The Welsh and UK Governments have settled their row over who pays for the electrification of the Valleys lines. The Treasury will now contribute roughly half the cost, with the rest repaid from passenger fares.
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.
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.
Gwent Police say the 54-year-old woman injured in an 'incident' at Beaufort Road in Newport yesterday has now been discharged from hospital.
A 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
He remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Cardiff City take on Reading at home in the Championship tonight.
Russell Slade's men currently stand 12th in the table after a goalless draw against Birmingham a fortnight ago.
Tonight's match will see ex- Royals defender Sean Morrison face his former club for the first time.
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.
One lane is closed and there's slow traffic because of a spilled load of hay on the M4 Westbound between J30 A4232 (Cardiff Gate) and J32 A470 / A4054 (Coryton Interchange).
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.