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Four-piece One Direction to play Summertime Ball

Barry And District News: Four-piece One Direction to play Summertime Ball

9:56am Monday 27th April 2015

The boyband, minus Zayn Malik, are the first act announced for the music event in London.

See which stars took to the red carpet to honour those behind the camera at the Bafta Craft Awards

Barry And District News: See which stars took to the red carpet to honour those behind the camera at the Bafta Craft Awards

9:56am Monday 27th April 2015

St Trinian’s actress Talulah Riley, Episodes’ Stephen Mangan and comedienne Victoria Wood were among the celebrities who attended the ceremony in the City of London.

Shearer: Newcastle 'in real danger'

Barry And District News: Newcastle have lost their last seven Premier League games

9:37am Monday 27th April 2015

Alan Shearer fears his beloved Newcastle are in real danger of being relegated and has questioned if they will pick up any more points from their remaining Premier League games this season.

Scars of Vietnam War, 40 years on

Barry And District News: Dang Hong Dan is four years old but he bears the scars of the Vietnam war that came to an end 40 years ago (Unicef/PA)

9:28am Monday 27th April 2015

Dang Hong Dan is just four years old, but he bears the scars of a war that came to an end 40 years ago.

Four-man 1D to play Summertime Ball

Barry And District News: One Direction singer Liam Payne said he was 'well excited' about performing at Capital's Summertime Ball in London in June

9:28am Monday 27th April 2015

One Direction will be performing as a four-piece at Capital's Summertime Ball.

Zoella just hit 8 million subscribers on YouTube

Barry And District News: Zoella just hit 8 million subscribers on YouTube

9:16am Monday 27th April 2015

Just to give you some perspective, that’s more people than the entire population of Scotland.

Wiz Khalifa's tribute to Paul Walker holds top chart spot

Barry And District News: Wiz Khalifa's tribute to Paul Walker holds top chart spot

8:56am Monday 27th April 2015

See You Again has become the quickest-selling single of the year and has racked up 3.72 million listens in the last seven days.

Lydia Bright: Ed Miliband is best-looking party leader

Barry And District News: Lydia Bright: Ed Miliband is best-looking party leader

8:56am Monday 27th April 2015

The Labour leader has gained a fan in the form of The Only Way Is Essex star.

Jim Wells quits after gay comments

Barry And District News: DUP politician Jim Wells has quit as Stormont Health Minister after making controversial remarks about gay marriage and child abuse at an election husting

8:53am Monday 27th April 2015

Northern Ireland's Health Minister has quit days after he sparked controversy with comments about gay marriage.

Cold snap boosts British Gas profit

Barry And District News: A man has been charged with the murder of Tracey Woodford

8:48am Monday 27th April 2015

Profits at British Gas are set to rise after the energy supplier revealed a boost in consumption following a colder than normal start to the year.

Mickelson to miss Match Play

Barry And District News: Phil Mickelson will not be competing at TPC Harding Park

8:12am Monday 27th April 2015

Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from this week's WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco for personal reasons, paving the way for Finland's Mikko Ilonen to enter.

Private landlords 'abusing' benefit

Barry And District News: The GMB union said the top 20 private landlords in Britain received between half a million pounds and £4.6 million in housing benefit in the 2013/14 financial year

8:11am Monday 27th April 2015

Private landlords are " abusing" housing benefit by receiving huge amounts of money, paid in part or in full by taxpayers, according to a new report.

Scandal's Joshua Malina is all excited about using the Apple Watch

Barry And District News: Scandal's Joshua Malina is all excited about using the Apple Watch

7:56am Monday 27th April 2015

The actor, who insisted he has not been paid for any endorsement, took to Periscope to highlight the watch’s benefits.

Corrie's Anne Kirkbride up for British Soap Award

Barry And District News: Corrie's Anne Kirkbride up for British Soap Award

7:36am Monday 27th April 2015

The late Coronation Street actress is one of the 2015 nominees.

Sherlock and The X Factor win at TV craft awards

Barry And District News: Sherlock and The X Factor win at TV craft awards

7:06am Monday 27th April 2015

Other winners of Bafta honours included The Musketeers, Marvellous and Happy Valley writer Sally Wainwright.

Wasps aim high with bond launch

Barry And District News: Wasps' move to the Ricoh Arena has already brought significant financial benefits to the club

6:35am Monday 27th April 2015

Wasps are to launch a retail bond listed on the London Stock Exchange in a bid to become one of the richest rugby clubs in the world.

Shoppers 'back living wage stores'

Barry And District News: A new report has been published on the living wage

6:24am Monday 27th April 2015

Over two-thirds of UK consumers would consciously shop at a store that pays the living wage, a survey has found.

General sued over Troubles death

Barry And District News: Retired general Frank Kitson is to be sued over a man's death in Northern Ireland in 1973

2:56am Monday 27th April 2015

One of Northern Ireland's most senior Army officers is to be sued over the death of a Catholic man in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.

Union debates 'worrying' trade deal

Barry And District News: Opponents claim TTIP would lead to public services including health being privatised, but backers insist it would boost jobs and business

2:56am Monday 27th April 2015

A controversial trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States is to come under fresh attack for its "massive impact" on any future campaign to renationalise the Royal Mail or BT.

Man faces court over woman's murder

Barry And District News: A man has been charged with the murder of Tracey Woodford

2:56am Monday 27th April 2015

A man will appear in court today charged over the murder of a missing woman who was found dismembered in a flat.

Flying Harry may miss royal baby

Barry And District News: Prince Harry is due to fly to Australia so may miss the birth of the royal baby

2:56am Monday 27th April 2015

Prince Harry may not be able to meet his new niece or nephew until mid-May unless the royal baby puts in a speedy appearance.

Miliband reveals stamp duty change

Barry And District News: Labour leader Ed Miliband has set out plans to reform stamp duty

12:21am Monday 27th April 2015

First-time buyers will benefit from a stamp duty holiday on homes up to £300,000 under Labour, Ed Miliband will announce today.

Anne Kirkbride up for soap award

Barry And District News: Corrie favourite Anne Kirkbride died in January

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Coronation Street legend Anne Kirkbride is up for a British Soap Award nearly four months after her death.

Amy Winehouse's family condemn film

Barry And District News: Amy Winehouse died aged 27 in July 2011

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Amy Winehouse's family has criticised a documentary about her life.

Charities in end-of-life care plea

Barry And District News: People with terminal illnesses should be supported if they wish to die at home, charities said

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Millions of pounds could be saved by the NHS if the majority of people who died of terminal illnesses in hospital did so at home as most wish, charities have said.

Bacon self-portraits rediscovered

Barry And District News: Self-Portrait (1975) by Francis Bacon

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Two Francis Bacon self-portraits are going on public display for the first time after they were rediscovered in a private collection.

Drug offers osteoarthritis hope

Barry And District News: The drug is made from an artificial version of an ingredient in broccoli

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

An artificial version of an ingredient in broccoli could prove to be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis, say researchers.

5bn people 'lack access to surgery'

Barry And District News: Too many people in the world lack access to surgical care, a report warns

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

A large majority of people in the world do not have access to safe and affordable surgery, according to a new report.

RAF to deliver Nepal quake supplies

Barry And District News: Volunteers from British charity Search and Rescue Assistance in Disasters (SARAID) check their equipment at Heathrow airport

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

The RAF is expected to deliver much-needed supplies and reinforcements to Nepal today as the rescue and relief effort continues.

Miliband tax break for new buyers

Barry And District News: Ed Miliband travels by train to Stockton where he will deliver a speech announcing that first-time buyers will be offered a tax break if Labour win the election

12:18am Monday 27th April 2015

First-time buyers will be offered a tax break worth up to £5,000 by Ed Miliband today in the latest pitch to break the continued deadlock in the General Election campaign.

Good Morning Britain - Susanna Reid and co on air for a year

Barry And District News: Good Morning Britain - Susanna Reid and co on air for a year

12:11am Monday 27th April 2015

The ITV flagship breakfast show has been on air for 365 days. Here are some of the most memorable moments from the sofa so far.

Financial confidence 'at new high'

Barry And District News: People's confidence in their current personal financial situation has reached a new high, a report has found

12:07am Monday 27th April 2015

Consumers' confidence in their household's financial situation has grown to its highest levels in at least four years, according to a report.

Living standards 'big voter issue'

Barry And District News: Almost 80% of adults have heard of the Living Wage, according to the poll

12:07am Monday 27th April 2015

A quarter of the UK's voting population and 20% of 16 to 17-year-olds believe helping working households stay above the poverty line is the biggest issue for the next government, according to a new poll.

Class sizes fall in universities

Barry And District News: Graduates have benefited from better student to staff ratios, research suggests

12:06am Monday 27th April 2015

Universities are spending more on facilities and class sizes are falling, a study has found.

PFA award caps Kane campaign

Barry And District News: Harry Kane was voted the PFA Young Player of the Year

11:36pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Tottenham striker Harry Kane capped an "unreal" season on Sunday evening when he landed the PFA Young Player of the Year award.

Richard Hammond has made a YouTube video about a car

Barry And District News: Richard Hammond has made a YouTube video about a car

11:35pm Sunday 26th April 2015

“I’m not sure this replaces you-know-what” he wrote, as he linked to the video from his Twitter account.

Classy Hazard lands top PFA award

Barry And District News: Eden Hazard was voted the PFA Player of the Year

11:34pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard was the toast of the English game on Sunday as he carried off the PFA Player of the Year award.

Richard Hammond and Carl Fogarty team up for charity bike ride rally

Barry And District News: Richard Hammond and Carl Fogarty team up for charity bike ride rally

10:56pm Sunday 26th April 2015

The pair joined 3,500 bikers on the 23-mile ride-out to the Bike4Life festival.

Amy Winehouse family publicly condemn Asif Kapadia's new documentary on singer

Barry And District News: Amy Winehouse family publicly condemn Asif Kapadia's new documentary on singer

10:25pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Singer’s family claims it’s “misleading”, while film makers say they approached it with “total objectivity”.

Amy Winehouse's family condemn film

Barry And District News: Amy Winehouse died aged 27 in July 2011

10:12pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Amy Winehouse's family has criticised a documentary about her life.

Watch James Cracknell, Jenson Button and Christy Turlington Burns speak about their London Marathon experience

Barry And District News: Watch James Cracknell, Jenson Button and Christy Turlington Burns speak about their London Marathon experience

9:16pm Sunday 26th April 2015

So who did it the fastest?

PFA salutes Gerrard and Lampard

Barry And District News: Frank Lampard, right, and Steven Gerrard were feted by the PFA on Sunday night

9:04pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Former England midfielders Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard were back in tandem as they shared the PFA Merit award on Sunday.

Munich celebrating three-peat

Barry And District News: Bayern Munich are celebrating a 25th Bundesliga crown

8:19pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Bayern Munich are celebrating a record 25th Bundesliga title and third in a row after Wolfsburg's 1-0 loss to Borussia Monchengladbach on Sunday.

Motorcycle auction raises £2.2m

Barry And District News: Top Gear presenters Richard Hammond and James May were among those selling motorcycles

8:17pm Sunday 26th April 2015

An annual motorcycle auction, including lots belonging to Top Gear duo James May and Richard Hammond, has achieved record sales of £2.2 million.

LVG unhappy with United players

Barry And District News: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was less than impressed with his side's desire

7:58pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Louis van Gaal accused his Manchester United players of a lack of motivation as they slumped to their heaviest league defeat of his reign at Everton.

Mourinho fires back 'boring' jibe

Barry And District News: Jose Mourinho's Chelsea need five more points to be crowned Premier League champions

7:58pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho laughed off the Arsenal crowd's "boring" jibes by reminding the Gunners of their wait for the Premier League title as his side closed in on the trophy.

Labour 'faces fall in union money'

Barry And District News: Labour leader Ed Miliband has introduced changes to union funding rules

7:03pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Changes to the historic link between Labour and trade unions will lead to a "substantial" fall in the amount of money given to the party through affiliation fees, a leading union has revealed.

Walker tribute song holds top spot

Barry And District News: American rapper Wiz Khalifa has seen his tribute to Fast And Furious actor Paul Walker top the singles chart again

7:01pm Sunday 26th April 2015

American rapper Wiz Khalifa's tribute to Fast And Furious actor Paul Walker has set a new streaming record as it topped the charts for a second week.

Romeo Beckham makes parents David and Victoria proud after completing London Mini Marathon

Barry And District News: Romeo Beckham makes parents David and Victoria proud after completing London Mini Marathon

6:56pm Sunday 26th April 2015

He successfully finished the three-mile course in 18 minutes and 54 seconds.

Suchet's wife loses dementia battle

Barry And District News: The wife of former newsreader John Suchet has died after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease

6:32pm Sunday 26th April 2015

The wife of f ormer television newsreader John Suchet has died following a decade-long battle with dementia.

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