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This is the moment the Cardiff fanzone erupted as Ashley Williams scored Wales’ equaliser

The Cardiff fanzone erupted as Wales’ Ashley Williams scored to make it 1-1 in their quarter final game against Belgium. Belgium were leading 1-0 until the Wales captain equalised and then nearly scored another. The fanzone, from where hundreds of fans are watching the game on a big screen at Cooper’s Field, went wild as they reacted to the Wales …

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Plaid vow to refuse to back bill to leave the European Union

Plaid MPs will refuse to support a bill to leave the European Union (EU) despite the referendum backing a Brexit. The party says its three MPs – Liz Saville Roberts, Hywel Williams, and Jonathan Edwards – will not stand in the way of Article 50 being invoked, marking the legal process that would begin Britain’s withdrawal. But a Plaid spokesman …

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Relive the most incredible night in Welsh football history through the emotions of the huge crowds at Cardiff’s fanzone

These were the incredible scenes at the fanzone in Cardiff as thousands watched Wales record a scarcely believable 3-1 win over Belgium to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 . A rollercoaster night saw Wales slip behind thanks to Radja Nainggolan’s 13th minutes goal. But they came roaring back, first equalising with Ashley Williams’ header, before Hal Robson-Kanu’s inspired twist …

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This breast cancer patient says the hardest part comes AFTER treatment has ended

After noticing a swelling in her breast Sue Mordecai found the hardest part of facing breast cancer wasn’t diagnosis or chemotherapy but AFTER treatment ended. The 56-year-old civil servant from Heath in Cardiff was diagnosed with the disease in November 2014 after noticing discomfort in her breast. “I didn’t have clear symptoms,” she said. ‘Extremely difficult’ “There was no lump …

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‘I just want to celebrate my daddy’ Bereaved daughter’s desperate bid for Paolo Nutini tickets

A bereaved daughter has told of her desperation to track down tickets for a Paulo Nutini benefit gig to help her commemorate the life of the father she lost to terminal cancer. Katie Smith, from Cardiff, lost 69-year-old dad Jim Smith last October after he had been struggling with heartburn, swallowing difficulties, and a raspy voice for months but brushed …

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Drug smuggling by visitors to jails ‘creates culture of debt, bullying, and violence’

Almost 20 visitors to Welsh prisons were held on suspicion of drugs offences in just a year. Visitors to HMP Cardiff were arrested on suspicion of involvement in ‘drugs-type incidents’ eight times in 2014-15. The Ministry of Justice revealed the data for prisons across England and Wales under freedom of information laws. It suggests that visitors trying to take drugs …

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Ex-Tesco trolley boy Carwyn Jones returns to store to launch food drive

He was once a trolley boy at the Tesco store on Brewery Lane in Bridgend . So Bridgend AM and First Minister Carwyn Jones was the perfect choice to officially launch the 2016 Neighbourhood Food Collection, which encourages shoppers to donate staple foods to those in need. He joined representatives of the Trussell Trust, FareShare Cymru, Tesco and pupils from …

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This is what happened when a girl filled her windscreen wash up with orange squash

The water for your windscreen wipers runs out and the only thing in your car is a 1.5 litre bottle of squash – what do you do? Well Keris Louise Hopkins was put in that exact position today – after the screenwash in her car ran out while she was driving. The 35-year-old from the Rhondda, decided to fill washer …

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We challenged Beyoncé fans to finish the lyrics…and here’s how they got on

Beyoncé fans are rapidly congregating outside Principality Stadium as the world-renowned singer-songwriter’s Formation Tour rolls into Cardiff tonight. The American wowed supporters at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on Tuesday night as she kicked off the UK leg of her worldwide tour – which is taking place following the release of latest album, Lemonade. Now, Queen Bey – as …

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This former chicken shed is among seven buildings in the running for a top architectural award

An abandoned former chicken shed in Monmouth , which has been converted into a stylish holiday home, is among seven buildings shortlisted for an architectural award in this year’s National Eisteddfod. The rundown barn has been transformed into a contemporary holiday home that sleeps eight people in four double bedrooms. A floor to ceiling glass wall, which runs the length …

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