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  1. Llanelli Tesco shoplifter caught with 12-inch blade and 22... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | This is South Wales

    SECURITY guards in the Llanelli branch of Tesco caught a shoplifter with 22 bags of legals highs and a 12-inch knife hidden in his trousers, a court heard. Darrian Michael Roger Bointon, aged 19, has had his time in jail extended after admitting shoplifting, drug dealing, and being in possession of a knife.

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  2. Almost 4,000 farming jobs go in space of ten yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Nearly 4,000 full-time farming jobs have been lost in Wales over the past decade, reflecting a worrying downward trend in agriculture, according to a new survey published by the Welsh Government . In 2013, there were 17,873 people employed full-time as farmers in Wales, compared to 21,839 in 2004 - nearly 4,000 fewer - the June Welsh Agricultural Survey has revealed.

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  3. Cardiff City to make move in transfer market this week as David...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Scottish international Marshall is expected to sign for Premier League West Brom in a near A 6m transfer this week, while Blackburn Rovers are favourites to sign Le Fondre Russell Slade is poised to move quickly in the transfer market if goalkeeper David Marshall and striker Adam Le Fondre leave Cardiff City this week. That could yet be a loan move for Le Fondre with a view to a permanent deal involving a fee, but Cardiff will insist Rovers pay most, if not all, of his A 16,000-a-week wages.

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  4. Graham Price: Warren Gatland's decision to wait for Samson Lee...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Gatland has admitted he would be prepared to take Lee to the World Cup even if he wasn't fully recovered from his Achilles injury in time for the first few games of the tournament Warren Gatland has always appeared to have his favourite players since he took over as Wales coach at the beginning of 2008. And the Wales coach last week confirmed Samson Lee is fast falling into that bracket when he admitted he is prepared to take the injured Scarlets prop to the World Cup even if he is not available for the first couple of games.

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  5. All the action from the local cricket leagues around WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Reigning Division One champions Cardiff earned the bragging rights against city rivals Newport following a thumping victory by 98 runs. After winning the toss, Newport elected to put Cardiff in to bat and after quickly losing last week's century makers, Alex Milton and skipper Greg Holmes, a fourth-wicket partnership of 121 between David Kirtley, who made 56, and Harry Bowles, whose swashbuckling 66 came off 61 balls, really turned the tables as the home side set a target of 236-9 from their 50 overs.

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  6. National Eisteddfod 2015 continues at Meifod on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    The day starts with a service in the iconic pink pavilion followed by a colourful pageant by hundreds of nursery school children The day starts with a service in the iconic pink pavilion. It will feature a choir formed of children from 26 primary schools and the theme will be a celebration of 70 years of Christian Aid.

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  7. 8 things to do today to keep the whole family happyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Today Chepstow Racecourse holds its summer family fun raceday where along with watching the horses you'll be able to listen to Little Mix tribute band Mini Mixx. The band will be playing their first live set at 1.15pm live before the first of seven races which start at 2pm.

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  8. LOOK: Saturday Highlights at the National EisteddfodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    The Oakeley Band from Blaenau Ffestiniog maintained their successful record at the National Eisteddfod retaining the Class 4 title they won at last year's Eisteddfod. The 30-strong group, under the direction of musical director John Glyn Jones,are one of Wales' most successful and long-lasting bands.

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  9. Locked up: The murderers, drug dealers, paedophiles and other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    They include several drug gangs, a man who pretend to be a soldier in Afghanistan to con women out of money and a two car thieves whose dangerous driving ended the life of popular Newport teen Xana Doyle. The trio were jailed for a total of nearly 13 years for being part of a drugs gang who set up a huge cannabis factory yards from a police station.

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  10. Thieves use drills on cars in spate of 'mass break-ins' 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is South Wales

    Complaints have been made that a number of vehicles parked on Major Street, Manselton Road, Robert Street and Courtney Street have been damaged or raided. One Manselton resident, who did not wish to be named, said there had been a number of problems with thefts in recent weeks.

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  11. 7 things to do in Wales on August 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    Knights of old on horseback are the order of the day at the Agincourt 600 Jousting Tournament in Caldicot. The good people of The Destrier Society will be donning their finest and picking up their lances to show us how things used to be in their afternoon jousting tournament.

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  12. Farmers vow to continue their fight after last night's Tesco protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Convoys of Land Rovers and farm vehicles travelled along the A55 before targeting the retailer's stores in Bangor and Llandudno Junction . More groups of fed-up farmers were later due to descend on Tesco supermarkets in Mold , Ruthin and Broughton in a series of hourly protests.

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  13. Men were punched, kicked and stamped on during brawl outside Welsh rugby club, court toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcNetwork

    Daniel Clement, 26, of Cefn Hengoed Road, Winch Wen, Nicholas Harwood, 26, of Carmarthen Road, Fforestfach and Neil White, 27, from Cefn Road, Bonymaen, all Swansea, were each handed an eight month jail term suspended for two years with a 150 hour community work order after admitting affray. A fourth man, Gareth Holohan, 29, of Meridian Bay, Trawler Road, Swansea, was given a 150 community work order after admitting using insulting words and behaviour.

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  14. Former Wales Commonwealth weightlifter jailed for 18 months after A 300,000 tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcNetwork

    A former Commonwealth Games weightlifter from Swansea has been jailed for 18 months for VAT evasion and failing to comply with environmental regulations at his scrap yard. And he also admitted failing to get the necessary permits under Natural Resources Wales regulations to dismantle "end of life" cars and deal with electrical goods at his scrap yard in Townhill, Swansea.

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  15. Young Dragons heading to South Africa with Wales U18sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South Wales Argus

    FIVE Newport Gwent Dragons youngsters have been named in the Wales Under-18s squad for an international tournament in South Africa. Tighthead Leon Brown, a member of the Wales squad at the World Rugby U20 Championship in June, has been named in head coach Geraint Lewis' 26-strong squad along with clubmates hooker Ellis Shipp, lock Bryce Morgan, centre Connor Edwards and wing Josh Hodson.

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  16. Black and Ambers get chance to avenge Quins cup lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Campaignseries.co.uk

    NEWPORT will get a chance to earn revenge against Carmarthen Quins in round one of the Swalec Cup, writes Chris Kirwan. The Black and Ambers suffered a 31-20 defeat out west to their Principality Premiership rivals in the quarter-finals last season.

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  17. Swansea University targets top 200 global ranking as A 450m Bay Campus prepares to open to studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcNetwork

    Swansea University is aiming to become one of the top 200 universities in the world thanks to its A 450m seafront Bay Campus which opens next month. More than 20,000 applications have already been received to attend the first open day being held by at the Bay Campus in October.

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  18. Man arrested on suspicion of working illegally at a... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This is South Wales

    Home Office Immigration Enforcement Officers visited the BP/Costcutter petrol station, on Capel Isaf Road, at around 5.55pm yesterday. A spokesman for the Home Office said a 25-year-old man from India who had allegedly overstayed his visa was arrested.

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  19. Teenage girls left terrified after man caught taking photos of them through window during sleepoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcNetwork

    The girls, both aged 14, were having a sleepover at a house in Llanelli when they spotted a man spying on them on Tuesday Two teenage girls have told of their terror after they say they noticed a man taking photos of them through a door in the middle of the night. The girls, both aged 14, were having a sleepover at a house in Llanelli when they spotted a man spying on them on Tuesday, at about 3am.

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  20. Addict burns down dad's flat because he wouldn't buy her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Mirror.co.uk

    A drug addict burned down her father's flat killing his partially-sighted lodger who was trapped in the bathroom, Cardiff Crown Court heard. Heroin user Rebecca Jenkins, 28, admitted the manslaughter of "timid" lodger Mark Carpenter, who was overcome by smoke when she set fire to the flat in Ynysybwl, Pontypridd.

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