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Watch: Cilla from 1964 "it's all happened so quickly"

Tributes continue to be paid to Cilla Black as a post-mortem examination is expected to take place today.

The singer and TV star died at the age of 72 at her home in the south of Spain.

Cilla Black being interviewed on 'Here Today' in 1964. Credit: Archif ITV Cymru/Wales

Black shot to fame singing in the 1960s before going on to host shows such as Blind Date and Surprise Surprise.

Here's Cilla from ITV Cymru Wales' archive being interviewed on 'Here Today' in 1964.

Prime Minister David Cameron said the entertainer was a "huge talent", while Sir Bruce Forsyth told ITV News that the "lovely lady" will be missed.

Wales pays tribute to Cilla Black

Cilla Black has died, aged 72, according to reports Credit: PA

People from the world of Welsh politics and showbiz have paid tribute to Cilla Black.

The veteran showbiz icon passed away age 72.

Singer Aled Jones was among the first to pay tribute to Cilla, saying he 'adored watching her on TV'.


Former Big Brother contestant Glyn Wise selected as Welsh Assembly candidate

Plaid Cymru have chosen a former Big Brother contestant as a candidate in next year's Welsh Assembly elections.

Glyn Wise, who finished runner up in the 2006 series of the reality show, has been selected by the party to contest the Cardiff Central seat.

Since leaving the Big Brother house, Wise has gone on to become a TV and radio presenter.

Glyn Wise was a contestant in the 2006 series of Big Brother Credit: Joel Ryan/PA

The 27-year-old, originally from Blaenau Ffestiniog, said he hoped to "reach out" to people disillusioned with politics.

"I intend to use my knowledge of social media and the media generally to promote Plaid Cymru's message to voters" he said.

The Cardiff Central seat is currently held by Labour.

ITV's Susanna Reid returns to Cardiff University

ITV's Susanna Reid has received an Honorary Fellowship from Cardiff University at a ceremony in St David's Hall today.

Susanna Reid Credit: Cardiff University

Susanna, whose career in journalism began in 1993 when she trained at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, is recognised for her contribution to broadcasting.

Addressing students at the ceremony she said:

Just over 20 years later [since studying at Cardiff] I feel so honoured to be among your company and to be receiving this Honorary Fellowship. It's truly brilliant to be here.

– Susanna Reid
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