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September (116 posts)

  1. Badgers aren't out the woods yet

    Monday 20 September 2010, 16:26

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    A new attempt at introducing a badger cull in parts of west Wales has been proposed by the rural affairs minister - Elin Jones.

    An annual cull is being proposed over five year period for north Pembrokeshire and part of Ceredigion.

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  2. Katherine Jenkins shocks with un-Diva-like backstage rider demands

    Monday 20 September 2010, 14:47

    James McLaren James McLaren

    This morning The Daily Telegraph published a non-story about Katherine Jenkins' backstage tour rider (the foodstuffs and whatnot artists like to have at their disposal).

    As much as I'm sure the paper would have loved to expose Katherine Jenkins as a J-Lo-like diva par excellence...

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  3. Duffy steps on from Sixties sound

    Monday 20 September 2010, 12:54

    James McLaren James McLaren

    The follow-up to Duffy's 6.5 million-selling Rockferry album is out this November, and her record company believe it marks a significant step forward in her songwriting.

    Endlessly will be released on 29 November, preceded by a single, Well, Well, Well, which features hip-hop band The Roots.

    Speaking...

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  4. In a nutshell

    Monday 20 September 2010, 12:28

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    The weather has definitely got an autumnal feel to it at the moment but then again we are in autumn now so we shouldn't be too surprised as the nights start to draw in and the days feel just that little bit fresher.

    As the leaves around us begin to change colour and float down from their perches, keep...

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  5. Beautiful Boy wins prize at Toronto International Film Festival

    Monday 20 September 2010, 11:50

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Beautiful Boy, starring Welsh actor Michael Sheen, has picked up the prize of the International Critics for the Discovery programme at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.

    Beautiful Boy is the début feature film from director Shawn Ku. It tells the story of the devastating aftermath of an...

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  6. Manics Mastermind?

    Monday 20 September 2010, 11:37

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Geoff Weller, a contestant on last week's Mastermind, had Manic Street Preachers as his specialist subject.

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  7. Rhys to the rescue

    Monday 20 September 2010, 11:15

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Wednesday, 22 September at 7.30pm on BBC One Wales

    Rhys Jones isn't your average chap. His normal day consists of dealing with schoolboys bringing home pet tarantulas and boa constrictors escaping from bedrooms.

    Rhys is a wildlife expert and one of a handful of people in the UK, qualified to deal with...

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  8. Art goes under the hammer for Shelter Cymru

    Friday 17 September 2010, 15:10

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    More than 65 pieces of art by some of Wales' top artists will go under the hammer next week in charity auctions in the fight against homelessness.

    Shelter Cymru will hold their annual Welsh art auctions, one each in north and south Wales on 20 and 24 September respectively, with artists such as William...

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  9. A weekend of Open Doors in Wales

    Friday 17 September 2010, 15:03

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    This weekend is another chance to make the most of the Open Doors initiative, the largest annual free celebration of architecture and heritage to be held in Wales.

    Buildings that normally charge entry fees waive them to encourage people to visit and learn more about history and heritage.

    There are...

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  10. Weekend weather

    Friday 17 September 2010, 14:47

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Autumn has arrived in Wales this week bringing heavy rain, strong to gale force winds, blustery showers and some sunshine.

    It has also turned noticeably cooler with north-westerly winds bringing colder air down from the Arctic.

    In fact tonight is going to be the coldest night of the week with some ground...

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