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UKIP 'taking advantage of Labour's weakness in Wales'

As Wales prepares for its National Assembly elections on May 5th, a political wind of change may be sweeping through the country.

UKIP is beginning to take advantage of a sense among some people that traditional parties - especially Labour - are not delivering.

UKIP's support has grown largely based on its campaigns around the EU and immigration, leaving spectators wondering what the outcome of the vote will be.

ITV News Wales & West of England Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports:

Authorities begin investigation into Norway crash

The aviation industry responded quickly to Norway's helicopter crash, which left all 13 passengers on board presumed dead.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority said all UK commercial passenger flights using the Airbus EC225LP helicopter have been grounded.

Meanwhile, the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has said it has recovered the crashed helicopter's flight recorders.

Work has already begun on removing the wreckage, as Norwegian authorities begin their investigation to uncover the causes of the accident.

ITV New Correspondent Juliet Bremner reports:

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Norway crash: Authorities recover black boxes

A rescue vessel lifts up parts of the helicopter that crashed off Norway's coast. Credit: Reuters

The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has said it has recovered the crashed helicopter's flight recorders.

Spokeswoman Hege Aalstad confirmed the black boxes had been found but did not give any further details.

The flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder could help explain the causes of the crash.

The statement comes after the UK Civil Aviation Authority announced that all UK commercial passenger flights using the Airbus EC225LP helicopter are grounded as of 9pm on Friday.

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