David Cameron believes ‘we’re all Thatcherites now’. In one North Wales town battered by her policies they beg to differ and community cooperatives are on the rise…
Biggest rises in Newport, the Vale of Glamorgan and Swansea
The wintery white menace mercilessly besplattering the UK seems to have a particular fancy for Wales. It hasn’t all been doom and gloom, however, Torfaen Council, for instance took a lighter approach to the deluge that Wales is enduring by releasing a comedy video featuring Welsh council gritters battling the elements.
Actress Samira Mohamed Ali: ‘Anyone can be in a film, but to be accepted by the locals – that’s what I achieved’
It’s a long way from Neath to Bangalore. But Samira Mohamed Ali already has a foothold in the Indian film-making industry. She’s the first British actor to star in a Kannada film, the Bangalore-based film industry
A growing number of people are helping preserve the Welsh countryside by becoming small woodland owners. Steve Watkins found a boyhood dream of owning a wood more challenging than expected along with some surprising discoveries about the Great Outdoors.
Flint is angry. The small town in North Wales has united in a wave of growing protests against plans to close its community hospital. More than 1,500 people marched through the town (population 12,000) last week to confront the local health board management at a consultation in the town hall. Initially the managers would only permit 40 to attend but reluctantly upped that to 100, with the rest remaining outside chanting.
The ‘National Newspaper of Wales’, has today found itself at the heart of a Twitter storm. Rob Williams looks at what went wrong and investigates the furious reaction.
There’s a huge piece of graffiti on the wall of the Tiny Rebel Brewing Co in Newport, Wales, but the owners don’t mind. After all, they asked for it. Brad Cummings, who opened the brewery this year with brother-in-law Gareth Williams, is delighted with the handiwork of Bristol artist Dones One (right) – and if [...]
Which part of the country has seen house prices rise six months in succession? Think again…
Yesterday, dodging the huge showers which soaked Auckland virtually all day, I went into the city to interview the South African referee Craig Joubert who will handle the final. What a guy he turned out to be.
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