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Cardiff and it’s Bay

Liam Dutton pronounces …

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch reached 21C It fell to weatherman Liam Dutton to pronounce UK’s longest place name  Forecaster flawlessly reeled off word on Channel 4 News with subtle smirk 34-year-old, from Cardiff, said: ‘It was just a normal day with a very long name’ By Steph Cockroft for MailOnline Published: 06:46 EST, 9 September 2015 | Updated: 07:28 EST, 10 September 2015 …

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Jonny Sexton shines as Ireland run riot over Canada

Jonny Sexton scored a try, three conversions and a penalty as Six Nations champions Ireland routed Canada 50-7 to open their Rugby World Cup campaign. In severe warning to pool D rivals France and Italy, Ireland were superior to Canada in every facet of the game after a tight opening quarter of an hour. They notched up four first-half tries …

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Fatal dog attack grandson Craig Greve jailed

Media captionA man whose dog killed his grandmother at their Cardiff home has been jailed for five-and-a-half years A man whose dog killed his grandmother at their Cardiff home has been jailed for five-and-a-half years. Rhona Greve, 64, suffered neck and face injuries when she was bitten 16 times by Craig Greve’s American bulldog on 20 March, Cardiff Crown Court …

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Rugby World Cup: Wales can beat South Africa – Colin Charvis

By Colin Charvis Former Wales captain In his 2015 Rugby World Cup column for the BBC Scrum V website, former Wales captain and back-row Colin Charvis assesses the task facing Wales in their quarter-final against South Africa. Among his thoughts are: Whether twice-capped Gareth Anscombe and Tyler Morgan have enough experience in the backs What might be in the mind …

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Weatherman nails 58-letter name of Welsh town in single try

LONDON, Sept. 10 (UPI) — A British weatherman became a viral hero when he flawlessly pronounced the name of Welsh city Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. Liam Dutton, meteorologist for Britain’s Channel 4, was delivering a report on the range of temperatures across Britain Tuesday and didn’t skip a beat when it came time to read the name of the Welsh city with the …

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Police searching Cardiff river in ‘ongoing incident’

Emergency services are searching the River Taff in Cardiff, after reports a body was spotted in the water. South Wales Police says officers are dealing with an ‘ongoing incident’ in the river close to the city centre. South Wales Fire and Rescue said it was called to the river bank by police at around 1.55pm after reports of a body …

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Body found in River Taff identified as missing man

A post mortem has confirmed the body is that of 27-year-old Marcin Kaminski. Mr Kaminski was reported missing to police on Saturday, August 29 having last been seen on or around Saturday, August 22 in Pontypridd town centre. Marcin’s family, who live in Poland have been informed. The cause of death is currently unknown and further tests are being carried …

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Man jailed for dangerous dog attack which killed his own grandmother

Greve – who was brought up by his grandmother in Ely, Cardiff – admitted being the owner of a dog which caused injury whilst dangerously out of control. Detective Sergeant Andy Mile said: “Craig Greve showed complete disregard to a life-time court order issued in 2012 banning him from keeping dogs. “Our thoughts are with Mrs Greve’s family and all …

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Man disqualified from keeping dogs after neglecting pet’s severe facial injuries

A dog owner has been disqualified from keeping the animals after failing to provide veterinary care for a dog with severe facial injuries. Carwyn Jenkins, 23, from Aberystwyth, pleaded guilty to two offences of causing unnecessary suffering to a dog and for interfering with a badger sett, at Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court on September 9. The offences took place between September …

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‘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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