16 years for rapist of woman, 91

South Wales Argus: Lee-Joseph Dixon has been jailed for 16 years after he raped a woman in her 90s. (South Wales Police/PA)

6:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A teenager who raped a woman a woman in her 90s has been jailed for 16 years.

Marley skin cancer 'not sun-driven'

South Wales Argus: Bob Marley died of Acral melanoma

6:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A rare type of skin cancer that killed reggae star Bob Marley causes distinct genetic faults not driven by the action of sunlight, research has shown.

Sir Cliff turns down civic honour

South Wales Argus: Sir Cliff's 1992 Number 7 hit I Still Believe in You is less than 500 copies off the Top 40

4:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sir Cliff Richard has turned down the f reedom of his a dopted Portuguese home city after finding himself at the centre of a police sex abuse investigation.

Schools to get GCSEs 'sharp shock'

South Wales Argus: Exams regulator Ofqual warned there was likely to be "variability" in grades this summer

3:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Schools that used to play the system by entering pupils for exams early and multiple times could be in for a "sharp shock" tomorrow when GCSE results are published, it has been suggested.

Four arrests in letter bombs probe

South Wales Argus: The Armed Forces careers office in Canterbury, Kent, where suspected explosive devices were found

12:15pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident republican letter bomb attacks in Northern Ireland and England, including on a number of Armed Forces recruitment offices.

Stars chilling out for charity

South Wales Argus: This Morning presenter Ruth Langsford is doused with ice and water

11:57am Wednesday 20th August 2014

David Beckham did it topless. Lady Gaga performed it in her signature quirky style. Bill Gates did it in slow motion. And Vin Diesel put the challenge to Vladimir Putin.

Lib Dems criticised over Rennard

South Wales Argus: Lord Rennard stressed that none of the claims against him had been proved

10:55am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The Liberal Democrats have been accused of failing to stick up for women after Lord Rennard had his suspension from the party lifted.

Second man held in container probe

South Wales Argus: Police officers stand by the main entrance to Tilbury Docks in Essex, where a group of immigrants was found in a shipping container

7:37am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Police have arrested a second man in connection with an investigation into the death of an immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks.

Dissent makes rate rise more likely

South Wales Argus: Two members of the Bank of England's committee voted for a 0.25% rise

10:01am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The prospect of an interest rate hike before the end of the year was reopened today as it was revealed that two members of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) voted for a 0.25% rise this month.

UK-grown watermelons set for shops

South Wales Argus: British-gown watermelons, produced by S&A Produce based in Marden, Hereford, will go on sale this week

5:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A UK supermarket is to stock home-grown watermelons for the first time following a successful crop nurtured by a 19-year-old agriculture student.






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