Trial due to begin later this month

The trial of Mark Bridger, who is accused of murdering missing schoolgirl April Jones, is due to begin on 29 April.

Mr Bridger, 47, denies murder as well as charges of abduction and intending to pervert the course of justice.


April Jones' birthday marked

April Jones' family and friends released balloons and presented a cake in Machynlleth to mark the missing schoolgirl's sixth birthday.