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July 2016

Tributes paid to 23

A force spokesman said they had received the report of a sudden death at Moorland Park, in the Splott area, of the city on Saturday afternoon. A spokesman for the force said: “The body of a 23-year-old male was found by a member of the public at ...and more »

Crowds flock to enjoy weekend of sunshine

The annual Aberdare Road Races weekend at Aberdare Park – which was taking place on July 30-31 – also benefited hugely from the summer sunshine. Derek Smith, chairman of event organisers Aberaman Motorcycle Club, said: “The weather has been ...and more »

Wales is 'leading the way' in fight against modern slavery

The Welsh Government has re-iterated its commitment to battling modern slavery as Prime Minister Theresa May announced a £33m investment in fighting the “evil trade”. Mrs May has unveiled a new taskforce to co-ordinate the UK Government's response to ...

Former B&Q flagship store in Cardiff to get a new lease of life

What was once a flagship store for DIY chain B&Q in Wales is being revamped by its owner in a major investment. Ashfield Land is transforming the former B&Q retail unit it owns on Hadfield Road, Cardiff. As the freeholder and investment owner of the 44 ...

First pictures of controversial planned development at Cardiff Met's Cyncoed campus

Cardiff Metropolitan University has taken the next step forward with its plans to expand one of their campuses, despite objections from local residents. The university wants to build new student accommodation and buildings at their Cyncoed campus.

Emergency services called to Swansea city centre after reports of man climbing on roof

Emergency services were called to Swansea city centre after reports of a man climbing on a roof and surrounding scaffolding. The call out came in the early hours of Sunday morning. South Wales Police and Mid and West Wales Fire Service crews from ...and more »

Offbeat thriller set at the National Library of Wales to receive Eisteddfod premiere before touring cinemas

There's been plenty of anticipation for new Welsh language thriller The Library Suicides which was one of the hits of the Edinburgh Film Festival, winning leading lady Catrin Stewart a major award. Now it's about to receive its Welsh premiere at the ...and more »

A 'first of its kind' shisha bar could open on Cardiff's City Road

An application has been made for a shisha bar to be opened on Cardiff's City Road. A planning application has been submitted to Cardiff council for alterations to be made at the roof of 102-106 City Road to create a shisha smoking area. The below ...and more »

A 'first of its kind' shisha bar wants to open on Cardiff's City Road

An application has been made for a shisha bar to be opened on Cardiff's City Road. A planning application has been submitted to Cardiff council for alterations to be made at the roof of 102-106 City Road to create a shisha smoking area. The below ...and more »

The amazing story of Wales' Hong Kong Seven as Jevon Groves joins the ex

The Welsh contingent in Hong Kong rugby has swelled still further with Wales Sevens star Jevon Groves heading for the Far East. Versatile back-five forward Groves, who has had spells with the Dragons and Cardiff Blues, has taken up a role as elite men ...and more »

Merthyr offer Pontypridd chance to use their ground free of charge

Merthyr have offered Pontypridd use of their ground free of charge while work is completed on the new artificial pitch at Sardis Road. The Ironmen's own 3G surface at The Wern Sports Park is already in place and will be used for the first time in the ...

Disabled mum 'humiliated' after being wrongly turned away from new splashpark

A disabled mum says her family day out was ruined when she was told she couldn't use a new splashpark facility in Cardiff in her wheelchair. Rhian Gregory, 30, from St Mellons , said she was looking forward to visiting the attraction in Victoria Park ...

This is what happened when hundreds of Harry Potters gathered in Merthyr for a world record attempt

Man dies following collision in the Rhondda · Two cats have been killed and others are missing Two cats killed and others missing after 'shocking' burglary at animal sanctuary · Watch porpicide as several dolphins attack a porpoise off the ...

First mobile telecoms network specifically for Wales goes live

The first full-scale mobile telecommunications network designed specifically for people who live and work in Wales has gone live. RWG Mobile has been working over the last 12 months to create a “virtual” network that smartphone and tablet users can ...

'We loved him so much and he will always be in our hearts'

Tributes have been paid to a pedestrian who died in an accident in the early hours of Saturday morning. Ryan Draper, 27, died and his girlfriend was badly injured in the collision on the B5122 in Caerwys. Ryan's family issued a statement through North ...and more »

Man, 26, dies in crash on Nant

A 26-year-old man has died following a road traffic collision in Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taf. His family has been informed and are being supported by a family liaison officer. The incident, which involved a red Ford Fiesta, happened at 02.03 BST on ...

Wales breaking news plus live traffic, weather and M4 updates (Sunday, July 31)

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 »

Sex, drugs, sunshine and heartache: The real story of how jailed ...

Back in 2011 fugitive sex boss Diana Jones told WalesOnline about her 'good life' in Cyprus, how her working girls were 'happy' in their job and the real reason ...and more »

He's done it! Runner does 39 marathons around 1030 miles of the Welsh coastline in epic charity bid

He started running through the wind and rain of Storm Katie – and has taken in more than 1,000 miles of Welsh landscape. But businessman Robert Chapman has completed his epic challenge to run the perimeter of Wales in memory of his friend.

Wales boss Chris Coleman the leading candidate for Hull City job

Wales manager Chris Coleman has been approached by Hull City and is the club's number one choice to succeed Steve Bruce as manager, according to reports. Local media in Hull say the ball is now in Coleman's court after the Premier League side ...and more »