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walesonline
Campaign to reinstate railway lines in West Wales takes to the skiesA Campaign to reinstate railway lines in West Wales is set to hit the skies. A
Campaign to reinstate railway lines in West Wales takes to the skies
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
A Campaign to reinstate railway lines in West Wales is set to hit the skies. Aerial footage is to be taken as part of a campaign to reopen the Aberystwyth-Carmarthen railway. 'Little stands in the way of reopening the line' The idea is to prove... Read more
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walesonline
Research in Wales says the humble dung beetle could save farmers millions Yes - Britain does have dung beetles and they could save us £376m a yearFor the first time ever a price tag has been put on the value of industrious Br
Research in Wales says the humble dung beetle could save farmers millions Yes - Britain does have dung beetles and they could save us £376m a year
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
For the first time ever a price tag has been put on the value of industrious British dung beetles. Dung beetles establish important ecosystems Dr Beynon, lead author of the work, published in the journal Ecological Entomology this week, said:... Read more
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walesonline
More Welsh students winning place at university than ever beforeMore Welsh students than ever before have won a place at university this year,
More Welsh students winning place at university than ever before
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
More Welsh students than ever before have won a place at university this year, latest figures have shown. Data compiled by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) found that 19,010 Welsh students had been accepted into higher... Read more
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birminghammail
Drug dealer who 'can't understand' Welsh accent avoids jailA Midland drug dealer who refused to appear in court in Wales because “he could
Drug dealer who 'can't understand' Welsh accent avoids jail
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
A Midland drug dealer who refused to appear in court in Wales because “he couldn’t understand what anyone said” has avoided an immediate jail term. Dwaine Campbell, 25, was arrested in Aberystwyth in 2010 delivering 51 wraps of heroin. Police found... Read more
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walesonline
Wales' wackiest world records revealed* The greatest number of people skinny dipping at a single venue. In June last
Wales' wackiest world records revealed
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
* The greatest number of people skinny dipping at a single venue. In June last year 413 people stripped off their clothes and waded into the water off Rhossili Beach on the Gower Peninsula. In doing so they not only smashed the record of 250, but... Read more
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walesonline
Dealer refuses to appear in Welsh court because he 'couldn't understand accent'A drug dealer from the West Midlands who previously refused to appear in court
Dealer refuses to appear in Welsh court because he 'couldn't understand accent'
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
A drug dealer from the West Midlands who previously refused to appear in court in Wales because “he couldn’t understand what anyone said” – has been given a 21-month suspended jail term. Campbell, from Wolverhampton, went on the run for five years... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Analysis: Transparency essential in Bangkok bombings probe"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
Analysis: Transparency essential in Bangkok bombings probe
Asian Correspondent / Posted 14 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks A woman prays at the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday. Pic: AP. This time Thailand’s authorities must bring... Read more
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walesonline
Stormtroopers and meteor shower make for amazing wedding picsBride Sophie Sims wanted to make sure her new husband had a wedding to remember
Stormtroopers and meteor shower make for amazing wedding pics
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
Bride Sophie Sims wanted to make sure her new husband had a wedding to remember... so she secretly booked Stormtroopers for their big day. Sophie and Jarred had the Star Wars villains standing either side of the altar. To make the day even more... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This Star Wars mad groom got an out-this-world surprise on his wedding daySophie Sims wanted to make sure her man's big day was out-of-this-world. And s
This Star Wars mad groom got an out-this-world surprise on his wedding day
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
Sophie Sims wanted to make sure her man's big day was out-of-this-world. And she did just that by surprising Jarred with the iconic white-armoured soldiers, who flanked the couple at the altar, acting as the love birds' guards of honour. Move fan... Read more
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Farming Life
Making best use of grass in late summer to boost energy intakesWhen grass is plentiful, the feeding of extra energy as concentrates to growing
Making best use of grass in late summer to boost energy intakes
Farming Life / Posted 17 days ago
When grass is plentiful, the feeding of extra energy as concentrates to growing cattle and sheep may be uneconomic – especially with prices the way they are right now. Grass dry matter intakes can be depressed and replaced with the concentrates such... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stephanie Linus' Tear-Jerker, Dry, Premieres in AbujaThe plight of women and girls suffering from Vesicovaginal Fistula, VVF, is the
Stephanie Linus' Tear-Jerker, Dry, Premieres in Abuja
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The plight of women and girls suffering from Vesicovaginal Fistula, VVF, is the focus of Stephanie Linus new movie Dry: I Want to Be a Girl Again, which premiered in Abuja Thursday at the Silverbird Entertainment Centre. The movie, which moved many... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Marijuana users no more likely to experience depression, psychosis or asthma, study says Marijuana researchers tracked teenage users for two decades Chronic marijuan
Marijuana users no more likely to experience depression, psychosis or asthma, study says
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
Marijuana researchers tracked teenage users for two decades Chronic marijuana use by teenagers does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health... Read more
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Powys County Times
Berriew target titleBERRIEW are thinking big ahead of the new Spar Mid Wales League Two season, wit
Berriew target title
Powys County Times / Posted 27 days ago
BERRIEW are thinking big ahead of the new Spar Mid Wales League Two season, with manager David Jones adamant the club would bounce back from relegation. The Rhiewsiders open the campaign tonight (Friday) at home to local rivals Bettws, with Jones... Read more
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Independent
Marijuana users no more likely to experience depression, psychosis or asthma, study saysThat is the surprise finding of US researchers in one of the only studies to ha
Marijuana users no more likely to experience depression, psychosis or asthma, study says
Independent / Posted 27 days ago
That is the surprise finding of US researchers in one of the only studies to have tracked teen users of marijuana over two decades. First surveyed at 14 years old, the 408 young men were followed until their 36th birthdays by the University of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Birds, bugs and blanket bogs—Scientists warn an entire eco-system is under threatSeveral rare upland bird species are being put at risk together with other ecos
Birds, bugs and blanket bogs—Scientists warn an entire eco-system is under threat
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
Several rare upland bird species are being put at risk together with other ecosystem functions by the effects of climate change on the UK's blanket bogs, ecologists at the University of York have discovered. Most of our drinking water comes from... Read more

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