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Restoration work on Insole Court to get go-ahead thanks to £4m of funding

Insole Court, Fairwater in Cardiff

Work could start by the end of the year after the funding was secured

Olympic cycling champion Dani King pays tribute to Welsh NHS care after crash treatment

The 23 year old spent 11 days in hospital after a serious crash involving her bike and a pothole

Has your home been targeted by a Russian webcam-hacking site? At least six Welsh properties have been...

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People could be watched in their own homes or at work with hackers targeting household webcams and uploading live footage to the internet, the UK's privacy watchdog has warned

Surgeon tells inquest he was confident Robert Stuart and Darren Hughes would recover from their transplant operations

Darren Hughes and Robert Stuart died in November 2013 updated
Dr Argiris Asderakis told Cardiff Coroner's Court he was confident both patients would recover despite other transplant centres dismissing the organs as unfit to use

How helping ChildLine could help give children in Wales the Christmas they deserve

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For some children the festive period can be miserable and many turn to counselling to see them through

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Shoppers in Cardiff can now get 3D selfies made at a local supermarket

Asda in Coryton is one of just 10 branches in the UK offering 3D printing body scanners

The cafe that lost its 'e' (but at least it's still got all its T)

The owners of John's Cafe in Barry have appealed for help in tracing a missing letter 'E' after it disappeared from their sign
It's a popular 'caf' on Barry Island, but its owners would like it to be seen as a cafe once more

Côte brasserie to open second Cardiff restaurant

Cote Brasserie, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, which is to open a new restaurant in Cardiff city centre
The Welsh capital is now the the first city outside London where the restaurant chain has two restaurants
Owen Williams has thanked the public for their support

Owen Williams injury: Cardiff Blues centre says he is 'ready for the challenge' in message of thanks for support

Williams described the support he had received as 'unbelievable' and revealed he would be attending the Wales match versus the All Blacks this weekend

Gareth Anscombe: My mum named me after Gareth Edwards and I'd be proud to play for Wales

The new Cardiff Blues man is set to start for his new region against Edinburgh on Sunday

Events

Wales' landscape paintings head to America as part of a tour of our national treasures

Paintings belonging to our nation are heading to the US for a major tour. We look at the British landscapes which will be enjoyed by the people of America

Dame Shirley Bassey has said it would be "difficult" to move back to Wales

The Goldfinger singer revealed she's spent 50 years thinking she fluffed two notes in her most famous song

Côte brasserie to open second Cardiff restaurant

Cote Brasserie, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay, which is to open a new restaurant in Cardiff city centre
The Welsh capital is now the the first city outside London where the restaurant chain has two restaurants

FA say no assurances given over Malky Mackay investigation to Wigan Athletic

Ex-Cardiff City boss Mackay was unveiled on Wednesday with chairman Dave Whelan suggesting charges against him were unlikely. In a fresh twist, Whelan has been accused of anti-semitism after remarks defending his appointment.

Liverpool FC defeat at Wembley was the last time I was proud of Cardiff City - Scott Johnson fans' column

Ben Turner scores against Liverpool in the 2012 Carling Cup final
Cardiff season ticket holder and blogger Scott Johnson argues things have never been the same since the Carling Cup final defeat, despite Premier League joy

Sport

Cardiff Devils hope for big attendance as they pay tribute to Welshman Jason Stone and retire his number 10 jersey

Cardiff-born Stone played more than 1,100 matches for Devils over 22 years, winning four League championships, three play-off titles and two Challenge Cups

D-man Carl Hudson returns to the ice for full strength Cardiff Devils in Elite League clashes with Blaze and Capitals

Devils have four players on 20-plus points for the season, led by Joey Martin

Cardiff Council

Cardiff Council approves first step in shake-up of services

Services including street lighting and recycling could all be outsourced as part of cost-cutting measures being considered by Cardiff council

Cardiff's new Eastern High School: first glimpse revealed in artist's impression

An artist's impression of the shared community entrance to the new Eastern High School development
Cardiff council says the new 8-form entry school will open its doors to pupils in September 2017

Cardiff Live

    That's a wrap, thanks for joining us, tomorrow you can expect a cloudy start with heavy rain in the afternoon and well into the evening, with an average 8C.

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    CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: In case you missed it earlier, click here to watch the Christmas lights switch on.

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    Dominic Shields in his garden in Hamburg, near Buffalo

    IN PICTURES: Scouser caught in US snow storms says they are 'horrendous'. Read the full story here.

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    Craig Charles and inset, his hero brother Dean as a young police officer

    HERO BROTHER: I'm A Celebrity's Craig Charles brother Dean revealed as hero police officer who rescued woman and child from flat fire. Read the full story here.

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  • FROM COURT: Mersey street trader Kevin Jennings, 50, has denied being part of plot to import 40 tonnes of cocaine.

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  • BREAKING: Sheffield United have announced they have withdrawn the opportunity for convicted rapist Ched Evans to use the club's facilities for training. This has been a controversial issue for such a long time now.

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  • ON THE ROADS: We've got reports of slow traffic on Breeze Hill at Southport Road (The Mons traffic lights). Also, heavy traffic on Dunnings Bridge Road around Copy Lane. Stay safe.

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  • MENINGOCOCCAL: A second Hope University student is confirmed as having contracted meningococcal meningitis following the terrible death of 18-year-old Alisha Bartolini in the school's accommodation hall.

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  • CHRISTMAS: It really is the festive season now. Thousands of people, many of the excited youngsters, packed into the city centre a short time ago to watch as Liverpool's Christmas tree was lit up by Jack Frost. Faked snowed fell and it was certainly a colourful event, especially the lights display beamed onto the Marks & Spencer building.

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  • GOOD EVENING ALL: Rebekah Holliday with you tonight until around 11pm. As always, say hi, give us a news tip by tweeting me @rebekahholliday. Let's take a look at what's happening around Merseyside ...

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    HAND OVER: Right that's me done for the day... I'll leave you in the hands of Gemma and Rebekah for the rest of the evening. Cheerio.

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About Cardiff

The capital city of Wales, Cardiff has a population of 346,100 people, and is a base for many of the country’s political, cultural, sporting and commercial institutions. Points of pride include the city centre’s iconic Millennium Stadium, the recently opened St David’s shopping centre, and historic Cardiff Castle. The redeveloped Bay area now houses the Senedd, Wales Millennium Centre, and BBC studios. Cardiff City Football Club, and rugby union side Cardiff Blues are also both based in the capital.

Videos & Photos

Shoppers in Cardiff can now get 3D selfies made at a local supermarket

An Ineos flag above Grangemouth oil refinery in Falkirk, as the chemicals giant is to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in shale gas exploration, giving the industry a huge boost

Could Ineos' massive investment in shale gas in Scotland be repeated in Wales?

Pen-Y-Fai Church In Wales Primary School plant 100 trees to mark centenary of WWI

Tree planting ceremony helps school pay tribute to the fallen - and look forward to the future

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