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Rondo growing value of network commission outside of Wales

Independent  television production company Rondo is continuing to drive revenue growth outside the Welsh market place. The business, created in 2008 through the merge of Opus and Nant, has secured its first series with Channel 4 after last year’s successful one off documentary My Tattoo Addiction. A follow three part series for Channel 4, produced by Rondo, will be screened …

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Cardiff nightclubs Kapu and Ladybird could see licences revoked after series of violent incidents

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A trendy cocktail bar and club described as a “celeb hangout” could see its licence revoked after a series of violent incidents. South Wales Police has applied for a review of the premises licence at Kapu Exotic Cocktails and Island Grill and the adjoining Ladybird Club on Mill Lane in Cardiff. It cites incidents including girls fighting with stiletto heels, …

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4G to be switched on in Cardiff tomorrow making average speeds faster than US, Japan and Europe

High-speed 4G is to be switched on in Cardiff tomorrow, network provider EE has said. It will double average speeds – giving the city a 4G network that is unrivalled in Europe, faster than those in the US and Japan, and equal to the best in South Korea. Double speed will also launch tomorrow in Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, …

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X Factor auditions: Judges Nicole Scherzinger and Gary Barlow hit Cardiff

X Factor judges Nicole Scherzinger and Gary Barlow have hit Cardiff for auditions for the show’s latest series. Hosts Dermot O’Leary, Caroline Flack and Matt Richardson are also in town. The stars are staying in the Holland House Hotel and the auditions take place at the Motorpoint Arena. View gallery “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ View gallery …

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JD Wetherspoon to open new pub in Cardiff

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Pub operator JD Wetherspoon is to open its new pub in Cardiff next week with the creation of 95 new jobs. The company has spent £2.1m re-developing the outlet on the site of the former Harry Ramsden’s restaurant, in Landsea House, Stuart Place. The JD Wetherspoon pub, which will be called The Mount Stuart, will be managed by Stephen Fifield …

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Doctor Who: Memorable moments from the visit to the set by Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall

Prince Charles- the next Doctor? We’ve yet to hear a peep from the BBC on who will be filling Matt Smith’s shoes after his last hurrah in the Christmas episode – but perhaps what Doctor Who needs is a royal touch? Prince Charles seemed to get a handle of the basics this morning – taking a keen interest in how …

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Cardiff set to star in ‘Wales’ first action film’ Kamikaze

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Cardiff is to star in what is being dubbed “Wales’ first action film”. Marcus Shakesheff – an “action actor” who has featured in major Hollywood blockbusters like Harry Potter – is the man behind feature film Kamikaze. Filmed in and around the capital, including in locations like Cardiff Bay and Llantrisant, the film follows the troubles of an ex-MI6 operative. …

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Cardiff teenager banned from city streets after anti-social behaviour order

A teenager has been banned from some city streets as part of an Asbo imposed on him for two years. Joseph Harris, 19, from Riverside, Cardiff, was made the subject of the order at Cardiff Magistrates Court to protect the public from his anti-social behaviour. The order bans him from entering Railway Terrace in Canton and South Morgan Place in …

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Doctor Who: The day Prince Charles became a Dalek

Doctor Who faced one of his most powerful adversaries yet today – as the Prince of Wales took on the voice of a Dalek. Speaking through a microphone plugged into a voice modulator, Prince Charles threw himself into the role of the Doctor’s most feared enemy with plenty of enthusiasm, screeching their infamous “Exterminate!” tagline while on a visit to …

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Teacher’s son ‘used his car as a weapon’

A SCHOOLTEACHER’S son yesterday jailed for 10 years for knocking down three men had previously driven into his ex-partner’s car deliberately while their baby was strapped inside. Ryan Waters, 26, had also last year assaulted the former girlfriend, punching her twice to the stomach and attacked her father with punches and kicks, Cardiff Crown Court heard. On New Year’s Eve, …

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