A pub chef and karate black belt who "had anger problems" has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend by beating her to death at their home. Jordan Matthews, 24, admitted manslaughter but denied intending to kill international student Xixi Bi or cause her really serious harm during the fatal assault in their Cardiff flat.
A rugby shirt worn by the man considered Wales ' greatest-ever player has been snapped up for a staggering 6,000 at an auction of unique pieces of Welsh history. The number 9 jersey worn by Gareth Edwards during Wales' 25-9 victory over Ireland at Cardiff Arms Park in 1977 is considered to be very rare, as he is known to have kept hold of most of his shirts, although this one had been handed to fan Ken Rees following the match.
Shopping trollies, bikes, an anchor and the rusted remains of a car were among the items removed during a huge effort to clear up the River Taff in Cardiff this weekend. Around 300 volunteers from across the capital gathered almost 400 bags of litter from the river and surrounding areas in locations from Cardiff Bay to Coryton.
Onyx Brass will be premiering the piece for brass quintet and fairground organ as part of their performances by the sea THE programme for this year's Vale of Glamorgan Music Festival has been announced with a focus on music by Welsh and American composers. This is the only UK festival dedicated to work of living composers and will feature six world premieres, four Festival commissions, a UK premiere by John Adams, walks, talk, and a new Composer Studio dedicated to the memory of Peter Reynolds.
The 15-year-old schoolboy, who hasn't been named, was assaulted on Wednesday last week as he stepped off the bus in Bridgend, Wales. A physically challenged girl whose body stopped growing has sadly died after a brief illness.
AN ARCHITECT who designed the best new house in the Vale of Glamorgan last year has won two awards for his work. Barry Mayled, 66, of Augusta Road is an architect and garden designer and was victorious at the Vale of Glamorgan Council Building Excellence Awards.
Jealous blackbelt chef, 23, is found guilty of battering his wealthy Chinese girlfriend, 24, to death as they 'bickered' over a phone message from another man A jealous chef who beat his Chinese student girlfriend to death in their flat over a phone message from another man has been found guilty of her murder today. Jordan Matthews, 23, a black belt in karate, was convicted of murdering Xixi Bi, 24, after a jury rejected his manslaughter plea at Cardiff Crown Court today.
The project, called Get Home Safe, shines a light on the sometimes thankless work of making sure people get home safely These striking pictures give a glimpse into the efforts of people who spend their evenings making sure drunk people in Cardiff get home safely. Captured by Lorna Cabble, a 23-year-old student living in the Cathays area of the city, the images show the side of a night out in the Welsh capital that a lot of people don't see - the people who are there to make sure you get home safely.
Aside from rows of trampolines for you to get your bounce on, there is a huge foam pit, gladiator-style duelling beams and a cafe to get some lunch and a coffee in. This bakery on Cardiff's Cowbridge Road is working with award-winning sugar-craft artist, Gareth Davies, to host the Little Bakes and Cakes classes this half term.
A pub chef who loved martial arts turned into a ruthless killer - despite claiming he wouldn't know how to throw a punch. Jordan Matthews went to school in Llantwit Major and Barry before leaving school aged 16 with two GCSEs in music and German.