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Bones found at Stonehenge belonged to people from Wales

Tests show 5,000-year-old remains found at the world heritage site came from more than 100 miles away in west Wales The bones of people buried at Stonehenge, who died and were cremated about 5,000 years ago, have given up their secrets: like the bluestones, which form part of the famous prehistoric monument, they came from west Wales, near the Preseli Hills where the stones were quarried. The remains of at least 10 of 25 individuals, whose brittle charred bones were buried at the monument, showed that they did not spend…

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Teenager given life sentence for planned Justin Bieber gig attack

Lloyd Gunton, 17, researched security for the Cardiff concert and wrote a martyrdom letter A teenager who planned an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack on a pop concert a month after the Justin Bieber gig in Cardiff and wrote a martyrdom letter. Police raided the boys home in south Wales on the day of the show and found a claw hammer and a gutting knife in his school rucksack. His letter read: I am a soldier of the Islamic State. I have attacked Cardiff today because your government keep on bombing…

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Mystery of octopuses found crawling along Welsh beach

Up to 25 of the cephalopods end up on dry land, possibly confused or injured by the recent storms Dozens of octopus have been spotted emerging from the ocean and crawling along the Welsh coast in a nightly pilgrimage that has perplexed people at a seaside town. Up to 25 curled octopuses, which grow to a length of 50cm, were seen three nights in a row at New Quay beach in Ceredigion in west Wales. Some of the wayward cephalopods were later found dead, washed up on the beach. Brett…

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