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Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in Cardiff for second day of Sherlock filming

Speculation over the latest series of Sherlock has intensified after Martin Freeman was spotted with a stunt double as smoke emerged from a set in Cardiff Bay. Nothing escaped the beady eyes of the fans, who followed the crew to Bute Street for a second day of filming, and lined the streets hoping for a glimpse of the action. Yesterday …

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in Cardiff for second day of Sherlock filming

Speculation over the latest series of Sherlock has intensified after Martin Freeman was spotted with a stunt double as smoke emerged from a set in Cardiff Bay. Nothing escaped the beady eyes of the fans, who followed the crew to Bute Street for a second day of filming, and lined the streets hoping for a glimpse of the action. Yesterday …

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Fraudster who ‘stole from pensioner’ claimed he was part of crack Government anti-fraud squad, court told

A convicted fraudster posed as a Government scambuster to trick an elderly woman out of £4,500, a court has heard. Patrick Dean Cassidy, who is British but of Irish origin, was accused of targeting the 84-year-old woman after hearing she had already fallen victim to rogue traders who had promised to fix her garage. Newport Crown Court heard he told …

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Cardiff councillor branded a hypocrite for not paying his own staff Living Wage

A senior Cardiff councillor who backed  the introduction of the “Living Wage” for council workers has been branded a  hypocrite after it emerged he was paying the lower National Minimum Wage to his own employees. Grangetown’s Labour councillor Ashley Govier rejected the charge of hypocrisy, saying his cleaning company was a small firm and he couldn’t afford to pay the …

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Cardiff councillor branded a hypocrite for not paying his own staff Living Wage

A senior Cardiff councillor who backed  the introduction of the “Living Wage” for council workers has been branded a  hypocrite after it emerged he was paying the lower National Minimum Wage to his own employees. Grangetown’s Labour councillor Ashley Govier rejected the charge of hypocrisy, saying his cleaning company was a small firm and he couldn’t afford to pay the …

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Charlotte Church’s step-dad was ‘attacked’ in pool hall toilets, a court is told

A New Year’s Eve celebration for the parents of Cardiff singing star Charlotte Church left her stepdad with a facial fracture and blood dripping from one of two black eyes, a court heard. Maria Church, mum of the Voice of an Angel performer, today told a jury she and her husband have still not got over what it’s said was …

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Auction bidders are not flush with cash as Cardiff toilets fail to secure buyer

Bidders weren’t very keen to spend a few pennies, as a public toilet in Cardiff failed to attract a buyer on the auction floor. But the rundown lavatory on St Fagans Road in Fairwater may have an owner by Friday morning, as a provisional sale was agreed after today’s auction in the Park Inn Hotel, Llandeyrn, ended. Listed at a …

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Auction bidders are not flush with cash as Cardiff toilets fail to secure buyer

Bidders weren’t very keen to spend a few pennies, as a public toilet in Cardiff failed to attract a buyer on the auction floor. But the rundown lavatory on St Fagans Road in Fairwater may have an owner by Friday morning, as a provisional sale was agreed after today’s auction in the Park Inn Hotel, Llandeyrn, ended. Listed at a …

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Plaid candidate Rhun ap Iorwerth wins by a landslide in Anglesey by-election

Former TV presenter Rhun ap Iorwerth has won a stunning victory for Plaid Cymru in the Ynys Mon by-election, winning more than three times the number of votes secured by his Labour rival Tal Michael. Had Mr Michael won,  Welsh Labour would have had an overall majority for the first time since the National Assembly was set up in 1999. …

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Plaid candidate Rhun ap Iorwerth wins by a landslide in Anglesey by-election

Former TV presenter Rhun ap Iorwerth has won a stunning victory for Plaid Cymru in the Ynys Mon by-election, winning more than three times the number of votes secured by his Labour rival Tal Michael. Had Mr Michael won,  Welsh Labour would have had an overall majority for the first time since the National Assembly was set up in 1999. …

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