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Cardiff and it’s Bay

‘Fake policemen’ claimed they had been sent to seize family pet in attempted …

Would-be dog-nappers posing as policemen tried to steal a pet from its owners by claiming they had been sent to seize it. Two men, dressed in smart black suits and pretending to be North Wales Police officers, told the owners of the boxer-cross Staffordshire Bull Terrier they were due to confiscate the animal under the Dangerous Dogs Act. The pair …

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Sir Clough Williams-Ellis designed cat lodge at Battersea Dogs Home given …

Britain’s first purpose-built cattery, created by the Welsh architect behind Italianate masterpiece Portmeirion, has been awarded a Grade II listing in London. Whittington Lodge, a special building created to house felines within the world-famous Battersea Dogs Home, was built around 1907. Eccentric architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis is best known for his Italian-style hill village in Gwynedd. Built in the 1920s …

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Chris Coleman up for ‘Best of British’ clash as Wales coach roars: ‘Bring on …

Wales have moved above England in the FIFA world rankings  Chris Coleman’s side are on the brink of Euro 2016 qualification  A win against Israel on Sunday will be enough guarantee place in France Coleman would welcome the opportunity to face England in a friendly By Laurie Whitwell for The Mail on Sunday Published: 16:31 EST, 5 September 2015 | Updated: 03:24 EST, 6 …

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Wales 23-19 Italy: Rhys Webb and Leigh Halfpenny risk missing World Cup after …

With Wales ravaged by injuries, scrum half Rhys Webb injured his left ankle in the first half and left the pitch on a stretcher Leigh Halfpenny injured his right knee with ten minutes to go and also departed on a stretcher A misfiring Welsh side were only able to beat the Azzurri outsiders by an unconvincing four-point margin  By Nik …

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Wales can end almost 60 years of hurt by qualifying for Euro 2016

Wales have not reached a tournament since the 1958 World Cup in Sweden  wins against Cyprus and Israel would be enough to make Euro 2016 Chris Coleman said he has dreamed of leading Wales out next year  By Laurie Whitwell for MailOnline Published: 08:08 EST, 3 September 2015 | Updated: 09:28 EST, 3 September 2015 11 View comments Wales stand …

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Further cat poisonings across Wales – RSPCA warning

The charity was contacted last week after a male tabby cat returned to his home in Church Village, Rhondda Cynon Taf extremely unwell and showing symptoms of poisoning. He was taken to the vet’s and put to sleep. A second report of suspected cat poisoning in the same village has also come in.

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Fluffy Ollie’s haircut catastrophe leaves him a little chilly

Her mother Aileen, 55, who dropped him off there earlier this month, said she was told that they would shave off any knots but even she just wasn’t prepared for his finished coiffure. “The times he’s been before he’s come out perfect,” said Aileen “I got a phone call around an hour and half after I’d left him there, she …

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Joy Ballard who turned around Cardiff’s Willow High School

Joy Ballard, 48, is the headteacher of Cardiff’s Willow High School The school stars in the TV documentary Educating Cardiff The award-winning headteacher ‘didn’t get the point’ of school in her youth By Kathryn Knight for the Daily Mail Published: 20:57 EST, 26 August 2015 | Updated: 02:18 EST, 27 August 2015 127 View comments When Joy Ballard arrived to …

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England vs Wales, Rugby World Cup: as it happened

If, for reasons only known to your good self, you’ve been on the moon for the past seven days and haven’t yet seen today’s line-ups, here they are for dissection and delectation… England: Mike Brown; Anthony Watson, Brad Barritt, Sam Burgess, Jonny May; Owen Farrell, Ben Youngs; Joe Marler, Tom Youngs, Dan Cole, Geoff Parling, Courtney Lawes, Tom Wood, Chris …

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England vs Wales, Rugby World Cup: live

If, for reasons only known to your good self, you’ve been on the moon for the past seven days and haven’t yet seen today’s line-ups, here they are for dissection and delectation… England: Mike Brown; Anthony Watson, Brad Barritt, Sam Burgess, Jonny May; Owen Farrell, Ben Youngs; Joe Marler, Tom Youngs, Dan Cole, Geoff Parling, Courtney Lawes, Tom Wood, Chris …

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