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Air ambulance called after accident in Pontypridd leaves road blocked in both directions

An accident involving two vehicles in Pontypridd has caused the road to become blocked in both directions. The incident happened on Tygwyn Road, close to the golf club, between Penheol Ely Road and Common Road, and emergency services were called to the scene at 5.18pm. A spokeswoman for South Wales Fire service said: “We were called to reports of a …

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Top Gear’s The Stig compares EU to Formula 1 as he joins Brexit campaigners in Cardiff

Some say he drinks around 14 different types of custard each day, he never blinks and he can taste the rainbow. But, until now, no-one has known The Stig’s views on the EU . The former Top Gear star raced into the referendum debate appearing alongside Welsh Brexit campaigners in the centre of Cardiff on Sunday to encourage the country …

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This guy might just be the most overwhelmed football fan in Wales right now

A fan collapses on the grass sobbing tears of joy as the whistle blows to signal Wales’ victory over Slovakia – and it just about captures the mood of the nation. Stripped to the waist, the overjoyed supporter wipes his face with a Wales flag as thousands of delirious fans dance around him. Read More Watch the incredible scenes at …

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All the Wales v Slovakia Euro 2016 fanzone celebrations in one video

It will probably go down as one of the greatest nights of any Wales football fan’s life. They watched history being made in Bordeaux as Wales beat Slovakia 2-1. So, just to make the joy last that little bit longer, we’ve pulled together the most jubilant scenes from Cardiff ‘s fanzone as spectators watched Wales make their dreams come true. …

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How to avoid a red card from your boss during Euro 2016

As the country gears up for a summer of football related mayhem, spirits will be running high both at home and abroad. The heady combination of 500,000 UK football fans, age-old rivalries and the enduring reputation of ‘boozed-up Brits abroad’ have clearly presented a headache for authorities working out how best to control bad behaviour during the Euro 2016 tournament. …

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Person taken to hospital after crash on busy Cardiff road

A person has been taken to hospital after a collision on a busy Cardiff road on Friday night. South Wales Police were called to the incident involving two cars in North Road at 10.27pm. A police spokeswoman said one person was taken to the University Hospital of Wales . Details of casualty’s injuries not yet known She said the details …

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Police search drains in hunt for mother who went missing four months ago

Police looking for a missing Cardiff mother have searched the drains in streets near her home. Lorraine Ridout, 57, left her house in Gabalfa to visit a friend at 7pm on January 31 and has not been seen since. Despite land searches and police divers scouring the river, no clues about what happened have turned up. “On June 2 they …

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These pictures show how a Wales football fan living in the Netherlands is celebrating Euro 2016

It’s safe to say most of Wales is in full on Euro 2016 celebration mode ahead of Wales’ kick-off with Slovakia on Saturday. Welsh landmarks are due to be turned red today to show support for Gareth Bale, Ashley Williams and co, a giant Welsh football shirt has been unveiled in the centre of Cardiff and thousands of fans are …

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The Ukip AM who blamed ethnic minorities for waste problems has been made his group spokesman on… bins

Gareth Bennett, the Ukip AM who blamed ethnic minorities for waste problems in Cardiff , has been made his party’s spokemsan on… bins. The South Wales Central AM has been handed responsibility for Sport and Local Government in the National Assembly by group leader Neil Hamilton . It means he will be responsible for speaking on issues relating to litter …

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Place a free Father’s Day message in the new-look South Wales Echo

Is your dad the number one man in your life? Is he the one you turn to when you need a lift, a babysitter or to make you laugh? Then show him how much he means to you with the new-look South Wales Echo! Father’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to tell him that he’s …

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