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Alien spaceships abducted our pet dog and stole our car in Cardiff

The fleet of 12 to 15 alien space crafts were seen by 37-year-old Keith Robins one evening in 1992 while on a Whitchurch camping trip with friends Christopher French and Sylvan Salway. Still at school, Keith and his friends had asked permission from their parents to go on the trip. But the group were left disappointed when before they had …

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Cycling champions Laura Trott and Elinor Barker make it British 1-2 in Portugal

WORLD team pursuit champions Laura Trott and Elinor Barker ensured it was a British 1-2 in the individual event at the European Under-23 Track Championships in Portugal. Double Olympic champion Trott won the gold in a time of 3:32:478, while Cardiff teenager Barker ensured she finished with the silver medal as she finished five seconds behind. The pair had combined …

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Tamil protesters appear in court after Cardiff cricket protests

A protester who invaded the pitch during a cricket match between Sri Lanka and India in Cardiff claimed yesterday that his dad had been murdered by the Sri Lankan government. Manimaran Sadasaramoorthy, 42, of Mitcham in Surrey, travelled to Wales on June 20 this year to take part in a legal protest at the city’s Swalec Stadium against the presence …

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First Minister’s aide fined for driving offence

A Labour councillor who is also a constituency aide to First Minister Carwyn Jones was discovered driving without relevant insurance after he crashed his car in Bridgend, a court heard. Luke Ellis, 31, of Waun Bant Road, pleaded guilty yesterday at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court to driving without insurance. Ellis, who represents Pyle on Bridgend council, had been driving his Renault …

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Bryant spends News International payout on ‘Rupert Room’

Rhondda Labour MP Chris Bryant has used compensation he received from News International after his phone was hacked to buy a new bathroom he is calling Rupert. Last year Mr Bryant accepted £30,000 from the media group owned by Rupert Murdoch as the extent of the News of the World phone hacking scandal became public knowledge. On Tuesday evening he …

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Andrew Conboy signs for Cardiff Devils

Andrew Conboy   Andrew Conboy, a tough, physical, 6ft 4ins winger from America, has signed for Cardiff Devils. Former Montreal Canadiens NHL draft pick Conboy, 25, will add an extra edge of steel for Elite League Devils. Minnesota-born Conboy, who has played 150 American League matches for Hamilton Bulldogs, returned his signed contract last night to commit to Devils “Andrew …

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Midwife failed to recognise stress of Colleen Tyler during labour

A midwife failed to recognise the “obvious stress” of an expectant mother as she gave birth to a child who later died of severe brain damage, a panel has found. Julie Louise Richards failed to communicate properly with Colleen Tyler as she dealt with agonising pain while giving birth to her son Noah, a Nursing and Midwifery Council panel has …

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New chairman of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) in Wales

Roger Pride has been appointed as the new chairman of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) in Wales following a vote by the CIM’s Welsh Board. The managing director of Cardiff and Co, Mr Pride will bring 30 years’ experience in the marketing industry to the voluntary role, in which he will head the 13-strong Wales Board. Mr Pride began …

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Key appointments to help drive growth at Principality

Principality Building Society has strengthened its commercial team with two key appointments to drive growth and help create business. Richard Wales and David Harvey have joined Principality Commercial in the roles of senior manager business development and commercial relationship manager. Peter Hughes, managing director of Principality Commercial, said: “I welcome them both on board as they bring a wealth of …

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Alan Collett, president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, on the Welsh economy

Having just concluded a meeting with the First Minister and members of the Welsh Government Alan Collett, president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), sips his Guinness and surveys the economic landscape. This visit to Wales will be his last before he steps down. It is part of a global tour he’s making to hear members views at …

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