GWENT rugby legend Charlie Faulkner told how he carried a baby 100 yards to safety through a stampeding crowd after a suspected terror attack at Jerusalem's Wailing Wall.

1000 Christians marched through Blackwood to proclaim their faith and protest against a plan to open an occult centre in the town.

An arson attack on the post office parcel depot at Leeway Indistrial estate was discovered to have been started by a 15-year-old boy to cover the fact that he had burgled the factory three times and was trying to destroy evidence.

The future of Gwent's one remaining deep mine, Oakdale was to be put under review. The announcement came on the day that British Coal finally closed Merthyr Vale colliery, the pit at the centre of the 1966 Aberfan disaster.