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Team Wales triumphant in Celebrity Cup golfing event

Welsh stars including footballer Gareth Bale and comedian Rob Brydon have won the Celebrity Cup golf tournament at the Celtic Manor.

Team Wales faced other celebrities from England, Ireland and Scotland in the two-day event at the Celtic Manor, held to raise money for the Caron Keating Foundation.


Two dead after lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons

Two people have died after being struck by lightning in the Brecon Beacons.

Two people have died as a result of lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A spokesperson for Prince Charles Hospital says four people were taken to hospital following two separate incidents in the national park.

It added one person is being treated at Morriston Hospital at the specialist burns unit. One other person continues to receive treatment at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.

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Brecon Beacons National Park took to Facebook to pay tribute to the two deaths saying their 'thoughts go out to their families and friends at this time'.

House on fire after being struck by lightning

A house is on fire as a result of a lightning strike in mid Wales.

The house caught fire after being hit by lightning (file photo). Credit: PA Images

Mid and West Fire Service say they received a call just after one o'clock this afternoon of a house on fire in the village of Ferwig, near Cardigan.

The fire is believed to be through the roof and it's believed there are no casualties.

There are currently two appliances there and others on their way to the scene.


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