Borth Wild Animal Kingdom agrees £350,000 debt repayments

Borth Wild Animal Kingdom agrees £350,000 debt repayments 19 September 2018 Image copyright Borth Wild Animal Kingdom Image caption Lilleth evaded traps put out to catch her after her escape from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom A Ceredigion zoo where two lynx died within...

Handbag found in Denbigh garage valued at £3,800

Handbag found in Denbigh garage valued at £3,800 19 September 2018 Image copyright Hansons Image caption The Art Deco evening bag designed by Emanuel Joseph dates back to 1913 A handbag found during a garage tidy-up which was thought to be "junk" is set to be sold for...

Brecon Beacons SAS deaths: Call for MoD to face courts

Brecon Beacons SAS deaths: Call for MoD to face courts 19 September 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Cpl James Dunsby, L/Cpl Edward Maher and L/Cpl Craig Roberts died in July 2013 The Ministry of Defence has not learned lessons from the deaths of three men on an...

Matthew Rhys: ‘Emmy win feels like an out of body experience’

"It feels like an out of body experience," is how actor Matthew Rhys described his Emmy success.The Cardiff-born actor scooped the gong for his performance in long-running series The American during a ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday. Speaking in Welsh to his mother...

Storm Ali: Yellow warnings for strong winds issued for Wales

Storm Ali: Yellow warnings for strong winds issued for Wales 19 September 2018 Related TopicsStorm Ali Image copyright earth.nullschool.net Image caption Storm Ali is expected to bring high winds and heavy rain up until the weekend Storm Ali will bring high winds to...

‘Concern’ over future of Wrexham disability work scheme

'Concern' over future of Wrexham disability work scheme 19 September 2018 Image copyright Jackie Grice Image caption Martin Grice prepares food and serves customers at the Alyn Waters country park After leaving hospital following open heart surgery, a man with Down's...

Llanwrtyd Wells ‘scare’ bear statue could be re-erected

Llanwrtyd Wells 'scare' bear statue could be re-erected 19 September 2018 Image copyright Martin Loader/Geograph Image caption The bear had stood at the entrance of the now closed Cambrian Woollen Mill for more than 15 years A wooden grizzly bear blamed for causing a...

‘Pop up lifeboat’ made in Wales is saving lives in Japan

'Pop up lifeboat' made in Wales is saving lives in Japan 19 September 2018 Image copyright Nick Jaussi A pop up lifeboat made in Wales has been saving lives on the other side of the world. Created by Robin Jenkins, the Atlantic Pacific Lifeboat in a Box was built by...

£36m for Swansea research on power-generating buildings

£36m for Swansea research on power-generating buildings 19 September 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption Conventional walls and roofs could be replaced by the technology Swansea University will receive £36m to develop building materials which generate power,...

Welsh rugby player suffers serious spinal injury

Welsh rugby player suffers serious spinal injury 18 September 2018 Image copyright Gareth Jenkins Image caption Mathew Parry was playing for Pwllheli RFC against his former club Bethesda RFC A rugby player has undergone emergency spinal surgery after suffering a...

Specialist unit care may have saved premature baby

Specialist unit care may have saved premature baby 18 September 2018 Image caption Baby Reece Yates was born 10 weeks premature at Wrexham Maelor Hospital A premature baby would have had a better chance of surviving at a specialist unit, health officials have...

School ‘let down’ by S4C ‘u-turn’ over HQ sale

School 'let down' by S4C 'u-turn' over HQ sale By Aled ap Dafydd Chief correspondent, Newyddion9 18 September 2018 Image caption Kings Monkton School had hoped to move into S4C's former offices in Cardiff Bosses at a leading private school said they "feel dreadfully...

Dragons’ Den £50,000 boost for dad who overcame depression

Dragons' Den £50,000 boost for dad who overcame depression 18 September 2018 Image copyright Craig Hill Image caption Eirian Hill suffered serious burns in an accident - which made dad Craig rethink his priorities "Her dress just went up like it was dipped in...

Waste collectors given ‘significant’ fines

Waste collectors given 'significant' fines 18 September 2018 Image copyright Nicola Roberts Image caption Rubbish piled up the Wildmill estate in Bridgend, where residents share communal bins A waste company employed to improve recycling rates was hit with...

‘Compensation’ behind Barry rape claims, court told

'Compensation' behind Barry rape claims, court told 18 September 2018 Image caption Avril and Peter Griffiths face 10 and 14 charges respectively A man accused with his wife of a series of rapes and sexual offences against children said a "compensation culture" could...

Senior politician’s son is convicted of rape

Senior politician's son is convicted of rape 18 September 2018 Image caption Jonathon James Drakeford was convicted at Cardiff Crown Court A 31-year-old Cardiff man has been convicted of two counts of rape.Jonathon James Drakeford is the son of Welsh Government...

Drop in EU nationals working in Wales, according to ONS

Drop in EU nationals working in Wales, according to ONS By James Williams BBC Wales Brexit correspondent 18 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image caption Polish student Andzelina Ngo does not know if she will be able to move the the UK The number of people from...

Wrexham burns survivor poses at London Fashion Week

Wrexham burns survivor poses at London Fashion Week 18 September 2018 Related TopicsLondon Fashion Week Image copyright Changing Faces Image caption Catrin Pugh suffered 96% burns after a bus crash in the French Alps A woman who was given a one in 1,000 chance of...

Emmy Awards 2018: Matthew Rhys surprises fans with accent

Emmy Awards 2018: Matthew Rhys surprises fans with accent 18 September 2018 Related TopicsThe Emmy Awards Image copyright Reuters Image caption Matthew Rhys accepting his Emmy in Los Angeles Welsh actor Matthew Rhys has won an Emmy for his performance in the...

Ex-AM Simon Thomas charged with making indecent images of children

Ex-AM Simon Thomas charged with making indecent images of children 18 September 2018 Image caption Simon Thomas had been Plaid Cymru AM for Mid and West Wales since 2011 A former Plaid Cymru AM has been charged with three counts of making indecent images of...

Cervical cancer smear tests in Wales look for HPV

Cervical cancer smear tests in Wales look for HPV 18 September 2018 Image copyright Rhiannon Dalton Image caption Rhiannon Dalton, pictured with husband Tim and sons Aneurin and Evan, had a hysterectomy after cancer cells were found A mother-of-two is urging women to...

Brecon Beacons death march SAS soldiers acquitted

Brecon Beacons death march SAS soldiers acquitted 18 September 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Cpl James Dunsby, L/Cpl Edward Maher and L/Cpl Craig Roberts died in July 2013 Two SAS servicemen have been acquitted of negligence over a Brecon Beacons march in...

Met Office wind warning withdrawn as storm hits Wales

Met Office wind warning withdrawn as storm hits Wales 18 September 2018 Image copyright Met Office/Getty Images Image caption New weather warning for north Wales on Wednesday A strong wind weather warning that had been covering Wales on Tuesday has been withdrawn by...

Emmy Awards 2018: Thandie Newton and Claire Foy among British winners

Emmy Awards 2018: Thandie Newton and Claire Foy among British winners 18 September 2018 comments Related TopicsThe Emmy Awards Image copyright Reuters/Getty Image caption L-R: Charlie Brooker, Thandie Newton and Claire Foy Claire Foy, Thandie Newton and Charlie...

Electric car-backing Welsh Government uses diesel vehicles

Electric car-backing Welsh Government uses diesel vehicles 18 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Not a single electric or hybrid car has been owned or leased by the Welsh Government in the last five years, despite policies promoting their use.Ministers have...

Cerebral palsy sufferer Jade Owen helped by anonymous donor

Cerebral palsy sufferer Jade Owen helped by anonymous donor 18 September 2018 Image copyright Jade Owen Image caption Jade Owen and her family had to travel to America for surgery A 20-year-old woman with cerebral palsy is finding her feet after an anonymous donor...

Labour leadership hopefuls pull out to back Eluned Morgan

Labour leadership hopefuls pull out to back Eluned Morgan 18 September 2018 Related TopicsWelsh Labour leadership 2018 Image caption Eluned Morgan still requires the support of one more AM to get her name on the ballot paper Two Welsh Labour leadership hopefuls have...

South Wales Police to double Taser-trained officers

South Wales Police to double Taser-trained officers 18 September 2018 Image copyright EPA Image caption The use of a Taser is often misunderstood, says South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Alun Michael A police force is set to double the number of officers it has...

EDF statement on nuclear plant mud dumping ‘not accurate’

EDF statement on nuclear plant mud dumping 'not accurate' 17 September 2018 Image caption Protesters outside the High Court in Cardiff Developers must clarify whether dumping mud from near a nuclear plant is covered by an environmental impact assessment (EIA), a judge...

UK Steel: why a ‘no-deal’ Brexit leaves us vulnerable

UK Steel: why a 'no-deal' Brexit leaves us vulnerable By Brian Meechan BBC Wales business correspondent 17 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Port Talbot steelworks is the UK's largest, employing 3,500 workers Steel companies and unions are...

Motorists asked where to locate Cardiff traffic cameras

Motorists asked where to locate Cardiff traffic cameras 17 September 2018 Image copyright Lewis Clarke/Geograph Image caption A camera will be installed this week at the junction of Bute Terrace and Mary Anne Street A council has taken the unusual step of asking...

Child rape-accused couple ‘were like Fred and Rose West’

Child rape-accused couple 'were like Fred and Rose West' 17 September 2018 Image caption Avril and Peter Griffiths face 10 and 14 charges respectively A married couple accused of raping and sexually abusing children in the 1980s and 1990s "were the Fred and Rose West"...

Inquest opens on Llanelli school death teen Bradley John

Inquest opens on Llanelli school death teen Bradley John 17 September 2018 Image copyright Family picture Image caption Bradley John has been described as "charismatic and wonderful" An inquest into the death of a teenage boy at his school has been opened and...

Welsh Labour leadership: Most AMs back Mark Drakeford

Welsh Labour leadership: Most AMs back Mark Drakeford 17 September 2018 Related TopicsWelsh Labour leadership 2018 Image caption Mark Drakeford was the first contender to put his name forward Mark Drakeford's bid to become the next Welsh Labour leader and first...

Passenger seriously injured in two-car Cardiff crash

Passenger seriously injured in two-car Cardiff crash 17 September 2018 Image caption Two drivers also suffered minor injuries in the crash A female passenger sustained serious injuries in a two-car crash in Cardiff.South Wales Police said a 30-year-old driver is...

Free elderly care plan from Labour’s Vaughan Gething

Free elderly care plan from Labour's Vaughan Gething 17 September 2018 Image caption An ageing population has prompted warnings of a growing crisis in providing social care Elderly people could be entitled to free care funded by a new tax under proposals from a Welsh...

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Borth Wild Animal Kingdom agrees £350,000 debt repayments

Borth Wild Animal Kingdom agrees £350,000 debt repayments 19 September 2018 Image copyright Borth Wild Animal Kingdom Image caption Lilleth evaded traps put out to catch her after her escape from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom A Ceredigion zoo where two lynx died within...

Handbag found in Denbigh garage valued at £3,800

Handbag found in Denbigh garage valued at £3,800 19 September 2018 Image copyright Hansons Image caption The Art Deco evening bag designed by Emanuel Joseph dates back to 1913 A handbag found during a garage tidy-up which was thought to be "junk" is set to be sold for...

Brecon Beacons SAS deaths: Call for MoD to face courts

Brecon Beacons SAS deaths: Call for MoD to face courts 19 September 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Cpl James Dunsby, L/Cpl Edward Maher and L/Cpl Craig Roberts died in July 2013 The Ministry of Defence has not learned lessons from the deaths of three men on an...

Matthew Rhys: ‘Emmy win feels like an out of body experience’

"It feels like an out of body experience," is how actor Matthew Rhys described his Emmy success.The Cardiff-born actor scooped the gong for his performance in long-running series The American during a ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday. Speaking in Welsh to his mother...

Storm Ali: Yellow warnings for strong winds issued for Wales

Storm Ali: Yellow warnings for strong winds issued for Wales 19 September 2018 Related TopicsStorm Ali Image copyright earth.nullschool.net Image caption Storm Ali is expected to bring high winds and heavy rain up until the weekend Storm Ali will bring high winds to...

‘Concern’ over future of Wrexham disability work scheme

'Concern' over future of Wrexham disability work scheme 19 September 2018 Image copyright Jackie Grice Image caption Martin Grice prepares food and serves customers at the Alyn Waters country park After leaving hospital following open heart surgery, a man with Down's...

Llanwrtyd Wells ‘scare’ bear statue could be re-erected

Llanwrtyd Wells 'scare' bear statue could be re-erected 19 September 2018 Image copyright Martin Loader/Geograph Image caption The bear had stood at the entrance of the now closed Cambrian Woollen Mill for more than 15 years A wooden grizzly bear blamed for causing a...

‘Pop up lifeboat’ made in Wales is saving lives in Japan

'Pop up lifeboat' made in Wales is saving lives in Japan 19 September 2018 Image copyright Nick Jaussi A pop up lifeboat made in Wales has been saving lives on the other side of the world. Created by Robin Jenkins, the Atlantic Pacific Lifeboat in a Box was built by...

£36m for Swansea research on power-generating buildings

£36m for Swansea research on power-generating buildings 19 September 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption Conventional walls and roofs could be replaced by the technology Swansea University will receive £36m to develop building materials which generate power,...

Welsh rugby player suffers serious spinal injury

Welsh rugby player suffers serious spinal injury 18 September 2018 Image copyright Gareth Jenkins Image caption Mathew Parry was playing for Pwllheli RFC against his former club Bethesda RFC A rugby player has undergone emergency spinal surgery after suffering a...

Specialist unit care may have saved premature baby

Specialist unit care may have saved premature baby 18 September 2018 Image caption Baby Reece Yates was born 10 weeks premature at Wrexham Maelor Hospital A premature baby would have had a better chance of surviving at a specialist unit, health officials have...

School ‘let down’ by S4C ‘u-turn’ over HQ sale

School 'let down' by S4C 'u-turn' over HQ sale By Aled ap Dafydd Chief correspondent, Newyddion9 18 September 2018 Image caption Kings Monkton School had hoped to move into S4C's former offices in Cardiff Bosses at a leading private school said they "feel dreadfully...

Dragons’ Den £50,000 boost for dad who overcame depression

Dragons' Den £50,000 boost for dad who overcame depression 18 September 2018 Image copyright Craig Hill Image caption Eirian Hill suffered serious burns in an accident - which made dad Craig rethink his priorities "Her dress just went up like it was dipped in...

Waste collectors given ‘significant’ fines

Waste collectors given 'significant' fines 18 September 2018 Image copyright Nicola Roberts Image caption Rubbish piled up the Wildmill estate in Bridgend, where residents share communal bins A waste company employed to improve recycling rates was hit with...

‘Compensation’ behind Barry rape claims, court told

'Compensation' behind Barry rape claims, court told 18 September 2018 Image caption Avril and Peter Griffiths face 10 and 14 charges respectively A man accused with his wife of a series of rapes and sexual offences against children said a "compensation culture" could...

Senior politician’s son is convicted of rape

Senior politician's son is convicted of rape 18 September 2018 Image caption Jonathon James Drakeford was convicted at Cardiff Crown Court A 31-year-old Cardiff man has been convicted of two counts of rape.Jonathon James Drakeford is the son of Welsh Government...

Drop in EU nationals working in Wales, according to ONS

Drop in EU nationals working in Wales, according to ONS By James Williams BBC Wales Brexit correspondent 18 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image caption Polish student Andzelina Ngo does not know if she will be able to move the the UK The number of people from...

Wrexham burns survivor poses at London Fashion Week

Wrexham burns survivor poses at London Fashion Week 18 September 2018 Related TopicsLondon Fashion Week Image copyright Changing Faces Image caption Catrin Pugh suffered 96% burns after a bus crash in the French Alps A woman who was given a one in 1,000 chance of...

Emmy Awards 2018: Matthew Rhys surprises fans with accent

Emmy Awards 2018: Matthew Rhys surprises fans with accent 18 September 2018 Related TopicsThe Emmy Awards Image copyright Reuters Image caption Matthew Rhys accepting his Emmy in Los Angeles Welsh actor Matthew Rhys has won an Emmy for his performance in the...

Cervical cancer smear tests in Wales look for HPV

Cervical cancer smear tests in Wales look for HPV 18 September 2018 Image copyright Rhiannon Dalton Image caption Rhiannon Dalton, pictured with husband Tim and sons Aneurin and Evan, had a hysterectomy after cancer cells were found A mother-of-two is urging women to...

Brecon Beacons death march SAS soldiers acquitted

Brecon Beacons death march SAS soldiers acquitted 18 September 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Cpl James Dunsby, L/Cpl Edward Maher and L/Cpl Craig Roberts died in July 2013 Two SAS servicemen have been acquitted of negligence over a Brecon Beacons march in...

Met Office wind warning withdrawn as storm hits Wales

Met Office wind warning withdrawn as storm hits Wales 18 September 2018 Image copyright Met Office/Getty Images Image caption New weather warning for north Wales on Wednesday A strong wind weather warning that had been covering Wales on Tuesday has been withdrawn by...

Electric car-backing Welsh Government uses diesel vehicles

Electric car-backing Welsh Government uses diesel vehicles 18 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Not a single electric or hybrid car has been owned or leased by the Welsh Government in the last five years, despite policies promoting their use.Ministers have...

Cerebral palsy sufferer Jade Owen helped by anonymous donor

Cerebral palsy sufferer Jade Owen helped by anonymous donor 18 September 2018 Image copyright Jade Owen Image caption Jade Owen and her family had to travel to America for surgery A 20-year-old woman with cerebral palsy is finding her feet after an anonymous donor...

Labour leadership hopefuls pull out to back Eluned Morgan

Labour leadership hopefuls pull out to back Eluned Morgan 18 September 2018 Related TopicsWelsh Labour leadership 2018 Image caption Eluned Morgan still requires the support of one more AM to get her name on the ballot paper Two Welsh Labour leadership hopefuls have...

South Wales Police to double Taser-trained officers

South Wales Police to double Taser-trained officers 18 September 2018 Image copyright EPA Image caption The use of a Taser is often misunderstood, says South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Alun Michael A police force is set to double the number of officers it has...

EDF statement on nuclear plant mud dumping ‘not accurate’

EDF statement on nuclear plant mud dumping 'not accurate' 17 September 2018 Image caption Protesters outside the High Court in Cardiff Developers must clarify whether dumping mud from near a nuclear plant is covered by an environmental impact assessment (EIA), a judge...

UK Steel: why a ‘no-deal’ Brexit leaves us vulnerable

UK Steel: why a 'no-deal' Brexit leaves us vulnerable By Brian Meechan BBC Wales business correspondent 17 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Port Talbot steelworks is the UK's largest, employing 3,500 workers Steel companies and unions are...

Motorists asked where to locate Cardiff traffic cameras

Motorists asked where to locate Cardiff traffic cameras 17 September 2018 Image copyright Lewis Clarke/Geograph Image caption A camera will be installed this week at the junction of Bute Terrace and Mary Anne Street A council has taken the unusual step of asking...

Child rape-accused couple ‘were like Fred and Rose West’

Child rape-accused couple 'were like Fred and Rose West' 17 September 2018 Image caption Avril and Peter Griffiths face 10 and 14 charges respectively A married couple accused of raping and sexually abusing children in the 1980s and 1990s "were the Fred and Rose West"...

Inquest opens on Llanelli school death teen Bradley John

Inquest opens on Llanelli school death teen Bradley John 17 September 2018 Image copyright Family picture Image caption Bradley John has been described as "charismatic and wonderful" An inquest into the death of a teenage boy at his school has been opened and...

Welsh Labour leadership: Most AMs back Mark Drakeford

Welsh Labour leadership: Most AMs back Mark Drakeford 17 September 2018 Related TopicsWelsh Labour leadership 2018 Image caption Mark Drakeford was the first contender to put his name forward Mark Drakeford's bid to become the next Welsh Labour leader and first...

Passenger seriously injured in two-car Cardiff crash

Passenger seriously injured in two-car Cardiff crash 17 September 2018 Image caption Two drivers also suffered minor injuries in the crash A female passenger sustained serious injuries in a two-car crash in Cardiff.South Wales Police said a 30-year-old driver is...

Free elderly care plan from Labour’s Vaughan Gething

Free elderly care plan from Labour's Vaughan Gething 17 September 2018 Image caption An ageing population has prompted warnings of a growing crisis in providing social care Elderly people could be entitled to free care funded by a new tax under proposals from a Welsh...

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