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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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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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