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Llandudno named in top 10 UK destinations

Llandudno has been named in the top 10 UK destinations, according to the travel website TripAdvisor.

The list of popular destinations is based on ratings from travellers.

Llandudno is the only Welsh town in the list Credit: PA

London was placed in the top spot, with Edinburgh and Torquay in second and third place.

Llandudno is in 8th place, above Leeds and Birmingham.

Read more: Top 10 cities global travellers most want to visit


Tibetan monk takes in homeless teenager in Cardiff

by Hannah Thomas

A Tibetan monk who has been living in Cardiff for the past seven years has been praised for taking in a teenager from the streets of the city and giving him a home.

Lama Lobsang found 18-year-old Tilo Kaye homeless in the capital, but it was only when he offered him a place to stay that he discovered he was German and had had his passport stolen and wallet looted.

Now, thanks to Lama, Tilo has flown back to Germany to be reunited with his family.

We went to meet him before he boarded the plane.

South Wales Fire's 'first robotic firefighter' April Fool


@swfireandrescue trials its 1st Robotic Firefighter today capable of extreme heat smoke+flames Olaf, is named after his inventor Olaf Polir


Apologies to anyone who thought Olaf the robotic firefighter was anything other than an anagram of his inventor Olaf Poril - #AprilFool


Keeping out of my Chief Fire Officer's way today up @bapco2014 Manchester whilst he takes press enquiries about Olaf the Robot #Oops


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