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THE POPPY: A matter of individual choice

WEEKENDER: Time to declare an armistice on poppy wars

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03:  Captain Chris Robshaw of England walks off dejected during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 3, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty

WEEKENDER: You just can't beat a good Group of Death

How will your business cope during the Rugby World Cup, which kicks off on Friday? (39062615)

WEEKENDER: Rugby breaks out at Rugby World Cup, shock!

WEEKENDER: Are driverless cars about to give pedestrians the push?

WEEKENDER: Are driverless cars about to give pedestrians the push?

Ballot box

WEEKENDER: No end to bickering leaders’ TV debates

Gareth Bale takes on Israeli defenders

WEEKENDER: Wales have left us daring to dream

England's Mike Brown receives treatment for an injury during the 6 Nations match at Twickenham, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday February 14, 2015. See PA story RUGBYU England. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

THE WEEKENDER: No room for head injury compromise in a physically unforgiving sport

QUESTION: Does a 'real' man wince after shaving?

WEEKENDER: Can questions reveal the 'real' man in me?


WEEKENDER: Why technology gets under my skin


WEEKENDER: Election debates are a real TV turn-off

PREMIER PUSH: Cardiff City defender Ben Turner, seen here tussling with Newcastle's Papiss Cisse last season, believes the Bluebirds can return to the Premier League

WEEKENDER: Red or blue? Why fans are right to get shirty

Turkey Christmas dinner (3072097)

WEEKENDER: Christmas dinner shouldn't be a chore

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO..?: The Stranglers, who woke me up....

WEEKENDER: Who woke me up? The Stranglers or David Soul?

WEEKENDER: ‘Tis the season to be jolly a bit too early...

WEEKENDER: ‘Tis the season to be jolly a bit too early...

TRAGIC LOSS: Phillip Hughes

WEEKENDER: Changes are needed after Phillip Hughes tragedy

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Wales v New Zealand All Blacks
Luke Charteris takes on Richie McCaw and Sam Whitelock (2337944)

WEEKENDER: Bring on the All Blacks

Screengrab from a video provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) of Dr Matt Taylor introduced on stage Monika Jones during a video livestream, as Taylor's involvement in the European Space Agency's mission to land on a comet for the first time has been

WEEKENDER: Why clothes should maketh the comet chaser


WEEKENDER: The humble greeting card is holding its own in our digital age

Beach football (11884462)

WEEKENDER: Heat remains on FIFA over Qatar World Cup finals

Welsh fans (11365323)

WEEKENDER: Welsh football and pessimism go hand in hand - for now

File photo dated 09-10-2014 of Cricketer Kevin Pietersen. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday October 10, 2014. Kevin Pietersen claims he is still none the wiser as to the reasons for his sacking from the England team. See PA story CRICKET Pieters

All hail the mavericks - for sport can be dull without them

Argus-Mark     15-03-13..Traffic congestion approaching J28 on the M4 after a fatal accident in the Brynglas Tunnels. (8315951)

WEEKENDER: The story of 1991 and the road to nowhere

CB 28.9.11 

WEEKENDER: The late summer sun triggers memories

Yes campaign supporters in George Square, Glasgow, as ballet papers for the Scottish independence referendum are counted through the night. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 19, 2014. See PA story REFERENDUM Main. Photo credit should

WEEKENDER: Scotland - breaking up is hard to do, but staying together is no less tricky

Education Minister Leighton Andrews quit after a row over his support for a school in his Rhondda constituency, which faced closure under his own surplus places policy.

WEEKENDER: Will Leighton Andrews step back into the bullring?

British Prime Minister David Cameron and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel (10017341)

WEEKENDER: Nato - Why our city can be proud of itself

File photo dated 26-08-2014 of Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal showing his dejection during defeat to MK Dons during the Capital One Cup Second Round match at Stadium:mk, Milton Keynes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August 27, 20

WEEKENDER: Wrong team inflicted United’s cup calamity

Reading Festival (9600870)

WEEKENDER: Beer, chocolate and wellies... festival fun being had by all

Members of the England team arrive during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony at Celtic Park, Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 23, 2014. See PA story COMMONWEALTH Ceremony. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA

WEEKENDER: Games’ feelgood spirit is a lesson for football

There off. The National Trust Easter egg hunt at Tredegar House, Newport. L-R Isla Williams 8  Carys Salter 9 and Joe Salter 7  (7859636)

WEEKENDER: We should celebrate sporty youngsters

Belgium's Nicolas Lombaerts blocks a shot by South Korea's Koo Ja-cheol during the group H World Cup soccer match between South Korea and Belgium at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth

WEEKENDER: A real buzz about the contest’s underdogs

England fans are left dejected after the final whistle during the Group D match the Estadio do Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 19, 2014. See PA Story SOCCER England. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/P

WEEKENDER: England’s woes have an entertaining side

File photo dated 26/10/2013 of Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday May 20, 2014. Rani Abraham, the former temporary personal assistant who leaked sexist emails sent by Premier League chief executi

WEEKENDER: Stop playing down the Scudamore gaffe

Fruit and vegetables (6272851)

WEEKENDER: France kick off early with row

Passengers aboard a cruise ship (6063675)

WEEKENDER: Turning 50 is just another number

SHAKING THINGS UP: Rock 'n' roll music has been studded with individual artists and bands, and musical movements, that have by turns bemused, befuddled and downright scared The Establishment. Pictured is one such band of the 1950s, Bill Haley and

WEEKENDER: Government-approved rock music - the nightmare begins

HEALTH Obesity 1 (4930873)

THE WEEKENDER: Too fat to fight back -are we at the point where overweight is OK?

File photo dated 31/12/08 of a pound coin as the £1 coin celebrates its 30th birthday on Sunday - although the pound in your pocket does not go as far now as it did in 1983. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday April 19, 2013. The coin

WEEKENDER: Celebrating the return of the 12-sided piece

Great Britain's (left to right) Lauren Gray, Claire Hamilton, Vicki Adams, Anna Sloan and Eve Muirhead pose for a picture in the Olympic Park during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday February

WEEKENDER: Sport and politics are an unavoidable mix

Wales players look dejected in the final minutes of the RBS 6 Nations match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday February 8, 2014. See PA story RUGBYU Ireland. Photo credit should read: Brain Lawless/PA Wi

WEEKENDER: Politicians fail to give flood crisis any welly

Luke Connolly looks to break  for Blackwood against Pontypool (3872286)

WEEKENDER: Sporting memories rekindled in the mud

Chemistry Teacher with Students in Class  (3739886)

WEEKENDER: A longer school day must be all about the children

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WEEKENDER: Time to give the apostrophe its due

File photo dated 28/11/13 of the Amazon fulfillment centre in Peterborough Cambridgeshire. Online retailers are expecting their busiest day of the year as pre-Christmas shoppers take part in Cyber Monday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday Decemb

WEEKENDER: Drone delivery? You’re joking!

File photo dated 28/11/13 of the Amazon fulfillment centre in Peterborough Cambridgeshire. Online retailers are expecting their busiest day of the year as pre-Christmas shoppers take part in Cyber Monday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday Decemb

WEEKENDER: A father’s Christmas is always a busy one

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Diverse Music on Charles Street in Newport, a large section of vinyl records on sale (1676412)

WEEKENDER: Rising sales put vinyl fans back in the groove


WEEKENDER: Tighten up on young drivers, but cut costs

The demolition of the Chartist mural in Newport (1317500)

WEEKENDER: Delight and despair over art in Newport

COST CUTTING: How much a year would be saved by closing all or libraries for one, two or three days a week?

WEEKENDER: Cuts will mean more than just 'lights out'

FRACKING: Could be coming to an unloved area near you

Fracking could come to us all – north, south, east and west


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