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The fire burning at the Vale Business Park in Llandow is now out.
It began on November 26. A spokesperson for South Wales Fire & Rescue Service says efforts to tackle the blaze were hampered by the construction of the building - a former aircraft hangar built to withstand bombardment.
The publication of the South Wales Programme - detailing proposed reorganisation of health services across South Wales - has been postponed.
The South Wales Programme board – the chairs and chief executives of each of the organisations – has been working continuously to develop and agree a set of recommendations to take to special board meetings.
Those meetings were scheduled to take place tomorrow (December 12) but it is with regret that these have been postponed because a small but important number of details need further work by members of the programme board before it is able to make its final recommendations.
– Dr Andrew Goodall, Chief Executive, Aneurin Bevan Health Board & Paul Hollard, South Wales Programme
These outstanding details relate to the arrangements needed to manage these fragile services during the time between the decision being made and implementation of the new service models. The programme board is also giving further consideration to the long-term strategy, which has evolved from the consultation feedback, about the future pattern of hospital services across South Wales
The programme board is due to meet to continue its discussions on December 17 and we anticipate the special health board and Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust meetings will be rescheduled for early in the New Year.
– Edwina Hart, Economy and Transport Minister
Cardiff Airport have been making progress in growing the number of flights and destinations. This new money will help them further improve the facilities at the airport and make sure the facilities for passengers are to the standards required for the 21st century.
Together with our investment in refurbishment and the new shuttle bus service, this programme of improved facilities and modernisation is part of our vision to create a high-quality airport of which Wales can be proud. The improvements will also make the airport more attractive to airline operators.
The Welsh Government's top legal officer has asked the Supreme Court to decide whether or not the Assembly has the power to introduce a law to make businesses or insurers pay the costs of treating asbestos patients.
The Counsel General, Theodore Huckle, has referred the bill after representatives of the insurance industry questioned the Assembly's power to legislate on the matter.
The Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill was introduced into theNational Assembly for Wales by Mick Antoniw AM on 3 December 2012. The Bill wassubsequently passed by the Assembly on 20 November 2013.
Under section 112 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 I am able to refer the question as to whether any provisions of the Bill would be within the Assembly’s legislative competence to the Supreme Court for decision during the 4 week intimation period. This period runs from the date on which the Bill was approved and expires on 18 December 2013.
– Theodore Huckle QC, Counsel General for Wales
I am aware that bodies representing the insurance industry have consistently disputed the Assembly’s competence to pass this Bill. I am of the view that this Bill is within the competence of this Assembly. I consider, however, it is appropriate in this case to have the issue of the competence of this Bill clearly resolved before the Bill comes into force. I have therefore decided to make a reference to the Supreme Court to ensure this matter is put beyond doubt.
It's the first time the Counsel General has taken this step although the two previous bills have been referred by the UK Attorney General. The Supreme Court cleared one concerning local government bye-laws and will rule on another to protect the wages of agricultural workers in February 2014
– South Wales Police Detective Supt Paul Hurley
This matter has been referred to us by the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. Following a report from the Royal College of Surgeons into the specifics of this case we have liaised with the Coroner and are now in consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service to examine the facts.
Improvements are set to be made at Cardiff Airport after the Welsh government confirmed it would supply it with a £10m loan.
The money will be used for a new security area to accommodate new technology and more passengers, a new taxi booking service in arrivals and improved drop off and pick up areas.
The loan will be repayable over 12 years and further improvements will be introduced after the first phase.
Lawyers representing the family of a man whose ‘avoidable’ death was linked to suspended liver surgeon David Paul Berry have called for Cardiff & the Vale University Health Board to make the findings of its internal inquiry public.
We are shocked and deeply concerned to learn of the scale of the number of avoidable deaths linked to Mr Berry’s surgery during his short time at University Hospital Wales.
Eight avoidable deaths within just 18 months is very concerning and the health board must provide urgent answers to all those affected about how this could have happened.
Martyn Rogers who died of blood poisoning and acute liver failure on 25 July last year, a week after undergoing surgery by Mr Berry to remove tumours from his liver.
His partner Maria Davies says she is "shocked to the core" after learning the deaths of other patients may have been preventable.
– Emma Rush, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors
Our client Maria, and no doubt the other families who have lost loved ones, now deserve quick and transparent information from the Board about exactly what has gone wrong, how it could go wrong and what action is being taken to protect patient safety and prevent any further avoidable deaths.
Swansea City's crucial Europa league clash with St Gallen tomorrow night has been thrown into disarray after technical problems and fog delayed their flight to Switzerland.
The problems mean Swansea will now miss their final training session before tomorrow night's game.
Fog initially grounded the chartered flight, before technical problems then compounded the problem well into the afternoon.
Latest estimates suggest that the squad, minus manager Michel Laudrup who travelled independently from Paris, will not leave Cardiff until at least 1600 GMT.
Swansea need just a point from the final game of the group stages to move through to the knockout stages, or can qualify in the group's other game between Kuban Krasnodar and Valencia ends in anything other than a Kuban win.
A couple from Neath are celebrating their engagement after a proposal in the grounds of Highclere Castle in Hampshire - the location where ITV's Downton Abbey is filmed.
Frazer Brown, 24, blindfolded Rhian John for a mystery day out before secretly driving her to the stately home.
"Frazer knows how much I love Downton Abbey so he arranged a surprise visit" said Rhian."I'm very lucky to have such a romantic fiancee."
"It was so romantic - I felt like Lady Mary. Then we went to a Christmas fair there."
Nia Wyn Jones had her first child when she was 37, is pregnant again and will be just shy of 40 when she gives birth. She says she has 'no regrets' as she 'packed so many things' into her 20s and early 30s, whilst focusing on her career.