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Cardiff University comic book project helps African youngsters deal with misery of AIDs

A comic book aimed at teaching youngsters how to deal with HIV has been created thanks to a Cardiff University project. Dr Lisa El Refaie of Cardiff University’s School of English, Communication and Philosophy, collaborated with South African health education charity Whizzkids United (WKU) to organise a workshop where teenagers produced their own comic strips highlighting their feelings and experiences …

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Cardiff Reds Choir celebrates 30 years of protest and song

One of nine children, Ray Davies was born into a South Wales mining family in 1930, lost his mother aged 13 and went down the pit just six months later. But experiencing the deprivation of the 1930s depression and losing his mother fired him up to change the world, he says. Organising a successful strike aged just 14, Ray joined …

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Gareth Bale takes a break from Real Madrid speculation with shopping trip in Cardiff

He is the former Whitchurch High schoolboy who is the subject of a £85m transfer bid that would make him the world’s most expensive footballer. But as speculation over his playing future reached fever pitch, Tottenham superstar Gareth Bale avoided the spotlight yesterday – by shopping in Cardiff city centre. The 24-year-old was spotted in St David’s shopping centre yesterday …

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Heart surgeon at under-fire hospital suspended for 15 months over bullying allegations

A heart surgeon at a Welsh hospital where dozens of patients have died while on the waiting list for surgery has been suspended for 15 months on bullying allegations, we can reveal. Opposition politicians and the British Medical Association expressed concern at the length of time cardiothoracic surgeon Peter O’Keefe has been suspended on full pay from his duties at …

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David Bowie film to be shown in Wales in exhibition ‘grand finale’

A behind-the-scenes tour of a London exhibition about David Bowie will be brought to Welsh audiences next month. The display at the VA features work by curators and artists who have collaborated with or been inspired by the music icon during his long and varied career. David Bowie Is Happening Now will be broadcast direct from the museum to cinemas …

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Musical set during the Rebecca Riots to premiere at the Wales Millennium Centre

West End star Peter Karrie will be among the cast of a new musical which is set during the backdrop of the notorious Rebecca Riots. After Rebecca will be premiered in the Weston Studio at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff next week. The passionate love affair is set during the times of the riots – when groups of Welshmen, …

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Gethin Jenkins looking forward to Blues’ Heineken Cup battle with old club Toulon

Gethin Jenkins is relishing the prospect of taking on his former Toulon team-mates during the Blues’ Heineken Cup campaign. The Wales and Lions prop parted company with the French club at the end of last season after sharing in them being crowned European champions. He’s come back to Cardiff to rejoin the Blues who he spent eight years with before …

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Turkey egg, in an egg !!

Turkey egg an unusual twist! Now here is something you don’t see every day! If you do any cooking you will know that a duck eggs or a turkey egg make fantastic cakes and sponges, if you can get them. So imagine Kevin’s surprise when he cracked open a Turkey egg and found a second perfectly formed turkey egg inside! …

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Former Cardiff CID chief helps Libyans find their way towards democracy

Libyan police

After working as a police advisor in Afghanistan and Iraq, a former senior police officer is now passing on his skills in Libya. Geoff Cooper worked for South Wales Police for 32 years but has spent the past few years working in countries torn apart by war. Mr Cooper has been working in the Libyan capital of Tripoli since January …

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Spillers sees vinyl sales rise… and turntables too

Independent record shop sales have soared thanks to the continued resurgence in sales of vinyl albums. According to an analysis of Official Charts Company data by the Entertainment Retailers Association, independents have seen a huge increase in sales, despite an overall decline in the sale of albums over the same period by 1.5%. Independent record shops sales rose by 44% …

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