Hello! Welcome to Wales Online’s live blog for Wednesday 20th December. Whether you’re on the road, at home or at work, we’ll bring you the latest news from across Wales, as well as the latest traffic and travel updates.

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Traffic jams on the M4 eastbound

This morning there is congestion on the M4 eastbound at J33 Capel Llanilltern.

Traffic Wales has warned that delays are likely.

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Prince Andrew’s alleged ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein are under increased scrutiny

The Duke of York’s alleged links to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will come under increased scrutiny following the publication of hundreds of files in a libel case, AP reports.

US judge Loretta Presca ruled on Monday that documents relating to more than 170 people who were associates, friends or victims of financier Epstein must be made public.

They include 40 pieces of evidence from Johanna Sjoberg, who claimed Prince Andrew touched her breasts while sitting on the sofa in the American billionaire’s Manhattan apartment in 2001.

Buckingham Palace had previously said the allegations were “categorically false”.

The documents are part of a 2015 US defamation case brought by Virginia Giuffre against Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who supplied underage girls to Epstein.

Writing in There will be a lot of nervous people on Christmas Day and Christmas Day. New Year, or rather 170, who’s on the naughty list?

“This (wouldn’t have) been possible without the honorable Judge Preska.”

Those named in the documents will have 14 days to appeal the judge’s decision, meaning they will likely be released in early January.

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Weather forecast for Wednesday

Today will be windy and cloudy, in some places it will rain briefly. Here’s the full forecast for Wales today:

Very cloudy with rain or light rain in the west, sometimes clearer, mainly in the east. Wind with some gusts especially in the hills and coasts. Moderate. The maximum temperature is 11°C.”

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