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Cardiff and it’s Bay

Chaos in Cardiff sees Carwyn Jones fail to win re-election as First Minister

The first time I met someone using Tinder, the free dating app that requires users to swipe left for “no” and right for “yes” before enabling new “matches” to chat, it was an unqualified success. I should probably qualify that. I was newly single after five years in a committed relationship and wasn’t looking for anything more than fun, friendship and, …

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Car on road brings Velothon to a halt

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 By Christopher Gage in Community News Cyclists at the controversial Velothon Wales were brought to a halt after a car drove on the closed route and forced the race to stop. Local residents also reported roads closed outside of stated hours, rubbish being left strewn across the route, and businesses losing out on trade over Sunday’s …

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Police dogs to resume search for missing woman Lorraine Ridout in Cardiff

Police dogs will resume their search for missing Lorraine Ridout today in Cardiff . Police are continuing their investigation into the whereabouts of Lorraine, who has been missing since January 31 at around 7pm. The 57-year-old grandmother’s family and friends have been rallying together to help look for her while police continue with their investigation. Lorraine was last seen at …

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men, one of John Steinbeck’s greatest tales, comes to Cardiff as part of a UK tour from Tuesday 3 – Saturday 7 May. An ensemble cast including Dudley Sutton (Lovejoy) presents one of the most poignant statements of being human our contemporary theatre has ever seen. The play tells the story of George and Lennie, two migrant …

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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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