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Six Nations: Cardiff prepares for 'crazy' Grand Slam party

The pubs are stocked, the hotels full and the choir in fine voice - the scene is set for a "crazy" Grand Slam party. Some 275,000 people are expected to pour into Cardiff for Saturday's Wales v Ireland Six Nations decider. Extra flights have...

Saturday, 03:56 in Regional
 
Crime figures: Do the police know how much there really is?

Crime figures: Do the police know how much there really is?

Police forces across England and Wales have been criticised for not recording hundreds of thousands of crimes reported to them each year. Inspections of force databases have found offences, including violent and sexual ones, have not been counted...

Saturday, 03:56 in Regional
 
Modern slavery cases 'rise by over a third'

Modern slavery cases 'rise by over a third'

The number of potential trafficking and modern slavery victims reported to the authorities has risen by 36% in a year, National Crime Agency figures show. Last year, 6,993 potential victims were referred into the government system, up from 5,142 in...

Saturday, 03:41 in Regional
 
Man stabbed to death in Fulham fight

Man stabbed to death in Fulham fight

A man has been stabbed to death in a fight in south-west London. Members of the public tried to save the 29-year-old victim before police and paramedics arrived but he died at the scene in Fulham. Police were called to junction of Munster Road and...

Saturday, 03:29 in Regional
 
Euromillions: UK ticketholder wins £71m jackpot

Euromillions: UK ticketholder wins £71m jackpot

A UK Euromillions ticketholder has scooped the jackpot of more than £71m. Friday's winning numbers were 03, 15, 24, 42 and 46, with Lucky Star numbers 09 and 12. The National Lottery urged players across the country to check their tickets to be in...

Saturday, 01:45 in Regional
 
What next for the Liberal Democrats?

What next for the Liberal Democrats?

Sir Vince Cable has announced he will step down as leader of the Liberal Democrats in May, saying it has been a "privilege" to lead the party at a "crucial time". What now for the Lib Dems? Sir Vince's 22-month tenure has seen the...

Saturday, 01:36 in Regional
 
Romanian mini-motorway highlights 'failed' road network

Romanian mini-motorway highlights 'failed' road network

An entrepreneur has built a one-metre stretch of motorway in north-eastern Romania to protest about his country's poor highway infrastructure. Fed up with the sparse motorway network in his home region of Moldavia, Stefan Mandachi, a 33-year-old who...

Saturday, 01:33 in World News
 
How swarming drones will change warfare

How swarming drones will change warfare

The swarm robots are coming and they could change the way wars are fought. In February, the defence secretary said "swarm squadrons" will be deployed by the British armed forces in the coming years. The US has also been testing...

Saturday, 01:24 in World News
 
Celebrity parents and the bizarre 'cheating' scandal

Celebrity parents and the bizarre 'cheating' scandal

A network of affluent parents were this week accused of using audacious practices to secure their children places at elite US universities. What exactly is alleged? "What we do is we help the wealthiest families in America get their kids into...

Saturday, 01:18 in World News
 
Brexit ferry contracts could cost government millions more

Brexit ferry contracts could cost government millions more

The government will be forced to spend tens of millions of additional pounds to keep its no-deal ferry contracts in place if Brexit is delayed. In December the Department for Transport contracted three suppliers to provide additional freight capacity...

Saturday, 01:17 in Regional
 
Children's noses 'hold clues' to serious lung infections

Children's noses 'hold clues' to serious lung infections

Examining the bacteria and viruses in the noses of children could give clues to improve the diagnosis and treatment of severe lung infections, a new study has found. Lung infections are a leading cause of death in under-fives worldwide. The study...

Saturday, 00:13 in Regional
 
Boeing: What next after the 737 Max disasters?

Boeing: What next after the 737 Max disasters?

Two fatal accidents involving Boeing 737 Max jets have left the plane maker rushing to restore confidence in the safety of its fastest-selling fleet. As investigators work to determine the cause of the tragedies, the US regulator said the aircraft...

Friday, 22:06 in Business
 
Patisserie Valerie black hole grows to £94m

Patisserie Valerie black hole grows to £94m

The accounting black hole at Patisserie Valerie has swelled to £94m, more than double a previous estimate, according to a new report by its administrators. After it fell into administration in January, the cafe chain was found to have overstated its...

Friday, 21:49 in Business
 
James Gunn: Disney rehires sacked Guardians of the Galaxy director

James Gunn: Disney rehires sacked Guardians of the Galaxy director

Director James Gunn has been rehired to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after he was fired by Disney over decade-old tweets that joked about rape and abuse. It comes after famous cast members from the Marvel series signed an open letter pleading for...

Friday, 20:49 in World News
 
Trump issues veto over border emergency declaration

Trump issues veto over border emergency declaration

President Donald Trump has vetoed a measure from Congress that revoked his declaration of a national emergency at the US-Mexico border. Lawmakers, including 12 Republicans, had passed the rejection resolution on Thursday in a surprising rebuke of Mr...

Friday, 20:31 in World News
 


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