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Surrey Advertiser
Seven cases of measles have been confirmed in Surreyof the recent cases.Children should have their first MMR jab at one and a boost
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
of the recent cases.Children should have their first MMR jab at one and a booster at three years and four months (Image: Western Mail Archive/Peter Bolter) Dr Nicholls continued: “If you think you could have measles, it’s also really important... Read more
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walesonline
The notorious Penrhys estate: What happens when planners get it wrongview of part of the Penrhys housing estate with Tonypandy in the distance down
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
view of part of the Penrhys housing estate with Tonypandy in the distance down the valley, taken in March 1986 (Image: Western Mail Archive) In the 1960s, the ambition for Penrhys had been immense. Fuelled by the ideals of the Utopian... Read more
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walesonline
The Welshman who ended the First World WarI came out I found my gunners in the car, holding up four German staff officers
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
I came out I found my gunners in the car, holding up four German staff officers. He gave more detail in 1958 to the Western Mail. “My orders were quite specific: If I could reach the German headquarters I was to obtain any possible... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, December 8, 2017Yesterday a Plaid Cymru Assembly Member wrote to the Western Mail to demand a s
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Yesterday a Plaid Cymru Assembly Member wrote to the Western Mail to demand a significant pay rise for all public- sector workers. Heaven knows, after seven years of pay cap or freezes, it is desperately needed. Thank you then to Sian Gwenllian and... Read more
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DW
Bayern Munich's Renato Sanches struggling in the Premier League as 2017 woes continue |who had sold key men Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente in the off-season.
DW / Posted 6 days ago
who had sold key men Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente in the off-season. Chris Wathan, chief football writer for the Western Mail and Wales Online media outlets, told DW that expectations were high after the loan move was announced. "Some of... Read more
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birminghammail
All the celebrities that have died in 2017for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in The Right Stuff as pil
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in The Right Stuff as pilot Chuck Yeager.AUGUSTRobert Hardy (Image: Western Mail Archive) Actor Robert Hardy star of All Creatures Great and Small and Harry Potter, sadly passed away on August... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, December 6, 2017of the impasse. Max Wallis PenarthUniversal Credit is fun for all the family
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
of the impasse. Max Wallis PenarthUniversal Credit is fun for all the family On reading the On This Day column in the Western Mail, I see that the game of Monopoly came into the world on December 4, 1935. Today – December 4, 2017 – may I... Read more
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walesonline
The winter that Wales frozethe winter of 2010?The A48 between Bridgend and Cardiff following heavy snow in
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
the winter of 2010?The A48 between Bridgend and Cardiff following heavy snow in December 2010A street in Caerphilly (Image: Western Mail Archive)Conwy and its castle covered in snowRead More The weather led to travel chaos up and down the country,... Read more
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walesonline
Probe into whether Carl Sargeant's sacking was leaked in advanceas I have been on two occasions. But privately I have been mulling over various
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
as I have been on two occasions. But privately I have been mulling over various unanswered questions. “Two weeks ago, the Western Mail Chief Reporter Martin Shipton wrote: ‘Other allegations are also swirling around the Senedd, with suggestions... Read more
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walesonline
Man offers council £7.4 million to dig in its tip for his lost Bitcoinsaid James has been told “on several occasions” he will not be given a permit d
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
said James has been told “on several occasions” he will not be given a permit despite his offer of a 10% cut. (Image: Western Mail) He added: “How can they leave $100 million in the ground when making cuts to services left right and... Read more
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walesonline
Monday, December 4, 2017the Hirwaun to Merthyr section is now estimated to cost over 1.2 billion pounds
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
the Hirwaun to Merthyr section is now estimated to cost over 1.2 billion pounds, nearly three times the original estimate (Western Mail, November 19). Was there no strategic planning at all? And when you do eventually get to Hirwaun on the new... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Teen jailed for trying to kill man from dating site Fab Guys in stabbing attackStation where he said: “I’m glad he didn’t die.”The victim was taken to Univers
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
Station where he said: “I’m glad he didn’t die.”The victim was taken to University Hospital of Wales Hospital (Image: Western Mail)Read More Boshir told officers some of his friends had used dating apps and he wanted to see if they worked for... Read more
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walesonline
The fascinating history of Wales v South Africa contests which transcend rugbyback to the Hilton on a tide of bonhomie.The Great Blunder Match, 1931: Wales 3
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
back to the Hilton on a tide of bonhomie.The Great Blunder Match, 1931: Wales 3 South Africa 8 “Old Stager” – The Western Mail’s pseudonymous sporting scribe – was in ebullient mood ahead of this encounter at St Helen’s. On the morning of... Read more
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walesonline
Council leader to face formal investigation following complaintmade in October.Councillor O'Neill is the former Chief Superintendent Divisiona
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
made in October.Councillor O'Neill is the former Chief Superintendent Divisional Commander for South Wales Police (Image: Western Mail Archive) A spokeswoman for the ombudsman said: “I can confirm that the Ombudsman has received a complaint that... Read more
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walesonline
Thursday, November 30, 2017we assert ourselves I fail to follow the argument that Brexit would be the end
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
we assert ourselves I fail to follow the argument that Brexit would be the end of Wales, an idea recently published in the Western Mail. This is not new. Various parties have been predicting our demise since ancient times. Yet “Yma o Hyd”, as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Driver's final moments before he killed grandmother caught on chilling CCTVwoken up and was tired, which he disputes.Judge Thomas Crowther QC accepted the
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
woken up and was tired, which he disputes.Judge Thomas Crowther QC accepted the guilty plea at Newport Crown Court (Image: Western Mail) Morgan changed his plea and pleaded guilty yesterday at Newport Crown Court to causing death by dangerous... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, November 29, 2017Henry Smith PenarthWales does not need meddling Westminster Iona David of Mis
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
Henry Smith PenarthWales does not need meddling Westminster Iona David of Miskin demands in Letters in the Western Mail: “Abolish the Assembly! It costs too much!” (November 25). Here is a person who as they say knows the cost of... Read more
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walesonline
Tuesday, November 28, 2017in the economic and social development of south Wales, and help to raise the re
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
in the economic and social development of south Wales, and help to raise the region’s profile worldwide. Perhaps the Western Mail could start a discreet campaign ? John Gemmell Wem, ShropshireRugby’s brawn over brains policy Cliff Morgan,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
There's a big row over Northern Ireland after Brexit and this is what it's abouthas made a dramatic new demandIreland's European Commissioner Phil Hogan sugges
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
has made a dramatic new demandIreland's European Commissioner Phil Hogan suggested staying in the customs union (Image: Western Mail) Ireland has revived the debate with a dramatic intervention. European Commissioner Phil Hogan, a former... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Man arrested in connection with Runnymede poppy appeal box theftsFacebook pages in true community spirit. Well done everyone.A number of poppy a
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
Facebook pages in true community spirit. Well done everyone.A number of poppy appeal boxes were stolen in Egham (Image: Western Mail) "This loss will deprive those in the service and ex-service community and their families of much needed... Read more
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Daily Record
Senior Labour staffer dies 'suddenly and unexpectedly' amid misconduct claimsafter former Welsh Government Communities Minister Carl Sargeant was found hang
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
after former Welsh Government Communities Minister Carl Sargeant was found hanged. (Image: Getty)Carl Sargeant (Image: Western Mail) The dad-of-two, 49, apparently took his own life after being told he was being investigated over claims of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Senior Labour staffer dies 'suddenly and unexpectedly' amid misconduct claimscomes just weeks after former Welsh Government Communities Minister Carl Sargea
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
comes just weeks after former Welsh Government Communities Minister Carl Sargeant was found hanged.Carl Sargeant (Image: Western Mail) The dad-of-two, 49, apparently took his own life after being told he was being investigated over claims of... Read more
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walesonline
Caldey Island monk abuse scandal grows as more allegations emergecontact with the victims during the investigation and to offer specialist suppo
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
contact with the victims during the investigation and to offer specialist support."The monastery at Caldey Island (Image: Western Mail)Read More Police have also received one further report of a sexual assault by another man at Caldey Island... Read more
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Daily Mirror
No, MPs did not pass a vote saying animals can’t feel pain or emotionsignatures. But is that as bad as it sounds? Here’s everything you need to kn
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
signatures. But is that as bad as it sounds? Here’s everything you need to know.What does ‘sentient’ mean? (Image: Western Mail Archive) Sentience is the capacity of a being to feel and experience. The clearest definition - which is... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, November 22, 2017half-truths and untruths – I will not call them lies – contained in the letter
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
half-truths and untruths – I will not call them lies – contained in the letter on Brexit written by DD Jones of Carmarthen (Western Mail, November 18)? He seems to be under the delusion that only Conservatives voted for Brexit – let me draw him... Read more
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walesonline
Tuesday, November 21, 2017and complement Patrick McGuinness for his excellent article entitled “Wales the
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
and complement Patrick McGuinness for his excellent article entitled “Wales the poor relation must now assert itself” (Western Mail November 16). It contains revealing truths about the gross lack of political self-confidence of most people in... Read more
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Daily Record
Woman found hanged hours after night out with partner to celebrate their reunionMs John hanged in the bathroom.Angharad John was staying in a Swansea hotel wit
Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
Ms John hanged in the bathroom.Angharad John was staying in a Swansea hotel with her partner Rachel Phillips in May (Image: Western Mail)Read More Ms Phillips was in a “complete panic” and started shouting and banging on the walls to try and get... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woman found hanged hours after night out with partner to celebrate their reunionMs John hanged in the bathroom.Angharad John was staying in a Swansea hotel wit
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Ms John hanged in the bathroom.Angharad John was staying in a Swansea hotel with her partner Rachel Phillips in May (Image: Western Mail)Read More Ms Phillips was in a “complete panic” and started shouting and banging on the walls to try and get... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Married cabbie took drunk girl to McDonald's then raped her at his homebeen locked up for 10 years.Shahin was convicted of rape following a trial at S
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
been locked up for 10 years.Shahin was convicted of rape following a trial at Swansea Crown Court (file picture) (Image: Western Mail) Police have praised the strength and courage of the victim in coming forward - and have branded Shahin a... Read more
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walesonline
Monday, November 20, 2017Davies AbergwiliUK could damage Ireland again With regards DC Sage’s letter o
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
Davies AbergwiliUK could damage Ireland again With regards DC Sage’s letter on Brexit and the Irish border problem (Western Mail letters November 13), it’s worth looking back to the greatest atrocity to have befallen our British and Irish... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, November 17, 2017as earthquakes and floods – ran true to form and got four of the weekend’s rugb
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
as earthquakes and floods – ran true to form and got four of the weekend’s rugby international results pretty much spot-on (Western Mail, November 9). The two wayward predictions were a 27-20 win for Fiji, which Italy won 19-10, and a 20-20 draw... Read more
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walesonline
How a 1970s Welsh rugby pilgrimage inspired Japan's 2019 World CupCardiff University dormitory. They let me stay only a week though, so I had to
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
Cardiff University dormitory. They let me stay only a week though, so I had to find another place. “Then I looked at the Western Mail and saw an advertisement saying if you clean our house, rooms and garden you can have free accommodation.Koji... Read more
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birminghammail
What happens to your body after quitting smokingwhat will happen and this often puts people off trying to be smoke-free in the
birminghammail / Posted 28 days ago
what will happen and this often puts people off trying to be smoke-free in the first place.What happens to the body (Image: Western Mail Archive) The human body is an amazing thing. Just 20 minutes after that last cigarette, it begins to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man dragged from his home and brutally beaten dies after two years in a comaso on a vulnerable person who can’t even defend themselves.Matthew Sheehan died
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
so on a vulnerable person who can’t even defend themselves.Matthew Sheehan died at the University Hospital of Wales (Image: Western Mail Archive) “And when it is your own flesh and blood it has happened to it is even harder to deal with.” After... Read more
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walesonline
Hundreds of pupils miss out on place at leading schoolare able to move into a home in a desirable area when their children are younge
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
are able to move into a home in a desirable area when their children are younger.Penylan councillor Rodney Berman (Image: Western Mail Archive)Read More Rodney Berman, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Penylan, said: “Many parents feel that the... Read more
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walesonline
Carl Sargeant's death is a shattering moment in Welsh politicssuitability as a Prime Minister have not led to a civil war among AMs.Carwyn Jo
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
suitability as a Prime Minister have not led to a civil war among AMs.Carwyn Jones launching the Welsh manifesto (Image: Western Mail) A disciplined party is not necessarily a happy one. The life of a minister in Whitehall or Cardiff is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Child abuse pics found on takeaway driver's lost phone after it was handed in£100 reward to whoever found it if they returned it to him.The driver was throw
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
£100 reward to whoever found it if they returned it to him.The driver was thrown behind bars at Swansea Crown Court (Image: Western Mail)Read More A police worker had accessed the phone in an attempt to find a photo of its owner in order to... Read more
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walesonline
Man who tried to stop flooding of Tryweryn valley with a bomb has diedat the time MPs voted to drown the valley. Although just 13 at the time, he un
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
at the time MPs voted to drown the valley. Although just 13 at the time, he understood what was at stake, telling the Western Mail: “I was very aware, but I was so innocent I thought the people of Bala wouldn’t let them drown our valley. “It... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, November 10, 2017Following the letter from the CEO of Kidscape (“Celebrate friendship, make some
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
Following the letter from the CEO of Kidscape (“Celebrate friendship, make someone smile”, Western Mail, November 4) your readers may be interested to hear of a local school that is putting this idea into practice. Last year our society presented a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
English coach of World Cup underdogs New Zealand determined to claim Peru scalp- after managing Newport, Bahrain and now New Zealand.Hudson back in 2011, duri
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
- after managing Newport, Bahrain and now New Zealand.Hudson back in 2011, during his time as Newport County boss (Image: Western Mail Archive) Hudson added: “I’ve never shied away from saying the Premier League, Champions League is where I want... Read more

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