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The New Statesman 2016 local and devolved elections liveblog

<![CDATA[ */ ]]> Welcome to the New Statesman’s elections liveblog. Results will be coming in from the devolved legislatures in Scotland and Wales, local elections in England, and the mayoral contests in London, Salford, Bristol and Liverpool. Hit refresh for updates! 17:13: And that’s all folks. Labour have won – though it’s not official yet – in London, and are home …

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23 unmissable things to do in Cardiff this May

Woah, woah, woah – May already? Who put that there?! Yes, it’s time for our monthly preview of the very best events coming to Cardiff over the next thirty or so days. If you like food, music, films, having fun and bank holidays (who doesn’t?), you’re in for a treat! 1 May: Gin Stock – The guys at the DEPOT …

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Cat has been reunited with his owner after four years missing.

A family’s cat has turned up just a few streets from where he went missing during a storm – FOUR years ago. Fourteen-year-old Louie’s owner Joan Talbot searched for weeks for her pet and put up posters near her home in Roath, Cardiff , when he first vanished in 2012. But Joan’s desperate bid to find her pet appeared to …

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Acorns can be deadly for dogs, vets warn

Acorns contain chemical called gallotannin which can cause sickness If swallowed whole they can can cause dangerous intestinal blockages Warning was issued after four-year-old dog called Max was poisoned  He was given injection make him sick and a haul of 30 acorns discovered By Fiona Macrae, Science Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 18:43 EST, 16 October 2015 | Updated: …

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Car salesman who quit his well-paying job to set up cannabis farm claims in …

A WELL-OFF car salesman who quit his job and used his savings to set up a ‘sophisticated and successful’ cannabis farm has avoided immediate jail after claiming he was ‘anti-drugs’. Police raided the Bettws home of Terry Pearce in May this year and found nearly 1.5 kilograms of cannabis and 76 plants growing in his locked garages. Pearce, of Leach …

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Ex-butcher beheaded woman before hiding her head as souvenir, court hears

The pathologist who carried out the post mortem examination said the dismemberment has been “carried out with someone with experience of knives or of cutting up bodies or animals”. Mr Thomas said: “May’s previous employment as a butcher meant he knew how to use a knife, how to remove meat from ribs, legs, and shoulders. He was good at boning.” …

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Meet podgy pooch Duke who used to weigh nearly 10st and steal children’s …

Meet Duke – the chubby dog who used to tip the scales at nearly 10st but has managed to shed 10% of his body weight and now enjoys going for walks again. His owners admit the Labrador used to steal sweets from children, munch his way through packets of crisps and use his puppy eyes to guilt trip them into …

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Fire service called to rescue cat from road bridge

Wicken the frightened cat had been missing from home for days when she was spotted 30 feet up on a motorway flyover in one of the busiest traffic spots in Cardiff. She had managed to get herself stuck on a concrete support beam when a member of the public saw her underneath the North Road flyover at the Gabalfa roundabout.

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Welsh police seek ‘hazardous’ dog-walking motorist

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West End star Ria Jones: "I’m coming back to Swansea for Christmas – they let …

Comments (0) West End singer Ria Jones returns to Swansea Grand Theatre next week. She talks to MARK REES about Christmas in Swansea, and how she now lives life to the full having won her battle with breast cancer This time last year, having won her battle with breast cancer, Ria Jones made a triumphant return to her hometown theatre to …

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