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Newport County sack Manager Feeney

Warren Feeney has left Newport County with the club at the bottom of League 2 Credit: PA

Newport County have sacked Manager Warren Feeney with the club sitting bottom of the Football League.

Assistant Andy Todd has also left the club leaving coaches Sean McCarthy and James Bittner in temporary charge.

Feeney took charge of the Exiles in January following the departure of John Sheridan who he had previously assisted as a coach but has faced a difficult start to the season with his side managing just one win in League 2, a run that has seen them slip the very bottom of the table.

In a statement Newport County said:

“The Club can today confirm that Manager Warren Feeney has been relieved of his duties as first-team Manager.

“Following a mixed start to the season the Board of Directors feel a change is necessary.

“We would like to thank Warren for his service since joining the Club back in October 2015 and wish him all the best for his future career.

Council reviews 'nappy ban' policy

Anglesey council has this afternoon reacted to the storm about asking parents to show their children’s birth certificates if they want soiled nappies of under-threes to be collected.

It has announced a review.

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Numerous concerns have been raised in respect of our nappy collection policy, specifically with reference to birth certificate requirements and age of children eligible for the service.

We are keenly aware of public concern and have been reviewing these issues

– Anglesey council spokesperson


Cardiff Queen Street murder: Matalan workers were stabbed

It has been confirmed that the man and woman who were found dead this morning on Queen Street in Cardiff were both workers at the Matalan store there.

Matalan's CEO Jason Hargreaves says his company are working with the police.

A photo of a pool of blood outside Boots on Queen Street, Cardiff. Credit: Wales News Service

It is with great sadness that we can confirm that there was a fatal stabbing in Queen Street, Cardiff, this morning.

Both of the victims worked at our Cardiff branch so understandably all of our colleagues are receiving our full support.

We request that they are given the space to deal with this at this difficult time.

That is all we know at this stage and we are working tirelessly with the police in their investigations.

We extend our condolences to the families of everyone involved.

– Matalan CEO Jason Hargreaves
Flowers left outside the Matalan store in Cardiff. Credit: ITV News

South Wales Police have confirmed that the man was 33 and the woman was 21.

A 20 year old man from the Castleton area of Gwent has been arrested.

Body found in Snowdonia search for missing kayaker

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Police have this morning recovered the body of a man from the River Glaslyn.

The recovery followed an incident yesterday involving a kayaker who had got into difficulty in the water at Aberglaslyn in Snowdonia.

The body has been taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, and formal identification is expected to take place later today.

Specialist Police officers are supporting the man’s family.

Following a complex operation, Police officers, supported by North Wales Fire and Rescue officers, Aberglaslyn and Ogwen Mountain Rescue teams and the Regional Police Underwater Search teams, recovered the body.

I would like to thank the agencies involved for their support during this difficult operation.

The coroner has been informed and our sympathies go out to the family and friends of the person involved.

– Chief Inspector Mark Armstrong, North Wales Police
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