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Music to motivate you while in training: share our playlists

To help you get motivated, and stay motivated, throughout your training, we have devised three playlists for you to subscribe to on Spotify. These playlists, at the moment, are ten songs long. The perfect length to jog to. Our playlists are a massively eclectic mix of music ranging from the real classics to modern day hits that will get you …

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Drug dealers jailed for ‘flooding’ South Wales valleys with heroin and crack cocaine

Two drug dealers responsible for flooding the South Wales valleys with high purity heroin and crack cocaine have been jailed today, marking the end of an extensive undercover police operation to catch the criminals. Louis Ferguson, 26, from Clapham in South London, made daily trips to Pontypridd to sell Class A drugs with the help of accomplice Gary Stuart Blake, …

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Jack Widdowson: ‘I just want to put what happened behind me’

A ballet dancer who was left for dead in a vicious attack by an illegal immigrant said he is determined to put his horrifying ordeal behind him. Jack Widdowson suffered a broken neck after being set upon by 28-year-old Mohammed Ali Mohamoed in Cardiff last year. Doctors had feared the promising dancer would never be able to walk again – …

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The Arts Show: Marcus Collins on his role as Seaweed in Hairspray

X Factor finalist and ex-hairdresser Marcus Collins spoke to WalesOnline about his role in the musical Hairspray, on now at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. Marcus Collins marks his musical theatre debut in the current tour of the show, playing the leading role of Seaweed Stubbs. Hairspray is at the WMC until 29 June.  

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Death of rugby stalwart Lyn Prosser accidental, rules coroner

A taxi driver’s ‘own actions’ played a part in his accidental death after being thrown out of a Cardiff  pub, a coroner said. An inquest into the death of Lyn Prosser, 43, was told he was aggressive and had a look of “vacant intensity” when he took exception to being asked to leave the O’Neills pub on St Mary Street …

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British and Irish Lions tour 2013: Kickers are the ‘best of the best’ says Neil Jenkins

Neil Jenkins has hailed the work of the Lions’ kickers ahead of Saturday’s crunch second Test against the Wallabies. Leigh Halfpenny has led the way going for goal on tour, but Owen Farrell reminded everyone how deadly he is in the 35-0 win against the Rebels on Tuesday. And Jenkins, who was only drafted in as a coach with the …

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Wind industry signs up to declaration on community benefits

Developers and operators of onshore wind farms in Wales took a step towards shoring up public support yesterday by signing a declaration committing them to help secure long-term benefits for the communities that host wind farms. The long-awaited declaration is an attempt to widen the practice of delivering community benefits which are estimated to be worth more than £600,000 a …

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Taxi driver died outside popular city centre pub after being restrained by doormen, inquest hears

A taxi driver died outside a Cardiff pub after being restrained by at least four doormen on the ground, a Coroner’s Court has heard. Lyn Prosser from Gwaun Miskin near Beddau, was said to be aggressive and intimidating by witnesses at the Cardiff and Vale Coroner’s Court, on a night out in the city centre on January 13 this year. …

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Cardiff puss in boot: Chips the cat in car rescue drama

EXACTLY what possessed this cute cat called Chips to climbinto the lining of her owner’s sports car is likely to remain a mystery. But what was unavoidably clear once she had managed to wriggle her way inside is that there was no way of getting her out. Whether she was just curious, or a car fan so in awe of …

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Justin Bieber chat room used to incite two young girls to perform sex acts

A man used an internet chatroom discussing superstar Justin Bieber to incite two young girls to perform sex acts on each other. Police in Wales were contacted by US Homeland Security after 29-year-old Benjamin Mahoney targeted the children, aged 11 and 12, in their home state of Maine. Mahoney used the social networking site Tinychat, an instant chat and messaging …

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