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Inflation soars past Bank of England target The UK’s rate of inflation leapt higher last month on the back of a surge in fuel prices and more expensive clothing. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) hit 2.1% for May, ahead of the Bank of England’s 2% target. It represented …

Met Office forecast for Monday Fresher in the northwest, but it will be another warm day in the southeast. Here is the full forecast for Wales: A cloudy morning towards the northwest with some patchy light rain at times. Elsewhere sunny spells. Through the afternoon, cloud spreads south but with occasional sunny spells too. Feeling …

Three taken to hospital after reported stabbing Three man have been taken to hospital after reports of a stabbing in Aberdare. Police and ambulance were called to Whitcombe Street at around 8.25pm on Saturday evening. Three men, all aged 23, have been taken to hospital. One of those injured is believed to have life-threatening injuries. …

Today’s forecast It’s set to be one of the hottest days of the year today, with the good weather expected to continue throughout the week. Temperatures are set to peak on Tuesday, with parts of Wales reaching 26C. The Met Office spokeswoman told WalesOnline: “Monday is also looking really nice with plenty of sunshine that …

Major disturbance in Swansea Cars were torched and pushed down a hill in a major disturbance in the Mayhill area of Swansea. Crowds of people were seen chanting and cheering on Thursday evening as a car was pushed down a steep hill into bollards while another car was set alight. One photo shows two cars …

Met Office forecast for Thursday There is a Met Office weather warning in place today as it is forecast strong winds, especially at the coast, and frequent showers. Here is the full forecast for Wales: An unsettled day as a band of rain arrives in the morning giving heavy and persistent rain, particularly in the …

Crash closes part of A465 A lorry has crashed into a house, leaving part of the A465 shut in both directions. No-one was in the house, in Llangua, Monmouthshire, when the crash happened but Gwent Police said there was “substantial damage”. Structural engineers are carrying out an assessment of the building, in the village, near …

‘Organised fight’ is planned between children in Swansea on the weekend A large ‘organised fight’ is being planned between children in Sketty and Gorseinon at the weekend, as police have warned parents the matter is being investigated. Schools Community Police Officer Nicola Evans, of Gorseinon Police Station, has written to parents via a letter uploaded …

Indian variant is a ‘country-wide problem’ The spread of the so-called Indian variant of Covid-19 should be viewed as a country-wide problem, an expert has warned. Professor James Naismith, from the University of Oxford, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Thursday, that the variant may spread “way beyond” the local areas where it has …

Commuters walk along the Thames Path in view of Tower Bridge in London, U.K., on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. Hollie Adams | Bloomberg via Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. economy contracted by 1.5% in the first quarter of 2021 as nationwide lockdown measures continued to weigh on activity, preliminary estimates revealed on Wednesday. Economists …