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Engineers battle to restore water supplies

Credit: Welsh Water

Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water says it's working to restore supplies to communities cut off by a water leak.

It's affecting households and businesses in Abercarn, Cross Keys, Ynysddu and surrounding areas.

The company says its engineers are working throughout the night to fix the problem. It says it's a large, very high pressure water main and a significant amount of water was lost through the damage.

It anticipates water supplies will begin to return to normal mid-morning today.

Water is being tankered into strategic parts of the network whilst the repair goes ahead. People may experience fluctuating pressure, no water or discolouration throughout the night. When the water supply is restored some customers may notice some discolouration of their tap water, this is normal in this situation and the water should clear when run from a cold tap.

Those needing bottled water should call 0800 052 013


Newport mosques vandalised with anti-Islamic graffiti

Credit: Muslim Council Wales

Police are investigating after two mosques in Newport were vandalised with anti-Islamic graffiti.

The graffiti, including the words 'Islam is demonic', was daubed on the Jamia Mosque on Stow Hill and the Islamic Society of Wales Mosque on Victoria Road.

A spokesperson for Muslim Council Wales said the graffiti was "distressing".


Crabb on impact of Spending Review on Wales

The Chancellor's Spending Review has divided opinion both in Wales and Westminster.

While the Shadow Welsh Secretary says it has "worrying implications" for people here, Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb has described it as a "landmark" for Wales.

Mr Crabb has spoken to our Political Editor Adrian Masters about the Review and what it means for us:

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