South Wales

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...

Former Welsh Rugby Star Jonathan Davies Arrested

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK

Sports commentator and former rugby star Jonathan Davies has been arrested for an assault after a late night incident outside a pub. The familiar B...

White Poppies Make History in Newport

Pippa Bartolotti | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Politics
Pippa Bartolotti

The Peace Pledge Union have this year sold more white poppies than any time since 1934. When they bother to consider the reality, people are thinking differently about war.

Man Found Dead In Woods After Shooting At South Wales Hair Salon

Posted 19.10.2011 | UK

UPDATE 10:30pm: A man has been found dead in woods, following a shooting at a hairdressing salon in Newport, South Wales, police have reported. PR...