DAVE LEE TRAVIS: DJ Dave Lee Travis has been taken “off air with immediate effect” by radio station Magic AM after his arrest yesterday.
Travis, who was arrested by officers investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, presents a weekend show on the station.
A spokeswoman for Bauer Media which owns Magic AM said: “Following the arrest and release on police bail of Dave Lee Travis, Bauer Media has decided to take him off air with immediate effect.
POLICE COMMISSIONER: Police Minister Damian Green said it would have been “better” if more people voted, but added: “The measure of this policy is not the turnout, it’s what the police and crime commissioners achieve over the next few years.”
BBC: BBC journalists are to be balloted on strikes over job cuts, raising the threat of action over the festive season. The National Union of Journalists said the move was in protest against cuts at the Asian Network and at BBC Scotland, BBC News and the World Service.
POLICE COMMISSIONER: Christopher Salmon (Conservative) takes Dyfed Powys Police Commissioner vote.
BUS: We are getting reports that an object came off the Blue Bridge in Rhyl and hit a Number 12 bus. The bus stopped and the passengers had to get off. They were taken on their journeys by another bus. No-one is believed hurt. Will bring you more as soon as we have it.
POWYS COMMISSIONER: Leader of the Opposition Andrew RT Davies AM has congratulated Christopher Salmon on his election to the post of Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner.
Mr Davies said: “Christopher ran an excellent campaign and I congratulate him on his new role.
“This is a fantastic achievement for both him and the Welsh Conservative party as a whole."
FREE PARKING: Denbighshire council given Town Councils five free parking days to use throughout the year, and Rhyl’s Town Councillors have chosen to use their quota on the five Saturdays leading up to Christmas.
Parking will be free at the six town centre car parks - Children’s Village, Railway Station, the Skytower, on Morley Road, on West Kinmel Street and within the Disabled Area at the Library on 24th November and on 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd December.
MCAT SUPPLY: A teenager has admitted offering to supply MCAT, a class "B" drug.
Defendant Scott Joshua Stewart, 19, of Gwelfryn, Prestatyn, appeared at Mold Crown Court today and pleaded guilty to possessing the drug with intent to supply, and two charges of offering to supply the drug.
He was bailed pending sentence. Judge Rhys Rowlands told him that any supply of drugs, particularly to young people out and about in night clubs, was a very serious matter.
Arriva Trains Wales @ArrivaTW: It's a bit wet & grey in Cardiff today. Make sure you wrap up warm if you're coming into town for the rugby
BY-ELECTION: Labour expects to win the Corby by-election with a majority of more than 4,000, senior party sources said today.
The Tory candidate Christine Emmett is expected to lose out to Labour’s Andy Sawford, who needs to overturn the Conservative majority of 1,951 votes.
A poll drubbing in the seat, which was held by Louise Mensch, would give Labour its first Tory by-election scalp since 1997 and prove embarrassing for Prime Minister David Cameron.
HOUSE FIRE:A house fire that started in a airing cupboard caused severe fire damage to two bedrooms and a bathroom at a property in Rhostryfan, near Caernarfon. Firefighters from Caernarfon were called to the property on Tanyrallt shortly after 10am.
They tackled the blaze, which was caused by an electrical fault in the airing cupboard. No one was injured.
TRAFFIC: For anyone travelling over the border there are severe delays on the M6, both southbound near the Knutsford junction and northbound at Orrell interchange due to two accidents.
I'm now leaving for the day, David Powell and Steve Stratford will keep you updated with any breaking news this afternoon. Have a good weekend. Come on Wales tonight!
POLICE COMMISSIONER: With 14 commissioners elected out of 41 in the Police election so far, the party line-up is: Conservative 6, Labour 5, Independent 3.
COURT: A man charged with robbery and attempted robbery, allegedly at knife point, has been further remanded in custody today. Anthony Phillip Bennion (29) of no fixed abode but who comes from the Wrexham area, will be asked to enter pleas to the charges in January. Judge Rhys Rowlands, sitting at Mold Crown Court, rejected a bail application. Myles Wilson, defending, suggested that his client if bailed could live with his uncle in Pen y Waun, Chirk.