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Police appeal after man stabbed in Merthyr

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 23-year-old man was stabbed several times at a house in the Acacia Avenue area of Merthyr.

A 34-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and is due to appear at Merthyr Magistrates Court later today.

The victim was taken to Prince Charles Hospital for treatment.

South Wales Police want anyone with information that could help them with their investigation to come forward.

Merthyr millionaires

Ian Pearce and Lyn Sexton have won a million pounds on the lottery Credit: ITV News Wales

A couple from Merthyr have become Britain's latest National Lottery millionaires.Civil servant Ian Pearce, who's 45 and his partner 41-year-old Lyn Sexton, today returned to the castle where they wed to pick up their one-million lottery cheque.

Lyn said: "It is not the first we've shocked our families but they are all very happy for us. We love life and this will make it all the better."