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Community battles to stop factory increasing production to one million chickens a week

Residents are battling a poultry plant’s bid to process one million chickens a week.
Maelor Foods in Wrexham wants to increase production from its current 400,000 a week, despite locals’ concerns the rural area won’t be able to take it.
Concerns includ…

FA declines to comment on lack of VAR use in all cup quarter-finals

The Football Association is refusing to admit it was wrong not to use VAR in all of the weekend’s FA Cup quarter-finals.
Swansea’s Liberty Stadium became the first ground to trial the system for the Premier League in 2017, and it was the South Wales ve…

Not cool: Untaxed ice cream van taken off the road

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MPs could vote again on May’s EU agreement after ruling out no-deal Brexit

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Major disruption for motorists after A55 lorry crash shuts stretch for 12 hours

Motorists experienced traffic chaos on the A55 this morning after a lorry crash last night shut a stretch of the road for 12 hours.
Drivers experienced tailbacks of more than five miles after the westbound carriageway was closed between Abergele and Ll…

Hayseed Dixie: Heavy metal hillbillies heading to O2 Academy Oxford

It started as a bit if a joke… a chance to fuse classic rock with the engaging Appalachian rhythms of bluegrass. Yet almost two decades on, we still can’t enough of Hayseed Dixie – or the genre they created: rockgrass.
The guitar, banjo and mandolin …

Arsonist sentenced to 21 years for hotel fire which killed guest

An arsonist has been sentenced to 21 years after starting a fire at a hotel which killed one guest, seriously injured another and devastated a part of a popular seaside tourist resort.
Damion Harris, 31, set a cupboard full of linen on fire inside the …

Rail freight in Australia: Real trains, not road trains

At a time when Australians want safer roads, less traffic congestion during their daily commute and lower carbon emissions, government policies are largely geared to rolling-out heavier and longer trucks. As CEO of Australia’s largest rail freight com…

34 criminals including killer mum and Sean Cox attacker jailed in February

A vile paedophile rapist, a sadistic couple who set a man on fire and a mum who murdered her newborn baby – these are some of the criminals jailed this month.
Among the cases heard was the sentencing of a Roma man, who launched an horrific attack on Li…