Health warning over wild mushrooms

South Wales Guardian: Public Health England says 84 cases of mushroom poisoning have been reported this year

11:08am Thursday 2nd October 2014

People setting out for autumnal countryside walks have been urged to take care if they are planning to forage for mushrooms after dozens of people have fallen ill from poisoning.

No risk from Help to Buy - Bank

South Wales Guardian: Mark Carney told George Osborne a house price cap and the fee charged to lenders who use it "remain appropriate"

10:07am Thursday 2nd October 2014

The Bank of England will not ask for changes to the Government's Help to Buy scheme after finding it does not pose a risk to financial stability and has not driven up house prices, it announced today.

Singer Lynsey de Paul dies at 64

South Wales Guardian: Lynsey de Paul's biggest hit Sugar Me got to number five in the singles chart in 1972

10:10am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul, who scored top 10 hits, wrote TV themes and represented the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest, has died at the age of 64.

Jail terms for failed smugglers

South Wales Guardian: Border Force officers foiled the plot

10:10am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A gang who attempted to smuggle illegal immigrants into the UK through a quiet village quay have been jailed.

Write-off boost for Wonga debtors

South Wales Guardian: Wonga is writing off the debts of 330,000 customers

9:31am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Wonga is to write off the debts of 330,000 customers after it admitted it has made loans to people who could not afford to repay them.

McCanns online abuse dossier probed

South Wales Guardian: Kate and Gerry McCann were subjected to the abuse online, according to the dossier

3:54am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A dossier of online abuse directed at the parents of Madeleine McCann is being examined by police.

Angry Clegg demands May apology

South Wales Guardian: Nick Clegg has demanded an apology from Theresa May after she claimed he put children at risk by blocking the so-called snoopers' charter

10:26am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Nick Clegg has launched a furious attack on Home Secretary Theresa May for saying he put children at risk by blocking the so-called snoopers' charter.

Ryanair 'axes cabin crew calendar'

South Wales Guardian: Ryanair's calendars were first published in 2008

9:31am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Ryanair has called time on its calendar of cabin crew in bikinis, according to reports.

'Racist' Banksy mural removed

South Wales Guardian: The Banksy artwork was removed from a wall in Clacton-on-Sea (

8:36am Thursday 2nd October 2014

One of street artist Banksy's newest works has been removed following complaints it was racist.

Facebook in drag queens U-turn

South Wales Guardian: Facebook says transgender and drag queen users will be able to use their stage names to log in

9:31am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Facebook has apologised to transgender and drag queen users whose accounts were deleted for violating its policy on using real names.

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