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Missing Tapiwa Matuwi’s family consider private investigator

Image copyright family handout Image caption Tapiwa Matuwi was last seen near Swansea Marina at about 07:00 GMT on 7 February The father of a missing 21-year-old musician has said his family are considering hiring a private investigator in a bid to find him. Tapiwa Matuwi was last seen near Swansea Marina at about 07:00 GMT on 7 February after …

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Lee Taylor jailed for driving at rival football supporters

Image copyright Wales News Service Image caption Mr Taylor claimed he was called “fatty” and chased by the rival supporters A footballer who drove his car at 11 supporters of a rival team has been jailed for 10 years. Lee Taylor, 36, of Port Talbot, was described as using his BMW as a “one-tonne weapon” to “knock down spectators like …

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Boy found dead in Ystrad Mynach named as Carson Price

Image caption Police are treating the death as unexplained A 13-year-old boy who died after being found unconscious in a Caerphilly park has been named locally as Carson Price. Police were called to Ystrad Mynach Park at about 19:20 BST on Friday 12 April. The teenager was taken to University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff where he was pronounced dead. …

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Geraint Thomas: Tour de France hero’s welcome home to Cardiff

Geraint Thomas

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas will be welcomed home to Cardiff later on Thursday, with thousands of people expected on the streets of the capital. The 32-year-old will be congratulated by First Minister Carwyn Jones at the Senedd at 16:25 BST before a celebration outside Cardiff Castle. Thomas became the first Welshman to win the gruelling 21-stage race after …

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Three men arrested in Elliots Town murder probe

Elliots town murder

Police officers have put a cordon around the house in Long Row in New Tredegar Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 54-year-old man was found dead in Caerphilly county. His body was found at a flat in Long Row in the Elliots Town area of New Tredegar on Saturday afternoon. He has been identified as …

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Brexit should drive ‘new, bold ambition’ for farmers

Brexit Sheep farmers

    Farmers are being asked to influence the direction of agriculture policy after Brexit Brexit should drive a “new, bold ambition” for farmers, a union leader has said. Meurig Raymond, president of the National Farmers’ Union, said UK farmers could be globally competitive and played vital public roles. The union has launched a month-long consultation of its members on …

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Daniel Mark Kelley of Llanelli faces cyber crime charges

cyber crime

Image copyright Getty Images Daniel Mark Kelley from Llanelli has been charged of blackmail and money laundering. He has also been charged in relation with an assault on a college computer system, which later impacted coursework submissions and exam management at Coleg Sir Gar, Llanelli. The 19-year-old male from Carmarthenshire has been charged in association with worldwide computer offenses. He …

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RAF helicopter fire on Snowdonia peak after technical issue

Snowdonia helicopter fire

Image copyright Claire Harvey An RAF helicopter has burst on fire on a Snowdonia summit after being compelled to land as a result of a mechanical issue. An air ambulance was sent to the location, along with a coastguard helicopter. All five occupants who were on board the instruction helicopter from RAF Valley on Anglesey have been declared safe and …

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HIV diagnosis reaches 15-year-high in Wales

HIV particles

  Health experts want more to be done to curb the number of people contracting HIV after figures showed diagnosis in Wales reached a 15-year high. There were 189 positive tests in 2014, according to newly released figures which relates to data from STI clinics. Giving out free condoms and prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis (Prep) for those most at risk are …

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Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn ‘confident’ of support in Wales

Jeremy corbyn in merthyr

Jeremy Corbyn says he is “very confident” there is support in Wales for his bid to retain the Labour leadership. Mr Corbyn, who is being challenged by Pontypridd MP Owen Smith, visited Merthyr Tydfil and will go to Swansea on Friday. They took part in the first hustings of the leadership contest in Cardiff on Thursday night. Mr Corbyn said …

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