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Bid to halt chief's pay-off fails

A pay-off for Pembrokeshire council chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones is set to go ahead after an opposition bid to block it through the courts fails.

Three held on suspicion of murder

Three people are held on suspicion of murder after the unexplained death of a man in Pembroke Dock, say police.

Hammer killer's life tariff upheld

A man who bludgeoned his friend to death, wrapped his body in a rug and dumped it in a car which he torched, loses an appeal against his "whole-life" jail sentence.

Tan: 'They said I was crazy, mad'

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan says he believes that the row over the change in the club's colours helped make it world famous.

Doctor found guilty of NHS fraud

A gynaecologist who worked while on sick leave from a Cardiff hospital is found guilty of fraud against the NHS.

Man killed partner in fear of demons

A man cut his partner's throat to save her from a "fate worse than death" because he thought demons were about to break into their home in Ceredigion, a court heard.

Halloween buses avoid city estates

Cardiff Bus services will not enter some city estates on Halloween or bonfire night over fears for the safety of passengers and drivers.

Two men killed as car hits tree

Two men die after their car hit a tree near Wrexham on Thursday night.

New £1m fire station gets go-ahead

Plans to build a new £1m fire station in Aberystwyth are given the go-ahead by councillors.

'Murdered' man ambulance delay probe

Delays in getting an ambulance to an alleged murder victim in Wrexham are being investigated by the Welsh Ambulance Service.

Cuts 'will undo' apprenticeship work

Training body's warning over funding for apprentices in Wales.

Sex killer loses whole-life appeal

A man who killed a girl by hanging her at his parents' house has a bid to have his whole-life sentence overturned rejected by the Court of Appeal.

Lorry driver held after cyclist hurt

A lorry driver is arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a collision left a cyclist critically injured.

Man dies after car crashes into tree

A 24-year-old man from Port Talbot dies in hospital after a car crashed into a tree in Swansea.

Japan snack maker to create 100 jobs

A Japanese savoury snacks manufacturer is creating 100 new jobs at Deeside Enterprise Zone, opening its first factory in Europe.

£125,000 for heritage site repairs

Two heritage sites are given £125,000 in order to carry out repair and maintenance work.

Pioneer of women's swimming dies

Jenny James, who in 1951 became the first Welsh woman to swim across the English Channel, dies at the age of 87.

Old gasworks site given to village

A former gasworks site in a Snowdonia village has been "gifted" to the area by National Grid as a green space.

Police to exhume cemetery remains

Police will exhume remains from a communal grave in north Wales in a bid to solve a missing person case dating back to 1978.

Uni expert writes 3D deep ocean app

A Bangor University computer scientist is developing app which will allow users to "swim" in 3D with dolphins and prehistoric reptiles in the deep ocean.

Man injured in abseiling fall

An RAF crew airlift a man to hospital with head and back injuries after he falls while abseiling in Snowdonia.

Illegal cocklers caught on Deeside

More than 250lb (100kg) of cockles are seized from people taking the shellfish without permits in Flintshire.

Health cash warning over new prison

More money needs to be put into Wrexham's health service if a new 'super prison' goes ahead, a watchdog warns.

Social services 'lost' help request

A Wrexham man with Down's Syndrome was not allocated a social worker as an application for support was "lost" when concerns were raised three years before he died, an inquest hears.

Angler attacked boy with tackle box

A fisherman, who fractured a 15-year-old angler's cheekbone when he attacked him with a tackle box, is ordered to pay him £750 compensation.

Plans for Wales' first vet school

Aberystwyth University is exploring plans to become Wales' first veterinary school and will offer a related course from 2015.

Two in hospital after car crash

A man and a woman are taken to hospital after a crash between two cars on the A487 in Ceredigion.

Yachtsman fined for blocking ferry

A yachtsman is fined £200 for obstructing a ferry causing it to veer off course as he raced in a regatta in Pembrokeshire.

Swansea 'in talks with US investor'

Swansea City are understood to be in talks with American entrepreneur John Moores over potential investment.

Swansea civic centre could be sold

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