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April 2016

Police appeal for missing teenager Courtney Norris from Ferryside

Dyfed-Powys Police say they are concerned for a teenager who has gone missing from Ferryside, Carmarthenshire. Courtney Norris, 15, was last seen in Carmarthen at approx. 1.15pm on Saturday. She is described as about 5ft tall, with very long straight ...and more »

Beaumaris lifeboat crew completed three rescues all in the space of 90 minutes

Volunteer crew members with the RNLI Beaumaris Lifeboat completed not one but three rescues on Saturday afternoon - all in the space of an hour and a half. The crew was called in by HM Coastguards just after 4pm on Saturday to go to the aid of a vessel ...

The bizarre sights and sounds of Judgement Day in Cardiff

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Major promotion setback for Pontypool as Bargoed secure Principality Premiership rugby next season

Bargoed will be playing Principality Premiership rugby next season after defeating Pontypool 17-8 in their winner-takes-all Swalec Championship clash at Bargoed Park. No.8 Lewis Wayman got the Bargoed try with fly-half Calum Jones booting four ...and more »

This is how many times police in Wales used tasers and firearms on animals in a year

Police have used firearms and Tasers to deal with dangerous, aggressive and hazardous animals on numerous occasions in the past year. Official figures reveal that eight incidents where firearms or tasers were used on animals in 2015, one of which ...

The shocking moment a violent mass brawl erupts between a Welsh football team and fans during 7

This is the shocking moment violence erupted between a Welsh football team and watching fans after a 7-0 home defeat today. Wrexham-based side Cefn Druids were humbled by Caernarfon Town as a number of fans clashed with the players near the end of ...and more »

This artist makes very revealing plaster casts of female body parts and is on the look out for volunteers

Hollie Osborne, Heath, Cardiff, who creates casts from genitals and nipples. Pic by Rob Browne. Open minded Hollie Osborne is hoping to make a name for herself - by creating casts of her friends' vaginas. The 26-year-old student appealed on Facebook ...and more »

The oldest ever rugby jersey to go on public sale could fetch as much as £20000

The oldest ever rugby jersey to ever go on public sale could fetch as much as £20,000 at an auction next month. The 1894 top worn by Welsh international Fred Hutchinson on his debut is one of 50 sporting lots going under the hammer near Cardiff .and more »

This is what fed

It's Judgement Day in Cardiff and tens of thousands of rugby fans are converging on the capital to watch Cardiff Blues v Ospreys and Newport Gwent Dragons v Scarlets. However, not all the carnage has been confined to the pitch with many disgruntled ...and more »

Father and son named as fishermen on board boat which sank off the coast of Pembrokeshire

Two men who were aboard a fishing boat which sank off the coast of Pembrokeshire have been named as a local father and son. Gareth Willington drowned and his son Daniel is still missing after their fishing boat hit rocks on Thursday. It is understood ...and more »

The giant photospheres you can walk around and interact with that are stunning visitors to Swansea

Eight giant photospheres that look like giant beach balls have been spellbinding visitors to the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea. For the past 10 years Cardiff-based visual artist Matt Wright has been drawing inspiration from the landscapes and ...

The family who set up an award

When you think of a vineyard, you probably imagine sun-drenched France or beautiful Spain. When you think of someone setting up their first vineyard, you probably imagine someone realising a long held ambition dreamt up over a few bottles of red. Well ...

Why a festival in a small town in mid Wales is attracting some of Britain's favourite comics

From humble beginnings it has grown into one of the major events on the UK comedy circuit – and put an historic mid Wales town on the entertainment map. The Machynlleth Comedy Festival, which is on this weekend – the seventh annual instalment of the ...and more »

Benedict Cumberbatch waves to fans as he films Sherlock series four in Cardiff

Benedict Cumberbatch has been spotted filming in Cardiff for a new season of Sherlock wearing what looked to be a curly brunette wig. The new look was revealed as the new series began filming in the Cyncoed area of the capital recently. Cumberbatch ...

Labour's 17

Carwyn Jones and Rhodri Morgan are two of the most famous figures in Wales' devolution story - but will the First Minister always be a Labour AM? If Labour wins the looming Assembly election, the party will have been in power in Wales for 22 years by ...

Was 1999 the best ever year to be Welsh?

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Nominate a star who goes above and beyond

Council leader Rhondda Geekie said: “All of our employees do a great job and our STARs Awards have been designed to recognise outstanding contributions and celebrate employee success. It is ever more important to formally recognise those that go the ...and more »

Wales breaking news plus live traffic, weather and M4 updates (Saturday, April 30)

Wales' live news service featuring all the latest traffic, weather, M4, showbiz and sport updates from across the country. You can contribute to the live blog by posting your comment below or you can also tweet us @walesonline to share the news that's ...and more »

REVIEW: The Solid Silver '60s Show, St David's Hall, Cardiff

I've thought for a while that it was time to call it a day as the stars from the swinging sixties head into their 70s. But there may be life left in this annual extravaganza – thanks to one Peter Noone. The former Herman's Hermits lead singer exudes ...