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Search And Destroy: 11 Rare Singles From Great Lost Punks

Longevity barely registered in punk’s original manifesto. Genre firebrands <b>Sex Pistols</b> notoriously declared “we’re not into music, we’re into chaos”, …

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Casey Neistat is getting ready to launch a YouTube factory for creators

Think the LA YouTube scene in New York<p>Casey Neistat is one of the most influential and recognizable creators on YouTube, and he’s about to use that power to generate a YouTube factory of sorts.<p>Neistat announced today that he’s using his old studio space, which originally operated as the …

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Cambridge Analytica: the Geotargeting and Emotional Data Mining Scripts

Last year, Michael Phillips, a data science intern at Cambridge Analytica, posted the following scripts to a set of “work samples” on his personal …

I just drove 10,000 miles and visited dozens of newsrooms to chronicle journalism in America. Here’s what I learned.

One year ago this week — Sunshine Week — I set out to chronicle journalism in America in 2017 by driving 10,000 miles. As a former full-time …

Bridgend council to face HSE prosecution after pupil death

<b>Bridgend council is to face prosecution over the death of a pupil, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has said.</b><p>Ashley Daniel Talbot, 15, was involved in a collision with a minibus at Maesteg Comprehensive School on 10 December 2014.<p>The HSE said the council will face a charge under the Health and …

Ryan Giggs: Manchester United legend named Wales manager

<b>Ryan Giggs has been appointed Wales manager on a four-year contract.</b><p>The 44-year-old former Manchester United winger succeeds Chris Coleman, who left for Sunderland in November.<p>Coleman's assistant Osian Roberts, former Wales striker Craig Bellamy and Mark Bowen were also interviewed.<p>Giggs had long …

Father 'overwhelmed' by support after fatal Gellilydan crash

<b>The father of a baby girl who died after a crash in Gwynedd has thanked the public on social media.</b><p>Six-month-old Mili Wyn Ginniver, from Blaenau Ffestiniog, and Anna Williams, 22, from Penrhyndeudraeth, died after their car hit a lorry on the A487 at Gellilydan on Thursday.<p>Luke Ginniver said on …

Row over 'murder hotel' road name in Penmaenmawr, Conwy

<b>A row has broken out over what to call a street which is informally named after the site of one of Wales's most notorious murders.</b><p>Red Gables Viaduct, as it is commonly known in Penmaenmawr, Conwy county, took its name from the Red Gables Hotel which used to stand on the road.<p>The hotel was …

Fly-tipping: Is it getting worse?

<b>Fines could be imposed on people - without them being taken to court - if their rubbish ends up in an illegal tip, under a proposed new law.</b><p>The measure is being suggested as part of a government consultation to tackle fly-tipping in England and Wales.<p>Under the plans, households could be hit with a …

Post-Christmas debt help sought on 'Blue Monday'

<b>Charities helping people in debt have said they are bracing themselves for their busiest year as people begin receiving their post-Christmas credit card and store card bills.</b><p>Blue Monday, as it is known to debt advisors, traditionally sees a rise in the number of people asking for help.<p>Community …

Connie Fisher: 'My secret twin's death made me fear motherhood'

<b>Discovering she had a twin who died at birth has made singer Connie Fisher fearful of having a baby.</b><p>The West End star from Barry said she only found out she had been born a twin after an off-the-cuff remark from her grandmother when she was 10.<p>She made the revelation when filming BBC documentary …

Shadow scheme to entice more female politicians to stand

<b>Fifteen years ago, the Welsh assembly was heralded as the first legislature in the world to have achieved a 50:50 gender balance.</b><p>In 2003 an equal number of men and women were elected as assembly members.<p>But in recent years, more men have taken up political roles in the assembly as the number of …

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Seven Lessons Learned in a Year Teaching Mobile Journalism

Corinne Podger demonstrates a mobile reporting app to student, Shantelle-Ann Marquis. Photo: Andrew Brain.Smartphones have been used by journalists …

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End of New Year's Day Severn Bridges toll rise

<b>The toll on the two Severn crossings will not be increased on New Year's Day for the first time in many years.</b><p>The charge is usually increased in line with annual inflation on 1 January but the toll will actually be reduced for the first time since 1966 on 8 January.<p>The cut is when the two bridges …

Rubbish and roads top council complaints in Wales

<b>Bins and roads are the most complained about council services in Wales as people demand more from authorities despite cuts.</b><p>The 22 local authorities told BBC Wales those are the areas which received the most complaints in the last five years.<p>Psychologists said bins and roads top the list because …

Welsh Ambulance's New Year's Eve plea after 999 calls for colds

<b>People are being urged to think twice before phoning for an ambulance on New Year's Eve after calls were made for colds and stomach ache over Christmas.</b><p>The Welsh Ambulance Service said it received 1,600 calls on Boxing Day - 300 more than usual - with some for minor issues.<p>It said this kept help …

Bowel cancer screening requests being ignored

<b>Survival rates for bowel cancer in Wales have improved - but tens of thousands of people are still ignoring requests to get tested for the disease.</b><p>A Wales-wide screening programme will mark its 10th anniversary in 2018, with every 60 to 74-year-old invited to take part every two years.<p>Bowel …

'My son's suicide bid affected my mental health'

<b>A mother whose 12-year-old son tried to kill himself has said the "crisis" led to her seeking help for her own mental health.</b><p>Sonja's son was admitted to hospital for three days, which she called "traumatic for both of us".<p>"At one point everything was so overwhelming I thought my head was going to …

National Archives: Kinnocks' power-dressing costs advice revealed

<b>Neil Kinnock was going to be advised he would need to "spend a lot more on clothes" as prime minister if Labour had won the 1992 General Election.</b><p>Newly-released archive papers show the plans civil servants had drawn up for a possible transfer of power.<p>A memo outlined the pay and expenses Mr Kinnock …

Snow causes traffic jams on major roads and closes 200 schools

<b>Heavy snow has caused traffic problems and led to widespread school closures.</b><p>A Met Office yellow "be aware" warning said up to 8in (20cm) of snow could fall in some areas between 00:05 GMT on Friday and 18:00 on Saturday.<p>Nearly 200 schools were closed and several major roads were affected, with …

Releasing balloons banned in Neath Port Talbot by council

<b>Releasing balloons on public land will be banned after plans were approved by a council.</b><p>Sky lanterns are banned by 20 of Wales' 22 councils, now Neath Port Talbot will extend this to cover balloons.<p>A report said they "are often mistaken as food by many species" and "can cause the animal to …

Caldey Island: Victim's call to remove abuse monk's body

<b>A survivor of abuse perpetrated by a monk from Caldey Abbey has called for his body to be exhumed and removed from the island.</b><p>The woman, who was abused by Father Thaddeus Kotik in the 1970s and 80s, said she wants an inquiry to be held.<p>Charlotte said that she did not speak out about the abuse as a …

Llandysul: The 'ghost town' with no banks

<b>With nearly 260 banks in the UK set to be closed by the Royal Bank of Scotland due to a rise in online banking, BBC Wales visited Llandysul in Ceredigion to see how closures there have affected the community.</b><p>Until recently, Rose Ainsworth had four banks and a post office within a five-minute stroll …

What happened to the fivers 'worth £50,000'?

<b>A year has passed since four special £5 notes, engraved with a tiny 5mm portrait of author Jane Austen and reckoned to be worth up to £50,000, went into circulation.</b><p>The fivers featured art by specialist micro-engraver Graham Short, whose previous work, a portrait of the Queen on a pinhead, sold for …

Being a new parent is 'incredibly lonely'

<b>When Lauren Thomas, from Penlan, Swansea, discovered she was pregnant at the age of 17, her life was turned upside down. Here she tells how loneliness became her constant companion.</b><p>When I found out I was pregnant, I was in total shock.<p>At the time, I was doing a bridge programme in Gower College …

Endometriosis: One woman's painful journey to diagnosis

<b>"It feels like hot knives stabbing through me, like fireworks going off inside me, like something twisting and stretching and taking over me."</b><p><b>This is Jaimee Rae McCormack's description of the pain of endometriosis.</b><p><b>The condition, where cells like the ones in the lining of the womb are found</b> …

Wales police technology has 'ethical responsibility too'

<b>Technology could revolutionise policing in Wales but it comes with its own set of ethical responsibilities, according to a leading officer.</b><p>Acting Assistant Chief Constable Jonathan Edwards, of South Wales Police, is head of the Fusion Project.<p>The initiative has piloted devices such as automated …