The Campaign for Real Ale says Wales' brewery boom is 'astonishing’ at a time when many pubs are closing.
Two people have died and two others have sustained injuries in a crash on the A4059 between Aberdare and Merthyr Tydfil.
More than a hundred people have protested over the current speed limit in Penderyn. The limit in the rural village is currently 40mph.
An Aberdare teenager, thought to be the heaviest in Britain, has been rescued from her home after falling ill. 19-year-old Georgia Davis was involved in a major rescue operation to get her to hospital, involving 30 builders, scaffolders, police, fire service and ambulance crews.
South Wales Police is calling for information after the death of a 26-year-old man in Aberdare last night.
Nicky Hughes was found dead at his home in Maesmelyn by police at around 11pm.
The cause of death is being treated as 'unexplained'.
Detective Inspector Mark Lewis said "It would appear that Nicky was sighted at around 2.30am on the morning of Tuesday 8th May and was safe and well".
"From this point on it is unclear what his movements were or who he spoke to."
A man has been found guilty of murdering his partner, whose body was found in his van after he crashed on his way to dispose of it.
Sian Rees, originally from Aberdare, was strangled by her partner John Doyle, 54, at their home just hours after she had undergone major surgery for breast cancer.
The 50-year-old had decided to end their strained relationship of 15 years after he arrived to drive her home from the hospital so drunk from an all-day drinking session that she had to go against medical advice and get behind the wheel herself.
The court had been told that after she packed clothes at their home in north Devon to go to stay in a hotel on June 30 last year he attacked and killed her.
En route to disposing of her body the next day he crashed his white Ford Fiesta van into a hedge.
Police officers who attended the crash site on July 1 found her body between the front seats. She had been dead for 12 hours.
A jury of four men and eight women at Exeter Crown Court took almost two days to unanimously convict Doyle of murder.
He had claimed that he accidentally killed her after she became hysterical and attacked him with a knife in the kitchen of the house.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after four cats in Cardiff and Aberdare are confirmed to have been poisoned by anti-freeze. The four cats had to be put to sleep by a vet.