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Cannibal killing: Inquest into Cerys Yemm's death opened and adjourned

An inquest into the death of Cerys Yemm, who was killed at the Sirhowy Arms Hotel in Argoed earlier this month, has been opened and adjourned until April 3.

The coroner's court heard how the initial findings of a post-mortem examination were that Miss Yemm, 22, died from sharp force trauma to the face and neck.

Gwent Coroner David Bowen released Cerys Yemm's body to her family

Matthew Williams, 34, also died after being arrested, and becoming unresponsive when police discharged a taser on him.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating the circumstances surrounding his death after a referral from Gwent Police.

The Ministry of Justice is holding a serious further offence review, as he had recently been released from prison.



Man and woman in critical condition after incident in Newport

The woman was found at a house in Beaufort Road, with the man discovered a short distance away.

Police say a man and a woman are in a critical condition after being found with potentially life-threatening injuries in Newport.

Officers found the woman at a property in Beaufort Road yesterday evening. The man was discovered a short distance away.

£8.1 million for training at Airbus

Broughton makes wings for all airbus aircraft. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/PA Images

First Minister Carwyn Jones will today announce an £8.1 million funding package for training at Airbus at Broughton, in Flintshire, which employs 6,000 people.

It will enable the workforce to exploit new technology at the site.

The announcement will be made at Wales' UK Investment Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort near Newport.

This funding will help safeguard jobs at Broughton and ensure we remain at the cutting edge of new technology and innovation in a fiercely competitive global market.

Airbus makes a major contribution to the Welsh economy and employs 6,000 people in North Wales in a world class, highly advanced manufacturing facility responsible for assembling more than 900 Airbus aircraft wings a year.

– First Minister Carwyn Jones
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