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Rugby headlines as Sheedy and Lloyd out of France game

Rugby headlines as Sheedy and Lloyd out of France game

The latest rugby news from Wales and around the world as the ongoing Covid-19 issues around the English Premiership final mean Wales are without two more playe [...] Read full article: Rugby headlines as Sheedy and Lloyd out ...→

Winners and losers as ignored Thomas shines and Carling defends Nigel Owens

Winners and losers as ignored Thomas shines and Carling defends Nigel Owens

It was a hectic weekend of rugby, with two European finals serving up all sorts of drama. Welshemen Dan Thomas, Callum Sheedy and Nigel Owens were at the heart [...] Read full article: Winners and losers as ignored Thomas shi...→

Nigel Owens goes on the record to clarify everything about those decisions

Nigel Owens goes on the record to clarify everything about those decisions

Saturday's European Champions Cup final showdown between Exeter and Racing 92 saw the Welsh referee involved in a couple of big moments in the closing stages Read full article: Nigel Owens goes on the record to clarif...→

How Carmarthenshire has been hit by Covid-19

How Carmarthenshire has been hit by Covid-19

The sad reality is that many businesses will fail, says a report, but there are also reasons to take heart Read full article: How Carmarthenshire has been hit by Covi...→

Bailout of struggling Cardiff Bus to cost council £13.6 million

Bailout of struggling Cardiff Bus to cost council £13.6 million

The problems include falling passenger numbers, a heavy pension deficit, and the impact of Covid-19 Read full article: Bailout of struggling Cardiff Bus to cos...→

B&M £6 item identical to M&S version at fraction of price

B&M £6 item identical to M&S version at fraction of price

M&S is a High Street giant renowned for its quality, so shoppers at the budget chain were delighted with this Read full article: B&M £6 item identical to M&S version at ...→

Coronavirus infections rates for every part of Wales on Monday, October 19

Coronavirus infections rates for every part of Wales on Monday, October 19

More than 600 new cases as well as one further death have been confirmed on the day a 17-day 'fire-break' national lockdown for Wales was announced by the Firs [...] Read full article: Coronavirus infections rates for every p...→

Rules on moving house during Wales' fire-break lockdown

Rules on moving house during Wales' fire-break lockdown

Moving house during lockdown in Wales as First Minister announces new two week fire-break Read full article: Rules on moving house during Wales' fire...→

Primary schools to stay open but Year 9 and above to study at home

Primary schools to stay open but Year 9 and above to study at home

First Minister Mark Drakeford said primary schools and special schools will remain open, while years 7 and 8 will still be able attend secondary school Read full article: Primary schools to stay open but Year 9 ...→

This is how long the fire-break lockdown in Wales will last

This is how long the fire-break lockdown in Wales will last

Is Wales going into full lockdown and how long for? Details as First Minister outlines new two week fire-break Read full article: This is how long the fire-break lockdown...→

Family of teen who threw 100 person party refuse to pay £10k fine

Family of teen who threw 100 person party refuse to pay £10k fine

Parents of the 18-year-old who threw the lockdown house party are now saying they are not to blame, but rather the drunken gatecrashers who attended Read full article: Family of teen who threw 100 person part...→

People ordered to stay home in Wales in fire-break lockdown

People ordered to stay home in Wales in fire-break lockdown

Wales' fire-break lockdown will run from Friday, October 23 and 6pm until Monday, November 9 Read full article: People ordered to stay home in Wales in ...→

Wales' six autumn fixtures, the odd kick-off times and five channels needed

Wales' six autumn fixtures, the odd kick-off times and five channels needed

Wales get their crowded autumn rugby schedule underway this week in France, ahead of a Six Nations fixture and Autumn Nations Cup campaign. Here are all the de [...] Read full article: Wales' six autumn fixtures, the odd kick...→

Two Welsh police force's contract with social media firm costs £124k

Two Welsh police force's contract with social media firm costs £124k

Dyfed-Powys Police and Gwent Police have chosen a company in Birmingham after a tender process Read full article: Two Welsh police force's contract with s...→

Tomas Francis reveals difficult situation and puts four regions on alert

Tomas Francis reveals difficult situation and puts four regions on alert

There has been uncertainty after he signed an extension with Exeter Chiefs earlier this summer. But he may now decide to leave the European champions in June Read full article: Tomas Francis reveals difficult situatio...→

Wales fire-break lockdown: What we can expect today as decision awaited

Wales fire-break lockdown: What we can expect today as decision awaited

First Minister Mark Drakeford will let Wales know today whether it is going to be put into a 'short, sharp lockdown' Read full article: Wales fire-break lockdown: What we can e...→

Viral expert takes on Covid panic, anti-vaxxers and mask refuseniks

Viral expert takes on Covid panic, anti-vaxxers and mask refuseniks

"Social media is magnifying our anxieties and magnifying our fear and we can’t sort out the truth from the rubbish” Read full article: Viral expert takes on Covid panic, anti-...→

The repugnant story of Tower Bridge 'hero' pardoned by the Queen

The repugnant story of Tower Bridge 'hero' pardoned by the Queen

The man hailed a 'hero' for thwarting a terrorist in 2019 has been pardoned for murdering a man in 2005 Read full article: The repugnant story of Tower Bridge 'her...→

Everything you could possibly need to know about Gareth Bale - Real Madrid star,

Everything you could possibly need to know about Gareth Bale - Real Madrid star, Wales legend and the world's most expensive footballer Read full article: Everything you could possibly need to kn...→

The story of one of the most prominent figures in Cardiff's LGBT+ scene

The story of one of the most prominent figures in Cardiff's LGBT+ scene

One of Cardiff's most beloved LGBT+ figures Rob Keetch opens up about his journey from troubled times to role model Read full article: The story of one of the most prominent f...→

Newport sees 22 new Covid cases as number across Wales also rises

Newport sees 22 new Covid cases as number across Wales also rises

Across Wales, three more people have died after testing positive for coronavirus and nearly 1,000 new positive cases have been recorded Read full article: Newport sees 22 new Covid cases as numbe...→

Cardiff mums talk about their experience of Covid testing their kids

Cardiff mums talk about their experience of Covid testing their kids

Some say it's easy, others not. But they say don't be out off as it's easy to book, results are quick and it could save lives Read full article: Cardiff mums talk about their experience...→

An unusual battle rages in town riven by the arrival of an asylum camp

An unusual battle rages in town riven by the arrival of an asylum camp

Police, protesters and counter-protesters play out a daily ritual outside the Penally asylum seeker camp on the outskirts of Tenby Read full article: An unusual battle rages in town riven by...→

The places offering alternatives to working from home in lockdown

The places offering alternatives to working from home in lockdown

From cosy cafes to pubs offering tables to reserve for a few hours, we've come up with a list of some of the best spots where you can find yourself a change of [...] Read full article: The places offering alternatives to work...→

Daily coronavirus cases fall in Newport as Wales sees 5 more deaths

Daily coronavirus cases fall in Newport as Wales sees 5 more deaths

Public Health Wales reported 7 new positive coronavirus cases in Newport today, and a seven-day rolling average of 57.5 Read full article: Daily coronavirus cases fall in Newport ...→

Liverpool's mayor announces his brother has died from coronavirus

Liverpool's mayor announces his brother has died from coronavirus

Joe Anderson announced the news on social media and called on people to 'support each other' to win the battle Read full article: Liverpool's mayor announces his brother ...→

148 new family homes planned for Old Town Dock in Newport

Newport City Homes wants to build 148 new homes over the Old Town Dock as part of the 'largest regeneration opportunity' in Newport’s dockland area Read full article: 148 new family homes planned for Old Tow...→

Phil Kingsley Jones honoured at funeral amid haka tribute and moving scenes

Phil Kingsley Jones honoured at funeral amid haka tribute and moving scenes

The man who first spotted Jonah Lomu and helped turn him into a superstar was remembered at a service in New Zealand as mourners packed into the rugby stadium [...] Read full article: Phil Kingsley Jones honoured at funeral ...→

At least 15 more forged fire safety certificates linked to Welsh firm

At least 15 more forged fire safety certificates linked to Welsh firm

They have now been reissued - but with signatures from someone apparently not currently registered to sign the forms Read full article: At least 15 more forged fire safety cert...→

Everything we know about Wales' planned fire-break lockdown

Everything we know about Wales' planned fire-break lockdown

It is one of two options First Minister Mark Drakeford is considering but it may not be the last fire-break lockdown this winter Read full article: Everything we know about Wales' planned ...→

'A firework went off in my face and now I have a glass eye'

'A firework went off in my face and now I have a glass eye'

In a three-hour operation, surgeons had to remove Amber Lewis's eye and rebuild her face after a firework exploded in her hand. Read full article: 'A firework went off in my face and now ...→

Danny Wilson interview: My baptism of fire and the clash with Gethin Jenkins

Danny Wilson interview: My baptism of fire and the clash with Gethin Jenkins

Wilson spent three years as head coach at the Arms Park, a spell which culminated in European Challenge Cup glory in Bilbao Read full article: Danny Wilson interview: My baptism of fi...→

New signings impress in unexpected Dragons v Scarlets match

New signings impress in unexpected Dragons v Scarlets match

It was a chance for squad players to have a run out and make their mark with international stars absent. The Scarlets ran out comfortable winners but there wer [...] Read full article: New signings impress in unexpected Drago...→

Mark Drakeford answers people asking why their test results are taking so long

Mark Drakeford answers people asking why their test results are taking so long

People have been waiting well over the suggested 72 hours to get their test results back, meaning children being kept off school and whole families self-isolat [...] Read full article: Mark Drakeford answers people asking why...→

Live updates as serious crash closes city bridge

Live updates as serious crash closes city bridge

A major road through Newport has been closed following a crash between a cyclist and a car. The cyclist is currently receiving medical treatment at the scene. [...] Read full article: Live updates as serious crash closes cit...→

McDonald's introduces the brand new Breakfast Roll to menus

McDonald's introduces the brand new Breakfast Roll to menus

McDonald's has introduced a new delicious Breakfast Roll. The filling menu option will be available during breakfast hours this week Read full article: McDonald's introduces the brand new Brea...→

Wales-Scotland Six Nations match can go ahead next week despite fire-break

Wales-Scotland Six Nations match can go ahead next week despite fire-break

Professional sport in Wales can continue during the fire-break lockdown which will run from 6pm this Friday, October 23, to November 9 Read full article: Wales-Scotland Six Nations match can go ...→

Sister Sledge star re-records We Are Family in WHO fundraiser

Sister Sledge star re-records We Are Family in WHO fundraiser

Celebrities, frontline workers, international leaders and members of the public will feature in a viral music video for the track Read full article: Sister Sledge star re-records We Are Fam...→

National Botanic Garden handed interest-free £1.35m loan extension

National Botanic Garden handed interest-free £1.35m loan extension

The attraction still can't pay back money lent to it in 2005 but visitor numbers were rising before the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: National Botanic Garden handed interest-...→

NPT leader: Fire-break will not reduce covid cases straight away

NPT leader: Fire-break will not reduce covid cases straight away

The Labour councillor said he supports the Welsh Government's decision to enforce a two-week national lockdown but urged people to not expect it to instantly r [...] Read full article: NPT leader: Fire-break will not reduce c...→

Children can't play sport after school despite being in classroom together

Children can't play sport after school despite being in classroom together

First Minister Mark Drakeford has outlined why there is not an exemption during the fire-break lockdown in Wales Read full article: Children can't play sport after school d...→

Hospitality industry says it's 'not giving up' amid fire-break lockdown

Hospitality industry says it's 'not giving up' amid fire-break lockdown

Those offering takeaways will be allowed to remain open within the new rules that will be in place for two weeks Read full article: Hospitality industry says it's 'not givi...→

Live updates as man who murdered wife's lover is sentenced

Live updates as man who murdered wife's lover is sentenced

Andrew Jones, 53, will learn how long he must spend behind bars after shooting dead Michael O'Leary before burning his body after attempting to stage a suicide Read full article: Live updates as man who murdered wife's ...→

'Lonely' paedophile tried to groom young girl on Facebook

'Lonely' paedophile tried to groom young girl on Facebook

Ashley Hobbs thought he was sending explicit messages to a 14-year-old girl on Facebook but in fact he was communicating with a member of a so-called paedophil [...] Read full article: 'Lonely' paedophile tried to groom young...→

Gyms, golf clubs and leisure centres shut as new exercise rules announced

Gyms, golf clubs and leisure centres shut as new exercise rules announced

Wales will enter a fire break lockdown at the end of this week as new guidelines and regulations are introduced around exercise and playing sport Read full article: Gyms, golf clubs and leisure centres shu...→

The reasons you can leave your house in Wales' fire-break lockdown

The reasons you can leave your house in Wales' fire-break lockdown

People are being ordered to stay at home from Friday, October 23, during a two-week "fire-break" lockdown Read full article: The reasons you can leave your house in ...→

New fire-break lockdown rules everyone in Wales now needs to follow

New fire-break lockdown rules everyone in Wales now needs to follow

First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced a fire-break lockdown for Wales which will place more restrictions on how we live our lives Read full article: New fire-break lockdown rules everyone i...→

Glimmer of holiday hope as Spain announces air corridor plan

Glimmer of holiday hope as Spain announces air corridor plan

Move raises hopes that winter sun holidays to the Canary Islands may eventually get the go-ahead without quarantine risk Read full article: Glimmer of holiday hope as Spain announc...→

Govt scientist says we need three week lockdown - including schools

Govt scientist says we need three week lockdown - including schools

Professor Susan Michie said local lockdowns were 'confusing' and also fostered a growing sense of injustice Read full article: Govt scientist says we need three week l...→

Jet2 announces extra flights and holidays to Crete and Rhodes as rules eased

Jet2 announces extra flights and holidays to Crete and Rhodes as rules eased

Holiday season in the popular resorts has been extended until mid-November after both the UK and Scottish authorities lifted restrictions Read full article: Jet2 announces extra flights and holiday...→

Line-up for ITV’s The Real Full Monty On Ice revealed

Line-up for ITV’s The Real Full Monty On Ice revealed

Professional skaters from Dancing On Ice will also join the celebrities to perform in the programme Read full article: Line-up for ITV’s The Real Full Monty On...→

Welsh Government calls on UK Government to halt Penally asylum seeker camp

Welsh Government calls on UK Government to halt Penally asylum seeker camp

The controversial camp 'does not meet the basic human needs of people seeking a new life in the UK' Read full article: Welsh Government calls on UK Government ...→

Gareth Bale's Tottenham debut goes horribly wrong as Spurs collapse

Gareth Bale's Tottenham debut goes horribly wrong as Spurs collapse

The Welshman came on in the second half with his team 3-0 up, but West Ham completed a remarkable comeback against Spurs Read full article: Gareth Bale's Tottenham debut goes horri...→

Flood alert issued for Newport and warnings across south east

Flood alert issued for Newport and warnings across south east

A flood warning has been issued for Newport, and parts of Monmouthshire have been told to take 'immediate action' in anticipation of flooding Read full article: Flood alert issued for Newport and warni...→

Aldi Christmas range 2020 includes gin pudding and boozy stuffing

Aldi Christmas range 2020 includes gin pudding and boozy stuffing

The supermarket has dropped its Christmas range and you can get everything from Prosecco advent calendars to melting snowman hot chocolates and turkey crowns Read full article: Aldi Christmas range 2020 includes gin p...→

'My daughter's death helped save lives, but why did it have to be her?'

'My daughter's death helped save lives, but why did it have to be her?'

Emma Christoffersen died after getting a clot in a vein on a long-haul flight. At the time, few people had heard of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Read full article: 'My daughter's death helped save lives, ...→

Tomas Francis joins illustrious club as Exeter win Champions Cup

Tomas Francis joins illustrious club as Exeter win Champions Cup

The Gallagher Premiership side were meant to sweat late on following Francis' yellow card on their way to their first European title Read full article: Tomas Francis joins illustrious club as ...→

The taxes that are likely to rise to pay for coronavirus

The taxes that are likely to rise to pay for coronavirus

The UK's deficit is estimated to be around £350 billion this year, with economists warning tax increases may be needed in order to pay off the debt Read full article: The taxes that are likely to rise to pay...→

Nine suspects arrested after teacher beheaded and teen shot dead

Nine suspects arrested after teacher beheaded and teen shot dead

History teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded after reportedly showing cartoon's of the Prophet Mohammad to his class Read full article: Nine suspects arrested after teacher beh...→

The questions Welsh Secretaryis raising over Wales' Covid travel ban

The questions Welsh Secretaryis raising over Wales' Covid travel ban

The Weslh Secretary has demanded to see the evidence backing up the decision to enforce a travel ban in Wales Read full article: The questions Welsh Secretaryis raising ...→

£20m spent on consultants for Cardiff’s new Velindre cancer hospital

£20m spent on consultants for Cardiff’s new Velindre cancer hospital

The business case has not even been approved for the Velindre hospital project and it remains the subject of a bitter planning row Read full article: £20m spent on consultants for Cardiff’s ...→

Wales rugby team form virus bubble as new rules introduced

Wales rugby team form virus bubble as new rules introduced

Wales are finally back in camp ahead of a packed autumn schedule. However, things are a little different to when they last met during the Six Nations Read full article: Wales rugby team form virus bubble as ne...→

The criminals sent to prison in Newport last month

The criminals sent to prison in Newport last month

These are faces of the criminals who were sent to prison for offences in Newport last month, including a conman who posed as a successful stockbroker, two dome [...] Read full article: The criminals sent to prison in Newport ...→

Bristol Bears v Toulon kick off time, TV channel and team news

Bristol Bears v Toulon kick off time, TV channel and team news

All the information you need to watch the European Challenge Cup final at the Stade Maurice David stadium in France as Bristol and their Welsh contingent go fo [...] Read full article: Bristol Bears v Toulon kick off time, TV...→

Fight to save 'safe haven' where 'generations of children have played'

Fight to save 'safe haven' where 'generations of children have played'

There is a need for affordable and social housing in Swansea West, but people living by this field are battling to save it Read full article: Fight to save 'safe haven' where 'genera...→

Hundreds of students at Welsh university are self-isolating after 136 cases

Hundreds of students at Welsh university are self-isolating after 136 cases

Cases have increased four-fold since the end of September, but university bosses have said they are still significantly lower than the figures seen in similar [...] Read full article: Hundreds of students at Welsh university...→

Majority of charities report shop workers have been abused

Majority of charities report shop workers have been abused

Survey also found more than half of respondents said abuse has increased in the last month Read full article: Majority of charities report shop worker...→

Customers escape death by inches as car ploughs through cafe

Customers escape death by inches as car ploughs through cafe

One family had just got up and moved to a warmer table when the car came crashing through Read full article: Customers escape death by inches as car ...→

Scarlets thump Dragons in Welsh derby encounter

Scarlets thump Dragons in Welsh derby encounter

Scarlets prop Rob Evans showed up well on his first game back following neck surgery as his team ran in five tries to one Read full article: Scarlets thump Dragons in Welsh derby en...→

The most likely Wales team to face France this weekend

The most likely Wales team to face France this weekend

The France v Wales match in Paris will kick off a busy autumn programme which will see Wayne Pivac's players play six Tests. Read full article: The most likely Wales team to face Franc...→

Your rights if someone sets off fireworks on your street

Your rights if someone sets off fireworks on your street

Most major fireworks displays are cancelled this year, but that doesn't mean people won't hold their own private displays Read full article: Your rights if someone sets off firework...→

Bridgend leader: People need to take coronavirus far more seriously

Bridgend leader: People need to take coronavirus far more seriously

Councillor Huw David has supported the Welsh Government's decision to enforce another lockdown and said it is necessary to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed. Read full article: Bridgend leader: People need to take cor...→

Fire at illegal dump so dangerous firefighters couldn't get near

Fire at illegal dump so dangerous firefighters couldn't get near

Samantha Prynne admitted to three charges relating to illegally dumping waste on her land in Llanelli Read full article: Fire at illegal dump so dangerous firefi...→

Teacher allegedly told pupil to dump boyfriend 'as homework'

Teacher allegedly told pupil to dump boyfriend 'as homework'

James Elliot Hume, who was a teacher at Cowbridge Comprehensive School, faces various allegations in relation to a number of pupils Read full article: Teacher allegedly told pupil to dump boy...→

Fence being put up to stop caravans coming onto Newport park

Fence being put up to stop caravans coming onto Newport park

Residents have raised concerns over a number of issues relating to access to Sandpiper Park in recent months Read full article: Fence being put up to stop caravans comi...→

The details of the new fire-break rules in Wales

The details of the new fire-break rules in Wales

First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced a two-week fire-break lockdown for Wales — this is the detailed information on what is and is not allowed Read full article: The details of the new fire-break rules ...→

Man arrested after assault on three emergency workers in hospital

Man arrested after assault on three emergency workers in hospital

Officers were called to the incident at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport at about 3.50pm on Sunday Read full article: Man arrested after assault on three emer...→

Woman admits killing pensioner in Co-op stabbing attack

Woman admits killing pensioner in Co-op stabbing attack

The 29-year-old admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility and admitted the attempted murder of three other people at the shop on May 5 [...] Read full article: Woman admits killing pensioner in Co-op ...→

Flybe could resume flights next year if rescue package is sealed

Flybe could resume flights next year if rescue package is sealed

Before it collapsed in March, Flybe carried about eight million passengers a year domestically and to destinations in Europe Read full article: Flybe could resume flights next year if ...→

Ask us anything and share your thoughts on Wales fire-break lockdown

Ask us anything and share your thoughts on Wales fire-break lockdown

Wales is expected to bring in a fire-break lockdown today - we're going to be here from 3.30pm to answer questions and discuss your thoughts on First Minister [...] Read full article: Ask us anything and share your thoughts ...→

Professor suggests letting young and fit people ‘burn out’ covid19

Professor suggests letting young and fit people ‘burn out’ covid19

Appearing on today's instalment of Good Morning Britain, epidemiologist Paul Mckeigue spoke about the strategy to hosts Kate Garraway and Ranvir Singh Read full article: Professor suggests letting young and fit...→

Historic Morriston pub set for new life as apartments and cafe

Historic Morriston pub set for new life as apartments and cafe

Coastal Housing plans to refurbish and reconfigure the building, which featured on an Ordnance Survey map in 1876 Read full article: Historic Morriston pub set for new life ...→

Skint student who says she lives off £1 a day shares her genius shopping list

Skint student who says she lives off £1 a day shares her genius shopping list

The university student has revealed how she got by on £1 a day - and helpfully revealed her shopping list Read full article: Skint student who says she lives off £1 ...→

Chase player leaves viewers distracted by his celebrity resemblance

Chase player leaves viewers distracted by his celebrity resemblance

One viewer joked about him attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, from the famous book and film franchise Read full article: Chase player leaves viewers distracted b...→

This is when Mark Drakeford will lead the Welsh Government briefing today

This is when Mark Drakeford will lead the Welsh Government briefing today

The First Minister is speaking today following a meeting with the Welsh Government on the current coronavirus crisis Read full article: This is when Mark Drakeford will lead th...→

Nigel Owens publicly puts critics straight after tense incident

Nigel Owens publicly puts critics straight after tense incident

Owens took charge of the European Champions Cup final between Exeter Chiefs and Racing 92 and found himself in the middle of a couple of major moments Read full article: Nigel Owens publicly puts critics straig...→

Coronavirus morning headlines as talks resume over Manchester restrictions

Coronavirus morning headlines as talks resume over Manchester restrictions

In Wales, a decision on a fire-break lockdown will be made in a Welsh Government cabinet meeting this morning Read full article: Coronavirus morning headlines as talks r...→

Caleb Clarke breaks down in tears after becoming the talk of world rugby

Caleb Clarke breaks down in tears after becoming the talk of world rugby

Caleb Clarke became the talk of world rugby on Sunday as he produced a remarkable display against Australia to draw comparisons with the great Jonah Lomu Read full article: Caleb Clarke breaks down in tears after ...→

Two Welsh women just became Britain's strongest couple

Two Welsh women just became Britain's strongest couple

“There must be so many people out there who are looking for something to achieve that they don’t know that they’re capable of” Read full article: Two Welsh women just became Britain's st...→

The 'Cardiff' pumpkin patch that nobody from Cardiff can visit

The 'Cardiff' pumpkin patch that nobody from Cardiff can visit

The 13-acre field, planted with more than 50,000 pumpkins, is located just over the Cardiff county border in the Vale of Glamorgan Read full article: The 'Cardiff' pumpkin patch that nobody ...→

Fire-break lockdown decision will be made on Monday morning

Fire-break lockdown decision will be made on Monday morning

Welsh Government cabinet ministers met to consider scientific advice on Sunday and will meet again on Monday morning Read full article: Fire-break lockdown decision will be mad...→

Welsh rugby club shut down with immediate effect after several positive tests

Welsh rugby club shut down with immediate effect after several positive tests

They say they are acting in the interests of members and the wider community by temporarily closing the rugby club Read full article: Welsh rugby club shut down with immediat...→

Briton Ferry boyfriend kept girlfriend prisoner in a cupboard

Briton Ferry boyfriend kept girlfriend prisoner in a cupboard

Shane Bowen controlled his girlfriend's money, stopped her from seeing friends, and regularly throttled and headbutted her Read full article: Briton Ferry boyfriend kept girlfriend p...→

Why are house prices rising when everything else is going wrong?

Why are house prices rising when everything else is going wrong?

One letting agent said he had received an offer for a property £25,000 higher than its asking price Read full article: Why are house prices rising when everyth...→

Wales set for fourth autumn English-language channel as ITV4 to show France game

Wales set for fourth autumn English-language channel as ITV4 to show France game

Wales matches will already be available on BBC, Channel 4 and Amazon Prime this autumn, with ITV4 set to be the fourth channel to show Wayne Pivac's side Read full article: Wales set for fourth autumn English-lang...→

Worrying figures show massive rise in high school coronavirus infections

Worrying figures show massive rise in high school coronavirus infections

Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that rates in secondary school pupils in England have risen from 0.1 per cent to 0.93 per cent Read full article: Worrying figures show massive rise in hi...→

Leaked letter suggests 'fire break' lockdown would last 17 days

Leaked letter suggests 'fire break' lockdown would last 17 days

According to the letter the lockdown will be similar in nature to the one put in place in March Read full article: Leaked letter suggests 'fire break' lock...→

ITV's The Chase is looking for contestants - how you can apply

ITV's The Chase is looking for contestants - how you can apply

ITV bosses say they have completed casting for series 13 of The Chase and have now begun casting for series 14 Read full article: ITV's The Chase is looking for contestan...→

The people who have caught coronavirus twice

The people who have caught coronavirus twice

A 25-year-old man was hospitalised after catching Covid-19 for a second time and having a much more serious reaction Read full article: The people who have caught coronavirus t...→

Three hundred new homes are to be built at a huge development in Swansea

Three hundred new homes are to be built at a huge development in Swansea

The 35-acre site will also feature facilities like a community hub, play areas, a gym and a fitness trail Read full article: Three hundred new homes are to be built ...→

Welsh Government pledges £18m for Bridgend healthcare and housing project

Welsh Government pledges £18m for Bridgend healthcare and housing project

The funding will go towards the development of over 50 homes and a "state of the art" new healthcare centre Read full article: Welsh Government pledges £18m for Bridge...→

Tea drinkers boil DOUBLE the amount of water needed

Tea drinkers boil DOUBLE the amount of water needed

'It will have an impact both at home, in your energy bills, as well as in wider society' Read full article: Tea drinkers boil DOUBLE the amount of w...→

Asda supermarket threatened with closure for coronavirus rule breach

Asda supermarket threatened with closure for coronavirus rule breach

The supermarket was served an improvement notice because the layout of the store did not allow visitors to keep two metres apart. Read full article: Asda supermarket threatened with closure...→

Quick-thinking ambulance crew catch burglar armed with knuckle duster

Quick-thinking ambulance crew catch burglar armed with knuckle duster

Paramedic James Bingham and emergency medical technician Steve Hutchinson were travelling to an emergency call in Cardiff when they encountered two men in a vi [...] Read full article: Quick-thinking ambulance crew catch burg...→

A 16-year-old boy dies after a crash between his bicycle and a car

A 16-year-old boy dies after a crash between his bicycle and a car

The incident between a bicycle and a Ford Focus took place earlier today on the Southern Distributor Road Read full article: A 16-year-old boy dies after a crash bet...→

Bar shut by council over rules breach blames young drinkers

Bar shut by council over rules breach blames young drinkers

Boss Brewery said the drinkers refused to wear masks and would not leave the premises in Landore, Swansea Read full article: Bar shut by council over rules breach bl...→

Rugby headlines as Sheedy and Lloyd out of France game

Rugby headlines as Sheedy and Lloyd out of France game

The latest rugby news from Wales and around the world as the ongoing Covid-19 issues around the English Premiership final mean Wales are without two more playe [...] Read full article: Rugby headlines as Sheedy and Lloyd out ...→

The most likely Wales team to face France this weekend

The most likely Wales team to face France this weekend

The France v Wales match in Paris will kick off a busy autumn programme which will see Wayne Pivac's players play six Tests. Read full article: The most likely Wales team to face Franc...→

Sister Sledge star re-records We Are Family in WHO fundraiser

Sister Sledge star re-records We Are Family in WHO fundraiser

Celebrities, frontline workers, international leaders and members of the public will feature in a viral music video for the track Read full article: Sister Sledge star re-records We Are Fam...→

How Carmarthenshire has been hit by Covid-19

How Carmarthenshire has been hit by Covid-19

The sad reality is that many businesses will fail, says a report, but there are also reasons to take heart Read full article: How Carmarthenshire has been hit by Covi...→

Bridgend leader: People need to take coronavirus far more seriously

Bridgend leader: People need to take coronavirus far more seriously

Councillor Huw David has supported the Welsh Government's decision to enforce another lockdown and said it is necessary to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed. Read full article: Bridgend leader: People need to take cor...→

NPT leader: Fire-break will not reduce covid cases straight away

NPT leader: Fire-break will not reduce covid cases straight away

The Labour councillor said he supports the Welsh Government's decision to enforce a two-week national lockdown but urged people to not expect it to instantly r [...] Read full article: NPT leader: Fire-break will not reduce c...→

Children can't play sport after school despite being in classroom together

Children can't play sport after school despite being in classroom together

First Minister Mark Drakeford has outlined why there is not an exemption during the fire-break lockdown in Wales Read full article: Children can't play sport after school d...→

Fence being put up to stop caravans coming onto Newport park

Fence being put up to stop caravans coming onto Newport park

Residents have raised concerns over a number of issues relating to access to Sandpiper Park in recent months Read full article: Fence being put up to stop caravans comi...→

Hospitality industry says it's 'not giving up' amid fire-break lockdown

Hospitality industry says it's 'not giving up' amid fire-break lockdown

Those offering takeaways will be allowed to remain open within the new rules that will be in place for two weeks Read full article: Hospitality industry says it's 'not givi...→

Man arrested after assault on three emergency workers in hospital

Man arrested after assault on three emergency workers in hospital

Officers were called to the incident at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport at about 3.50pm on Sunday Read full article: Man arrested after assault on three emer...→

Live updates as man who murdered wife's lover is sentenced

Live updates as man who murdered wife's lover is sentenced

Andrew Jones, 53, will learn how long he must spend behind bars after shooting dead Michael O'Leary before burning his body after attempting to stage a suicide Read full article: Live updates as man who murdered wife's ...→

Coronavirus infections rates for every part of Wales on Monday, October 19

Coronavirus infections rates for every part of Wales on Monday, October 19

More than 600 new cases as well as one further death have been confirmed on the day a 17-day 'fire-break' national lockdown for Wales was announced by the Firs [...] Read full article: Coronavirus infections rates for every p...→

Flybe could resume flights next year if rescue package is sealed

Flybe could resume flights next year if rescue package is sealed

Before it collapsed in March, Flybe carried about eight million passengers a year domestically and to destinations in Europe Read full article: Flybe could resume flights next year if ...→

Primary schools to stay open but Year 9 and above to study at home

Primary schools to stay open but Year 9 and above to study at home

First Minister Mark Drakeford said primary schools and special schools will remain open, while years 7 and 8 will still be able attend secondary school Read full article: Primary schools to stay open but Year 9 ...→

The reasons you can leave your house in Wales' fire-break lockdown

The reasons you can leave your house in Wales' fire-break lockdown

People are being ordered to stay at home from Friday, October 23, during a two-week "fire-break" lockdown Read full article: The reasons you can leave your house in ...→

Family of teen who threw 100 person party refuse to pay £10k fine

Family of teen who threw 100 person party refuse to pay £10k fine

Parents of the 18-year-old who threw the lockdown house party are now saying they are not to blame, but rather the drunken gatecrashers who attended Read full article: Family of teen who threw 100 person part...→

Wales' six autumn fixtures, the odd kick-off times and five channels needed

Wales' six autumn fixtures, the odd kick-off times and five channels needed

Wales get their crowded autumn rugby schedule underway this week in France, ahead of a Six Nations fixture and Autumn Nations Cup campaign. Here are all the de [...] Read full article: Wales' six autumn fixtures, the odd kick...→

Professor suggests letting young and fit people ‘burn out’ covid19

Professor suggests letting young and fit people ‘burn out’ covid19

Appearing on today's instalment of Good Morning Britain, epidemiologist Paul Mckeigue spoke about the strategy to hosts Kate Garraway and Ranvir Singh Read full article: Professor suggests letting young and fit...→

Skint student who says she lives off £1 a day shares her genius shopping list

Skint student who says she lives off £1 a day shares her genius shopping list

The university student has revealed how she got by on £1 a day - and helpfully revealed her shopping list Read full article: Skint student who says she lives off £1 ...→

This is when Mark Drakeford will lead the Welsh Government briefing today

This is when Mark Drakeford will lead the Welsh Government briefing today

The First Minister is speaking today following a meeting with the Welsh Government on the current coronavirus crisis Read full article: This is when Mark Drakeford will lead th...→

Jet2 announces extra flights and holidays to Crete and Rhodes as rules eased

Jet2 announces extra flights and holidays to Crete and Rhodes as rules eased

Holiday season in the popular resorts has been extended until mid-November after both the UK and Scottish authorities lifted restrictions Read full article: Jet2 announces extra flights and holiday...→

Tomas Francis reveals difficult situation and puts four regions on alert

Tomas Francis reveals difficult situation and puts four regions on alert

There has been uncertainty after he signed an extension with Exeter Chiefs earlier this summer. But he may now decide to leave the European champions in June Read full article: Tomas Francis reveals difficult situatio...→

Coronavirus morning headlines as talks resume over Manchester restrictions

Coronavirus morning headlines as talks resume over Manchester restrictions

In Wales, a decision on a fire-break lockdown will be made in a Welsh Government cabinet meeting this morning Read full article: Coronavirus morning headlines as talks r...→

Caleb Clarke breaks down in tears after becoming the talk of world rugby

Caleb Clarke breaks down in tears after becoming the talk of world rugby

Caleb Clarke became the talk of world rugby on Sunday as he produced a remarkable display against Australia to draw comparisons with the great Jonah Lomu Read full article: Caleb Clarke breaks down in tears after ...→

Line-up for ITV’s The Real Full Monty On Ice revealed

Line-up for ITV’s The Real Full Monty On Ice revealed

Professional skaters from Dancing On Ice will also join the celebrities to perform in the programme Read full article: Line-up for ITV’s The Real Full Monty On...→

Two Welsh women just became Britain's strongest couple

Two Welsh women just became Britain's strongest couple

“There must be so many people out there who are looking for something to achieve that they don’t know that they’re capable of” Read full article: Two Welsh women just became Britain's st...→

Welsh Government calls on UK Government to halt Penally asylum seeker camp

Welsh Government calls on UK Government to halt Penally asylum seeker camp

The controversial camp 'does not meet the basic human needs of people seeking a new life in the UK' Read full article: Welsh Government calls on UK Government ...→

The repugnant story of Tower Bridge 'hero' pardoned by the Queen

The repugnant story of Tower Bridge 'hero' pardoned by the Queen

The man hailed a 'hero' for thwarting a terrorist in 2019 has been pardoned for murdering a man in 2005 Read full article: The repugnant story of Tower Bridge 'her...→

Gareth Bale's Tottenham debut goes horribly wrong as Spurs collapse

Gareth Bale's Tottenham debut goes horribly wrong as Spurs collapse

The Welshman came on in the second half with his team 3-0 up, but West Ham completed a remarkable comeback against Spurs Read full article: Gareth Bale's Tottenham debut goes horri...→

The story of one of the most prominent figures in Cardiff's LGBT+ scene

The story of one of the most prominent figures in Cardiff's LGBT+ scene

One of Cardiff's most beloved LGBT+ figures Rob Keetch opens up about his journey from troubled times to role model Read full article: The story of one of the most prominent f...→

Welsh rugby club shut down with immediate effect after several positive tests

Welsh rugby club shut down with immediate effect after several positive tests

They say they are acting in the interests of members and the wider community by temporarily closing the rugby club Read full article: Welsh rugby club shut down with immediat...→

Flood alert issued for Newport and warnings across south east

Flood alert issued for Newport and warnings across south east

A flood warning has been issued for Newport, and parts of Monmouthshire have been told to take 'immediate action' in anticipation of flooding Read full article: Flood alert issued for Newport and warni...→

Aldi Christmas range 2020 includes gin pudding and boozy stuffing

Aldi Christmas range 2020 includes gin pudding and boozy stuffing

The supermarket has dropped its Christmas range and you can get everything from Prosecco advent calendars to melting snowman hot chocolates and turkey crowns Read full article: Aldi Christmas range 2020 includes gin p...→

Why are house prices rising when everything else is going wrong?

Why are house prices rising when everything else is going wrong?

One letting agent said he had received an offer for a property £25,000 higher than its asking price Read full article: Why are house prices rising when everyth...→

'My daughter's death helped save lives, but why did it have to be her?'

'My daughter's death helped save lives, but why did it have to be her?'

Emma Christoffersen died after getting a clot in a vein on a long-haul flight. At the time, few people had heard of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Read full article: 'My daughter's death helped save lives, ...→

The places offering alternatives to working from home in lockdown

The places offering alternatives to working from home in lockdown

From cosy cafes to pubs offering tables to reserve for a few hours, we've come up with a list of some of the best spots where you can find yourself a change of [...] Read full article: The places offering alternatives to work...→

Worrying figures show massive rise in high school coronavirus infections

Worrying figures show massive rise in high school coronavirus infections

Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that rates in secondary school pupils in England have risen from 0.1 per cent to 0.93 per cent Read full article: Worrying figures show massive rise in hi...→

The taxes that are likely to rise to pay for coronavirus

The taxes that are likely to rise to pay for coronavirus

The UK's deficit is estimated to be around £350 billion this year, with economists warning tax increases may be needed in order to pay off the debt Read full article: The taxes that are likely to rise to pay...→