#CapitalReports - North Wales

8 July 2016, 08:33

Everything you need to know in North Wales and the North West

 

DALLAS POLICE SHOT DEAD

Five police officers have been shot dead by snipers during protests in Dallas in Texas.

Police negotiate with suspect in Dallas

Thousands of people had been holding a Black Lives Matter rally to protest about the deaths of two black men who were shot by police.

Meanwhile there was a minute's silence at Beyonce's latest concert to pay tribute to the two men.

A screen at the show at Glasgow's Hampden Park Stadium last night also displayed of other black people killed by police brutality.

POLICE RACISM WARNING

Polish people living in North Wales and Chester have raised concerns about racist comments being made online after the referendum.

There's been an big increase in reports about hate crimes across the country after Britain voted to leave the EU.

3,076 incidents were reported to police in June - an increase of 42 per cent on last year.

TATA STEEL FUTURE

The Business Secretary will meet bosses at Tata to discuss reports the company's putting the sale of its steelworks on hold.

Sajid Javid will talk about the future of sites like the plant at Shotton in Flintshire.

NUCLEAR WASTE IN CHESHIRE

Radioactive waste from nuclear submarines is going to be stored at a site in Cheshire.

The Ministry of Defence says it will kept in Capenhurst until at least 2040.

LIVING WAGE PAYRISE

A report by the Bevan Foundation claims there aren't any companies in Flintshire signed up to pay the living wage.

It's about a pound an hour more than the national living wage which was introduced by the government.

OLLY'S NEW TRACK

Olly Murs has told Capital he thinks his new album is his best one yet.

His new track You Don't Know Love has been released today.

He says the song about falling in love is based on his own experiences.

WALES HOMECOMING PARADE

The Wales Euro 2016 team will get a heroes welcome when they arrive home today.

Wales squad thank fans in Lyon

There's going to be a special open-top bus parade for fans to celebrate their achievements at Euro 2016.

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