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Paedophile singer appeal bid refused

Judges throw out an appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences.

Failures over boy's goalpost death

A football club admits breaching health and safety laws after a 12-year-old boy died after being crushed by a goalpost.

Boxer 'let down' over Games ruling

A Welsh boxer refused a Commonwealth Games place over her involvement in kick boxing says she is disappointed in the sport's authorities.

15th record inquiry nurse suspended

Another nurse is suspended as part of an inquiry into the alleged falsification of patient records at south Wales hospitals, taking the total to 15.

New inquiry over council boss money

A new police investigation is launched into unlawful pension salary supplements paid to the chief executive of Pembrokeshire council.

Giant solar park set for approval

Plans for a giant solar park with 180,000 electricity-generating panels are recommended for approval by Flintshire councillors.

Mother left girl, four, home alone

A Flintshire woman pleads guilty to child neglect after leaving her four-year-old daughter at home alone while she went to work.

£11m school merger plan for island

Three primary schools could merge as part of plans to cut the number of surplus pupil on Anglesey.

Procurement firm creates 68 jobs

Up to 68 jobs are to be created in Torfaen by a company which helps other firms procure goods and services.

£12m special school plans unveiled

Plans for a special school with respite accommodation for children with disabilities and learning difficulties are unveiled.

National parks review 'within weeks'

Wales' three national parks could be merged into one organisation as part of a review which is to start within weeks, Environment Minister John Griffiths announces.

Woman critical after hit by own car

A woman, 69, suffers life threatening injuries and a 79-year-old man is also hurt after being struck by their own car at Swansea's Morriston Hospital.

Top ten 'special places' are unveiled

A vote to find the most special location in Wales is launched by National Trust Wales.

Pet emu missing from family home

A three-month-old pet emu bought as an unusual birthday present is missing from its home in forests near Bala in Gwynedd.

Vandals rip off bronze bull's tail

Police are investigating after the tail was ripped off a life-sized bronze statue of a bull in Builth Wells.

Abuse inquiry hears from 275 people

Police investigating child sexual abuse at care homes in north Wales say 275 people have made allegations.

Retiring officer redundancy pay row

A council is criticised for paying one its senior officers a redundancy package after he said he was going to retire.

Call for better transport links

Calls are made for more money to be spent on improving transport links across north Wales.

Extra time to respond to visa claims

Glyndwr University says it has been given more time to respond to the Home Office over alleged visa fraud.

Police target train station fouling

British Transport Police launches a campaign to clamp down on people using train stations as toilets.

Striker's rape conviction appeal bid

Footballer Ched Evans launches a fresh bid to get his conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room overturned.

Libraries 'crucial' for local life

Public libraries play a crucial role in community life a review finds as dozens of centres face closure under council cutbacks.

Tributes paid to quad bike racer

A teenage quad biker from Pembrokeshire who died during an event on Sunday had been racing competitively for several years, said a local councillor.

Jellyfish set for record numbers

Wales is hailed as a jellyfish "hotspot" by researchers who say they could hit record numbers this summer.

'Excellent job' by beach land pilot

The owner of the plane which was forced to make an emergency landing on a Swansea beach praises the pilots actions.

Dylan Thomas Prize longlist revealed

Swansea University announces the longlist for the 2014 Dylan Thomas Prize which includes a Man Booker Prize winner.

Galatasaray want Cardiff's Medel

Galatasaray enter the race along with Inter Milan to sign Cardiff City's Chilean World Cup midfielder Gary Medel.

Police performance concerns watchdog

Gwent Police force is pulled up by a watchdog over cuts that could put crime fighting at risk.

Flybe drops three of four ski routes

Airline Flybe will not be renewing the three French ski destination routes it ran from Cardiff last winter but the one to Geneva will resume.

Fly in ear time-wasting call to 999

A man with a fly in his ear and a woman questioning if a green potato was poisonous were among thousands of non-urgent 999 calls made to the Welsh Ambulance Service last year. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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