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  1. Only Plaid Cymru offers rural Wales a positive choiceRead the original story

    19 min ago | Aberdare Online

    Only Plaid Cymru has a record of standing up for Welsh farmers. That was the message of Jonathan Edwards, the party's candidate in Carmarthen East and Dinefwr today.

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  2. Scholar Discovers Hidden Annotations in a Welsh ManuscriptRead the original story

    27 min ago | Hyperallergic

    Black Book of Carmarthen at the National Library of Wales - the earliest surviving text written in Welsh, containing the oldest poems about King Arthur and the wizard Merlin. They appeared when Myriah Williams, a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge, was doing some research for her thesis.

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  3. Election 2015: The candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | South Wales Guardian

    Six candidates have been declared for the Carmarthen East and Dinefwr constituency in the 2015 General Election, here's what they have to say about themselves: He attended Ysgol Gymraeg Rhydaman and Ysgol Gyfun Maes yr Yrfa before graduating from University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and gaining a post-graduate degree in International History. Jonathan worked for Citizens Advice Cymru where he led on Public Affairs and Policy matters.

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  4. Welsh Varsity 2015: Cardiff University in it together as they look to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    It's a one-off game and for many of those involved, it will probably be the highlight of their rugby careers. And as this year's Welsh Varsity match rolls round again, the pride of both Cardiff University and Swansea City are ready to clash once more in the eagerly-anticipated annual encounter.

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  5. Is immigration a big issue in Wales?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BBC News

    You cannot fail to have noticed a difference over the last few years if you go out onto the high streets of our cities and major towns. In a poll for BBC Wales, 1,000 people were questioned in January about what impact immigration had on the ability of people to get a job.

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  6. Gwent midwife who helped deliver more than 600 babies diesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    Born in 1919, Mrs Lewis came from a family of eight children who grew up in a two-bedroom terraced house in Ebbw Vale. She qualified as a midwife in Bristol in 1945, having witnessed Bristol being the fifth most heavily-bombed British city during the Second World War.

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  7. Plaid Cymru missed the chance to win SNP-style popularity by keeping...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and his successor, Nicola Sturgeon, have become two of the most influential figures in UK politics Plaid Cymru missed out on the chance to build the type of support that has put the SNP on course for a landslide in Scotland by choosing to keep Labour in power in the Assembly, according to Conservative candidate Guto Bebb. The former Aberconwy MP argues that Plaid had the chance to lead the Welsh Government with the Tories and the Lib Dems but in 2007 chose to form a coalition with Rhodri Morgan's Labour party.

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  8. Man dies following incident with digger in CarmarthenshireRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    A spokeswoman said: "Police are investigating an incident involving a JCB-type machine that occurred on Heol Ty Newydd, Cross Hands at approx. 8.05am .

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  9. MIDWIFE: Lilian Lewis served a district midwife in the old Ebbw Vale Hospital between 1945 and 1959Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    Born in 1919, Mrs Lewis came from a family of eight children who grew up in a two-bedroom terraced house in Ebbw Vale. She qualified as a midwife in Bristol in 1945, having witnessed Bristol being the fifth most heavily-bombed British city during the Second World War.

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  10. 'Unlock' potential of rural WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    Plans to boost rural Wales by improving broadband, transport, housing, agriculture and tourism have been announced by the Liberal Democrats. Candidate Roger Williams said the party wanted to "unlock" the potential of the rural economy, claiming it was worth A 210bn across Britain.

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  11. Man, 22, dies in digger incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    Emergency services were called to the scene near Gower Foods Factory, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire, at 08:05 BST. The man died at the scene.

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  12. Girlfriend shaves head as thanks to cancer charityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

    A 21-YEAR-OLD student whose partner was helped by the Teenage Cancer Trust has raised hundreds of pounds for the charity by having her head shaved. Ceri Beecham of Cold Blow decided to raise money and awareness for the Trust because of the support it gave to her partner Zac.

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  13. Live business blog: Tuesday, April 21, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Hello and welcome to today's live business blog from WalesOnline bringing you all the breaking news from the world of business in Wales and beyond with me Sion Barry So whether you are on your way to work , or sipping your first cup of strong coffee in the office, then please stay with us over the next few hours. In another boost to Wales's growing financial and professional services sector Legal & General has created more than 30 posts so far this year at its customer centre in Cardiff with more planned.

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  14. Higgins disappointed Plaid refuse unconditional Labour supportRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Welsh Labour's Carmarthen East and Dinefwr candidate Calum Higgins used the visit of Leanee Wood to Ammanford on Monday to express his disappointment that Plaid Cymru would not commit to supporting a Labour government: "We heard on Sunday that Plaid Cymru MPs could be ordered vote with the Tories to bring down a minority Labour Government," said Mr Higgins, following Ms Woods' appearance on the BBC's Sunday Politics Wales show where she said there could be "some circumstances" in which Plaid Cymru would withhold its support should Ed Milliband secure a minority victory.

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  15. Queen's Award for Enterprise: Wales Millennium Centre, a trio of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Wales Millennium Centre, University of Wales Trinity St David Professor Andrew Penaluna, Airborne Systems, Lumishore and Markes International have all won Queen's Awards for Enterprise Queen's Award for Enterprise winners include Wales Millennium Centre, Airborne Systems, Markes International and Professor Andrew Penaluna of University of Wales Trinity St David The Wales Millennium Centre joins a trio of Welsh businesses and a leading enterprise expert at the University of Wales Trinity St David in being honoured with Queen's Awards for Enterprise.

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  16. ELECTIONS 2015: Poll reveals support for tougher immigration rules - have your say tooRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

    TOUGHER immigration rules are supported by the majority of people who have taken part so far in our online political poll. According to an unweighted survey of 9,000 readers of Local World group publications, including the Newsletter, 64 per cent said immigrants should be forced to learn the English language if they are to be allowed to settle in Britain, while 80 per cent said immigrants should adapt to British values.

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  17. Doidge: No regrets about goal against County, but I never say never to joining themRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

    Doidge, 22, a former regular in the League of Wales with Carmarthen Town, bagged his second goal of the campaign on Saturday as the Daggers stuck the knife into the Exiles' bid to return to the top seven. County are now almost certain to miss out on a play-off berth with the irony not lost at the Newport end that Doidge could easily have been wearing amber on Saturday, having had a trial at Rodney Parade over the summer.

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  18. ELECTIONS 2015: Find out which party you support by taking our...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

    VOTERS have just hours left to ensure they are registered to vote in next month's Parliamentary, borough and parish elections - but what if you're still unsure of who to vote for? First things first, if you haven't already registered to vote, or checked that you are registered, visit https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote before midnight tonight. If you are registered, but undecided on who to vote for, we've got an app that can help you decide, or confirm, what you already know to be true.

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  19. Drunk pedestrian died trying to 'hitch a lift home' after a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Kyle Simpkins, 23, of Cwmavon, Port Talbot died on February 12, 2012, following a collision with a silver Subaru Impreza in Fabian Way A 23-year-old father who died after being hit by a car on one of Swansea's busiest roads was seen "lunging" at traffic and walking on the carriageway in an attempt to hitch a lift home, an inquest has heard. Kyle Simpkins, from Cwmavon in Port Talbot , died in the early hours of February 12, 2012, after being hit by a silver Subaru Impreza in Fabian Way, the main eastern approach road for Swansea .

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  20. Higgins disappoint Plaid refuse unconditional Labour supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Wales Guardian

    Welsh Labour's Carmarthen East and Dinefwr candidate Calum Higgins used the visit of Leanee Wood to Ammanford on Monday to express his disappointment that Plaid Cymru would not commit to supporting a Labour government: "We heard on Sunday that Plaid Cymru MPs could be ordered vote with the Tories to bring down a minority Labour Government," said Mr Higgins, following Ms Woods' appearance on the BBC's Sunday Politics Wales show where she said there could be "some circumstances" in which Plaid Cymru would withhold its support should Ed Milliband secure a minority victory.

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