Sheridan Smith opens her heart

The demo became Are You Just Sleeping, a beautifully sad song about death and loss, which forms the centrepiece of Sheridan’s second album. “Are you just sleeping? Will you wake up?” she sings with a notable wobble in her voice. “We’ve still got plenty of things to talk about“. As…

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Motorbike revolutionary

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRex McCandless He is one of the UK’s less celebrated inventors, but his remarkable talents revolutionised the motorcycle. Rex McCandless was a well respected motorbike racer who transformed the structure of vehicle, with his design forming the base of most modern bikes.…

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Two runners die at Cardiff Half Marathon

“They unfortunately become the first fatalities in the 15 year history of the race.” The men were treated on the finishing line before being taken to Cardiff’s University Hospital Wales. South Wales Police said the men’s next-of-kin had been notified. Related Topics Running NSPCC Haverfordwest Fitness Marathon running Cardiff Original…

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May: No special treatment for EU migrants

The British Retail Consortium said the policy should be based on the economy’s needs rather an “arbitrarily” drawing a line based on salaries or skills. And Labour said the government was making a “dubious distinction” between low and high-skilled workers – saying care workers were technically “low-skilled” but were “vital…

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