Dr Sabine Maguire, based in Newport, is one of our four finalists as we look for Wales' Local Hero.
Five members of a family from Newport have been killed in a taxi crash during a pilgrimage to Mecca in the Middle East.
Work by photographers who started their career at the University of Wales, Newport is being showcased in a new exhibition.
Around 50 firefighters are tackling a blaze in Newport. They were called out to the Pill area just after six this morning.
Officers say the fire's in a two storey disused commercial garage. Nearby buildings are being protected. There are no reports of injuries.
The emergency service received the first call at 06:08 this morning.
4 fire engines 2 water bowsers and an aerial appliance are currently fighting a fire in a commercial garage in Pill Newport 06:08
Update NewportThe first 999 call reported flames through the roof of building+on arrival the 1st fire engine requested a further 2+aerial
Update Pill Newport: 2 storey building well alight water curtain being used by crews to protect surrounding buildings 4 main jets in use
All lanes are now open and traffic is easing after an earlier lorry fire on the M4 Eastbound between J24 A48 / A449 (Coldra) and J23A B4245 (Magor Services).
There's stop-start traffic for six miles after an accident, now on the hard shoulder on the M4 Westbound between J26 A4051 (Malpas Road) and J27 B4591 (Highcross). There's congestion on the M4 to J24 A48 / A449 (Coldra). All lanes have been re-opened.
Police are appealing for information after a Newport man was reported missing.
Ben Caplan, 30, was last seen at 11pm on Saturday in Boleros in Caerleon. He is white, 5ft 9in tall, of slight build, with shoulder length straight brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark navy t-shirt and jeans.
Ben has tattoos on both arms as well as his back and chest.
Gwent Police say the Severn Area Rescue Association is carrying out searches following reports of someone going into the river at Caerleon Bridge at around 11.45pm on Saturday.
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log number 295 08/12/13.
A man is appearing before Newport Magistrates Court charged with the murder of 46-year-old Caroline Parry, from Newport.
Her estranged husband Christopher Parry, 49, was arrested on suspicion of murder on November 5.
Mrs Parry died in a shooting in Seabreeze Avenue on August 8.
We've all heard of the phrase where there's muck there's brass...
One man's certainly hoping that's true after mistakenly throwing away a computer hard drive with information on it that's worth more than £4 million.
James Howells from Newport had 7,500 Bitcoins - an online virtual currency - and it's now worth a fortune.
He's digging on a rubbish tip near Newport and hoping to find his old computer.
Rupert Evelyn has been to meet him.
A teacher has been struck off for life for inviting schoolboys to his home to play cards then turning it into bondage games. French master Glyn Bevan, 55, asked the boys for card games - but then plied them with drinks to get them to tie him up.
A disciplinary hearing in Cardiff was told Mr Bevan kept gaffer tape and ropes hidden behind the settee at his home for his bondage "fetish".
The bachelor schoolmaster befriended teenage boy pupils during the mid 1990s at Risca Comprehensive school in Newport.
A disciplinary hearing of the General Teaching Council for Wales heard officers found dozens of framed polaroid photographs of Mr Bevan and the boys trussed up with rope and tape. Detectives identified 29 boys in the photographs and traced all but three of them.
One of his victims, identified as Pupil A, told police how he was indecently assaulted at Mr Bevan's home in the village of Rogerstone, near Newport.
Mr Bevan, who did not attend the hearing in Cardiff, resigned from the 500-pupil school in October last year. The disciplinary panel found him guilty of unacceptable professional conduct between September 1991 and December 2000.
British Greenpeace activist Anthony Perret, who was held in Russia following a protest over the country's Arctic drilling, said he was "chuffed" to be released.
Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise Twitter feed states:
Anthony Perret, got out an hour ago, tells us "Chuffed to be out, it's quite nice really". #FreeTheArctic30
Great news: Kieron Bryan, the second Brit, has been released on bail in St Petersburg #FreeTheArctic30