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Cash plea for Wales supply teachers’ employment project

Image caption The pilot scheme means supply teachers are known to the school and “part of the team” A lack of funding threatens a project through which schools club together to employ supply teachers, a…

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‘Legal high’ sales go underground

Image caption New legislation to tackle “legal highs” was introduced last year The sale of so-called legal highs has gone underground after a blanket ban came into force, a report says. While the ban has…


Hartlepool: The town where ‘police don’t come out’

After eight years of spending cuts affecting public services, the government has said austerity is coming to an end. But what has the effect of less money been on local communities? The BBC has been…



Wrexham ‘spiritual home’ for Wales football museum

Image copyright Topical Press Agency/Getty Images Image caption The Wales football team in Cardiff in 1921 before their match with England. It ended goalless A new national football museum for Wales should be created in…


Medication for mental health: Call to ‘end pill-shaming’

“You’re weak for taking them.” “Why do you need that?” “I wouldn’t date someone taking medication.” These are all examples of pill-shaming – where people criticise others and make them feel guilty for taking medication…


Evan Jones’s death at County Hospital an ‘injustice’, watchdog rules

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Evan Jones had a hip operation at County Hospital, near Pontypool, but developed hospital-acquired pneumonia A 92-year-old man died after a health board failed to give appropriate wound treatment…


‘Ditch the witch’: Julia Gillard shocked by ‘vile’ abuse while Australian PM

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard tells 100 Women that she was surprised by the level of sexist abuse she received while in power. BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the…



Grand Slam of Darts: Crackdown planned on darts ‘gamesmanship’

Gary Anderson took exception to what he viewed as slow play and over-exuberant celebrations by Gerwyn Price and the two clashed verbally on several occasions during the final on Sunday Players could face punishments during…


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