South Wales Echo

Copyright Western Mail and Echo Ltd.

Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.

from January 13, 2004
Last Document: April 23, 2014

[Content not included in vLex Global Academic]

FeediconRSS    What's this?

Browse by Day

South Wales Echo, April 23, 2014


Farage Hits Back at Poster Claims

NIGEL FARAGE has dismissed criticism over "racist" posters launching Ukip's campaign for the European and local elections. The party leader said rivals were "screaming blue murder" over the images because they did not want to have an "honest conversation" about immigration.

Corrections and Clarifications

AT the South Wales Echo, we pride ourselves in journalism that is honest, accurate and fair. Our journalists adhere to the Editors' Code of Practice, which sets the benchmark for high professional standards and is enforced by the Press Complaints Commission*.

Preview ; Penarth Songwriters' Circle All Saints Church Hall, Penarth

WELSH chart-topper and BBC Radio 2 favourite Al Lewis, alt- country siren Hannah Elton-Wall and up-andcoming Cardiff troubadour Harri Davies are joining forces for this month's Penarth Songwriters' Circle. Lewis is fast becoming one of Wales' most successful singer- songwriters.

Carercomedyis Anacquiredtaste ; Pick of the Day

IF MasterChef was about comedy instead of food, you can imagine what John Torode and Gregg Wallace would make of Ricky Gervais' sitcom which returns for a second series. "You've got tinkly piano music and genital warts," John would tell him.

Don't Miss Today...

Disney On Ice Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, 7pm Tickets: Pounds 19.50- Pounds 38 Journey to four worlds from the popular Disney animations - Cars, Toy Story 3, The Little Mermaid and Tinkerbell - and watch the stories unfold on ice. Tel: 029 2022 4488 Of Mice & Men Cardiff University, 7pm Tickets: Pounds 12 The American rockers are performing in Cardiff as part of their current UK tour. The name of the band is derived from John Steinbeck's novel of the same title. Tel: 029 2078 1458 Russel Kane G...

Entertainment Guide

TODAY BARS/CLUBS/PUBS CARDIFF: Borough Arms (07971 144524), St Mary Street. Karaoke. 5pm start. CARDIFF: Buffalo (029 2031 0312), Tea Club. Reggae, dub, soul and Motown 8pm-3am. free.

Family Rocked by >> Burns Boy's Death ; Britain Briefly

THE mother of a boy who died from severe burns said his death had "ripped the family apart". Seven-year-old Preston Flores from Aberdeen suffered burns to much of his body in an incident believed to have involved petrol.

Cardiff Bus Celebrates Paperless Ticket Sales

CARDIFF Bus is celebrating the sale of its 50,000th paperless ticket since the launch of the service in December. Purchased through the Cardiff Bus app, the m-ticketing service allows bus passengers to buy and use bus tickets from their mobile phones.

Fresh Calls Made for a St David's Day Bank Holiday

FRESH calls have been made for St David's Day to be recognised as a national Bank Holiday. Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has also repeated her belief that St George's Day should be made a public holiday in England.

Senior Council Officers Face Misconduct Charges in Court

TWO of the most senior executives at a Welsh council appeared in court yesterday charged with misconduct in public office. Caerphilly council chief executive Michael O'Sullivan and his deputy Nigel Barnett both appeared at Bristol Magistrates' Court yesterday. The pair are charged alongside Daniel Perkins, 48, who worked in the council's legal department as the local authority's monitoring officer, at Bristol Magistrates' Court for a brief preliminary hearing.

Dumped Reptiles Rescued

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a turtle and three terrapins were abandoned in South Wales. The turtle was found at Garn Lakes nature reserve in Blaenavon on Wednesday, April 9 by a member of the public.

Glamorgan Bank On Bad Weather and Top Batsmen to Salvage Result in Cardiff

GLAMORGAN will be hoping rain will play a part in helping them save the county championship game against Gloucestershire at the Swalec Stadium today. The Welsh county will start the final day in Cardiff on 80 for three, six runs adrift of Gloucestershire with seven second innings wickets remaining.

Farbrace Quits Sri Lanka As He Eyes England Post

PAUL Farbrace has resigned his post as Sri Lanka coach, paving the way for a role as Peter Moores' assistant with England. Former Middlesex and Kent wicketkeeper Farbrace has stepped down after it emerged the England Cricket Board was locked in compensation talks with Sri Lanka. The 46-year-old's appointment with England should now be ratified by the ECB.

Coach Gatland Forced to Play Waiting Game On Wales 'Trial' ; Rugby Union

WARREN GATLAND'S bold plan to hold a Probables v Possibles-style trial match ahead of Wales' tour of South Africa has been put on ice. The Wales coach had pencilled in May 30 for what he wants to be a noholds-barred fixture between those who are inked into his plans and those whose names are just in pencil.

Great Players Don't Always Make Best Managers, but Ryan May Be Exception ; Giggs Takes the Helm at Old Trafford

THERE are few things certain in the roller-coaster world of football, but the one exception to the rule is that Ryan Giggs was destined to become manager of Manchester United. Part-time, or permanent? Everyone presumes the former, with the likes of Louis Van Gaal, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola amongst those being linked to becoming David Moyes' fulltime successor next season. To which I say under-estimate Giggs at your peril. Wales qualifying for a major finals aside, this is a man who has a...

Newport.................................................35 Pontypridd..........................................22 Pontypridd Rested Several [...]

NEWPORT.................................................35 PONTYPRIDD..........................................22 PONTYPRIDD rested several star players ahead of their British and Irish Cup showdown with Leinster on Saturday and Newport took full advantage to beat the Valley Commandoes for the first time in three meetings this season. They made several changes from the side which romped home against Cardiff on Saturday, with winger Lewis Morgan from Llantrisant drafted into the squad and prop...

On Tv Today

FOOTBALL: Champions League, Real Madrid v Bayern Munich - Sky Sports 1 7pm; Ligue 1, Paris St Germain v Evian - BT Sport 1 5.30pm. CRICKET: IPL, Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings - ITV4 3pm. SNOOKER: World Championship - BBC Two 10am and 1pm, British Eurosport 10am, 3.15pm and 7pm.

Higgins Heads for the Exit As Mcmanus Pockets Win

JOHN Higgins joined Ding Junhui on the World Snooker Championship casualty list as the four-time winner was bundled out in Sheffield by his fellow Scot Alan McManus. A second successive first-round loss at the Crucible for Higgins came on the back of a mis-firing performance, as he lost 10-7 to hand Mc-Manus, whose tartan trousers caught the eye, a shot at Ken Doherty in the last 16.

ver las páginas en versión mobile | web

ver las páginas en versión mobile | web

© Copyright 2014, vLex. All Rights Reserved.

Contents in vLex United Kingdom

Explore vLex

For Professionals

For Partners