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UK announces 2,659 more coronavirus cases and eight deaths

The UK has announced 2,659 more coronavirus cases and eight deaths as Government prepares to tighten restrictions from Monday.  The rise of 2,659 cases means almost 13,000 case have been diagnosed in the past four days alone – the highest numbers since mid-May. At a press briefing this afternoon, the chief medical officer for England … Read more UK announces 2,659 more coronavirus cases and eight deaths

RWCMD musician, 25, raped woman when she fell asleep, court hears

Musician, 25, at leading drama college raped woman when she fell asleep after getting drunk at student party, court hears Benjamin Williams-Stacey, 25, accused of raping young woman at student party Williams-Stacey is studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama  He allegedly ‘took advantage’ after she passed out on sofa at his … Read more RWCMD musician, 25, raped woman when she fell asleep, court hears

Ineos Grenadier ‘almost certain’ to be built in France, not Wales

Billionaire Ineos oil boss Jim Ratcliffe has today driven his chunky new Grenadier 4X4 on its public debut in Britain – and revealed it will ‘almost certainly’ not be built in the UK. In an exclusive interview with This is Money and the Mail Online, he said an agreement to make the Land Rover Defender … Read more Ineos Grenadier ‘almost certain’ to be built in France, not Wales

Coronavirus UK: 10 new fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Three more Covid-19 deaths were recorded in the UK today, as the Health Secretary Matt Hancock says Britain must doing ‘everything in our power’ to avoid a second wave of hospitalisations caused by Covid-19 like the one that is sweeping across Europe. Mr Hancock, speaking to MPs in the House of Commons for the first … Read more Coronavirus UK: 10 new fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Coronavirus Wales: Hundreds attend 36-hour illegal rave party

There are still hundreds of people attending an illegal lockdown rave near a Welsh village, 36 hours after they first arrived.  At least 400 people remain at the site of an illegal rave in the woods near the village of Banwen today.     Around 70 South Wales police officers, assisted by Dyfed-Powys Police and the British … Read more Coronavirus Wales: Hundreds attend 36-hour illegal rave party

Coronavirus Wales: Stag and hen dos may be ‘thing of the past’

End of Cardiff stag and hen dos? Welsh health minister says traditional pre-wedding jaunts should be a ‘thing of the past’ because of coronavirus risk Vaughan Gething said stag and hen dos pose ‘much bigger risks’ than in past Labour’s Mr Gething made his comments following a rise in cases in Cardiff  Mr Gething blamed … Read more Coronavirus Wales: Stag and hen dos may be ‘thing of the past’

Row of three country cottages in Wales on sale for £200,000

Yours for less than HALF the price of a London flat: Whole row of country cottages in Wales goes up for sale for £200,000 (but they need some TLC) The historic terraced buildings are set in remote Wales in the village of Ponterwyd, 12 miles from Aberystwyth New central heating needs to be installed, alongside … Read more Row of three country cottages in Wales on sale for £200,000

Coronavirus UK: 15 fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Britain today recorded just 15 more laboratory-confirmed coronavirus deaths in the preliminary toll.   NHS England revealed all of the victims died in hospitals across the country. No Covid-19 fatalities were posted in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. A full round-up of the total number of fatalities — which will include all settings in England and not … Read more Coronavirus UK: 15 fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Coronavirus UK: Two fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Britain today recorded just two more coronavirus deaths in the preliminary toll.   NHS England revealed both victims had tested positive for the disease in hospitals across the country. No Covid-19 fatalities were registered in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. A full round-up of the total number of fatalities — which will include all settings in … Read more Coronavirus UK: Two fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Coronavirus UK: 13 new fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Another 13 people have died of Covid-19 in England’s hospitals but no-one else has died of the illness in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, officials revealed today. Scotland today marked four full weeks without a single death from coronavirus north of the border, according to its official government statistics. A full round-up of the total … Read more Coronavirus UK: 13 new fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Heatwave Britain could bake in 100F temperatures today as Met Office issues flood warnings

Britain’s heatwave could see temperatures rise up to 100F today as the Met Office warns of flood warnings after thunderstorms battered parts of the nation with 50,000 lightning strikes and hail the size of golf balls landed in Wales.  While some parts of the country awoke to the sound of thunder during the night, others … Read more Heatwave Britain could bake in 100F temperatures today as Met Office issues flood warnings

UK Weather: Flash floods as torrential rain hits Wales

Flash floods have hit Wales and left a town underwater as torrential rain and thunderstorms sweep across parts of Britain – while other areas endured baking temperatures close to 100F (38C) today amid an ongoing heatwave. Aberystwyth was hit by an influx of rain at around 3pm today, leaving roads underwater and overflowing part of … Read more UK Weather: Flash floods as torrential rain hits Wales

Coronavirus UK: 21 new fatalities and 816 infections

A further 816 people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in Britain and 21 more patients have died, official statistics revealed today.  The update takes the total number of fatalities to 46,595 and means there have now been 311,641 people diagnosed with the disease since January.  Today’s data comes amid concerns the virus is starting … Read more Coronavirus UK: 21 new fatalities and 816 infections