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Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay ready to unleash great Dane Andreas Cornelius

Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay may unleash his great Dane against Manchester City as the hunt for new recruits goes on in the Welsh capital, writes Steve Tucker. Striker Andreas Cornelius, bought from FC Copenhagen this summer, is fit after his ankle injury and could be utilised as the Bluebirds look to bounce back from a 2-0 defeat at West …

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini ‘We will not underestimate Cardiff City’

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists there is no chance of his team underestimating Cardiff today. City made an impressive start to their Barclays Premier League campaign with a 4-0 thrashing of Newcastle at the Etihad Stadium on Monday. They will hope to continue in much the same vein as they take on the promoted Bluebirds at the Cardiff City …

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Staff evacuated after unexploded WWII shell found in car park

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Staff in one Cardiff office are set to enjoy a long bank holiday weekend – after an unexploded World War II shell was found in their car park. A builder found the shell, which later turned out to be a dummy, while re-layng the car park at Companies House off Whitchurch Road this morning. The building is next door to …

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Tributes paid to Sir Geoffrey Inkin, creator of Cardiff Bay

Tributes have been paid to Sir Geoffrey Inkin, the man who oversaw the transformation of Cardiff’s derelict docklands into today’s thriving Bay development. Sir Geoffrey, who was 78, died peacefully on Thursday night at the Princess of Wales hospital in Bridgend. As chairman of the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation from 1987 until 2000 he was responsible for the work that …

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Rape comment poster: Cardiff Met Students’ Union apologises for ‘deeply embarrassing and shocking incident’

A controversial poster advertising a student night for a Cardiff university has prompted an investigation from the Student Union body. The poster, for the Freshers event ‘TNT Freshbook’ night for Cardiff Metropolitan students, included a comment written about the rape of a woman and appeared on the union’s website earlier this week. The event, due to be held in the …

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Police appeal for information about missing Rachel Jones

Police are appealing for information about 16-year-old Rachel Jones. Rachel is described as being white, approximately five feet six inches tall, of medium build, with shoulder length dark hair. She was last known to be wearing blue jeans, a black vest, brown coat, black high-top trainers and had a black bag. Rachel was last seen in the Rhymney area on …

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Perfect score for sporting home that’s ideally placed: Welsh Homes property of the week is one for golf fans

Perfect for golf fans, the outstanding property is in a prime  position directly opposite the  18th fairway in Radyr. The Hazards is set in its own  private grounds of around 0.4  acres and entered via a private  landscaped courtyard. The property, which is set in a  handsome elevated position,  offers spacious accommodation  and has stunning views over  Radyr golf course …

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Welsh National Tennis Centre: ‘You can’t be serious’ say protesters as centre closes

The Welsh National Tennis Centre saw its final rally today – but it had more to do with protests than sport. The centre based in Cardiff shut its doors this afternoon following the decision taken last month by operator Virgin Active to close because it was no longer “financially viable”. Virgin Active had leased the centre, where the sport’s governing …

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Restaurant review: Chaat House, Cardiff

Another day,  another new restaurant springs  up on Cardiff’s  Cowbridge Road  East. For the uninitiated, The  Chaat House is a gleaming-fronted building with  darkened glass which proudly  proclaims its fare under its  main sign –  ‘traditional  vegetarian Indian food’. It’s a bold  move for any  to open a vegetarian restaurant – independent  studies state  between 7%  and 11% of  the …

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Rugby coach jailed after sending sexually explicit messages to teenager

A rugby coach who told a teenage girl he would like to spank her and sleep with her has been jailed for 13 months. Mark Bow, 44, who worked at Sea View Rugby Club in Barry, exchanged hundreds of Facebook messages – many of them sexual – with the schoolgirl last December. Bow pleaded guilty in July to inciting a …

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