17/09/2016 BBC Wales Today


17/09/2016

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in Wales said today. leader, the party's leader

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Addressing delegates at the party's conference in Bournemouth,

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Nathan Gill also conceded there's turmoil within the party in Wales.

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More from our political reporter Cemlyn Davies.

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The there was applause for Nathan Gill as he took to the stage

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In a late change to the conference agenda, Ukip's leader in Wales

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replaced the party's group leader in the Welsh Assembly,

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Neil Hamilton, the decision highlighting the tensions

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between the two men and within Ukip but Mr Gill called

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We get behind our leader and we go forward and we become

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the official opposition, or we argue and we split

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and we still think it's about us and we think it's about how much

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media time I get or whatever the silly things are

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Nathan Gill conceded there is some turmoil within Ukip Wales.

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He now sits as an independent AM, unable to work alongside

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Neil Hamilton, who wasn't in the conference hall

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I'm afraid I regarded that speech as a lost opportunity,

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because he should have taken the opportunity to show

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what we as a group are doing in the Assembly but of course,

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With the conference now over, the Welsh delegates here

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in Bournemouth head back to Wales as divided as they arrived.

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Diane James' election as party leader, it seems,

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has simply deepened the split between them and they face

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a significant challenge to put on a united front ahead of next

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Cemlyn Davies, BBC Wales today at the Ukip conference in

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A body has been found on the beach near Porthcawl.

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Police were called to the area between Merthyr Mawr sand dunes

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Officers have informed the family of 74-year-old

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Eddie Wise, who's been missing from Chepstow since July.

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Thousands of people are attending the biggest public art event

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in Cardiff's history, with the capital being transformed

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It's the latest in a series of events to celebrate

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The sheer number of spectators has led to complaints about a lack

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of crowd control but organisers say all precautions are being taken

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To its title, the city of the unexpected is keeping the people of

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Cardiff on their toes as they enjoy some Roald Dahl magic and wonder on

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the streets of the city. The extravaganza began when a rather

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large piece of fruit appeared on Wood Street in the Capitol Centre.

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This giant peaches over seven metres high and like everything this

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weekend, nobody notices going to happen. However, this strange but

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familiar scene from one of my's best loved books has drawn crowds. So

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far, we've seen Mr Fox running down the street and is now we're going to

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see the big pitch of the road. We've come from North Wales to see what's

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going on. What do you think of this giant Peach? We've been waiting

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there half an hour and it's worth the wait. I feel sorry for the

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people carrying it! This collaboration between the National

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Theatre Wales and the Wales millennium Centre as been two years

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in the making. Performers brought the city centre to a standstill and

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so do the crowds. Thousands turned out and that's led to complaints on

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some social media about overcrowding. There are few

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unexpected hitch is here and there. Just dealing with the number of

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crowds, we're slightly behind schedule but everything seems to be

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going to plan otherwise. The biggest art event in Cardiff sisterly,

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straight from the pages of Roald Dahl's box will continue to night

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and begin all over again tomorrow. to night and begin all

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over again tomorrow. Football, and in the Championship,

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a 2-0 loss for Cardiff City, It's their fourth straight

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defeat and has intensified the scrutiny of Bluebirds boss,

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Paul Trollope. Not a great day in the

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lower leagues, either. In League 2, Newport lost away

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to Doncaster 2-0 and in the National League,

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Wrexham lost 2-0 to Woking. Let's take a quick look

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at the weather and we'll have a dry night, staying cool,

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with lows of 9C. Tomorrow will start fine with some

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sunny spells, however, outbreaks of rain will arrive later

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across west Wales. We're back tomorrow

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evening at 6.45pm. For now, though, thanks for watching

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and have a lovely evening. I wish you a very good evening

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ahead and I hope you can

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