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1 month ago
New York City

Stalker jailed over repeatedly stabbing pregnant ex-girlfriend in street in Aberfan

A man has been jailed for attempted murder after viciously attacking his pregnant ex-girlfriend in South Wales. [ more ]
#xl-bully-dogs
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London

XL Bully attack latest: Woman mauled to death by her two dogs in Hornchurch

Owning XL Bully dogs without an exemption certificate is a criminal offense in England and Wales as of February 1st. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Woman mauled to death by her pet XL Bullies in east London home

Owning XL Bully dogs without exemption certificate is illegal in England and Wales since February 2021. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London

XL Bully attack latest: Woman mauled to death by her two dogs in Hornchurch

Owning XL Bully dogs without an exemption certificate is a criminal offense in England and Wales as of February 1st. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Woman mauled to death by her pet XL Bullies in east London home

Owning XL Bully dogs without exemption certificate is illegal in England and Wales since February 2021. [ more ]
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ITPro
2 months ago
Information security

UK's first national security center to open in Wales

The launch of Cymru Security Operations Centre (CymruSOC) in Wales aims to protect critical services from cyber attacks, emphasizing the importance of digital resilience. [ more ]
ComputerWeekly.com
2 months ago
Information security

Wales gets UK's first national SOC | Computer Weekly

The establishment of Wales' national security operations center (CymruSOC) is crucial for safeguarding public sector entities and employees from cyber threats, emphasizing a collaborative approach and the importance of digital resilience. [ more ]
#local-elections
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London politics

Local election results in full: Who has won the council and mayoral ballots?

Conservatives facing potential worst defeat in 40 years in local elections. [ more ]
BBC News
2 months ago
London

Local elections 2024 live: Polling stations open across England and Wales - BBC News

Local elections taking place in England and Wales with a focus on councils, mayors, and police commissioners. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
London politics

England's Local Elections and Their Wider Significance, Explained

Local elections in England and Wales to serve as a bellwether of general public opinion and potential power shift in upcoming national elections. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London politics

Local election results in full: Who has won the council and mayoral ballots?

Conservatives facing potential worst defeat in 40 years in local elections. [ more ]
BBC News
2 months ago
London

Local elections 2024 live: Polling stations open across England and Wales - BBC News

Local elections taking place in England and Wales with a focus on councils, mayors, and police commissioners. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
London politics

England's Local Elections and Their Wider Significance, Explained

Local elections in England and Wales to serve as a bellwether of general public opinion and potential power shift in upcoming national elections. [ more ]
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www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ex-Spurs, Wales and Swansea winger Medwin dies aged 91

Terry Medwin, former Swansea, Tottenham Hotspur, and Wales winger, passed away at 91. He scored key goals for Wales and was part of Spurs' successful squad. [ more ]
#england
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Watch: Britain's biggest-ever benefit fraud gang shower floor with 20 notes

A benefit fraud gang in Britain falsely claimed over 50 million in Universal Credit, organizing the largest fraud in England and Wales.
The fraudsters used the benefits system to generate cash, showering their flat with hundreds of 20 notes. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
London

Pro-Palestinian protesters voice disgust at Sunak extremist' comments

Protesters demonstrate in various locations in England and Wales against Israel's war in Gaza, singling out Barclays for financial ties with arms companies supplying weapons to Israel.
Some protesters express frustration with the UK government for not addressing Islamophobia and feeling like second-class citizens in their own country. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Europe news

England away to Republic in Nations League opener

England will start their Nations League campaign against the Republic of Ireland.
Scotland will host Poland in their League A opener. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Europe news

England to face Republic of Ireland in Nations League

England drawn against Finland, Greece, and Republic of Ireland in the Nations League.
Scotland to face Croatia, Poland, and Portugal in the Nations League.
Wales in the same group as Iceland, Montenegro, and Turkey in the Nations League.
Northern Ireland to play against Belarus, Bulgaria, and Luxembourg in the Nations League. [ more ]
Homebuilding & Renovating
1 month ago
London

The most energy-efficient housing areas are revealed - plus the least efficient too

Knowsley, Merseyside, has the most energy-efficient homes in England and Wales with a score of 9.69, while Powys in Wales has the least energy-efficient homes scoring just 0.11. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Watch: Britain's biggest-ever benefit fraud gang shower floor with 20 notes

A benefit fraud gang in Britain falsely claimed over 50 million in Universal Credit, organizing the largest fraud in England and Wales.
The fraudsters used the benefits system to generate cash, showering their flat with hundreds of 20 notes. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
London

Pro-Palestinian protesters voice disgust at Sunak extremist' comments

Protesters demonstrate in various locations in England and Wales against Israel's war in Gaza, singling out Barclays for financial ties with arms companies supplying weapons to Israel.
Some protesters express frustration with the UK government for not addressing Islamophobia and feeling like second-class citizens in their own country. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Europe news

England away to Republic in Nations League opener

England will start their Nations League campaign against the Republic of Ireland.
Scotland will host Poland in their League A opener. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Europe news

England to face Republic of Ireland in Nations League

England drawn against Finland, Greece, and Republic of Ireland in the Nations League.
Scotland to face Croatia, Poland, and Portugal in the Nations League.
Wales in the same group as Iceland, Montenegro, and Turkey in the Nations League.
Northern Ireland to play against Belarus, Bulgaria, and Luxembourg in the Nations League. [ more ]
Homebuilding & Renovating
1 month ago
London

The most energy-efficient housing areas are revealed - plus the least efficient too

Knowsley, Merseyside, has the most energy-efficient homes in England and Wales with a score of 9.69, while Powys in Wales has the least energy-efficient homes scoring just 0.11. [ more ]
moreengland
#soccer
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Euro 2025 qualifier: Kosovo v Wales - watch & follow live text

Four changes made to Wales starting XI
Rhiannon Roberts and Angharad James dropped to substitutes bench. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
Chelsea

Wales' Roberts pins Euro spot on 'stache power

Wales defender's lucky mustache brings unbeaten streak.
Roberts' mustache charm brings luck to the team. [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Republic of Ireland 0-2 Wales

Wales beat Republic of Ireland 2-0 with goals from Fishlock and Woodham.
Wales impressed with a high-tempo display under interim boss Jon Grey. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Euro 2025 qualifier: Kosovo v Wales - watch & follow live text

Four changes made to Wales starting XI
Rhiannon Roberts and Angharad James dropped to substitutes bench. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 months ago
Chelsea

Wales' Roberts pins Euro spot on 'stache power

Wales defender's lucky mustache brings unbeaten streak.
Roberts' mustache charm brings luck to the team. [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Republic of Ireland 0-2 Wales

Wales beat Republic of Ireland 2-0 with goals from Fishlock and Woodham.
Wales impressed with a high-tempo display under interim boss Jon Grey. [ more ]
moresoccer
#football
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ingle steps down as Wales captain

Sophie Ingle steps down as Wales captain after nine years of leadership.
Ingle reflects on her time as captain, expressing gratitude and personal growth. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fishlock stars as Wales make perfect start

Jess Fishlock's stellar performance led Wales to a 4-0 victory over Croatia.
Wales asserted dominance as group favorites in the match. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wales 'ready to go' to Euros says manager Page

Wales qualifies for Euro 2024 play-off final against Poland
Manager Robert Page expresses readiness for the upcoming game. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ingle steps down as Wales captain

Sophie Ingle steps down as Wales captain after nine years of leadership.
Ingle reflects on her time as captain, expressing gratitude and personal growth. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fishlock stars as Wales make perfect start

Jess Fishlock's stellar performance led Wales to a 4-0 victory over Croatia.
Wales asserted dominance as group favorites in the match. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wales 'ready to go' to Euros says manager Page

Wales qualifies for Euro 2024 play-off final against Poland
Manager Robert Page expresses readiness for the upcoming game. [ more ]
morefootball
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wales manager Wilkinson 'proud' after dream start

Wales showed room for improvement despite a 4-0 win over Croatia
Jess Fishlock's performance and goal-scoring prowess were highlighted in the victory [ more ]
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3 months ago
NYC LGBT

LGBTQ+ EuroGames to be held in the UK for first time

Cardiff will host the EuroGames in 2027, the first in the UK, attracting up to 10,000 LGBTQ+ athletes.
Inclusive sports organizations in Wales are excited about the opportunity to showcase gender diversity and inclusion in sports. [ more ]
#uk-general-election
BBC News
3 months ago
UK news

Plaid Cymru spring conference: Rhun ap Iorwerth to deliver speech

Backing Plaid Cymru offers a different future from the past in UK politics
Plaid Cymru aims to bring hope back to politics and prioritize Wales' interests [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 weeks ago
UK news

Polls close for UK general election

235 candidates standing in Wales for UK general election. [ more ]
BBC News
3 months ago
UK news

Plaid Cymru spring conference: Rhun ap Iorwerth to deliver speech

Backing Plaid Cymru offers a different future from the past in UK politics
Plaid Cymru aims to bring hope back to politics and prioritize Wales' interests [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 weeks ago
UK news

Polls close for UK general election

235 candidates standing in Wales for UK general election. [ more ]
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#vaughan-gething
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Europe news

Meet Europe's first Black head of government in Wales

Vaughan Gething becomes first Black head of government in Wales and Europe
Gething is the first Welsh leader after devolution of powers from U.K.'s central government [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Moment Vaughan Gething sworn in as new Welsh first minister in Senedd

Vaughan Gething is the new first minister of Wales, the first Black leader of any European nation.
Gething aims for a Wales that celebrates differences and unity. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Watch live: Welsh first minister Vaughan Gething officially sworn in by Senedd

Vaughan Gething expected to be nominated as the next first minister of Wales on March 20.
He has been in the cabinet since 2016 and has experience as the health minister during the Covid pandemic. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Vaughan Gething Wins Welsh Labour Party Contest, Will Become Wales' First Black Leader

Vaughan Gething is set to become the first Black leader of Wales' semi-autonomous government and potentially the first Black leader of any European country.
Gething narrowly defeated Jeremy Miles in the Welsh Labour Party leadership contest, emphasizing the importance of this historic moment and a march into the future. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Europe news

Meet Europe's first Black head of government in Wales

Vaughan Gething becomes first Black head of government in Wales and Europe
Gething is the first Welsh leader after devolution of powers from U.K.'s central government [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Moment Vaughan Gething sworn in as new Welsh first minister in Senedd

Vaughan Gething is the new first minister of Wales, the first Black leader of any European nation.
Gething aims for a Wales that celebrates differences and unity. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Watch live: Welsh first minister Vaughan Gething officially sworn in by Senedd

Vaughan Gething expected to be nominated as the next first minister of Wales on March 20.
He has been in the cabinet since 2016 and has experience as the health minister during the Covid pandemic. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Vaughan Gething Wins Welsh Labour Party Contest, Will Become Wales' First Black Leader

Vaughan Gething is set to become the first Black leader of Wales' semi-autonomous government and potentially the first Black leader of any European country.
Gething narrowly defeated Jeremy Miles in the Welsh Labour Party leadership contest, emphasizing the importance of this historic moment and a march into the future. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Moment out-of-breath husband speaks to Alexa after murdering wife

An Alexa device recorded a murderer's voice commands after killing his wife, aiding in his prosecution.
Police used data from the Amazon device to piece together a timeline of events leading to the murder. [ more ]
#six-nations
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
France news

George North farewell in wooden-spoon decider Wales v Italy talking points

Avoiding the wooden spoon is a priority for Wales and Italy. Wales hasn't finished last in Six Nations since 2003.
George North will retire after Saturday's game, leaving behind an impressive legacy in Welsh rugby. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
France news

France overpower Wales in timely reminder of their brutal beauty

France secures a record victory over Wales at the Principality Stadium.
Young French players like Nolann Le Garrec and Nicolas Depoortere show potential for the future. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
France news

5 key talking points as Wales target Six Nations victory over France

Wales aims for first Six Nations win, facing struggling France.
New-look Wales seeks victory over France for World Cup 2027 preparation. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
France news

France in unfamiliar territory and Wales just miss record Six Nations stats

France is at the bottom of the Six Nations table for the first time since 2013, after a 38-17 defeat by Ireland.
Wales fell just short of a record-breaking comeback win, trailing 27-0 to Scotland before losing 27-25. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
France news

George North farewell in wooden-spoon decider Wales v Italy talking points

Avoiding the wooden spoon is a priority for Wales and Italy. Wales hasn't finished last in Six Nations since 2003.
George North will retire after Saturday's game, leaving behind an impressive legacy in Welsh rugby. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
France news

France overpower Wales in timely reminder of their brutal beauty

France secures a record victory over Wales at the Principality Stadium.
Young French players like Nolann Le Garrec and Nicolas Depoortere show potential for the future. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
France news

5 key talking points as Wales target Six Nations victory over France

Wales aims for first Six Nations win, facing struggling France.
New-look Wales seeks victory over France for World Cup 2027 preparation. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
France news

France in unfamiliar territory and Wales just miss record Six Nations stats

France is at the bottom of the Six Nations table for the first time since 2013, after a 38-17 defeat by Ireland.
Wales fell just short of a record-breaking comeback win, trailing 27-0 to Scotland before losing 27-25. [ more ]
moresix-nations
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Lockyer to link-up with Wales squad

Wales defender Tom Lockyer to join Wales squad before Euro 2024 play-off semi-final
Lockyer advocating for CPR training after his cardiac events [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Huge mystery monolith is mistaken for UFO after appearing on hill

The appearance of a 10ft monolith in Wales has left walkers puzzled.
Similar mysterious monoliths have also been spotted in other parts of the UK and Europe. [ more ]
#rugby
BBC Sport
4 months ago
London

Saracens re-sign Wales prop Carre from Cardiff

Rhys Carre rejoins Saracens from Cardiff next season.
Carre missed World Cup selection and is not in Wales' Six Nations squad. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
London

Wales wing Neumann signs for Harlequins

Harlequins have signed Wales wing Lisa Neumann from Gloucester-Hartpury.
Neumann was the leading try-scorer in the top flight in 2021-22 before joining Harlequins. [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
London

Saracens re-sign Wales prop Carre from Cardiff

Rhys Carre rejoins Saracens from Cardiff next season.
Carre missed World Cup selection and is not in Wales' Six Nations squad. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
London

Wales wing Neumann signs for Harlequins

Harlequins have signed Wales wing Lisa Neumann from Gloucester-Hartpury.
Neumann was the leading try-scorer in the top flight in 2021-22 before joining Harlequins. [ more ]
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#rishi-sunak
BBC News
4 months ago
UK politics

Rishi Sunak backs protesting Welsh farmers

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak publicly supports protesting farmers in Wales.
Protests in Wales over proposed changes to farm subsidies, including 10% land use for trees and wildlife habitat. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Sunak touts gigabit broadband rollout on levelling up tour' of North Wales

One million UK properties connected to high-speed broadband under Project Gigabit
Wales seeing rapid growth in gigabit-capable broadband coverage. [ more ]
BBC News
4 months ago
UK politics

Rishi Sunak backs protesting Welsh farmers

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak publicly supports protesting farmers in Wales.
Protests in Wales over proposed changes to farm subsidies, including 10% land use for trees and wildlife habitat. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Sunak touts gigabit broadband rollout on levelling up tour' of North Wales

One million UK properties connected to high-speed broadband under Project Gigabit
Wales seeing rapid growth in gigabit-capable broadband coverage. [ more ]
morerishi-sunak
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Welsh 20mph speed limit is a success, claims government

20mph limit rollout in Wales shows a 4mph decrease in speeds in studied communities.
Lowering speeds correlates to reduced collisions and injuries on urban roads. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

In Wales, struggling farmers grapple with new sustainability scheme | Letter

Farmers in Wales protesting about the Welsh government's Sustainable Farming Scheme paying for public goods.
Former EU schemes paid farmers per hectare, regardless of environmental practices. New scheme focuses on actions benefiting the environment. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Page 'confident' after Wales' Nations League draw

Wales is confident about their Nations League prospects after being drawn against Iceland, Montenegro, and Turkey.
Wales knows all about Turkey and believes their performances against them and Croatia will lead to good results. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Meet the skier swapping Trois Vallees for Welsh valleys in hunt for perfect powder

Skiing in Wales can be just as good as skiing in the Swiss Alps, according to skier Chris Morris.
The snow in Wales is transient and skiing there requires a pinch of salt. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FA Cup: 'Newport v Man United not possible without my dad'

David Hando played a crucial role in bringing Newport County back after the club went bust in 1989.
Newport County faced challenges in playing in England due to the Welsh FA and Newport council's opposition. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
Coronavirus

Whooping cough cases in Wales show sharp increase

Whooping cough cases in Wales have rapidly increased in the first few weeks of 2024, with 135 cases already reported in January compared to 200 in all of 2023.
Public Health Wales has warned of a large wave of whooping cough cases and urged pregnant women and parents of young children to ensure they are vaccinated.
Whooping cough has waves of increased infection every three to four years, and the recent surge in cases is attributed to the suppression of rates during the pandemic lockdowns. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Design

Artists don't do it for money': Pacific Island creative wins Artes Mundi prize

Taloi Havini, an artist from Buka Island in Bougainville, won the Artes Mundi prize in Wales.
Havini discovered common ground between her work and the landscapes and people of Wales. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Juventus

Ramsey boosts Wales with Cardiff fitness progress

Aaron Ramsey has returned to training with Cardiff City to boost Wales before their Euro 2024 qualifying play-off against Finland.
Cardiff manager Erol Bulut has not confirmed when Ramsey will be ready to return following his knee tendon injury. [ more ]
BBC News
6 months ago
UK politics

Independent Wales viable, says Welsh government report

Independence for Wales is considered a viable option, according to an expert group.
The commission also suggests transferring further powers from Westminster and creating a federal UK as viable options. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
UK news

Welsh drivers set to be fined for exceeding controversial 20mph speeding limit

The first drivers caught exceeding the 20mph speed limit in Wales will be fined after the grace period
A petition with over 460,000 signatures is calling for the repeal of the speed limit reduction [ more ]
#mark-drakeford
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
UK politics

As England suffered the chaos of Boris Johnson, Wales had Mark Drakeford. Here's why we'll miss him| Richard Wyn Jones

Mark Drakeford's decision to announce his departure as Wales's first minister is influenced by the grief of his wife's sudden death.
Drakeford gained prominence and popularity during the pandemic for his calm and methodical approach to handling the crisis. [ more ]
BBC News
7 months ago
UK politics

Watch highs and lows of Mark Drakeford in power

Mark Drakeford is stepping down as Welsh Labour leader after five years in the job.
He has been the most high profile first minister of Wales since devolution. [ more ]
BBC News
7 months ago
UK politics

Watch Mark Drakeford announce his resignation

Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford is resigning after five years in office.
He will continue in his role until his successor is chosen before Easter. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
UK politics

As England suffered the chaos of Boris Johnson, Wales had Mark Drakeford. Here's why we'll miss him| Richard Wyn Jones

Mark Drakeford's decision to announce his departure as Wales's first minister is influenced by the grief of his wife's sudden death.
Drakeford gained prominence and popularity during the pandemic for his calm and methodical approach to handling the crisis. [ more ]
BBC News
7 months ago
UK politics

Watch highs and lows of Mark Drakeford in power

Mark Drakeford is stepping down as Welsh Labour leader after five years in the job.
He has been the most high profile first minister of Wales since devolution. [ more ]
BBC News
7 months ago
UK politics

Watch Mark Drakeford announce his resignation

Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford is resigning after five years in office.
He will continue in his role until his successor is chosen before Easter. [ more ]
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#Wales
Bavarian Football Works
7 months ago
Germany politics

Germany Frauen secure Nations League playoff spot despite 0-0 draw to Wales

Germany qualifies for the playoffs of the Women's Nations League with a 0-0 draw against Wales.
Denmark's loss to Iceland on the final matchday helped Germany secure their spot in the playoffs. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
UK news

Armed police swoop on suspect after pregnant woman knifed in Welsh village

A pregnant woman was stabbed in a small village in Wales, and a man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
The attack was targeted and the suspect was known to the victim. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
8 months ago
Education

Schools in Wales could have summer holidays cut by a week

School summer holidays in Wales could be cut by a week and added to the October break.
The Welsh Government believes that the proposed changes would benefit teachers and students.
Parents and parenting organizations are expressing support for spreading school holidays more evenly throughout the year. [ more ]
Bavarian Football Works
7 months ago
Germany politics

Germany Frauen secure Nations League playoff spot despite 0-0 draw to Wales

Germany qualifies for the playoffs of the Women's Nations League with a 0-0 draw against Wales.
Denmark's loss to Iceland on the final matchday helped Germany secure their spot in the playoffs. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
UK news

Armed police swoop on suspect after pregnant woman knifed in Welsh village

A pregnant woman was stabbed in a small village in Wales, and a man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
The attack was targeted and the suspect was known to the victim. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
8 months ago
Education

Schools in Wales could have summer holidays cut by a week

School summer holidays in Wales could be cut by a week and added to the October break.
The Welsh Government believes that the proposed changes would benefit teachers and students.
Parents and parenting organizations are expressing support for spreading school holidays more evenly throughout the year. [ more ]
moreWales
BBC Sport
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Watch Euro 2024 draw live on the BBC on Saturday

England and Scotland have qualified for Euro 2024, while Wales will compete in the playoffs in March.
Germany will host the tournament and the final will be held in Berlin. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
5 days ago
Soccer (FIFA)

You've caught me!' Ward meets Fishlock

Jess Fishlock aims to break Helen Ward's goal-scoring record for Wales. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Writing

A noise like thunder then my classroom went black. How I lost my brother, sister and stability to the Aberfan disaster

The Aberfan disaster in 1966 was a tragic event in Wales that resulted in the loss of many lives, especially children, due to a spoil tip from a local colliery collapsing and burying a school and houses. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
Cars

Fridge thrown at police car during high-speed pursuit through village

A high-speed police chase in Wales involved a fridge being pushed out of a van and other objects thrown at a police car, resulting in the driver's arrest. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
Business

Jobs confidence in Wales pushing up pay expectations - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Workers in Wales show high job confidence and expect pay rises above the national average. [ more ]
Homebuilding & Renovating
3 weeks ago
Renovation

Group set to create 'first' self build housing community in Wales

The Gŵyr Community Land Trust in Wales is pioneering the first self-built housing community in the country, aiming to address the housing crisis with 14 eco houses and community-oriented facilities. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
3 weeks ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wales call up five uncapped players for Euro qualifiers

Wales women's team names uncapped players for crucial European Championship qualifying matches. [ more ]
#labour-party
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
UK news

Farage: Wales shows what a Labour government will do

Reform UK launches 'contract' manifesto in Wales to showcase Labour's governance consequences. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
UK news

Plaid urge Welsh voters to stop a 'huge Labour majority'

Sir Keir Starmer predicted to become the next UK Prime Minister by Plaid Cymru leader, urging voters to support Plaid Cymru to prevent Labour's significant majority. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
UK news

Farage: Wales shows what a Labour government will do

Reform UK launches 'contract' manifesto in Wales to showcase Labour's governance consequences. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
UK news

Plaid urge Welsh voters to stop a 'huge Labour majority'

Sir Keir Starmer predicted to become the next UK Prime Minister by Plaid Cymru leader, urging voters to support Plaid Cymru to prevent Labour's significant majority. [ more ]
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