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Cardiff: Capital and largest city of Wales
Cardiff is the capital of Wales and its largest city. The eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom, it is Wales's 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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Ashley Williams: Wales captain left out of squad for Euro 2020 qualifier

Captain Ashley Williams is left out of the Wales squad for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Azerbaijan in Cardiff next month.
BBC News - Published

Wales v England: Ruaridh McConnochie, Maro Itoje & Courtney Lawes start

Wing Ruaridh McConnochie will win his first England cap in Saturday's tournament warm-up match against Wales in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Cardiff

Eddie Jones and Warren Gatland pleased with squads after World Cup warm-up games [Video]Eddie Jones and Warren Gatland pleased with squads after World Cup warm-up games

England head coach Eddie Jones and his Welsh counterpart Warren Gatland both came away pleased with their respective squads after two World Cup warm-up games. The pair were speaking after Wales beat..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:03Published

Eddie Jones on Ruaridh McConnochie's 'soreness' ahead of Wales clash [Video]Eddie Jones on Ruaridh McConnochie's 'soreness' ahead of Wales clash

Ruaridh McConnochie has become a late doubt for England's World Cup warm-up Test against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday because of muscle soreness. McConnochie was due to make his international debut in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

George Ford in positive mood ahead of Wales clash [Video]George Ford in positive mood ahead of Wales clash

England's George Ford looks ahead to their World Cup warm-up match against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. The Leicester fly-half says the win against their opponents at Twickenham will..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

Sala suffered carbon monoxide poisoning before plane crash, report says [Video]Sala suffered carbon monoxide poisoning before plane crash, report says

Emiliano Sala was exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide before he was killed in a plane crash and it is likely his pilot was also affected, accident investigators said. Tests on the Cardiff..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

Soccer player Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash - report [Video]Soccer player Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash - report

Air crash investigators reveal post mortem tests showed high levels of carbon monoxide in Emiliano Sala's body.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:10Published

Conjoined twins defy the odds in new home of Wales [Video]Conjoined twins defy the odds in new home of Wales

A pair of conjoined twins from Senegal are about to start full-time nursery in their new home of Cardiff, defying the expectation that they would only live a few days. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:05Published

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expecting new faces as United agree deal for Maguire [Video]Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expecting new faces as United agree deal for Maguire

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United to complete "one or two" deals before next week's transfer deadline after agreeing a fee with Leicester for England centre-back Harry Maguire. United will..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Wales's First Minister unimpressed after meeting with Boris Johnson [Video]Wales's First Minister unimpressed after meeting with Boris Johnson

Wales's First Minister Mark Drakeford was left frustrated with a lack of detail over Boris Johnson's Brexit plans after the pair met in Cardiff. Mr Johnson is on a tour of the United Kingdom in his..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:49Published

Homeless World Cup underway as fans flock to Cardiff [Video]Homeless World Cup underway as fans flock to Cardiff

Almost 50 countries take part in the Homeless World Cup football tournament

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:16Published

Michael Sheen opens the Homeless World Cup in Cardiff [Video]Michael Sheen opens the Homeless World Cup in Cardiff

Actor Michael Sheen described the opening of the Homeless World Cup as “hugely emotional” as the tournament kicked off in Cardiff. The competition sees people who have experienced social exclusion..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:34Published

Extinction Rebellion activists hold protests across the UK [Video]Extinction Rebellion activists hold protests across the UK

Extinction Rebellion protesters attempt to block traffic on Fleet Street in London. The group said it will begin a week-long "summer uprising" in Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Glasgow and London. Protesters..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

Johnson: UK would prosper after no-deal Brexit [Video]Johnson: UK would prosper after no-deal Brexit

Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson told a hustings in Cardiff that the UK has the ingredients to thrive should the country leave the European Union without a deal.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

Boris Johnson responds to Sadiq Khan's LGBT criticism [Video]Boris Johnson responds to Sadiq Khan's LGBT criticism

Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson responds to Sadiq Khan's criticism over historic LGBT language as he arrives for Tory leadership hustings at the All Nations Centre in Cardiff.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:33Published

Vodafone switches on 5G network [Video]Vodafone switches on 5G network

Vodafone has become the second UK 5G mobile operator as it officially switched on 5G network in seven UK cities, including Cardiff, London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

 

Childbirth: Cardiff hospital trials virtual reality during labour

The technology is described as something which can take pregnant women "out of the moment".
BBC News - Published

Cardiff murder: Police launch investigation after man found dead in city centre

Officers called to reports of assault near popular nightlife area
Independent - Published

Swarms of flies plaguing residents in Cardiff traced to steelworks

'They even get in when windows are closed,' complains victim of infestation
Independent - Published

Joshua-Ruiz rematch set for New York or Cardiff

Anthony Joshua's rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr looks set to take place in New York in November or Cardiff in December.
BBC News - Published

Extinction Rebellion bring London streets to standstill amid fresh wave of coordinated protests across UK

Protesters park colourful boats with slogan 'Act Now' in middle of roads in Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds and Glasgow
Independent - Published

South Africa beat Afghanistan by nine wickets for first World Cup win

south africa beat afghanistan by nine wickets for first world cup win
Imran Tahir takes 4-29 as South Africa win their first match at the World Cup with a nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Cricket World Cup: Jason Roy hits 153 as England beat Bangladesh in Cardiff

cricket world cup: jason roy hits 153 as england beat bangladesh in cardiff
Jason Roy's 153 helps England dominate Bangladesh and return to winning ways in the World Cup.
BBC News - Published

Cricket World Cup: Bowlers star as Sri Lanka edge Afghanistan

cricket world cup: bowlers star as sri lanka edge afghanistan
Sri Lanka's bowlers perform excellently to help their side defend a low score as they beat by Afghanistan by 34 runs in a rain-affected match in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan in low-scoring thriller

sri lanka beat afghanistan in low-scoring thriller
Sri Lanka deny Afghanistan a famous victory by winning a low-scoring thriller in the World Cup at Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

West Country fans could be 'alienated' by Welsh Hundred team

west country fans could be 'alienated' by welsh hundred team
Former England all-rounder Vic Marks believes the Cardiff-based The Hundred team will "not excite" West Country fans, regardless of its name.
BBC News - Published

Squirrel monkey in nappy 'bit person twice' in Cardiff

squirrel monkey in nappy 'bit person twice' in cardiff
The squirrel monkey's owner is being sought after the primate bit a person at a fair in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Fulham 1-0 Cardiff City: Craven Cottage defeat hits Bluebirds' survival hopes

fulham 1-0 cardiff city: craven cottage defeat hits bluebirds' survival hopes
Cardiff's Premier League survival hopes are hit after Ryan Babel's stunning strike gives Fulham victory at Craven Cottage.
BBC News - Published

Two arrested after horse collapses in Cardiff as Easter heatwave grips city

'She was sweating and panting fast, and I had to hold my hand under her head to stop it hitting on the pavement'
Independent - Published

Premier League Darts: Michael Van Gerwen leads Premier League with Rob Cross win

premier league darts: michael van gerwen leads premier league with rob cross win
Michael van Gerwen returns to the top of the Premier League as he comes from behind to thrash Rob Cross in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Cardiff or Brighton? Who will be relegated from the Premier League

cardiff or brighton? who will be relegated from the premier league
As the season enters its climax, the battle to avoid the final relegation spot in the Premier league is hotting up.
BBC News - Published

Cardiff cut gap with vital win at Brighton in relegation scrap

cardiff cut gap with vital win at brighton in relegation scrap
Relegation-threatened Cardiff win at Brighton to move to within two points of Chris Hughton's side - and a position of safety.
BBC News - Published

Man City ease past Cardiff to go top of Premier League

man city ease past cardiff to go top of premier league
Manchester City return to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable victory over Cardiff City at Etihad Stadium.
BBC News - Published

Chelsea boss Sarri 'getting used' to criticism from fans

chelsea boss sarri 'getting used' to criticism from fans
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says he is "getting used" to criticism as Blues fans turn on the Italian during a controversial win at Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Cardiff City 1-2 Chelsea: Visitors come from behind with Azpilicueta and Loftus-Cheek goals

cardiff city 1-2 chelsea: visitors come from behind with azpilicueta and loftus-cheek goals
Substitute Ruben Loftus-Cheek scores a dramatic 91st-minute winner as Chelsea come from behind to beat Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Chelsea come from behind to secure controversial win over Cardiff

chelsea come from behind to secure controversial win over cardiff
Substitute Ruben Loftus-Cheek scores a dramatic 91st-minute winner as Chelsea come from behind to beat Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Wales 1-0 Slovakia: Ryan Giggs' side begin qualifying campaign with win

wales 1-0 slovakia: ryan giggs' side begin qualifying campaign with win
Wales beat one of their main Euro 2020 qualifying rivals Slovakia thanks to Daniel James' first-half strike in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Ramsey out of Wales' opening Euro qualifier against Slovakia

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss the opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia in Cardiff on Sunday.
BBC News - Published

Wales beat Ireland to win rugby Grand Slam

Wales secure the Grand Slam with a dominant 25-7 win over Ireland in Cardiff as they clinch their first Six Nations title since 2013.
BBC News - Published

Sigurdsson scores twice as Everton add to Cardiff's relegation worries

sigurdsson scores twice as everton add to cardiff's relegation worries
Gylfi Sigurdsson scores twice as Everton end a run of three successive Premier League defeats with victory at relegation-threatened Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Wales had tactics to capitalise after England's mentality slipped - Guscott

wales had tactics to capitalise after england's mentality slipped - guscott
England let their focus slip and Wales had just the tactics to capitalise in Cardiff, says former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott.
BBC News - Published

England score nine tries to beat Wales in Women's Six Nations

england score nine tries to beat wales in women's six nations
England remain on course to win the Women's Six Nations Grand Slam after an emphatic 51-12 victory over Wales in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Wales 21-13 England: Hosts fight back to beat England in Cardiff

wales 21-13 england: hosts fight back to beat england in cardiff
Wales produce an inspired second-half display to beat England at Principality Stadium and keep their Six Nations Grand Slam hopes alive.
BBC News - Published

Deulofeu scores hat-trick as Watford thump Cardiff

deulofeu scores hat-trick as watford thump cardiff
Gerard Deulofeu scores Watford's first top-flight hat-trick since 1986 as they boost their hopes of a Europa League spot by cruising to victory at Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

'Wales v England - all paths lead to a sporting occasion like no other'

'wales v england - all paths lead to a sporting occasion like no other'
A Wales v England Six Nations match in Cardiff attracts fans from all corners to sample a unique atmosphere, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce.
BBC News - Published

England 'must relish Welsh hostility', says Jones

england 'must relish welsh hostility', says jones
Coach Eddie Jones says England have to relish taking on an entire nation when they play Wales in the Six Nations in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Wales select Anscombe at fly-half ahead of Biggar

Gareth Anscombe edges Dan Biggar to be Wales fly-half against England in their crunch Six Nations encounter in Cardiff on Saturday.
BBC News - Published

Wales v England: Ben Moon & Jack Nowell start Six Nations clash

Prop Ben Moon and wing Jack Nowell start for England in Saturday's Six Nations showdown with Wales in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

'You are hated there' - what's it like when England play Wales in Cardiff?

'you are hated there' - what's it like when england play wales in cardiff?
England will face a hostile atmosphere in Cardiff on Saturday - and it starts with the journey from the hotel to the stadium.
BBC News - Published

Welsh Open: Mark Selby, Ronnie O'Sullivan and Ding Junhui suffer shock defeats

welsh open: mark selby, ronnie o'sullivan and ding junhui suffer shock defeats
Mark Selby, Ronnie O'Sullivan and Ding Junhui are all knocked out of the Welsh Open in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

'Clever England exposed positioning of abject France'

'clever england exposed positioning of abject france'
Former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott on how England exploited France's positioning - and how the battle will unfold in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

Emiliano Sala: Probe into missing footballer's flight

Emiliano Sala was flying from Nantes to Cardiff when his flight disappeared near Alderney on Monday.
BBC News - Published

Missing Cardiff forward Sala a fighter, says his ex-boss Ranieri

missing cardiff forward sala a fighter, says his ex-boss ranieri
Missing Cardiff forward Emiliano Sala is a "fighter" and "wonderful character", says Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri, who managed him at Nantes.
BBC News - Published

Police to resume search for missing Cardiff footballer's plane on Wednesday

Police have suspended the search for a light aircraft carrying Cardiff City's new signing Emiliano Sala after it disappeared over the English Channel en route to the Welsh capital for the soccer player..
Reuters - Published

'Genuine concern' Cardiff signing Sala was on missing flight

'genuine concern' cardiff signing sala was on missing flight
The Piper Malibu with two people on board is reported to have lost contact near the Casquets lighthouse.
BBC News - Published

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