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Crimewatch episode spurred girl to tell mother she had been sexually abused, court told

A young girl told her mother she had been sexually abused after watching an episode of Crimewatch, a court heard. Dale Wiegold, 39, denies 14 counts of sexual abuse, including two counts of rape, against two girls under 16. Sue Ferrie, prosecuting, told Cardiff Crown Court one of the girls told her mother about the abuse after watching an episode …

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German ambassador to the UK says it is vital that Europe works together to meet the challenge of globalisation

The challenges of globalisation and the importance of regional funding are essential elements in creating prosperity within the European Union, Germany’s ambassador to Britain said in Cardiff today. Addressing the last meeting of the Cardiff Business Club in its  centenary season, Georg Boomgaarden said regional funds bring business and prosperity through job creation. “German growth is less than expected,” he …

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Welsh chefs Larkin and Dale go head-to-head in battle for place in Masterchef final

Two talented Welsh amateur chefs will go head to head this week in the battle to secure a place in the prestigious Masterchef final. Larkin Cen and Dale Williams, both from Cardiff, are among the four chefs looking to win a place in the final three when it is announced on Friday night. Solicitor Larkin, 28, has made the semi-final …

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Margaret Thatcher ‘planned miners battle as soon as she became prime minister’

Margaret Thatcher began plotting to defeat the coal miners from the day she took office, according to her official biography published today. The new Prime Minister put her deputy, Willie Whitelaw, in charge of the preparations for a showdown with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). However she was forced to postpone the confrontation until her second term of office …

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Forget Lady Gaga’s Poker Face

Lady Gaga’s famous for her Poker Face – now Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay has his very own Pizza Face. Food artist Nathan Wyburn, famous for his appearance on Britain’s Got Talent, has used his craft for his very own take on the Bluebirds’ promotion to the Premier League. Nathan, 23, created marmite-on-toast portraits of media mogul Simon Cowell in …

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Terrorism threat facing Wales is ‘very real’ warns restricted report

The threat of terrorist activity in Wales from groups such as al Qaeda is “very real”, according to a restricted counter-terrorism strategy document. As a capital city and home to a devolved government, Cardiff may present a “softer alternative target to London” for terrorists, the Wales Contest Plan document says. Among the dangers listed in the document are the “increased …

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‘Extremely dangerous’ cannabis factory fire could be repeated elsewhere in Cardiff

Concerns have been raised that the fire in a cannabis factory in part of Cardiff could be repeated anywhere in the city. Firefighters discovered the factory on the upper floor of a house in Clare Road, Grangetown, as they tackled a blaze in the early hours of Sunday morning. The cause is still under joint investigation by South Wales Fire …

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