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October 2016

Part of M4 closed as three people are arrested following 'police incident'

A section of the M4 near Bridgend closed on Monday evening following a police incident. The road was closed westbound between junctions 37, for Pyle, and 38, for Margam while police dealt with the incident. A spokesman for South Wales Police confirmed ...and more »

Police to investigate possible North Wales care homes child sex abuse cover

The National Crime Agency is to investigate whether council officials were involved in a criminal cover-up of evidence relating to child sexual abuse in North Wales. Former police superintendent Gordon Anglesea, 79, is due to be sentenced after being ...

Yellow warning of fog issued for large parts of Wales – and visibility could be down to just 50 metres

Just as we thought Halloween was going to be one of the warmest on record, a spooky layer of fog is set to cover Wales. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning across large parts of the country for Tuesday. Expected to last until around 10am on ...and more »

A 1950s postcard album found in a skip has been returned to its rightful owner after 35 years

It was a postcard album from the 1950s filled with heartfelt messages which had been gathering dust after being found in Cardiff by a security guard more than 30 years ago. But yesterday the album was finally returned to its rightful owner – the ...

Scarlets get good news on Wales star Rob Evans as exciting New Zealand star finally arrives for duty

Scarlets prop Rob Evans is set to make his comeback from injury at the start of December. The Wales international loose-head hasn't played since the summer tour of New Zealand because of surgery on a wrist problem. But with his recovery continuing ...and more »

Llantrisant's war memorial finally set to be unveiled after nine years of work – and controversy

After nine years of hard work and planning – and a dispute over where it should be placed – a war memorial will be unveiled in Llantrisant town on Armistice Day this year. The Llantrisant War Memorial Committee's aim of erecting a memorial for local ...

Michael Cheika fires opening shot by urging Australia to dream big against Wales in quest for autumn Grand Slam

Australia have been encouraged to aim high and 'dream big' ahead of their opening autumn Test match against Wales on Saturday. And those lofty ambitions could mean that the Wallabies are targeting a series whitewash on their end-of-season tour, ...and more »

This town has just been named the best place in Wales

Nearly 5,500 voted in the contest, run by the Royal Town Planning Institute Cymru, which aimed to find the best place in Wales that has been protected, carefully planned or improved. And Aberaeron emerged as the most popular place with Tenby in second ...and more »

Residents concerned as gang of youths cause 'havoc' in neighbouring town after being moved on by police

A gang of youths have been causing "havoc" in a Rhondda town, weeks after police cracked down on anti-social behaviour in a neighbouring area. Residents in Ton Pentre are concerned after a group of youths were allegedly spotted causing a disturbance ...and more »

Shane Williams' verdict on Wales v Australia and the Welshman who could make the difference

Shane Williams insists Rhys Webb would start at scrum-half for the Lions if there was a Test tomorrow. Wales' record try scorer says Webb used to 'want to take on the world' when he was younger and made too many rash decisions on the field. But ...and more »

He was pronounced dead in hospital and has no understanding of his surroundings but little Jake is beating the odds

A South Wales family needs help to pay for the care of a one-year-old boy with brain damage – who was actually pronounced dead in hospital before a heartbeat was found. Little Jake Monk, from Ynysybwl, suffered a cardiac arrest on June 3 at the age of ...

These Indian restaurants have just been named the best in Wales

They faced fierce competition from other diners throughout the country but Moksh in Cardiff and Sopna in Caernarfon are officially the best curry houses in Wales. For they have both been named regional winners in the Asian Curry Awards 2016 with Moksh ...

Mayor handed drawings showing what Cynon Valley children want the council to do with 'forgotten' playground

Children's drawings outlining their hopes for a 'forgotten' local play area have been handed to the mayor of Rhondda Cynon Taff . During September, a 222-name petition was collected in Cefnpennar and Cwmpennar after their modest local park – containing ...

Sam Warburton ruled out of Wales' opening autumn series clash with Australia

Wales have lost captain Sam Warburton for the clash with Australia on Saturday, with the Cardiff Blues flanker failing to recover from a neck injury. Warburton missed the Blues' European game against Pau the weekend before last and was not released by ...and more »

Chemical incident causes college campus to be evacuated

A South Wales Police spokesperson said that they attended the scene shortly after 10am, due to a non-suspicious incident regarding the safe storage of chemicals. They are working to safely remove the chemicals from the site, a cordon has been put in ...and more »

Man dies after 2000 people attend illegal rave

South Wales Police confirmed they are investigating the death of a man aged 45, who had travelled from England to the rave, which was held at a disused warehouse on Hayes Road in Barry , Vale of Glamorgan. Two people have been arrested on suspicion ...and more »

Keelan Giles too young for Wales? Nonsense, if you're good enough, you're old enough and this kid is special

Some believe the teenager is still too raw to be thrust into international combat, but why wait on the evidence of his form and rivals for the jersey? Share; Comments. Get rugby news by email. Why Keelan Giles should play for Wales Video loading. The ...and more »