Nato summit week draws to close with military open day

Military organisers estimated that 70,000 people attended a 'Meet the Forces' day in Cardiff Bay on Sunday, at the end of the Nato summit Wales week.

Police have hailed the security operation - the largest the UK has ever seen - as a success, with 31 arrests made in total.

World leaders including Barack Obama left Wales on Friday, praising Newport and Cardiff for a warm welcome.

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Parents and pupils criticise NATO school closures

Parents and pupils across South Wales have spoken of their frustration at school closures later this week due to the NATO summit in Newport.

More than 160 schools will be closed, or open for reduced hours, between Wednesday and Friday - primarily due to concerns over whether staff will be able to travel in.

Parents and pupils, many of them returning to school today after the summer holidays, say being forced to have more days off will disrupt learning, and make it difficult for many to balance work and the school run.

Tom Sheldrick reports:

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