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Poll shows backing of First Minister’s decision to appoint Lib Dem Kirsty Williams to Cabinet

Carwyn Jones’ decision to give a Cabinet position to the National Assembly’s sole remaining Liberal Democrat AM has been backed by more people in Wales than oppose it, an opinion poll has shown. Kirsty Williams was Mr Jones’ surprise choice as Cabinet Secretary for Education after the May election which saw her party’s representation drop from five AMs to just …

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Body of former club owner was found in river

The body of a Cardiff man who was described as “a visionary” in the city’s music scene was found in a river by a dog walker earlier this year, an inquest heard today. Peter Loughlin, a former club owner who achieved fame at the helm of The Hippo Club, was found dead in the River Taff by South Wales Police …

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Theresa May can bring country together

Image copyright PA Image caption Theresa May held a campaign event in Birmingham on Monday, shortly before her rival dropped out Welsh Tory leader Andrew RT Davies has called on Theresa May to “bring the country together” and “navigate Britain’s successful exit” from the EU. Mrs May is set to become prime minister after Andrea Leadsom pulled out of the …

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Here’s why you shouldn’t feel sad that Wales weren’t in the final of Euro 2016

Some had booked flights, some had booked time off, some had shifted dinner with the in-laws. Just. In. Case. For just a few moments we dared to dream that as kick off approaches in Paris, it would have been Wales there. Wales and their famous red wall of fans. But, it wasn’t to be. Still, there are plenty of reasons …

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This £325,000 terraced house for sale comes with a spacious surprise

This terraced family home for sale on a busy suburban Cardiff street has a quiet selling point that a potential buyer might not realise at the start of their house viewing. There is an oasis of calm and peace at the rear of the property in the shape of a substantial back garden. A sanctuary in the city. Current owner …

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Brave Summer is back on dialysis but it won’t stop her taking part in a charity race

She is desperately waiting for a kidney transplant, but little Summer Kansiray won’t let that stop her in her tracks. Despite being on dialysis, she is determined it won’t stop her from once again taking part in a 2km fun run being held in September. Little Summer Kansiray from Ogmore Vale was diagnosed with Wilms’ tumour in her left kidney …

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Sam Warburton donated his old rugby gear to a charity shop and it sold out in three hours

A charity shop Sam Warburton gave his kit to has now sold out. The Welsh rugby captain dropped by the Rhiwbina Tenovus store with a bag of shirts and kit used by him and teammates. In total, they raised almost £2,000 for the cancer charity. Staff had wondered whether the star washed his things beforehand – PR woman Bethan Rees …

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Parliament must undo Iraq war mistake – ex

Image caption Adam Price was an MP for nine years before quitting the Commons in 2010 The Houses of Parliament must “undo” the mistake of the Iraq war, former Plaid Cymru MP Adam Price has said. Writing in the Sunday Times, Mr Price argued for MPs and lords to act against former Prime Minister Tony Blair in the wake of …

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Crowds mobbed Cardiff for the ‘biggest speedway event in the world’

Speedway came to Cardiff on Saturday as tens of thousands flocked to the Principality Stadium to see their heroes compete in the British event of the World Championships. The grand prix, the fifth in the Speedway calendar, took over the city for the day in what has been described by British rider Tai Woffinden as the “biggest speedway event in …

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The couple who got married at City Hall… and stepped out into the Speedway fanzone

It doesn’t matter how much you plan for your wedding, there’s always the unexpected. And for some couples, it was the small matter of a few hundreds sport fans. Couples getting hitched at City Hall on Saturday found themselves leaving the iconic city venue to a sea of Speedway fans who were at the city’s fanzone which had been constructed …

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