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Cardiff's fanzone to see 100,000 fans this week

Cardiff's rugby world cup fanzone is expected to greet 100,000 fans this week.

Official figures from tournament organisers show that across the UK, 568,000 fans have made the most of the fanzones.

Not only have we seen fantastic attendance at matches during Rugby World Cup 2015 with over 1 million fans already enjoying great rugby in our match venues, but the official fanzones are proving extremely popular with over half a million fans enjoying the celebration of rugby up and down the country.

– Stephen Brown, England Rugby 2015 Managing Director

Crash closes stretch of eastbound M4

Traffic can be seen queueing in the Brynglas tunnels Credit: Traffic Wales

A crash has forced the closure of part of the M4.

There are reports of 'severe' disruption on the eastbound side at junction 24.

Two cars were involved - nobody sustained any life-threatening injures.

Traffic can also be seen queueing through the Brynglas tunnels.

Diversions are in place with vehicles being taken off at junction 24, directed around the Coldra and back on to the other side of the M4.


No charge after digger smashes into pub

The aftermath of the crash Credit: ITV Wales

A pub owner arrested after a digger smashed into his own bar has been released without charge.

Mark Swistun, 45, was arrested after a JCB digger smashed through the Royal Oak pub in Penclawdd, Gower, causing thousands of pounds of damage.

A spokesman for South Wales Police said: "A 45-year-old man who was arrested following an incident at the Royal Oak hotel in Penclawdd, Swansea in July has been released without charge."

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