA stamped on them.

  10. Pothole closes Jersey road

    BBC News Travel

    It's inconvenitently placed in the middle of the road near Verona Stores in Grouville, so a section is closed for the time being.

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  11. Find 'expands knowledge of Roman Alderney'

    Ben Chapple

    BBC News Online

    A series of archaelogical finds last week in Alderney has excited a Guernsey expert.

    Dr Jason Monaghan, from Guernsey Museum, will be returning to the island later this week to further explore the site on Longis Common.

    A skull was found last week, thought to date from Roman times, while two other bodies and possible burial cists or walls were also located.

    Dr Jason Monaghan at excavation site
    Quote Message: This find expands our knowledge of Roman Alderney and underlines how much archaeological potential there is on Longis Common." from Dr Jason Monaghan Director of Heritage Services, Guernsey Museum
    Dr Jason MonaghanDirector of Heritage Services, Guernsey Museum
  12. 'Act quickly' on Jerriais - Cambridge academic

    BBC Radio Jersey

    A Cambridge academic has said Jersey needs to act quickly to save its native language.

    Jerriais is an ancient language which pre-dates standard modern French, and according to Professor Mari Jones, has important lessons for language students.

    She was pleased the States are preparing to spend up to £150,000 on teaching the language to children and adults.

    The Jerriais pathway plan includes half-hour lessons during the school day for primary school pupils and classes in secondary schools.

    Quote Message: We're so lucky to have all this in such a little island, and such a vibrant community of speakers, who are speaking Jerriais every day." from Dr Mari Jones
    Dr Mari Jones
  13. Watson continues Wimbledon preparation

    James Law

    BBC Sport Online

    British number three Heather Watson will be in action at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham from around 15:00 BST as she steps up her build-up towards Wimbledon next week.

    The 25-year-old, from Guernsey, is up against Ukrainian player Elina Svitolina in the first round.

    Heather Watson

    Watson recently lost in the final of the Surbiton Trophy, and has been overtaken in the rankings by fellow Brit Naomi Broady.

  14. Sudden teen death: Police name man who 'may have taken 'Ikea' ecstasy tablets'

    BBC Radio Jersey

    Jersey police have said 18-year-old Kyle Pringle, of St Helier, may have died after taking ecstasy tablets.

    The cause of death is still subject to toxicology reports and a post-mortem, but police say evidence at this time suggests the death is a result of taking “Ikea” ecstasy tablets. The force had warned the public about the drug on Saturday.

    Police were notified of the sudden death at the Jersey General Hospital just before 06:30 on Saturday.

    The man’s family have been notified, and three associated arrests have been made and a quantity of “Ikea” branded ecstasy tablets have been seized.

  15. BreakingWoman who ran over toddler found not guilty

    A woman who ran over a toddler in a St Helier street has been found not guilty of causing his death through dangerous driving.

    Rebekah Le Gal, 39, must still face sentencing on a lesser charge - causing death by careless driving - to which she has already pleaded guilty.

    The car she was driving hit three-year-old Clinton's Pringle on 27 June last year and he died three days later in hospital.

  16. BreakingTeenager death may be related to 'Ikea' ecstasy tablet

    An 18-year-old male died in hospital over the weekend, Jersey police have said.

    More to follow.

  17. Man suffers burns in barbecue fire

    Jersey Evening Post

    A man suffered burns to his arm after tackling a gas barbecue fire in his garden.

  18. Clayton coy on Island Games return date

    James Law

    BBC Sport Online

    Jersey's top tennis player Scott Clayton says he is unsure when he will next compete at an Island Games, as he prioritises his professional ranking.

    The 23-year-old has opted to miss this year's Island Games and last week made his bow at Challenger Tour level in doubles.

    Scott Clayton

    "Things like the Island Games will have to take a back seat," Clayton told BBC Radio Jersey.

    "That's not me undermining the Island Games at all. I think it's a great event, it's fantastic to be part of a big team and have the camaraderie."

  19. Heat warning from health authorities

    Rob Byrne

    BBC News Online

    Jersey beach

    Public health authorities in both Guernsey and Jersey have issued advice about coping with the hot weather.

    Five people have been admitted to Guernsey's Emergency Department within the last 24 hours with heat related conditions. Temperatures are expected to reach 30C in Jersey.

    Here's the official advice from Guernsey's Health and Social Care Committee:

    • Look out for others, especially older people, young children and babies and those with underlying health conditions
    • Close curtains on rooms that face the sun to keep indoor spaces cooler and remember it might be cooler outdoors than indoors
    • Drink plenty of water as sugary, alcoholic and caffeinated drinks can make you more dehydrated
    • Never leave anyone in a closed, parked vehicle, especially infants, young children or animals
    • Try to keep out of the sun between 11:00 and 15:00
    • Walk in the shade, apply sunscreen and wear a hat, if you have to go out in the heat
    • Avoid physical exertion in the hottest parts of the day
    • Wear light, loose fitting cotton clothes
  20. Your weather pics

    BBC Weather

    Thanks to our BBC Weather Watchers Briano in Jersey and Brass in Guernsey - who've captured the blue skies across the islands.

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    Belle Greve Bay