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Horse trader ‘left ponies in barn to die’

A horse trader from South Wales, who is believed to own thousands of animals across the country, has been found guilty of widespread animal cruelty.  Following a trial at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court, Thomas Tony Price, 49, of Glan y Mor Lane, Cowbridge, was today convicted of 57 animal welfare offences. The charges related to 27 ponies, which were removed from …

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Inmate told "You have no human rights" took his own life, inquest hears

A prison governor was summoned to an inquest into the death of an inmate to explain why evidence had not been disclosed to the coroner. HMP Cardiff Governor Richard Booty appeared in Cardiff Coroner’s Court today at the inquest of Andrew Hawkins, 38, who was found hanged in his cell on December 18 last year. He was asked why Coroner …

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Bon Jovi Cardiff review: He came, he sang, he rocked

A rock behemoth rolled into town when Bon Jovi took to the stage in Cardiff. They’ve conquered half the world already on their huge ‘Because We Can’ tour, and with thousands of adoring women in tow, they conquered Wales… well at least the female population anyway. It may be 30 years since the American band formed in New Jersey, but …

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Father’s Day: Letters from the heart from dads to their children

Alan Bretos, 46, internal salesman of Amari Plastics in Cardiff, lives in Llandaff North, Cardiff, with wife Kerry and daughters Ruby, seven, and Lily, 10: “Dear Lily and Ruby, Girls, you two are the glittering jewels of my life. Being a dad to you both is a sheer privilege. The love and happiness you provide me is priceless. Lily, from …

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Brother of Welsh boxing star Fred Evans facing jail over sex assault on way home from Olympics

The brother of Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman hours after celebrating his sibling’s success at the Games. A court heard 21-year-old Jason Evans and his father’s friend, John Janes, 40, repeatedly groped the teenager on a Cardiff-bound train as they left London after the Games’ closing ceremony. They trapped the woman between her seat and …

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Why take off and bake off is summer madness

Predicting summer in Wales has to be the  sort of futile pursuit that keeps Derek The Weather awake at night obsessively  contemplating high and low pressure zones. In a country where evolution thousands of  years henceforth will ultimately see our future  countrymen born with umbrella heads and flipper feet, the sight of the sun can cause rampant euphoria and the …

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£60m waterfront development of flats and hotel approved for Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay waterfront development

Revised plans for a £60m waterfront flats and hotel development, stalled by the global financial crisis, have been given the go-ahead. Cardiff council’s planning committee backed a proposal by the developers behind the Bayscape scheme to increase the number of apartments and commercial space. Under the new plans, the hotel – which could become one of the tallest buildings in …

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Alesha Dixon takes time out from Britain’s Got Talent for Avon

It was a case of Alesha calling, as Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon brought a splash of colour to a grey day in Cardiff city centre. The former Mis-Teeq singer was in the city in her role as beauty and empowerment ambassador for beauty company Avon. It was part of a recruitment drive for the company and to congratulate …

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From under canvas to on the canvas

When out of control teenager John Abell was kicked out of school his life spiralled into drug addiction. But in a remarkable turnaround the once homeless 26-year-old has been recognised as one of the best new artists in the country having just been named runner up in the Welsh Artist of the Year competition. “My drug use escalated quite quickly …

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Llandaff fields saga sees new twist as local cricket club switches sides

A cricket club that spent two years backing plans to build a sports centre on Llandaff Fields has walked away from the project to support its opponents. Cardiff Gymkhana Cricket Club had hoped to be part of the plans of Llandaff Fields Community and Sports Trust.  But they jumped ship after being told by Clwb Rygbi president Martyn Williams – …

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