THE cashless taxi app Uber is set to launch in Newport tomorrow at 4pm, adding Newport to its UK city base. While highly popular and easy to use, the system has caused controversy among taxi firms and drivers, who fear the digital fares will force them out of business.
A man has been charged with murdering two Matalan workers who were stabbed close to the store where they worked, police said. Andrew Patrick Saunders is accused of killing Zoe Morgan, 21 and Lee Simmons, 33, in Queen Street, Cardiff on Wednesday.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Andrew Patrick Saunders, 20, is accused of killing Zoe Morgan, 21 and Lee Simmons, 33, in the street yesterday morning A man has been charged with murdering a young couple who were allegedly stabbed to death on one of Britain's busiest high streets. Andrew Patrick Saunders, 20, is accused of killing Zoe Morgan, 21 and Lee Simmons, 33, on Queen Street in Cardiff, Wales, yesterday morning.
A COLLEGE construction lecturer who described sexual harassment allegations as "banter" has been found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct at a tribunal. A Fitness to Practice Committee of the Education Workforce Council found conduct by Coleg Gwent lecturer Jeffrey McMail amounted to to bullying and sexual harassment .
More than 80 people attended the Harvest Festival service, held at the Dinas Powys Athletic Club last Sunday morning. The produce was later auctioned off and A 25 raised for the Kidney Research Unit of the Royal Hamadryad Hospital, Cardiff.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a train from Cardiff to Treherbert . The victim was travelling with a friend on the 10.44pm Cardiff Central to Treherbert service on Friday, September 2, when police said she was repeatedly touched inappropriately by a man sat beside her.
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THREE heads of service roles within Newport City Council are set for a pay increase in the region of A 10,000 after councillors voted in favour of amending the pay grades. On Tuesday evening, members clashed over the possibility of re-aligning the salaries of the heads of adult's services, children's services and regeneration, housing and investment .
The man was arrested on Thursday, September 22, and a warrant of further detention means the 33-year-old can be held until October 6 A warrant of further detention was granted on Wednesday by Westminster Magistrates' Court which authorises the man to be detained until 3.05pm on Thursday, October 6. Officers from the Met Police Counte- Terrorism Command arrested the 33-year-old man on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 on September 22. The arrest, which took place on a street in Cardiff, was pre-planned and the result of an investigation by the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command and Wales Extremism and Counter Terrorism Unit.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Zoe Morgan, 21, and Lee Simmons, 34, were found dead outside their workplace on Queen Street in Cardiff, Wales, shortly before 6am These are the first pictures of the young couple who were allegedly stabbed to death on one of Britain's busiest high streets in the early hours of today. Zoe Morgan, 21, and Lee Simmons, 34, who both worked for Matalan, were found dead outside the store on Queen Street in Cardiff, Wales, shortly before 6am.