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Crews tackle fire at Cardiff waste firm

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Fire crews are tackling a blaze at a Cardiff waste depot after reports of an explosion.

South Wales Fire and Rescue were called to the site off Hadfield Road in the Leckwith area on Monday afternoon.

Six engines are at the scene. There are no reports of injuries.

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Police appeal after 10-year-old boy 'assaulted'

Derwendeg Avenue, Cefn Hengoed. Credit: Google.

Police are appealing for information after a 10-year-old boy was assaulted in the street by two other children.

Gwent Police says the attack happened at around 11:45am on Saturday the 15th April on Derwendeg Avenue, Cefn Hengoed.

During, the incident a boy and a girl aged approximately 12 to 14 years-old approached a 10-year-old boy asking questions.

They then caused a facial injury to the victim by using what was believed to be a rock.

– Gwent Police

The girl is described as wearing a grey hooded top, blue tracksuit bottoms with red-brown shoulder-length hair.

The boy is described as wearing a blue hooded top, grey tracksuit bottoms with short blondie-brown hair.

The victim was taken to hospital where he was treated for a cut to the head.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log number: 169 of 15/04/2017.

Police appeal after men threatened with metal bar

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Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Pontypool.

Two men were threatened by an unknown man, who reportedly had a metal bar.

It happened at around 1.30pm on Saturday 22nd April in Clarence Place.

The offender, who also made off with two bags containing leaflets, is described as white, in his twenties with short hair and a local accent. He was also said to be wearing a light grey tracksuit.

Officers said the victims were left shaken but uninjured.


Swansea marathon hero: "there was no other option, I had to help him"

A marathon runner from Swansea who helped to stop a fellow athlete cross the finish line said "there was no other option."

Matthew Rees spotted David Wyeth struggling on the last stretch of the London marathon.

Speaking to Good Morning Britain Mr Wyeth said, "my legs just went beneath me and the dark patch got darker."

You can watch the full interview with Piers and Susanna below.

Direct flight from Cardiff to Middle East announced

Qatar Airways plane. Credit: PA

Qatar Airways, based in Doha, has announced new destinations from the Middle East including a direct flight to Cardiff.

Travel expert Simon Calder said the news would be "transformative for the airport" for business and people travelling to Australia and New Zealand.

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