A dad badly injured in a motorbike crash has made surgical history after his face was repaired using parts made by 3D printing.
Peter Hamblin, 57, started working at parks in the city in 1972.
Karen Price was last seen alive in 1981 after running away from her children's home. Her remains were discovered in 1989.
One of Wales' most infamous murder cases is being referred back to the Court of Appeal by the official body that handles possible miscarriages of justice.
The move comes more than thirty years after the disappearance of Cardiff teenager Karen Price in the so called 'Body in the Carpet' killing.
Alexandra Lodge reports.
South Wales Police have responded to the Criminal Cases Review Commission's announcement that it has referred the conviction of Alan Charlton to the Court of Appeal.
"In light of this referral we must now allow the judicial process to take its course and therefore cannot comment further at this stage” said the force's Chief Constable Peter Vaughan.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission has responded to the Criminal Cases Review Commission's decision to refer Alan Charlton's conviction to the Court of Appeal.
A spokesperson said the CCRC's statement raises "important questions about the conduct of South Wales Police during the 1980s and 1990s".
"In the light of questions around other similar cases, this clearly raises serious issues for public confidence in the integrity of the force at that time."
The Commission says it considers "there is a real possibility that the Court will quash the conviction".
– Criminal Cases Review Commission
The Commission’s referral is based in part on new evidence that a number of officers from South WalesPolice who were involved in the Lynette White murder inquiry (the Cardiff Three case), and the Philip Saunders murder inquiry (the Cardiff Newsagent Three case), were also involved in Mr Charlton’s case and may have used investigative techniques similar to those used in the Lynette White and Philip Saunders cases and which contributed to the quashing of the convictions in those cases.
It also said a number of other factors were behind its decision:
- The credibility of a number of prosecution witnesses
- Concerns about "oppressive handling by the police of key witnesses which arguably mean that the trial amounted to an abuse of process"
- Officers breaching rules over evidence and questioning suspects
The Criminal Cases Review Commission has referred the murder conviction of Alan Charlton to the Court of Appeal.
Mr Charlton pleaded not guilty to the murder of 15-year-old Karen Price, but was convicted in February 1991 at Cardiff Crown Court. He was sentenced to life, with a tariff of 15 years, and remains in prison.
Karen Price vanished in 1981. Her remains were found wrapped in a carpet in the garden of a house in Riverside, Cardiff in December 1989.
The basement flat at the property had been occupied by Mr Charlton at the time of Karen Price's disappearance.
Alan Charlton appealed against his conviction in 1994, but it was dismissed.
His co-defendant Idris Ali had his initial conviction quashed, and at a retrial that year pleaded guilty to manslaughter. He was released, having already served five years in jail.
Police say 85 year-old John Roberts, who lived locally, was involved in an accident at Mill Road, Ely, Cardiff on Saturday.
He was admitted to the University Hospital of Wales where he died from his injuries.
'The cause of the collision is being investigated by the Roads Policing Unit, and the appeal for potential witnesses continues.' - South Wales Police
Velindre Hospital in Cardiff is one of eight hospitals in the UK to take part in a new study looking at how to treat end-stage lung cancer, focusing on cancer that has been caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos.
The study will assess the targeting of cancer stem cells and a potential new treatment for pleural mesothelioma - an aggressive form of lung cancer strongly linked to asbestos exposure.
According to latest figures it is the most rapidly increasing cancer amongst women in the UK and the number of deaths caused by the disease each year has grown to more than 2,500.
3D printing has been described as the technology that could revolutionise the way we make things.
It involves being able to design something on a computer and then printing it out to make a solid, three dimensional object.
The technology is being used for manufacturing and the world of medicine. Now, a scheme's been launched to help Welsh artists make use of the technology.
Mike Griffiths reports.
The First Minister insists the proposed Pinewood Studios project in Wales is different to a previous, similar plan, nicknamed 'Valleywood'.