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August 2018

Saving the ‘king of the birds’ with DNA

Scientists believe the DNA of the golden eagle can help protect and conserve the birds in the wild. The genetic code which has been unravelled will be used to screen the health of birds and…

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Are UK tennis fans happy with Amazon’s US Open service?

Image copyright Getty Images There have been grumbles from UK-based tennis fans this week about the quality and ease of watching Amazon’s groundbreaking coverage of the US Open. As the final Grand Slam of the…


Crewe woman cleared of wheelchair drink-driving in Rhyl

Image copyright Geograph/ Kenneth Allen Image caption Stephanie Nevitt was cleared of being drunk in charge of her wheelchair at Llandudno Magistrate’s Court A woman who crashed her wheelchair into a parked car has been…



Drill music on 1Xtra: ‘Integrity balanced with duty of care’

Image copyright PakmanTV Radio 1Xtra has explained why it continues to play drill music – despite recent claims it’s fuelling violence. In a BBC blog, a top executive said the station takes its “editorial responsibility…


Aidan Bradley victim: ‘Rape is part of our culture’

Image caption Christina Punter started dating Aidan Bradley when she was 16 “You know a woman who’s been raped, or a woman who’s in an abusive relationship – right now. “It’s not just a storyline…


North Wales Police dash cam footage shows dangerous driver

Police dash cam footage shows the moment a “highly irresponsible and incredibly dangerous” driver put other road users’ lives at risk. Llewellyn Parry-Jones, 21, overtook other vehicles on blind bends on the A4212 between Bala…


Torfaen serial rapist Aidan Bradley jailed for 15 years

Image copyright Gwent Police Image caption Aidan Bradley will serve at least 10 years in jail before being considered for parole A man who impregnated a woman after raping her and forcing himself on three…



Frank Field is not leading a Labour breakaway

Image copyright Reuters Every avalanche, it is said, starts with a single pebble, and in Westminster terms, Frank Field is a pretty hefty pebble. The chair of the Work and Pensions Committee is one of…


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