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January 9, 2019 2:35 PM Buyer 'willing to pay £100,000 for Port Talbot Banksy'

Someone is willing to pay about £100,000 for the Banksy on a garage in Port Talbot, an art dealer has said. Garage owner Ian Lewis has received several approaches from private collectors hoping to buy the piece. Art dealer and Banksy expert John Brandler said his client would offer a six-figure sum "because it fits nicely into his collection". Mr Lewis 118

December 22, 2018 6:36 PM Banksy's 'Season's Greetings' protected with plastic

Banksy's latest work in south Wales has been covered with a protective plastic screen. It appeared on a garage in Port Talbot and depicts a child enjoying snow falling on one side, while the other reveals it is a fire emitting ash. Film star Michael Sheen, who grew up in the area, helped pay for the screen. He is also contributing towards security, media 69

December 19, 2018 10:44 AM Banksy Port Talbot: Is THIS grafitti of a child a work of art by Banksy?

GRAFITTI resembling the hand of Banksy has popped up along two garage walls in Port Talbot in Wales - but is it a genuine Banksy? Swansea Bay resident Rachel Honey-Jones, 33, said: “It's amazing, an incredible addition to Port Talbot. "Everything about it is political messaging, the way the boy has been drawn, the positioning near the steelworks, the fact it was done just after 267

November 15, 2018 5:13 PM The Welsh town hoping to avoid a 'no-deal' Brexit

Many people in Port Talbot, which is home to a Tata steelworks, are anxious Theresa May's draft Brexit deal will be voted down. It is a town where 13,000 people were once employed at the steelworks. Now, it is less than half that. Despite receiving millions of pounds in EU development money over the years, 52% of people who voted in the referendum opted 94

June 29, 2018 10:44 PM Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp agree merger deal

The flat steel businesses of the two companies in Europe and the steel mill services of the Thyssenkrupp group will merge in the proposed 50:50 joint venture. The German-based company’s executive board approved the plans on Friday after signing a memorandum of understanding last September. Both firms employ a total of 48,000 workers, with Tata owning 35

January 11, 2018 5:05 PM Pictured: Bosses living the high life as companies are fined £600,000 for sending 44million unwanted emails, 15 million nuisance calls and 1m texts

Companies behind 44million spam emails, 15million nuisance calls and a million unwanted texts have been fined a total of £600,000. A watchdog said hundreds of complaints prompted investigations into four firms, all of which broke the law by not having people's agreement to be contacted by them. While the spam firm bosses enjoyed the high life, customers 36

November 22, 2017 3:52 PM Mortgage advisor and his wife go on dine-and-dash spree hitting Beefeater restaurants four times in just three months for £91-a-time bills

A husband and wife went on a dine-and-dash spree in four Beefeater restaurants, running up £91 bills before fleeing without paying. Mortgage advisor Paul Brown and his wife Rhiannon began their spree by fleecing three different branches of the restaurants in just one month. But the pair were caught when they returned to one of the restaurants for a fourth 25

October 22, 2017 10:40 AM Storm Brian: Road and railways open after disruption

Most roads and railway lines have reopened after Storm Brian caused heavy disruption on Saturday. The strongest gusts on the UK mainland have been in Wales, with 78mph (125 km/h) winds recorded at Aberdaron, Gwynedd, and Capel Curig, Conwy county. Homes across south Wales lost power but electricity has since been restored. A flood warning is still in place 36

October 21, 2017 3:22 PM Storm Brian: Disruption as Wales hit by 78mph gales

Properties in Wales are without power, main roads are closed and public transport disrupted as Wales is being battered by Storm Brian. The strongest gusts on the UK mainland have been in Wales, with 78mph (125 km/h) winds recorded at Aberdaron, Gwynedd, and Capel Curig, Conwy county. The M4's Briton Ferry Bridge - between junction 41 and junction 42 - in Neath 37

July 3, 2017 8:51 PM Steel magnate Sanjeev Gupta offers pensions hope to UK steelworkers

Steelworkers whose pensions were in peril after their company fell into administration could be getting a lifeline from industry magnate Sanjeev Gupta. His growing Liberty House steelmaker has been hammering out a better deal for 1,700 members of the Caparo Industries pension scheme. Many are at risk of falling into the pensions lifeboat after Caparo 68