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Body found in Menai Strait

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North Wales Police have confirmed a body has been found in the Menai Straits, near Bangor.

Police received a call at 6.40pm last night from a member of the public reporting a body in the water at Treborth.

The body was recovered by the Coast Guard, but it is yet to be formally identified.

Bale congratulates Leicester after winning Premier league

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Welsh footballer Gareth Bale has sent his congratulations after Leicester City won the Premier league.

The former Tottenham Hotspur player expressed his thoughts on Spurs losing but said it had been an "amazing season" for football.

Leicester City players and fans have been celebrating their Premier League title after Spurs drew with Chelsea. Leicester's odds of winning the title were 5000/1 pre-season.


Man arrested after buying car with fake bank notes

A man has been arrested and charged after using counterfeit bank notes to buy a car.

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The 18-year-old used the notes in February to buy a high performance Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Gwent Police officers caught him driving the car near Kingsway in Newport.

He has now been charged with dangerous driving, fraud, possession of a class B drug and driving without insurance.

Police appeal after assault and robbery in Newport

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Police are appealing for information after an assault and robbery in Newport.

The offence took place in an alleyway on Buttermere Way on the 28th of April 2016 at 1pm.

The offenders were dressed all in black with gloves and balaclavas. The victim had money and his mobile phone stolen and was left with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information should call 101.

Gareth Owen and Tom Williams extend contracts with Scarlets

Backline duo Gareth Owen and Tom Williams have signed contract extensions keeping them at the Scarlets.

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Gareth Owen, 27, joined the Scarlets for the 2012-13 season from the Ospreys. Tom Williams, 25, joined the Scarlets ahead of the current season on loan from Cardiff Blues.

We’re pleased to announce that we have retained both Gareth and Tom for the next few seasons. Gareth has had an opportunity to stake a claim for a place in the starting line-up this season and has grasped the opportunity with both hands. Tom has been unlucky of late to miss out on game time through injury but he’s an exciting talent and we look forward to seeing him back in action soon.

– Jon Daniels, Scarlets General Manager of Rugby
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