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Leigh Halfpenny: Wales full-back to make return from concussion - BBC Sport

Leigh Halfpenny: Wales full-back to make return from concussion  BBC Sport

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny is to make his long-awaited return from concussion when Scarlets host Cheetahs in the Pro14 on Sunday.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:14 pm


Wales v England: Injured Emily Scarratt misses Womens Six Nations match - BBC Sport

Wales v England: Injured Emily Scarratt misses Womens Six Nations match  BBC Sport

England centre Emily Scarratt misses the Women's Six Nations clash with Wales through injury as Abbie Scott captains the side.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:21 am


Five Tigers retained for Wales clash 21 February 2019 10:46 - Leicester Tigers

Five Tigers retained for Wales clash 21 February 2019 10:46  Leicester Tigers

England head coach Eddie Jones includes five Leicester Tigers in his matchday 23 to take on Wales in the all-important Guinness Six Nations third round on ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:12 am


MP calls for 'more transparency' in boiler service plans - South Wales Argus

MP calls for 'more transparency' in boiler service plans  South Wales Argus

DAVID Davies MP has called on British Gas to be “far more transparent” about what customers get if they take out an annual servicing contract.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 6:02 am


Mobile mast size rules relaxed for better coverage across Wales - BBC News

Mobile mast size rules relaxed for better coverage across Wales  BBC News

Planning rules about the size of mobile phone masts are being relaxed to improve coverage in Wales. Masts of up to 25m will no longer need to go through the ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:59 am


Jayne Ludlow: Wales 'excited' by Euro 2021 draw - BBC Sport

Jayne Ludlow: Wales 'excited' by Euro 2021 draw  BBC Sport

Wales manager Jayne Ludlow says her squad are "excited" by their draw for Euro 2021 and relishing the chance to progress to a first major finals.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 11:22 pm


The rescue greyhound adopted by a North Wales care home who has given residents a new lease of life - Daily Post

The rescue greyhound adopted by a North Wales care home who has given residents a new lease of life  Daily Post

Dexter has swapped life in the fast lane for a more relaxed retirement where he brightens the mood of all around.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 7:00 pm


The town hall rich list: Wales' best-paid council officials - Wales Online

The town hall rich list: Wales' best-paid council officials  Wales Online

Carmarthenshire is cutting the salary of its next chief executive by £30000 to just... £145000 a year.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 4:29 pm


Sunny and mild weather forecast for Gwent for the weekend - South Wales Argus

Sunny and mild weather forecast for Gwent for the weekend  South Wales Argus

AS WINTER – hopefully – draws to a close, the Met Office is forecasting mild and sunny weather for the weekend ahead.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 4:22 pm


Wales show their hand to face England in Cardiff - RugbyPass

Wales show their hand to face England in Cardiff  RugbyPass

Warren Gatland has rolled the dice again, making multiple changes to his side to face England this weekend following Wales' round two win over Italy in Rome.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 12:08 pm


Wrexham Maelor posts worst A&E waiting time on record - BBC News

Wrexham Maelor posts worst A&E waiting time on record  BBC News

Wrexham Maelor posts the worst A&E waiting time for any hospital in Wales on record.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:36 am


CAF commences design and engineering on DMUs for Wales and Borders franchise - Rail Technology Magazine

CAF commences design and engineering on DMUs for Wales and Borders franchise  Rail Technology Magazine

Spanish rail manufacturer CAF has announced it is beginning the design and engineering work for the highly-anticipated Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) for the ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:31 am


Tributes flood in for Rhos man described as one of Wales' finest musicians - LeaderLive

Tributes flood in for Rhos man described as one of Wales' finest musicians  LeaderLive

TRIBUTES have flooded in for one of Wales' foremost musicians who has been described as "a quiet gentleman" following his death last week.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:02 am


Mark Drakeford's cabinet holds meeting in north Wales - BBC News

Mark Drakeford's cabinet holds meeting in north Wales  BBC News

The Welsh Government's cabinet will meet in north Wales later for only the second time since devolution in 1999. Ministers will also meet Horizon - the company ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 6:56 am


Super Moon causes another flood alert in North Wales - Daily Post

Super Moon causes another flood alert in North Wales  Daily Post

Alerts are in place that coastal flooding could take place across the North Wales region.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 8:36 pm


Take a look at the RAF Tornado given a permanent North Wales home - Daily Post North Wales

Take a look at the RAF Tornado given a permanent North Wales home  Daily Post North Wales

An RAF Tornado is being given a permanent home in North Wales. One of the iconic jets - which is heading out of *service* after 40 years - has arrived at the MOD ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 7:13 pm


What North Wales MPs think of colleagues who've quit Labour and the Tories this week - Daily Post North Wales

What North Wales MPs think of colleagues who've quit Labour and the Tories this week  Daily Post North Wales

'A reflection of the current mess that constitutes British politics', one said.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 2:44 pm


The things cyclists do that some drivers will probably never understand - Wales Online

The things cyclists do that some drivers will probably never understand  Wales Online

I just want all drivers to realise why we do the things we do.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 2:20 pm


Body found in Neath canal after man's 'sudden and unexplained' death - WalesOnline

Body found in Neath canal after man's 'sudden and unexplained' death  WalesOnline

There are a number of police in the area, along with a rescue boat.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 1:59 pm


The latest on Leigh Halfpenny's availability for Wales v England as coach reveals how close he is - Wales Online

The latest on Leigh Halfpenny's availability for Wales v England as coach reveals how close he is  Wales Online

Wayne Pivac insists Leigh Halfpenny is “very, very close” to playing again as Wales ponder their options for the Guinness Six Nations blockbuster with England ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 12:46 pm


Former Wales star reveals Shaun Edwards' dressing room boxing session ahead of England game - Wales Online

Former Wales star reveals Shaun Edwards' dressing room boxing session ahead of England game  Wales Online

Welsh rugby star Andy Powell has given a fascinating insight into the build up for a Six Nations clash with England that included a changing room boxing ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 12:01 pm


Joe Marler has no regrets over England absence despite pull of Wales tussle - The Guardian

Joe Marler has no regrets over England absence despite pull of Wales tussle  The Guardian

Joe Marler has not been tempted to reverse his international retirement despite England's lack of experience at loosehead prop ahead of the meeting with ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 12:00 pm


Under-20s Six Nations: Wales make three changes to face England - BBC Sport

Under-20s Six Nations: Wales make three changes to face England  BBC Sport

Wales Under-20s make three changes as they host England in the age-grade Six Nations at Colwyn Bay on Friday.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 11:34 am


Wales at risk of flooding because of the Super Moon - Wales Online

Wales at risk of flooding because of the Super Moon  Wales Online

The warning is in place for parts of Wales' coastline.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 11:02 am


Disaster relief workers drafted in to help in North Wales hospitals - Daily Post

Disaster relief workers drafted in to help in North Wales hospitals  Daily Post

Nearly three-quarters of all the non-medical help the Red Cross have given across Wales was on Betsi Cadwaladr health board sites.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 5:00 am


Wales turn England changing room into a theatre for Ray Gravell play - The Guardian

Wales turn England changing room into a theatre for Ray Gravell play  The Guardian

The squad gathered at the Principality Stadium on Monday to watch Owen Thomas's one-man play about the famous centre Ray Gravell – played by an actor ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 10:00 pm


Jonathan Davies examines the key areas of Wales v England - BBC Sport

Jonathan Davies examines the key areas of Wales v England  BBC Sport

Former Wales captain Jonathan Davies believes the communication between Wales' back three will be crucial when they go up against England on Saturday.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:03 pm


Drama, Tom Jones and Gibbs' great try - story behind Wales' 1999 win over England - BBC Sport

Drama, Tom Jones and Gibbs' great try - story behind Wales' 1999 win over England  BBC Sport

High stakes, Tom Jones singing and a last-gasp winning try. Wales' 1999 win over England had it all. Twenty years on, those involved relive the drama.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 7:37 pm


The Wales v England game that 'shamed rugby' in the 1980s amid fears someone would be killed - Wales Online

The Wales v England game that 'shamed rugby' in the 1980s amid fears someone would be killed  Wales Online

In February 1980, Wales faced England in a match that history would not forget.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 5:57 pm


School inspections in Wales to be halted for a year to help them prepare for the new curriculum - Wales Online

School inspections in Wales to be halted for a year to help them prepare for the new curriculum  Wales Online

Estyn will still inspect what the Welsh Government describes as “schools causing concern”

Published on 19 February 2019 | 5:34 pm


Wales v England latest news: Leigh Halfpenny and Dan Biggar train as England confirm Maro Itoje is out - WalesOnline

Wales v England latest news: Leigh Halfpenny and Dan Biggar train as England confirm Maro Itoje is out  WalesOnline

Dan Biggar and Leigh Halfpenny are both training with Wales this week, putting them in contention to make the crunch Six Nations clash with England.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 5:14 pm


Motorists urged to stay safe on North Wales roads ahead of busy weekend - LeaderLive

Motorists urged to stay safe on North Wales roads ahead of busy weekend  LeaderLive

OFFICERS are urging motorists to stay safe on the roads of North Wales as part of their ongoing efforts to reduce deaths and serious injuries.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 5:03 pm


Jason Donovan on his 'midlife crisis' and upcoming tour dates in Wales - ITV News

Jason Donovan on his 'midlife crisis' and upcoming tour dates in Wales  ITV News

Read the latest Wales stories, Jason Donovan on his 'midlife crisis' and upcoming tour dates in Wales on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Wales ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 4:49 pm


Daniel James: Another young wing ready to answer Wales' prayers - BBC Sport

Daniel James: Another young wing ready to answer Wales' prayers  BBC Sport

Swansea's Daniel James joins a long list of talented young Wales wingers ready to follow in the considerable footsteps of Gareth Bale.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 4:34 pm


The worst fly-tipping spots in North Wales revealed - and how much it cost you to clean up - Daily Post

The worst fly-tipping spots in North Wales revealed - and how much it cost you to clean up  Daily Post

Figures from the Welsh Government show how many instances of fly-tipping took place.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 2:26 pm


Women's Six Nations: Wales make five changes for visit of England - BBC Sport

Women's Six Nations: Wales make five changes for visit of England  BBC Sport

Flanker Alex Callender will make her first start in a Wales team showing five changes against England in the Women's Six Nations. The 18-year-old is picked the ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 2:03 pm


Wales gladiator Alun Wyn Jones rages against the dying of the light - The Guardian

Wales gladiator Alun Wyn Jones rages against the dying of the light  The Guardian

With his 132nd Test on Saturday the captain will move within 16 caps of Richie McCaw – and England should expect to be hit by an elemental force.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 12:30 pm


These are all the earthquakes that have taken place in Wales in the last year - Wales Online

These are all the earthquakes that have taken place in Wales in the last year  Wales Online

A year ago Swansea was hit by a 4.4 magnitude quake, but the earth has moved for Wales a few times since.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 11:22 am


Wales: Plans for the golden eagle to return to Snowdonia - CBBC Newsround

Wales: Plans for the golden eagle to return to Snowdonia  CBBC Newsround

A new project hopes to bring one of Britain's rarest birds of prey, the golden eagle, back to Wales.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 6:42 am


Wales fly-tipping fixed penalty move to be approved - BBC News

Wales fly-tipping fixed penalty move to be approved  BBC News

People who give their waste to someone "in good faith" who then fly-tips it could face a fixed penalty notice of £300. Assembly members are expected to approve ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 4:11 am


Puppy and kitten pet shop sales could be banned in Wales - BBC News

Puppy and kitten pet shop sales could be banned in Wales  BBC News

The sale of puppies and kittens through pet shops would be banned in Wales under plans being put out to consultation. Wales' Rural Affairs Minister Lesley ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 12:25 am


Adam Jones and Joe Marler pick the combined Wales v England XV that's probably about right - Wales Online

Adam Jones and Joe Marler pick the combined Wales v England XV that's probably about right  Wales Online

Team-mates at Harlequins, arch rivals in the Six Nations.... Adam Jones and Joe Marler have put their front-row heads together to pick a combined ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 5:05 pm


Wales Christmas drink and drug campaign: 550 arrested - BBC News

Wales Christmas drink and drug campaign: 550 arrested  BBC News

Nearly 550 motorists were arrested after failing drink or drugs tests over the Christmas period. The all-Wales Christmas drink and drug driving campaign saw ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 12:52 pm


Trains to London from south Wales are going to get quicker and more frequent - Wales Online

Trains to London from south Wales are going to get quicker and more frequent  Wales Online

The benefits of electrification look set to kick in from December this year when one train an hour from Swansea and Cardiff will take 15 minutes less to get to ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 12:03 pm


North Wales set to be hotter than Greece as temperatures soar - Daily Post

North Wales set to be hotter than Greece as temperatures soar  Daily Post

Forecasters are predicting that warm air is on its way from the Azores.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 8:18 am


Bid to return golden and white-tailed eagle species - BBC News

Bid to return golden and white-tailed eagle species  BBC News

Golden and white-tailed eagles were driven to extinction in Wales in the 1800s.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 12:33 am


The worst places in Wales for fly-tipping revealed - Wales Online

The worst places in Wales for fly-tipping revealed  Wales Online

More than 35000 cases of fly-tipping were reported in Wales last year.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:35 pm


Tesni Evans: Wales' first winner retains her British Squash title - BBC Sport

Tesni Evans: Wales' first winner retains her British Squash title  BBC Sport

Wales' Tesni Evans retained her British title by beating England's Emily Whitlock and James Willstrop defeated Daryl Selby to lift the men's title.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 6:50 pm


Wales could see warmest February day on record this week - Wales Online

Wales could see warmest February day on record this week  Wales Online

Rhyl was the warmest place in the country on Friday with 17C, but it could be even higher this week.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 12:41 pm


England's Kyle Sinckler insists he will control emotions in Wales showdown - SkySports

England's Kyle Sinckler insists he will control emotions in Wales showdown  SkySports

Kyle Sinckler insists his combustible reputation is undeserved but has vowed to continue bringing a combative edge to England's front row.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 10:44 pm


Love Island star says pressure to look good makes him take steroids - Wales Online

Love Island star says pressure to look good makes him take steroids  Wales Online

The fitness trainer said the taking of steroids is 'rife' in South Wales.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 6:11 pm


The entry-level jobs in Wales you can apply for now - Wales Online

The entry-level jobs in Wales you can apply for now  Wales Online

If you're looking for a new challenge, here are nine jobs being advertised now.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 1:12 pm


The cruise ships and mega-yachts sailing into Wales in 2019 - WalesOnline

The cruise ships and mega-yachts sailing into Wales in 2019  WalesOnline

New lines such as Norwegian Cruise Line, Aida, Regent Seven Seas and Phoenix Reissen will be sailing into Wales this year.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 6:00 am


Electronic GPS tags to track thousands of criminals in England and Wales - BBC News

Electronic GPS tags to track thousands of criminals in England and Wales  BBC News

Thousands of criminals in England and Wales will be tagged with GPS trackers to allow authorities to trace them 24 hours a day. Currently, electronic tags are ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 3:16 am


An end to cheap booze in Wales as minister backs 50p minimum alcohol unit price plan - Daily Post

An end to cheap booze in Wales as minister backs 50p minimum alcohol unit price plan  Daily Post

It would mean that a can of cider would cost around £1, while a bottle of wine would be priced at about £5.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 12:01 am


Eddie Jones hand grenades will not faze us, says Wales’s Neil Jenkins - The Guardian

Eddie Jones hand grenades will not faze us, says Wales’s Neil Jenkins  The Guardian

Wales are braced for a war of words in the buildup to their match against England, with Eddie Jones already declaring he does not see the Principality Stadium ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 10:00 pm


'An insult to Wales': The verdict on new BBC Wales drama Pitching In - Wales Online

'An insult to Wales': The verdict on new BBC Wales drama Pitching In  Wales Online

It seems this TV series based in a static caravan park has been condemned.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 12:03 pm


Dangerous levels of roadside pollution in Wales 'overlooked' - BBC News

Dangerous levels of roadside pollution in Wales 'overlooked'  BBC News

Dangerous levels of vehicle-related pollution on 81 roads are being ignored, an expert says.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 1:02 am


Brexit fishing law a 'missed opportunity' for Wales - BBC News

Brexit fishing law a 'missed opportunity' for Wales  BBC News

A new law to manage UK fisheries post-Brexit is a missed opportunity to change an "unfair" quota system, according to assembly members. The UK Fisheries Bill ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 9:19 am


Six Nations 2019: Is this the 'greatest Wales side' as Eddie Jones claims? - BBC Sport

Six Nations 2019: Is this the 'greatest Wales side' as Eddie Jones claims?  BBC Sport

Eddie Jones is renowned for his sense of mischief, so you could be forgiven for taking a pinch of salt with his comment that his England team will face the ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Pencoed academy tackles NHS Wales radiologist shortage - BBC News

Pencoed academy tackles NHS Wales radiologist shortage  BBC News

The head of a new NHS academy believes it can be a "game changer" in training more radiologists to meet a shortfall in Wales. Technological advances mean ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Scrum V 'Biggar didn't do enough to keep Wales 10 shirt' - BBC Sport

Scrum V 'Biggar didn't do enough to keep Wales 10 shirt'  BBC Sport

Former Wales fly-halves and Scrum V pundits Nicky Robinson and Jonathan Davies discuss who should wear the number 10 shirt against England.

Published on 10 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Why are whelks caught in Wales popular in South Korea? - BBC News

Why are whelks caught in Wales popular in South Korea?  BBC News

They are closely related to snails, taste like "nan's toenails" and, in Wales, you cannot give them away. But those fishing for whelks off the coast of Wales claim ...

Published on 10 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Six Nations: Wales beat Italy 26-15 to equal record run of victories - BBC Sport

Six Nations: Wales beat Italy 26-15 to equal record run of victories  BBC Sport

Wales equal their record run of 11 successive Test wins with an unconvincing 26-15 win over Italy in Rome.

Published on 9 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Beauty pageants: Little Miss Wales in Orlando defended - BBC News

Beauty pageants: Little Miss Wales in Orlando defended  BBC News

A mother has defended her decision to enter her six-year-old girl in beauty pageants. Mia, from Pembrokeshire, has been selected to compete as Little Miss ...

Published on 6 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Six Nations: Wales centre Jonathan Davies to captain Wales for first time - BBC Sport

Six Nations: Wales centre Jonathan Davies to captain Wales for first time  BBC Sport

Centre Jonathan Davies is set to captain Wales for the first time in Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy.

Published on 6 February 2019 | 8:00 am


All aboard a new walking trail across Wales - The Guardian

All aboard a new walking trail across Wales  The Guardian

The 122-mile Heart of Wales Line Trail traces a much-loved railway through magnificent countryside, taking in a forgotten wonder of the industrial age.

Published on 5 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Abuse survivor wants 'child houses' in Wales - BBC News

Abuse survivor wants 'child houses' in Wales  BBC News

Maya Meftahi suffered years of abuse as a child and now wants to create safe places for young victims to turn to. Her father was eventually caught after a relative ...

Published on 4 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Anti-Semitism: Wales tops UK Google searches, report says - BBC News

Anti-Semitism: Wales tops UK Google searches, report says  BBC News

Wales has the highest proportion of anti-Semitic Google searches in the UK, a report has said. Analysis for the Community Security Trust (CST) included search ...

Published on 2 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Six Nations: Wales stage dramatic second-half comeback to beat France - BBC Sport

Six Nations: Wales stage dramatic second-half comeback to beat France  BBC Sport

Wales stage a dramatic second-half revival to beat France 24-19 in the opening match of the 2019 Six Nations.

Published on 1 February 2019 | 8:00 am


UK weather: Schools closed across Wales and England - BBC News

UK weather: Schools closed across Wales and England  BBC News

Hundreds of schools across Wales and southern parts of England are closed due to snow and icy conditions. More than 500 schools are shut in Wales, with ...

Published on 1 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Watch & listen: France v Wales live in the Six Nations - BBC Sport

Watch & listen: France v Wales live in the Six Nations  BBC Sport

Relive how Wales fought back from 16-0 down to beat France in the first match of the 2019 Six Nations.

Published on 1 February 2019 | 8:00 am


'Wales losing marine energy investors after subsidy change' - BBC News

'Wales losing marine energy investors after subsidy change'  BBC News

Marine energy projects in Wales have lost out on investment since the UK government cut financial support, according to a UK industry body. Ring-fenced UK ...

Published on 31 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Snow traps cars and closes schools in north Wales - BBC News

Snow traps cars and closes schools in north Wales  BBC News

Wales is set for up to 10cm of snow, with a weather warning in place until Wednesday.

Published on 29 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Rabbi Matondo: Wales winger next British youngster to flourish abroad? - BBC Sport

Rabbi Matondo: Wales winger next British youngster to flourish abroad?  BBC Sport

Rabbi Matondo has only played 12 minutes of senior football - but the Manchester City winger could soon become Wales' most expensive teenager.

Published on 24 January 2019 | 8:00 am


A&E target times in Wales worse than last winter - BBC News

A&E target times in Wales worse than last winter  BBC News

Performance at Welsh A&E departments in December was worse than the same time last year, official figures show. This is despite Welsh Government ...

Published on 24 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Six Nations 2019: Leigh Halfpenny ruled out of Wales' opener with France - BBC Sport

Six Nations 2019: Leigh Halfpenny ruled out of Wales' opener with France  BBC Sport

Back Leigh Halfpenny has been ruled out of Wales' opening Six Nations game away to France in Paris on Friday, 1 February.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 8:00 am








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