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Cardiff: Capital of Wales
Cardiff is the capital of Wales and its largest city. The eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom, it is Wales' chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural institutions and Welsh media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales. At the 2011 census, the unitary authority area population was estimated to be 346,090, and the wider urban area 479,000. Cardiff is a significant tourist centre and the most popular visitor destination in Wales with 21.3 million visitors in 2017. In 2011, Cardiff was ranked sixth in the world in National Geographic's alternative tourist destinations.

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Rows upon rows of cubicles hastily erected in London’s ExCel centre show the expected scale of the explosion in numbers of coronavirus patients. The effort should see the temporary facility in the..

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Tributes paid to former footballer Peter Whittingham [Video]

Tributes paid to former footballer Peter Whittingham

Cardiff City supporters lay floral tributes, scarves, shirts and flags outside the Cardiff City Stadium in memory of former Bluebird Peter Whittingham, who died on Thursday aged 35. The former Cardiff..

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Former Cardiff midfielder Peter Whittingham has died at the age of 35 following a fall 12 days ago. Whittingham suffered head injuries at a pub in Barry on March 7 from what South Wales Police have..

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Coronavirus contact centre in Wales takes calls [Video]

Coronavirus contact centre in Wales takes calls

Workers handle phone calls at a contact centre set up by Public Health Wales to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. In addition to handling calls to the 111 service, the centre in Cardiff is also..

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England coach Eddie Jones says his side are a 'better team' now than at the World Cup last year. England temporarily signed off a Guinness Six Nations abbreviated by coronavirus by winning the Triple..

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Wayne Pivac: there were lots of big moments [Video]

Wayne Pivac: there were lots of big moments

Wales post-match press conference with head coach Wayne Pivac and captain Alun Wyn Jones after 27-23 Guinness Six Nations defeat to France in Cardiff.

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77-year-old fights off robber in Cardiff [Video]

77-year-old fights off robber in Cardiff

Police are appealing for information on an attempted robbery, after a 77-year-old man bravely fought off a suspected robber, who was left empty-handed. The elderly man was using the cash machine..

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Wayne Pivac: A lot of people now know who Nick Tompkins is [Video]

Wayne Pivac: A lot of people now know who Nick Tompkins is

Wales head coah Wayne Pivac praises his new try scorer, former England junior international centre Nick Tomkins, who crossed over on debut after coming off the bench. He made his comments at a..

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