South Wales

Two-Year-Old Girl Dies Following Accident With 'Unoccupied' Car

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.08.2017 | UK

A two-year-old girl has died following an accident with a car in South Wales, police have said. The toddler was involved in the incident at an address...

Homeless Man 'Heartbroken' After Finding Gate Over His Usual Sleeping Place

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

A homeless man in South Wales has reportedly been left “heartbroken” days out from Christmas, after the council blocked up a tunnel where he slept...

One Of The £5 Notes Worth £50,000 Has Been Found By A Welsh Grandma

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

A £5 note which could be worth as much as £50,000 has been found by a grandmother in south Wales. The note is one of four to feature a tiny engraved...

There's a Company Trying to Change the World... By Selling Tea Towels

Tom Bailey | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Bailey

Let me take you back to the 12th of September, 2015: Jeremy Corbyn has just won the Labour Leadership election with a landslide victory and 59% of the vote. There's a speech, a pub, some red flags and wait, what's that? A tea towel?

Film Review: High Tide

Samantha Booth | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Samantha Booth

The debut feature film from Jimmy Hay and James Gillingham shows urban city problems and family fractures blend into the rural, seaside lifestyle in way unseen before...

Plane Hits Flock Of Birds, Flipped Upside Down

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK

A pilot has escaped serious injury after making an emergency landing when his plane hit a flock of birds. The pilot, who has not been named, suffer...

Jealous Partner Guilty Of Triple Murder

PA | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

A jealous alcoholic who torched his teenage girlfriend's home, burning a family of three to death, has been found guilty of triple murder. Carl Mil...

'You Can Never Get Over It, A Holiday Should Be A Happy Time'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

Major efforts to find a missing 14-year-old girl last seen in "difficulty" in the sea are focusing on the shoreline at low tide. Rescue crews were ...

A British MP and an Irish Journey

Kevin Brennan | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Politics
Kevin Brennan

A recent visit to the Irish Parliament with a group of fellow British MPs led me to reflect how the events that led to the creation of an Irish State played a part in my own personal history.

School Kids And Lollipop Lady Hit As Driver Suffers 'Coughing Fit' At Wheel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

A schoolgirl remains in intensive care after a freak car accident at a primary school apparently caused by a driver's coughing fit. Eight other peo...

Children Injured As Car Overturns Near Welsh Primary School

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

Nine people, including four children, are in hospital after a car overturned near a primary school in south Wales. South Wales Police described the...

Woman In Hospital After Being Savaged By 'American Bulldog'

PA | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK

A 23-year-old woman is in hospital with injuries to her arms after being savaged by a bulldog. Police were called to a home in Baglan Street, Trehe...

Patient Banned From Surgery After Tweeting About Waiting Times

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A cystic fibrosis sufferer has been excluded from his local GP surgery after posting an "offensive tweet" about staff. Mathew Cochrane, 26, express...

Welsh Council Gritter Croons About Snow Clearing

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

A video of a Welsh council gritter dressed up as Elvis singing about his wintry battles clearing snow has been viewed by thousands of people on YouTub...

Soldier Who Survived Massive Roadside Bomb Blast Found Hanged

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A soldier who survived a massive roadside bomb blast while driving a light tank in Afghanistan has been found hanged while home on leave. Trooper R...

Lottery Winner Facing Jail After Brutal Assault On Girlfriend

PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

A lottery millionaire and cage fighter is facing jail after admitting brutally beating his girlfriend. Gavin Dale Davies, 29, subjected Daniah Huss...

South Wales Hunting 'Despicable' Killer Of Man With Learning Difficulties

PA | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

A vulnerable man with learning difficulties was found stabbed in the stomach in the communal hallway to his flat, police said. South Wales Police l...

What Price Do You Put on a Community?

Julian Dobson | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK
Julian Dobson

Repurposing a place is expensive. Abandoning it can be even more costly, with an unseen price in terms of ruptured relationships, disrupted education and mental stress... and what about the cultural and psychological value of a pit village or a council estate?

Falkland's Hero Simon Weston To Fight For Police Job

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

Falklands veteran Simon Weston will go head-to-head with a former first minister of Wales in the fight to become the first civilian police commissione...

Couple Found Dead In Aberdare Home Remembered By Neighbours

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Tributes have been paid to a married couple found dead at their home just two days after Christmas. The husband and wife, named locally as Barry an...

Teenage Model Kills Herself After Cancelled Date

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Gabrielle Joseph, a 16 year-old model, killed herself after a boy cancelled their date, an inquest heard on Tuesday. The distraught teenager sent ...

'Absolutely Disgraceful': Breast Cancer Operations Cancelled Because Of Copper Theft

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK

Metal thieves targeting a hospital back-up generator have forced the suspension of 81 operations at a hospital in South Wales. Jan Williams, the he...

Morrisons Supermarkets 'To Create More Than 7,000 Jobs'

PA | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK

Supermarket giant Morrisons is to create more than 7,000 jobs next year as it continues its store expansion programme as well as developing its manufa...

Severe Weather Warnings Issued As Man Has Miraculous Escape

PA | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK

High winds and heavy rain battered England and Wales on Monday night while parts of Scotland could face blizzards conditions later as the unsettled we...

Two Babies Die Of E.coli In Swansea Hospital

PA | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK

Two babies have died of an E.coli infection, health officials have confirmed. Both cases are under investigation at Singleton Hospital, Swansea, so...