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Crowds gather in Cardiff at vigil to show solidarity after the Nice terror attack

A vigil was held in front of the Senedd in Cardiff Bay as a mark of respect after the terror attack in Nice. At least 84 people died after a man drove a truck into a large crowd in what is believed to be a terrorist attack on Thursday . It is reported that the driver drove on for a …

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This is what people in Cardiff think of new Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

He’s offended countries across the world, dubbed Turkey’s President a “wankerer” and compared Russia’s President Putin to Dobby the House Elf from Harry Potter. He even managed to insult both contenders for the US Presidency, accusing Donald Trump of “stupefying ignorance” and describing Hilary Clinton as having “dyed blonde hair and pouty lips, and a steely blue stare, like a …

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Cardiff primary school on the mend after critical inspection

A school criticised by inspectors will no longer require high-level support and monitoring after making “strong progress” in a number of areas. Education watchdog Estyn said Adamsdown Primary School, in Cardiff, had addressed major shortcomings in leadership and governance. Inspectors said there was now a systemic cycle of monitoring and review in place, which provided managers with a secure and …

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We left a mobile phone ringing on a Cardiff park bench to see if people would answer it

Mobile phones get lost and misplaced all over Wales every day. Thankfully, a lot of them make their way back to their rightful owner through the generosity and kindness of your average Joe. And a lot of them don’t. But would you answer a mobile phone ringing on a park bench while on a stroll through the park? We decided …

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This burnt out car has been dumped in a Cardiff park but can’t be removed for seven days

This burnt out car has been left in a Cardiff park. The car has been in Splott Park since the early hours of Tuesday. But the city council says it can’t be removed as the owner has “seven days to retrieve it”. A resident has tweeted the council asking for them to remove it. But the authority has replied saying: …

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Graduates in Cardiff did the Icelandic chant to celebrate

It’s one of the most iconic celebrations of Euro 2016 and now students in Cardiff have adopted the Icelandic ‘Huh’ chant to celebrate their graduation. Hundreds of students graduating from Cardiff Metropolitan University joined in with the chant at their ceremony on Wednesday. Read More What is Iceland’s incredible Euro 2016 clapping chant about, why is it called the ‘Huh’ …

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‘He achieved so much in such a short time on this planet’ Heartbreaking tributes paid to teenager who died after crash

A teenager hit by a motorbike has died in hospital. Rhys Rubery, 16, of Pencoed, died on Wednesday morning at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. His family, who were at the teenager’s bedside when he died, have paid tribute. “He was loved by so many people” The family said: “Following the incident yesterday afternoon Rhys never regained consciousness. He …

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Circuit of Wales: Welsh Government wants more work on plan

Image copyright Circuit of Wales “Further work is needed” before the Welsh Government is happy to underwrite plans for the £375m Circuit of Wales. Economy Secretary Ken Skates told AMs that at a time of “significant economic uncertainty” due to Brexit, it could not back the plans for the race track in Ebbw Vale in their current form. He said …

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War veteran receives Legion d’Honneur aged 93 for her part in D-Day landings

A war veteran has received the Legion d’Honneur from the French consul for her part in the D-Day landings. Sylvia Wild, 93, who lives in Llanishen , Cardiff , received the award at Llanishen Golf Club at a ceremony filled with friends, family and neighbours this week. The Legion d’Honneur – the highest decoration in France – was presented to …

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The latest work by the people behind Cardiff’s Ball in the Wall is every bit as awesome

A Cardiff company that has created some iconic works of art, including the Ball in the Wall and an enormous dragon on the banks of a Welsh castle, has pulled it out of the bag yet again. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Sony Pictures A commuter takes a selfie with Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Prop design specialists Wild Creations’ latest display …

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