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Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan turns family’s holiday into the trip of a lifetime

A holiday to Malaysia turned into a trip of a lifetime for a family of Cardiff City fans when they were invited to spend the day snorkelling with the Bluebirds’ billionaire owner. In an extraordinary display of generosity, Vincent Tan then upgraded the family-of-four to the presidential suite at the luxury resort he owns on Tioman island. Sian Smith and …

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Youngsters put their lives at risk by illegal fishing at River Taff weir

Taff Fishing venue

The dangers of illegal fishing in the River Taff at Blackweir have been highlighted after three youngsters were spotted standing on the weir with their fishing rods. Natural Resources Wales Fishing has said that fishing at Blackweir contravenes byelaws that does not permit fishing immediately upstream or downstream of the majority of weirs on the River Taff. Anyone caught contravening …

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Luxury car dealership chair confirms rejection of takeover bid from Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan

The chairman of a luxury car dealership at the centre of a takeover bid from Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has reaffirmed the rejection of an offer by a firm run by the Malaysian billionaire. HR Owen, which runs outlets in locations including London and Manchester, received a take-over bid from Berjaya Philippines. Its board initially rebuffed the offer of …

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Cardiff City linked with move for Tottenham Hotspur defender Steven Caulker

Cardiff City could be ready to make a shock move for Tottenham’s England centre-back Steven Caulker. Bluebirds boss Malky Mackay is stepping up his moves to strengthen his squad as the clock ticks down on their Premier League bow against West Ham on August 17. And there have been suggestions he has lodged an interest in 21-year-old defender Caulker – …

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Young boy suffers head injuries after being hit by a car in Cardiff

A young boy has been rushed to hospital with head injuries after being hit by a car in Cardiff today. The incident occurred around 4.20pm at the junction between Crwys Road and Albany Road in Cathays. A spokeswoman for South Wales Police confirmed officers had been called to reports of a collision between a vehicle and a child. She added …

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Police search for missing man with ‘strong Birmingham accent’

A 33-year-old man with a strong Birmingham accent has gone missing from Cardiff. Christopher Holmes, also known as Christopher Miller, went missing from Whitchurch on Wednesday, July 24. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue T-shirt with bikini-clad girls on the front and a red and white Nike jacket. He is white, 5ft 9ins tall, of medium build, …

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New express service between Cardiff city centre and Cardiff Airport to start this week

Cardiff airport bus

An express bus service between Cardiff city centre and the newly-nationalised airport will start on Thursday, it has been confirmed. Economy Minister Edwina Hart announced the new service at Cardiff Airport this morning, which will see buses running every 20 minutes, seven days a week and will run “from early morning to late at night”. The new service is funded …

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Fans’ comment: The value Premier League signings Cardiff City should aim at next

Gareth Bale on international duty

After an all talk, no action summer in the transfer market, the imminent signing of John Brayford is a great relief, for a number of reasons. Firstly, it strengthens a weak position. With only Kevin McNaughton and Matthew Connolly as options at right back, an injection of quality was a pressing concern. Also, after being linked with eye-watering sums of …

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Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan’s bid for luxury car dealership rebuffed

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has made an unsuccessful bid for a luxury car dealership with showrooms across the UK. HR Owen, which runs outlets in locations including London and Manchester, received a take-over bid from Berjaya Philippines which is run by the Malaysian billionaire. The firm has rebuffed the offer of 130p a share which represented a 7.4 per …

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Real-life private bodyguards open up on the adrenaline and danger of protecting rockstars

They’re the mystery men who protect some of the world’s most famous stars, but in a Wales on Sunday exclusive, two real-life private bodyguards have opened up about the danger and adrenaline of travelling the world to protect their clients. Sean Colsey, 48, and John Thompson, 40, work for Welsh security firm Primus, based in Llanishen, Cardiff, and have looked …

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