Monday, November 26, 2018

Sark electricity: The Channel Island that could lose its power


The Channel Island of Sark only got full democracy a decade ago, has no cars or streetlights - and by the end of the week might have no electricity either.

About 500 people live on the island and have been warned to expect a "bit of a wartime mentality" when the island's electricity provider withdraws its services on Friday.

The island - named the world's first dark sky island in 2011 due to its lack of light pollution - is possibly going to get even darker.  Read more >>