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Prince Edward arrives for Abertillery visit

Prince Edward is visiting Abertillery to see the regeneration of St Michael's Church - which forms part of a £10m improvement project in the town.


With children from Queen Street school happy to give a welsh welcome



Welsh commanding officer welcomes public on board Royal Navy warship

Andrew Block, HMS Kent's Commanding Officer, Credit: Royal Navy

A South Wales Royal Navy commanding officer has brought his own ship to Cardiff for a visit.

A 133-metre long warship is at Brittania Quay in Cardiff until Sunday.

Andrew Block from Crickhowell will welcome invited guest aboard all weekend and today the public will have their chance to have a look around.

the warship is docked at Brittania Quay Credit: Royal Navy

Prince Charles turns down Merthyr request for selfie


One lady in Merthyr asked Prince Charles for a "selfie" with her but he said it would ruin her reputation!


The Prince's visit has seen him visit some of Wales' most historic buildings and meet people from communities in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Merthyr Tydfil.

More: Prince Charles arrives in Merthyr Tydfil



Prince Charles get his nose tweaked by toddler

The Prince of Wales's nose proved an irresistible attraction to a toddler whose parents endured watching their home burn to the ground during the Tottenham riots.

Charles returned to the scene of the major disturbance to learn how the area is recovering.

The Prince of Wales meets husband and wife Mehmet and Burcin Akbasak and their twin daughters Kayla and Lara, aged 12 months. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The heir to the throne shared a lighter moment with husband and wife Mehmet and Burcin Akbasak - who lost their home when rioters set fire to the Carpetright building and flats above.

The dramatic pictures of the Tottenham landmark glowing red hot became a iconic image of the August 2011 riots.

Prince Charles visited Tottenham today to see how the area was recovering from the London riots. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

In the shadow of the rebuilt building, Charles sympathised with Mr Akbasak and his wife - who are originally from Turkey - as the couple held their twin daughters Kayla and Lara aged 12 months.

Kayla reached out and made a grab for the prince's nose and he leant forward and happily let the toddler play with his face.Mr Akbasak, 33, said: "Both my daughters are friendly but Kayla was quite interested in the prince and they shared a nice moment."


Prince Charles offers support to flood-hit Somerset

The Prince of Wales (centre) steps from a boat after travelling to the flood-hit community of Muchleney. Credit: PA Wire
The Prince of Wales arrives to speak with members of the flood-hit community in the village of Stoke St Gregory. Credit: PA Wire
The Prince of Wales boards a small rescue boat to travel to a flood-hit community. Credit: PA Wire

Watch: Prince Charles appears to criticise efforts to help flood victims


Prince Charles meets Somerset's flood-hit residents

Prince Charles has met with residents affected by the fierce flooding in Somerset.

Prince Charles speaks with residents in Stoke St Gregory, Somerset Credit: Pool

The prince made his visit during a sunny spell, although another wave of bad weather is expected to hit the region between 3-pm today and 11pm tomorrow, according to Met Office forecasters.

Emergency service workers meet the prince on his visit to Somerset. Credit: Pool

The Prince will also talk to residents, farmers and business owners in Muchelney.


Prince Charles visits cut-off village in Somerset

Prince Charles has been transported by boat to the cut-off village of Muchelney in Somerset.

Prince Charles making his way to Muchelney Credit: ITN

The prince was then given a tour of the area on the back of a tractor, to see for himself what locals have had to deal with in the flood-hit region.

Prince Charles is accompanied by emergency workers Credit: ITN

The Prince of Wales was meeting residents, farmers and business owners in his tour of Somerset.

Read: Prince Charles meets Somerset's flood-hit residents

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