Accountants to face Comet probe

Barry And District News: Comet collapsed with the loss of 7,000 jobs

3:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

Three Deloitte accountants are to be investigated over the way they handled the collapse of retailer Comet, business secretary Vince Cable said today.

Tulisa fined over festival assault

Barry And District News: Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at Stratford Magistrates' Court, where she has been found guilty of an assault charge

3:30am Friday 25th July 2014

Former X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has been found guilty of assaulting a celebrity blogger at a music festival.

Minimum 20 years for Jayden killer

Barry And District News: Ben Blakeley will serve a minimum of 20 years

3:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A violent and controlling man has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 20 years in prison for murdering his 17-year-old pregnant ex-girlfriend.

Coroner call after violinist death

Barry And District News: Frances Andrade, 48, died days after giving evidence at a sex abuse trial

3:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A coroner has criticised mental health services for "failing" to provide proper care to a concert violinist who died just a week after giving evidence against her predatory former choirmaster.

Cameron hails recovery 'milestone'

Barry And District News: Britain is forecast to be the fastest growing major economy in 2014

7:21am Friday 25th July 2014

David Cameron hailed a "major milestone" in the recovery today as official figures showed Britain had finally emerged from its worst post-war downturn.

Nationalists desperate, claims MP

Barry And District News: Alistair Darling said Scots can be just as proud of Team Scotland's early successes in the Commonwealth Games as they were of Team GB in London 2012

2:26pm Friday 25th July 2014

"Increasingly desperate" Scottish nationalists will pull any trick they can when Holyrood returns to business for its unprecedented summer session after the Commonwealth Games, according to Better Together leader Alistair Darling.

Fog on the Tyne moment for Cameron

Barry And District News: David Cameron on a previous visit to the River Tyne - today he mistakenly referred to the river when interviewed by a BBC Tees presenter

2:26pm Friday 25th July 2014

David Cameron came a cropper when he took to the airwaves to trumpet the latest economic growth figures.

Doctor Who return shown in cinemas

Barry And District News: Peter Capaldi is taking on the role of The Doctor (BBC/PA)

2:26pm Friday 25th July 2014

Doctor Who's return next month is to materialise in cinemas around the world to coincide with its screening on BBC1.

DLT to face retrial for 'assaults'

Barry And District News: Dave Lee Travis denies the allegations

3:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is to face a retrial for charges of sexual assault and indecent assault as well as a new count of indecent assault, a court heard today.

Mother 'put boy's body in suitcase'

Barry And District News: Rosdeep Adekoya, the mother of Mikaeel Kular, pleaded guilty to killing her three year old son (Crown Office/PA)

3:30am Friday 25th July 2014

The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular repeatedly beat her son before stuffing his lifeless body into a suitcase, a court has heard.

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