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‘He achieved so much in such a short time on this planet’ Heartbreaking tributes paid to teenager who died after crash

A teenager hit by a motorbike has died in hospital. Rhys Rubery, 16, of Pencoed, died on Wednesday morning at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. His family, who were at the teenager’s bedside when he died, have paid tribute. “He was loved by so many people” The family said: “Following the incident yesterday afternoon Rhys never regained consciousness. He …

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War veteran receives Legion d’Honneur aged 93 for her part in D-Day landings

A war veteran has received the Legion d’Honneur from the French consul for her part in the D-Day landings. Sylvia Wild, 93, who lives in Llanishen , Cardiff , received the award at Llanishen Golf Club at a ceremony filled with friends, family and neighbours this week. The Legion d’Honneur – the highest decoration in France – was presented to …

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The latest work by the people behind Cardiff’s Ball in the Wall is every bit as awesome

A Cardiff company that has created some iconic works of art, including the Ball in the Wall and an enormous dragon on the banks of a Welsh castle, has pulled it out of the bag yet again. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Sony Pictures A commuter takes a selfie with Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Prop design specialists Wild Creations’ latest display …

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Poll shows backing of First Minister’s decision to appoint Lib Dem Kirsty Williams to Cabinet

Carwyn Jones’ decision to give a Cabinet position to the National Assembly’s sole remaining Liberal Democrat AM has been backed by more people in Wales than oppose it, an opinion poll has shown. Kirsty Williams was Mr Jones’ surprise choice as Cabinet Secretary for Education after the May election which saw her party’s representation drop from five AMs to just …

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Body of former club owner was found in river

The body of a Cardiff man who was described as “a visionary” in the city’s music scene was found in a river by a dog walker earlier this year, an inquest heard today. Peter Loughlin, a former club owner who achieved fame at the helm of The Hippo Club, was found dead in the River Taff by South Wales Police …

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Here’s why you shouldn’t feel sad that Wales weren’t in the final of Euro 2016

Some had booked flights, some had booked time off, some had shifted dinner with the in-laws. Just. In. Case. For just a few moments we dared to dream that as kick off approaches in Paris, it would have been Wales there. Wales and their famous red wall of fans. But, it wasn’t to be. Still, there are plenty of reasons …

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This £325,000 terraced house for sale comes with a spacious surprise

This terraced family home for sale on a busy suburban Cardiff street has a quiet selling point that a potential buyer might not realise at the start of their house viewing. There is an oasis of calm and peace at the rear of the property in the shape of a substantial back garden. A sanctuary in the city. Current owner …

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Brave Summer is back on dialysis but it won’t stop her taking part in a charity race

She is desperately waiting for a kidney transplant, but little Summer Kansiray won’t let that stop her in her tracks. Despite being on dialysis, she is determined it won’t stop her from once again taking part in a 2km fun run being held in September. Little Summer Kansiray from Ogmore Vale was diagnosed with Wilms’ tumour in her left kidney …

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Sam Warburton donated his old rugby gear to a charity shop and it sold out in three hours

A charity shop Sam Warburton gave his kit to has now sold out. The Welsh rugby captain dropped by the Rhiwbina Tenovus store with a bag of shirts and kit used by him and teammates. In total, they raised almost £2,000 for the cancer charity. Staff had wondered whether the star washed his things beforehand – PR woman Bethan Rees …

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Crowds mobbed Cardiff for the ‘biggest speedway event in the world’

Speedway came to Cardiff on Saturday as tens of thousands flocked to the Principality Stadium to see their heroes compete in the British event of the World Championships. The grand prix, the fifth in the Speedway calendar, took over the city for the day in what has been described by British rider Tai Woffinden as the “biggest speedway event in …

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