Labour AM ‘deeply sorry’ for comments about Jewish community

Labour AM Jenny Rathbone has said she is “deeply sorry” for comments made about the Jewish community in a leaked recording. In the recording leaked to the Jewish Chronicle, Ms Rathbone said: “The fact that the Jewish synagogue in Cyncoed is behind this fortress is really uncomfortable”. She added “how

Celebrations held at Cardiff Castle for Prince Charles’ 70th birthday

Celebrations have been held at Cardiff Castle to mark the Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday. Prince Charles’ birthday has been celebrated with a Royal Gun Salute in the grounds of the castle. The ceremony was organised by the 160th Infantry Brigade. Military music accompanied the celebrations, played by The Band

Cardiff Council second highest in UK for bus fines issued

Cardiff Council issued £5.6 million pounds in bus lane fines last year, the second highest in the country. Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request by comparison site Confused.com show only Glasgow Council issued more fines. Across Wales as a whole, Cardiff made up the most penalties issued. Approximately

Family pay tribute to ‘loving mother’ who died after Lampeter assault

A woman who died following an assault in Lampeter has been described by her family as “a loving mother, daughter, sister and aunt”. 39-year-old Katarzyna Elzbieta Paszek died after being taken to hospital “in a serious condition” after police were called incident in Bridge Street on Thursday 8 November. Her

Queen Street work to be complete in 2020 as ScotRail boss defends performance

Passengers have had to put up with building work to demolish the old SPT headquarters Consort House and the extension to the Millennium Hotel. Alex Hynes, Managing Director of ScotRail has now said the work will be complete in under two years. He told MSPs at Holyrood’s Connectivity Committee the expected

U-turn over delay in cutting Fixed Odds Betting Terminal stakes

The cut to a maximum stake from £100 to £2 was to be been delayed from next April to October. However, a ministerial resignation and revolt of Tory MPs led to the announcement to implement the reduction in April after all. The Betting industry says the stake cut is a

Wife of Rangers ace Kyle Lafferty breaks silence for first time since Snapchat naked pics scandal

It comes almost a month after it was reported how the 31-year-old Light Blues forward was caught apparently sending naked pictures to a young woman – shortly after becoming a new dad. Late last night, Vanessa came back to life on social media as she gushed over her baby daughter, telling her

Part of major road CLOSED as firefighters tackle blaze in Scotstoun

Crews rushed to the scene before noon on Wednesday to tackle the fire. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said no one was injured. A spokeswoman added: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 11.40am on Wednesday, November 14 to reports of a fire within a building. “Operations

Leader of France’s ‘angry police’ found dead amid troubling pattern of officer suicides

A policewoman who led a group that raised awareness about violence against French officers has been found dead, amid a wave of suicides in the country’s law enforcement community. Maggy Biskupski, 36, was discovered dead in her home outside Paris, having apparently shot herself with her service weapon. She was

Less propaganda, more emojis: Young media stars gather in Russia to create new future for journalism

Over 400 reporters, photographers, and bloggers from 35 countries came to the Hermitage in St. Petersburg to showcase the good journalism can do against a background of growing weaponization of the media across the world. “We wanted the journalists from the various countries not to discuss each other, but to