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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


Red arrows thank Swansea crowd for their patience

The Red Arrows have put on a second air display in Swansea Bay at the Wales National Air Show.

The team had been delayed for a number of hours in Cardiff because of poor weather conditions.

On twitter, they have thanked the 'great, patient crowd' for waiting.

The Red Arrows had been delayed by poor weather in Cardiff Credit: Red arrows
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