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8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Boost for Welsh tourism as it outperforms Britain, with nearly 10...

Crowds are set to flock to Wales this Easter as new statistics show the number of tourists visiting the country's attractions is on the up.

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12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Mum's horror as 10-year-old daughter is engulfed in ball of fire

The two sides of Welsh rugby's civil war will get together later this month in a bid to resolve their feud Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to strike a chord with Welsh rugby fans this Easter Sunday when they perform at Judgement Day II 10-year-old Chloe Holpin suffered severe burns to nearly a quarter of her upper body ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | This is South Wales

Council team improving roads in Bonymaen

Swansea Council's patch team is now out and about improving roads and filling in potholes in Bonymaen.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

IcNetwork

Pedestrian struck by van in Swansea in a critical condition

Swans star Nathan Dyer insists the moods is very good in the camp while chairman Huw Jenkins points to Sunday's performance against Chelsea to prove unity The actor, who played Chandler in Friends, stars alongside the Fresh Meat actress Kimberley Nixon in one-off written and directed by Cardiff author Jon Ronson South Wales Police said a blue ... (more)

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This is South Wales

Rec ground campaigners take to the streets

YOU have got to take your hat off the campaigners fighting to keep Swansea's Rec ground as an open space - they know how to get your attention.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

IcNetwork

Dylan Thomas' writing bedroom at Cwmdonkin Drive opens to the public

The tiny front bedroom overlooking Swansea Bay in which Dylan Thomas wrote over two thirds of his published work has been re-opened to the public by his granddaughter Hannah Ellis.

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BBC News

Hospital buys A 300k cancer scanners

Diagnosing people with lung cancer will become faster at Swansea's Morriston Hospital after spending A 299,000 on scanning machines, say health bosses.

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IcNetwork

Gleision manslaughter trial: Former manager claims miners would not have allowed any short cuts

A former manager of the Swansea Valley Gleision Colliery told police the four colliers who died following a fatal "inrush" of water there in 2011 were experienced miners who "would never have allowed any short cuts", a court heard yesterday.

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IcNetwork

Driver who killed 'gentle giant' school caretaker in a fit of road rage is jailed

Ben Miller may be the sci-fi hit's latest villain, but only one man can play the Doctor's nemisis, The Master.

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This is South Wales

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THE mother of a woman killed by a cross-dressing murderer says she is happy after being told he is unlikely to ever be set free.

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This is South Wales

Fire crew called to Swansea Beach

Fire crews had a busy night attending a spate of grass and rubbish fires, while they also had to deal with a car fire in Neath Road,Bryn, Port Talbot.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

IcNetwork

Welsh firms among the UK's fastest growing

Award winning construction company Dawnus has made it into a top 10 ranking of companies in the UK with the fastest growing profits.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

IcNetwork

Art Across The City: Swansea opens its latest public art exhibition

Bigger isn't always better, but in the case of this year's Art Across The City, I'd like to think it is.

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IcNetwork

Olchfa School death: Police investigate 'grossly offensive' messages

Police are investigating "grossly offensive" messages being shared among pupils at a school where a 15-year-old boy was found dead on Thursday.

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Newsday

Inquiry continues into boy's death

The teenager, whose body was found in woods near Hendrefoilan student village, has been named locally as Olchfa school pupil James Lock, 15. Det Insp Darren George, of Swansea CID, said an investigation had found the offensive comments posted online may not be from the local area.

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South Wales Guardian

Amman Valley councillor's call for speed humps on death road

AN AMMAN Valley councillor has attacked a decision by county council chiefs not to introduce speed humps on a road where a pensioner was mown down and killed in November 2012.

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IcNetwork

GCSE fiasco: Dismay as WJEC says free re-sits for affected students 'inappropriate'

The body of a teenage boy was found in an area of Sketty this morning and police say the death is being treated as not suspicious Solskjaer met around 70 fans at the Cardiff City Stadium on Wednesday evening for an hour to discuss his first three months in charge The actress who appeared in Star Wars, When Harry Met Sally and wrote Postcards From ... (more)

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BBC News

Bomb disposal team leaves village

They were called after a 19-year-old man injured his hand in the blast in Wiston at 12:05 BST on Thursday and was airlifted to Morriston Hospital in Swansea.

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IcNetwork

UK's most wanted: Manhunt launched for 11 fugitives includes Welsh drug runner

The worldwide hunt to find a notorious conman, drug dealer and money launderer believed to be on the run in Cyprus has re-launched today.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

IcNetwork

Doctor Who Series eight: Peter Capaldi, guest stars, Daleks... here's what we know so far

The body of a teenage boy was found in an area of Sketty this morning and police say the death is being treated as not suspicious Series eight of Doctor Who is more anticipated than a new Malcolm Tucker catchphrase.

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