A group of musicians are taking their skills to disadvantaged pupils across the country to show them how forming a band can benefit them.
Former factory worker knits one, pearls one to create a famous line-up past and present.
Workers at a Bridgend prison are trying to solve the mystery of the cat who gave birth behind bars.
Female service personnel are "terrified" to make formal harassment complaints against their colleagues, according to Bridgend MP Madeleine Moon.
Ms Moon, who sits on the Commons Defence Select Committee, said many women were fearful of the impact filing a complaint could have on their career.
– Madeleine Moon MP, speaking to the BBC's Today programme
We've got quite a big problem, mainly in the army. It's not a pretty picture.
There is a climate of fear where you are absolutely too terrified to put your name to a complaint.
And that happens when people ring me too. Women will say that they are afraid that it will affect their career, that it will adversely affect how they are able to work with their colleagues. They just don't want to come forward and acknowledge that a problem is there.
She said sexual intimidation and general bullying against women was "tolerated a far greater extent" in the army, compared with the other armed forces.
The family of a British man who was shot dead in a burglary in South Africa said they are "devastated".
Jeremy Brooke, 32, was on holiday with friends in a remote farmhouse when armed men burst in and opened fire. He died in hospital several hours later.
Five men have been arrested in connection with the murder in the Transkei region of South Africa.Jeremy's family, who live in Bridgend, said: "Jeremy had a passion for life which enriched the lives of everyone who knew him.
"Jeremy loved South Africa and it is regretful that such senseless and criminal violence is robbing the country of so many valuable, proud citizens."The family spokesman added: "Shocked as we are, we would like to express our gratitude for the support we have received."
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“This was a tragic incident which brought shock and sadness to the community of Pencoed as Assia Newton was the victim, of domestic abuse which ultimately led to her death" said Detective Inspector Paul Peters from South Wales Police.
Judge Eleri Rees described the killing as "born out of... sexual jealousy" after Newton discovered his wife was planning to leave him.
“There is no place in today’s society for individuals to be subjected to domestic abuse and South Wales Police will not tolerate incidents of this nature" said Detective Superintendent Lorraine Davies.
A man from Bridgend who murdered his wife with a dog lead has been sentenced to life in prison.
Kelvin Newton will serve a minimum of 18 years in jail after being convicted of the murder of Assia Newton at her home in Pencoed last July.
A pedestrian is being treated in hospital with "serious injuries" after a road traffic collision in Bridgend last night.
The incident happened at around 8.40pm on the A4061 outside the Ambulance station in Bryncethin, Bridgend and involved a blue Vauxhall Zafira.
The woman is being treated for her injuries at Morriston Hospital in Swansea.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
South Wales Police say tackling domestic abuse is 'a priority' for the force.
This was a tragic incident which brought shock and sadness to the community of Pencoed as Assia Newton was the victim of domestic abuse which ultimately led to her death.
– DI Paul Peters, South Wales Police
I urge anyone who is a victim to seek help and support from the excellent organisations that provide assistance and expert advice. Importantly also report such incidents to us so that we can intervene at the earliest opportunity.
A man has been convicted of the murder of his estranged wife after she told him she wanted a divorce.
Kelvin Newton, 45, strangled Assia Newton, 44, with a dog lead at their home in Pencoed, near Bridgend. She was found dead on July 14 last year.
Cardiff Crown Court heard how the mother-of-four fell in love with a waiter on a Mediterranean holiday after years trapped in a violent, unhappy marriage.
At the time of her murder, she was days away from flying out to Tunisia to meet the waiter for a third holiday.
Newton, of Bridgend, denied murder but was found guilty by a jury after a two-week trial. He was remanded in custody and will be sentenced next month.