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Celebrity golfers get into the swing of charity tournament

Gethin Jones watches closely after his putt.

Some of Wales' most famous faces are taking part in a spot of golf to raise money for charity.

They are taking on teams from England, Scotland and Ireland in this year's Celebrity Cup at the Celtic Manor in Newport.

At the end of round 2 Wales were in second place, just one point behind Scotland.

Gethin Jones and Gareth Edwards are part of the team representing Wales.

Dragon Peter Jones looks on after his swing.
Brian McFadden and Martin O'Neill are representing Ireland.

Mrs Browns Boys' creator Brendan O'Carroll is also part of Team Ireland. He said:

"I play in charity golf events all over the world and this has been the best welcome we've ever had. It's like coming home.

"We're here to raise money for some great charities but the whole point is to have fun. The sun is out and I'm enjoying myself. We're all having a ball."

Welsh teammates Gareth Edwards and Gethin Jones line up at putt.

Government freezes British jihadists' assets

The Government has frozen the assets of three British citizens reported to have been involved in terrorism-related activities in Syria.

Reyaad Khan, left, and Nasser Muthana, centre, have had their assets frozen. Credit: Isis

Nasser Muthana and Reyaad Khan, both from Cardiff, and Ruhul Amin, from Aberdeen, has been added to the Treasury's list of people targeted for financial sanctions, its website states.

Muthana and Amin appeared in a promotional video for the Islamist militant group Isis.

Read: UK Jihadist's father says I wish I could ask him to come back


Celebrity Cup: We get a golf lesson from Gethin Jones

This weekend celebrities will be testing out their golfing skills, as they battle it out to win the Celebrity Cup.

The event - which is held at the Celtic Manor resort in Newport - aims to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

More: Celebrity Cup practice round begins at the Celtic Manor

Nicola Hendy went along to see preparations, and got a golf lesson from TV's Gethin Jones.

Judge: Rogue builders lacked 'pity or humanity'

In his summing up Judge Crowther said "You saw them (the victims) not as people, but as what you could take from them... it was a business model to target and intimidate, displaying an utter lack of pity or humanity.

More: Rogue builders gang sentenced at Newport Crown Court

He spoke of the victims which he said were all chosen because of they were elderly or vulnerable.

Each of them had been caused "upset & embarrassment". The judge went on to say how the trauma suffered has worsened the mental deterioration of one victim who now also suffers from paranoia.

More: In pictures: The damage left by the 'vultures' gang of rogue builders

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