Blaenau-Ffestiniog

Wales, United Kingdom

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World War Two: The little-known role of a Welsh quarry
As the Nazis threatened Britain with invasion, Winston Churchill ordered its most valuable art out of London.

National search for missing Wakefield teenager Nicole

Police officers are trying to find a missing 16-year-old girl who's been missing from Wakefield for five days.

Nicole Harris
West Yorkshire Police

Nicole Harris was last seen in the Quebec Street area of the city, but a national search has now started for her.

She is known to have links to various parts of the country including South Yorkshire, Shropshire, Humberside, Merseyside and North Wales, West Yorkshire Police said.

Nicole who is described as a "vulnerable teenager", is 5ft 3ins tall and has long brown hair and a burn scar on the side of her nose.

Blaenau Ffestiniog mountain fire: Houses evacuated
Families in about 20 homes are evacuated from their homes as fire crews tackle a mountain blaze.

Severe disruption: A470 Gwynedd both ways

BBC News Travel

A470 Gwynedd both ways severe disruption, from A496 Benar Road to Cromwell Street.

A470 Gwynedd - A470 Church Street closed in both directions from the A496 Benar Road junction to the Cromwell Street junction, because of a serious fire.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Sheep attacks: 'These dogs have got a taste for blood'
Farmers who witnessed the aftermath of a brutal dog attack on their sheep are calling for changes to the law.