‘Labour voters have come home after Brexit election of 2019’, Welsh Tory leader claims Welsh Labour leader Mark Drakeford has heralded “an extraordinary set of results in extraordinary times” after a strong showing that bucked the trend of the party nationwide.The party of Mr Drakeford, who has been the face of the region’s’ coronavirus response as Welsh first minister, looked set to remain in government on Friday night after holding its ground in key Senedd seats that had been targeted by the Tories.
Results are continuing to come in following Super Thursday’s elections.– The Conservatives won the Hartlepool by-election, with Jill Mortimer seizing the seat from Labour with a majority of 6,940.– Tory Ben Houchen was re-elected as Tees Valley mayor by a landslide on the first count, taking almost 73% of the vote.
BOXING boss Bradley Welsh could pack a punch - whether it was earning the respect of gangsters or raising thousands of pounds for poverty stricken kids.He made no secret of a criminal youth which also saw him gain a fearsome reputation as a football casual.Just weeks before his death he insisted he was a reformed character but his past was “always with him”.
Plaid Cymru leader represents Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Pl;aid Cymru cemented its hold on the Carmarthen East and Dinefwr seat as party leader romped to victory.He won with 14,427 votes in 2016 and eclipsed that this time round, polling 15,261 votes.Labour's Rob James was runner-up with 8,448 votes, with Welsh Conservative Havard Hughes third with 7,751.
First Minister Mark Drakeford hailed an 'extraordinary set of results' as the party exceeded gloomy polls and edged closer to a majority Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford offered Labour a glimmer of hope as his party looked on course to retain control of the Welsh Government.Mr Drakeford praised "an extraordinary set of results in extraordinary times" as he increased his own majority by a whopping 10,000 votes.
CCTV footage has been released which shows Bradley Welsh killer Sean Orman going to and then fleeing the murder scene near his home in Edinburgh’s West End.On Friday, Orman was jailed for a minium of 28 years for murdering Welsh on his doorstep and ten years for the attempted murder of Welsh’s friend, David McMillan, during a machete attack at his home in the city’s Greenbank area the month before.
The 30-year-old gunned down Welsh, 48, who had just returned from his boxing gym to his home in the city’s New Town.CCTV footage has been released of the killer of T2 Trainspotting star Bradley Welsh fleeing near his home after shooting dead the boxer.
There were mixed election results in Wales, with Labour holding on to the battleground seat of Wrexham while the Conservatives won another key constituency in the north, the Vale of Clwyd.Labour retained strongholds in the south including Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney and Caerphilly – signs that the party may be on course to win enough seats to remain in government.
CHILLING CCTV shows gangland hitman Sean Orman fleeing the scene of Bradley Welsh’s execution with the murder weapon clutched by his side.The gun nut, 30, was today found guilty of murdering the T2 Trainspotting star in a savage ambush.Shocking images of the maniac before and after the £10,000 hit were last night released by prosecutors after he was ordered to spend at least 28 years behind bars.
Dyfed-Powys failed to record thousands of crimes A POLICE force in Wales is putting the safety of the public at risk by failing to record thousands of crimes a year, according to inspectors.Dyfed-Powys has been issued with an “accelerated cause of concern” by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) due to missing out on an estimated 4,400 crimes every 12 months.
These countries may be able to go to the top of your holiday list, but a Welsh announcement on foreign travel is still awaited The UK government has announced which 'green list' countries people will soon be able to travel to from England without having to quarantine when they get back.
Senedd Election 2021: Labour doing better than expected WELSH Labour appears to have exceeded expectations as counting for the Welsh Parliament election continues.Only one of Wales’ so-called red wall seats, the Vale of Clwyd, fell to the Welsh Conservatives, while Labour also unseated the former Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood in Rhondda.
I am with Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett all the way on the proper name of Wales’ highest mountain (‘Snowdon’ may have its own beauty, but Yr Wyddfa is the name I’ll be using, 30 April), and I thought it was helpful of her to include both a synopsis of the folktale behind the name and a guide to pronunciation for non-Welsh speakers.
The contract killer who murdered T2 Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh has been given a life sentence for the “cowardly and wicked” killing.Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article.Sean Orman, 30, crept up behind Bradley Welsh, 48, and opened fire with a shotgun thought to be made in the 1890s on the evening of April 17 2019.
Giant talent sparked England v Wales tug-of-war but has barely been seen since headline-grabbing transfer
Sam Moore has been limited to just four appearances in 16 months for Cardiff Blues since committing his future to Welsh rugby.Now, he finally has a chance to show what he's all about Throwing his lot in with Welsh rugby has not worked out as Sam Moore would have hoped so far, but he insists he has no regrets over his decision.
Man found guilty of murdering ex boxer Bradley Welsh outside his Edinburgh home and is jailed for 28 years
A man is facing life in prison after being found guilty of murdering former boxing gym owner Bradley Welsh outside his Edinburgh home by shooting him in the head with a shotgun.Sean Orman was also found guilty of attempting to murder Welsh’s friend and businessman, David McMillan, 50, at his home in Pitcairn Grove in the Greenbank area of the city the month before.
Bradley Welsh gunman jailed for minimum of 28 years for Trainspotting 2 star's murder and attempted murder
Sean Orman was found guilty by a jury after a 12 day trial at the High Court in Edinburgh.A gunman who murdered T2 Trainspotting star Bradley Welsh on his doorstep has been jailed for a minimum of 28 years for his murder.Sean Orman was found guilty by a jury after a 12 day trial at the High Court in Edinburgh.
A HITMAN has been found guilty of executing T2 Trainspotting star Bradley Welsh.Sean Orman, 30, blasted the gym boss in the head with a shotgun outside his home in Edinburgh's upmarket New Town.Welsh was killed as returned to his pad in Chester Street from his Holyrood Boxing Gym on April 17 2019.