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Summary

  1. Jersey's chief minister faces calls to resign
  2. Assistant chief minister, Philip Ozouf, sacked
  3. Clinton Pringle: Parents disappointed at not guilty verdict
  4. Guernsey States' accounts to be debated today
  5. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Wednesday

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for the Channel Islands have finished for the day, but we'll be back on Wednesday 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 on your BBC Local Radio station.

  2. The debate will go on

    Ryan Morrison

    BBC News Online

    Politicians in Jersey have voted to continue debating the vote of no confidence into Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst rather than finish at 17:30.

    On the hottest day of the year so far States members have already spent five hours deciding whether they have confidence in the chief minister.

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  3. Tonight's weather: Very warm and muggy

    BBC Weather

    After a sunny, very warm evening, the island will have another dry, warm and rather muggy night. Minimum temperature: 19C (66F)

    Jersey

    Jersey weather

    Guernsey

    Guernsey weather
  4. Double glazing could be allowed on listed buildings

    BBC Radio Jersey

    Owners of listed properties in Jersey could be allowed to install double glazing on their buildings in future, the planning minister told the States during question time.

    Deputy Steve Luce said he was working on a range of legislation dealing with listed buildings including allowing owners to do more work without planning permission.

    Currently many owners of listed buildings have to replace windows like for like and so can't install modern double glazing.

  5. Criticism of Guernsey air fares 'unfair'

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Air fares in Guernsey "in real terms" are about the same now as they were in 1984 according to the CEO of Blue Islands, Rob Veron.

    Mr Veron says criticism of high fares are unjustified given the increasing costs of regulation, airport charges and aviation fuel costs.

    He says fares charged by low cost carriers such as Ryanair and Easyjet aren't achievable in Guernsey with a relatively limited demographic.

    Rob Veron
    Quote Message: We had ticket prices to Southampton of £58 in 1984 which isn't that different to what we are paying now. People used to say it was about a third of their monthly salary and in real terms our prices are coming down. from Rob Veron
    Rob Veron
  6. Jersey Airport to offer air traffic control to other airports

    BBC Radio Jersey

    Jersey Airport can now offer its services as an air traffic controller to other airports across Europe.

    It's been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency meaning it will be able to remotely direct aircraft landing and taking off at other airports around Europe.

    Les Smallwood, a senior air traffic controller, says Jersey could earn millions by offering its services to other airports.

    Jersey Airport
    Quote Message: I think it gives us an opportunity to bid for services in other areas, more likely the UK to begin with, that could be worth millions per year. from Les Smallwood Senior Air Traffic Controller
    Les SmallwoodSenior Air Traffic Controller
  7. Clinton Pringle's father calls for drivers' attitudes to change

    Jersey Evening Post

    The father of Clinton Pringle, who was knocked down and killed by a motorist outside the Millennium Town Park, has called for drivers’ attitudes towards using mobile phones to change.

  8. Group launched to monitor fire safety in Jersey

    Chris Rayner

    BBC Radio Jersey Political Reporter

    A group has been set up to ensure fire safety standards in social housing in Jersey are improved following the fire at Grenfell Tower in London.

    Deputy Anne Pryke

    The Housing Minister, Deputy Anne Pryke, confirmed the group would look at whether sprinkler systems should be installed in flats and homes that have already been refurbished.

    Deputy Anne Pryke said all buildings meet current safety standards, but the group, which includes the fire service and building safety officers, will act on recommendations from the investigation into the fire in London including changing safety recommendations.

  9. Drivers urged to be careful around horses

    BBC Radio Jersey

    Horse riders in Jersey are asking road users to be more careful when they pass them. It came out of a meeting with driving instructors, farmers and horse owners over the weekend.

    Philip Blake, Jersey's road safety officer and PC Amanda Ingram also talked about educating horse riders and all road users in road use and safety issues.

    Cilla Perchard who chairs the local branch of the British Horse Society says what looks like a calm situation can suddenly become dangerous.

  10. Guernsey ambulance service to use cycle responders

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Cyclists equipped with full emergency equipment, including a defibrillator, will be used more often by Guernsey's St John Emergency Ambulance Service at large summer events this year.

    Cycle Responders are volunteers who use specially adapted road bikes which carry all they need in front and rear bags to treat casualties.

    St John say cyclists are faster through crowds than traditional ambulances, so they're able to get to casualties far more quickly.

  11. Market fountain restored to 'Victorian splendour'

    Ryan Morrison

    BBC News Online

    A fountain installed in 1888 in Jersey's Central Market has been restored to look the same as it would have when it was first installed.

    The Minister for Infrastructure, Deputy Eddie Noel, says it was time to give the fountain a uplift as it's part of the island's heritage.

    The project cost about £20,000 and involved restoring it back to the "splendour of the Victorian Age" according to Deputy Noel.

    Central market fountain
  12. Home care patients 'concerned' over loss of care

    Chris Rayner

    BBC Radio Jersey Political Reporter

    Clients of the Jersey charity Family Nursing and Home Care are upset they were only given a few days notice their care was to end.

    Senator Andrew Green

    Deputy Geoff Southern said he was concerned patients were losing out because under a new contract with the States that saw the grant cut, the charity was losing staff.

    Jersey's Health Minister says he's doing all he can to ensure those who's care at home has been cancelled are being supported in finding an alternative provider.

    Senator Andrew Green says his department is supporting those who've been affected, but he refused to say it was his policies that were causing the problems when speaking in the States.

  13. Bailiff congratulated by politicians over knighthood

    Chris Rayner

    BBC Radio Jersey Political Reporter

    States members have congratulated the Bailiff, Sir William Bailhache, who was knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

    Sir William said it was a privilege to serve the island as well as the States and Royal Court. He said the award was for the whole island and not just him.

    Sir William Bailhache
    Quote Message: It is an honour for you personally which is richly deserved but also a recognition of the high esteem which the office of Bailiff is regarded. from Constable Len Norman.
    Constable Len Norman.
  14. Ikea distances itself from ecstasy drug

    Ryan Morrison

    BBC News Online

    Furniture company Ikea issued a statement distancing itself from an Ikea branded ecstasy tablet that led to the death of a Jersey teenager on Saturday.

    Kyle Pringle

    Kyle Pringle, 18, died on Saturday morning and police suspect it was because of the "Ikea" tablets. Officers have issued a warning urging people not to take them.

    A spokesperson for Ikea said: "We are deeply saddened to hear of the death related to the consumption of ecstasy tablets in Jersey.

    "These tablets are falsely branded with the Ikea logo and the police are investigating this matter."

  15. 'Literary start' to no confidence debate

    Ryan Morrison

    BBC News Online

    There has been a "literary start" to a debate of no confidence into the chief minister of Jersey, according to Deputy Geoff Southern.

    He commented on Senator Ian Gorst referencing the opening of Tale of Two Cities while defending his record at the start of the debate.

    Deputy Geoff Southern

    Senator Gorst said:"We live in the best of times and the worst of times" to which Deputy Southern replied "how do I love thee chief minister".

    He wasn't the only politician to make liberal use of quotations in his speech. Earlier in the day Deputy Russell Labey paraphrased the bible when asking the Chief Minister about the sacking of Senator Philip Ozouf.

    Deputy Labey reversed the reference in John 15 saying: "Greater love has no man than to lay down his friend to save his own life".

  16. Channel Island wildlife groups 'working well together'

    Ryan Morrison

    BBC News Online

    The manager of the GSPCA in Guernsey says it is great that Channel Island wildlife groups are working closely together.

    His comments came after the Jersey British Divers Marine Rescue group rescued a seal pup in Jersey that will be cared for at the GSPCA seal sanctuary in Guernsey.

    The seal was found underweight and with health problems just hours after another seal, called Sami was released into Jersey waters after recovering in Guernsey. Sami was rescued over Christmas in Jersey and taken to Guernsey's seal sanctuary.

    Sami the seal
    Image caption: Sami was rescued over Christmas and taken to Guernsey for recovery
    Quote Message: It is wonderful that once again Jersey and Guernsey are working together for the wildlife of the Channel Islands. We are going to have to get a lot more mackerel and herring in for this poorly pup. from Steve Byrne Manager, GSPCA
    Steve ByrneManager, GSPCA
  17. Take care in the heat warns Jersey Met

    BBC Weather

    Jersey Met say temperatures could reach 32C today with a UV of eight and so have warned islanders to take care in the sun.

    They say if temperatures do hit 32C it will be the hottest 20 June since records began but 1C short of being the hottest June day on record - which was 33C on 30 June 2015.

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  18. Guernsey kit is on its way to Gotland

    James Rabey

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Four vans filled with equipment to be used by Guernsey's competitors in the 2017 Island Games in Gotland have started their 1,300-mile journey.

    As well as bicycles for the cycling and triathlon teams, there's archery equipment, javelins and football gear.

    The van drivers are team members or managers. The rest of the Guernsey team will fly out on Friday.

    Guernsey Island Games vans and drivers
  19. Gorst defends his term as chief minister

    Ryan Morrison

    BBC News Online

    Jersey's Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst has been defending his record over the two terms he has led the government of Jersey as he defends a vote of no confidence in his leadership.

    Outlining his achievements he referred to the discrimination law, family support workers, balancing the books, more local nurses and a smoke free car law.

    Senator Gorst admitted there had been issues, he said he was not good enough at listening or communicating but said with support of members he could improve.

    He said: "There are changes I need to make, I fully accept that and with members support today I believe they can be changed and can be made."

    Senator Ian Gorst
    Quote Message: We live in the best of times and the worst of times, the best of days and the worst of days. I don't want too many more days like this, I want us to move from the worst of days and keep working together to deliver more of the best of days. from Senator Ian Gorst Chief Minister
    Senator Ian GorstChief Minister