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Gwent Police detective fired for breaking wind and swearing

Gwent Police detective fired for breaking wind and swearing

A detective who broke wind and repeatedly swore on duty has been sacked for gross misconduct. Former Det Con Claire Fitzpatrick, 44, was fired by Gwent Police on Tuesday after 25 allegations of inappropriate behaviour were proven against her. Ms Fitzpatrick admitted breaking wind outside a sergeant‘s office at the […]

Christchurch shootings: Newport arrest over online posts

Christchurch shootings: Newport arrest over online posts

A man has been arrested on suspicion of posting offensive online material in relation to the New Zealand terror attack. A 31-year-old from Newport is being questioned following complaints from the public about social media posts. He was arrested on suspicion of the publishing of written material which is threatening, […]

Harlech man steals mother‘s £67k savings

Harlech man steals mother‘s £67k savings

A man who stole his widowed mother‘s £67,600 savings after she sold her home has been jailed for 20 months. Denny Davies, 57, of Harlech, pleaded guilty to stealing from his mother Keturah Lewis, 76, between 2014 and 2017. His mother‘s money had been paid into her son‘s spare bank […]

Syrian refugees in Aberystwyth set up pop-up restaurant

Syrian refugees in Aberystwyth set up pop-up restaurant

Syrian refugees living in mid Wales have set up their own pop-up restaurant. At a sell-out event in Aberystwyth, families from Syria cooked for 120 people. The project, run by the British Red Cross, aims to help families integrate into their new communities. The first families arrived in the town […]

Lynford Brewster death: Officer hid fact she knew murder case juror

Lynford Brewster death: Officer hid fact she knew murder case juror

Three killers had their murder convictions quashed because a police officer working on the case hid the fact she knew one of the trial jurors. Det Con Rebecca Bryant, of South Wales Police, was a liaison officer to the family of Lynford Brewster, killed in 2016. She failed to disclose […]

Emiliano Sala plane crash: Call to investigate more flights

Emiliano Sala plane crash: Call to investigate more flights

There are calls for a series of flights in the weeks before the fatal crash which killed footballer Emiliano Sala to be investigated by regulators. The aviation trade body Air Charter Association told Wales it believes there are grounds to investigate other flights linked to the £15m transfer. These carried […]

Bubble maths researcher wins top award

Bubble maths researcher wins top award

One of the highest prizes for mathematics has been awarded to Prof Karen Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas in Austin, US. Prof Uhlenbeck received the Abel Prize for her work on “minimal surfaces” such as soap bubbles. She is the first woman to win the £530,000 award since it […]

Houston chemical fire: Huge flames seen engulfing plant in Deer Park

Houston chemical fire: Huge flames seen engulfing plant in Deer Park

Firefighters are continuing to tackle a huge blaze at a Texas chemical plant. The fire has been burning since Monday in the Houston area and could continue for another 48 hours, officials say. The tanks contain the chemicals naphtha and xylene which are used in gasoline and solvents. Intercontinental Terminals […]

Sophie Gradon: Aaron Armstrong killed himself after girlfriend‘s death

Sophie Gradon: Aaron Armstrong killed himself after girlfriend‘s death

A man killed himself days after the death of his Love Island star girlfriend, a coroner has found. Aaron Armstrong died on 10 July, 20 days after the , 32, who appeared on the 2016 series of the ITV2 dating show. Northumberland South coroner Eric Armstrong said the 25-year-old hanged […]

Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry

Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry

A pro-Brexit activist has pleaded not guilty to harassing MP Anna Soubry outside Parliament. James Goddard, 29, from Altrincham, Greater Manchester, is alleged to have called the MP a “Nazi” and a “traitor”. He denied three charges before the case at Westminster Magistrates‘ Court was temporarily adjourned when people in […]