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Cardiff - that's the capital of Ireland, right?

A blundering boyfriend surprised his girlfriend with tickets to see boyband One Direction play in Cardiff - but booked flights to Ireland not Wales.

Londoner Jake Boys, 23, thought Cardiff was the capital of Ireland when he organised the romantic trip. Jake surprised Emily Canham, 18, by telling her he would fly her away to see the X Factor stars on their stadium tour.

And her bought her a pair of tickets to see Niall, Liam, Harry and Louis at the Millennium Stadium in the Welsh capital in June.

Jake Boys describes himself as a YouTuber/Actor. Credit: Jake Boys / You Tube

But she was shocked that Jake had bought plane tickets were to Dublin after getting his geography mixed-up.

Jake is now planning to buy a new pair of train tickets to Cardiff for One Directions show in June this year.

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'Explosion' over Cardiff was film crew

An explosion over Cardiff Bay in the early hours of this morning, which caused numerous people to take to Twitter to find out what was going, was all down to a film crew.

Credit: ITV News/Andy Collinson

Police say two explosions heard over Cardiff Bay at around around 3.15am.

Crews were shooting a scene for the series Casualty alongside the water on the Cardiff Bay Barrage.

All change! One Direction's Cardiff gig poster updated

Cardiff's Millennium Stadium has updated the details for the forthcoming One Direction gigs after fifth member Zayn Malik's sudden departure.

One Direction - not quite a full house.

The tour poster has now been officially updated before they play on Friday 5th June. The next's day's concert on the 6th is sold out.

The original line-up for the tour.

Promoters Viagogo, told ITV Cymru Wales it had seen a 138% spike in ticket searches for the UK dates after Zayn walked out of the tour.

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