MUSIC store HMV is appointing an administrator, thousands of jobs at risk across the UK.

The chain, which has shops in Newport and Cwmbran, will appoint Deloitte to keep its 239 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland open while it assesses the business and looks for any possible buyers.

The company employs around 4,350 people.

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