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The couple who got married at City Hall… and stepped out into the Speedway fanzone

It doesn’t matter how much you plan for your wedding, there’s always the unexpected. And for some couples, it was the small matter of a few hundreds sport fans. Couples getting hitched at City Hall on Saturday found themselves leaving the iconic city venue to a sea of Speedway fans who were at the city’s fanzone which had been constructed …

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Train delays expected following Wales homecoming parade

Severe train delays are expected following the Wales teams homecoming parade in Cardiff city centre. Arriva Trains Wales said that lines were disrupted due to the number of passengers who had come to see Chris Coleman’s men return home from France. Service Update pic.twitter.com/40NbvsojZW — Arriva Trains Bale (@ArrivaTW) July 8, 2016 They added at that all Valleys routes had …

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Watch the highlights from today’s Wales homecoming parade

A day of celebration saw thousands of fans descend on the streets of Cardiff to pay tribute to a wonderful Wales team. A sea of red flooded the capital to welcome back Gareth Bale and co back home and to salute them as they embarked on a homecoming parade on an open top bus through the city streets. Cheers and …

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Neighbours evacuated from their homes describe ‘ferocious’ blaze after mattress was deliberately set alight

Five children were among 11 people evacuated from their homes in Cardiff following a suspected arson attack. Two mattresses were deliberately set on fire and a gas main was damaged inside a property in Constellation Street in Adamsdown on Wednesday night. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called at 9.57pm following reports of a refuse fire. Read More Homeowners …

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Distraction burglars tricked their way into the home of a woman aged 96 in Merthyr Tydfil

Two men have been arrested after distraction burglars tricked their way into the home of a 96-year-old woman in Merthyr Tydfil . South Wales Police are warning residents to be wary of similar incidents following the burglary in Penydarren on Wednesday morning. Two men, aged 23 and 36 and both from Cardiff , were arrested on suspicion of burglary and …

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The spine-tingling rendition of Hen Wlad fy Nhadau that rang around the Principality Stadium

There wasn’t a player in sight. But this spine-tingling rendition of Hen Wlad fy Nhadau rang around the Principality Stadium. More than 27,000 fans are watching Wales’ Euro 2016 semi-final against Portugal. With roads closed and a sea of red shirts swarming through the streets, the atmosphere in Cardiff’s city centre was as if the national team was taking to …

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This man is going to swim 100km across Scotland to raise money for a children’s charity

A man who spent 18 days swimming the length of the River Severn will take on the challenge of swimming across Scotland for charity. Ross O’Sullivan, who moved to Cardiff from Ireland around two years ago, is planning to swim from one side of Scotland to the other in August in aid of the Noah’s Ark charity, which raises money …

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This thief asked a jeweller for a glass of water

A thief distracted staff at a high-end jewellers by asking for a glass of water – then snatched watches worth £10,000. Dad-of-three St Clair Mansbridge took the two Cartier watches, worth £5,000 each, from Parkhouse in The Hayes on April 20, Cardiff Crown Court heard. The 38-year-old has a record for dishonesty going back more than 20 years but this …

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Student accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Cardiff is acquitted

A student accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Cardiff has been acquitted after the prosecution offered no evidence. Saudi national Khalid Alahmadi had been on trial at Newport Crown Court but the case collapsed when the jury were unable to reach a verdict . The 23-year-old, of Bute Terrace, Cardiff, had pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault of …

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Windsor Road Bridge has reopened following rebuilding by Network Rail

Windsor Road Bridge has reopened to motorists, pedestrians and cyclists, following the extensive rebuilding of the bridge by Network Rail as part of the project to electrify the South Wales Mainline. The bridge, which carries the road that connects Adamsdown and Splott in Cardiff, was reopened at midnight on Saturday, July 2. A Network Rail spokesperson said: “The new bridge …

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