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Ministers investigating Welsh human rights law

Image caption Julie Morgan rejected proposals for a older people’s rights bill on Wednesday Welsh ministers are investigating whether they can put UN human rights agreements into Welsh law. The Welsh Government is concerned that…

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Welsh prisoners ‘should be able to vote’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The loss of the vote is subject to a sentencing “lottery”, the researchers claim Prisoners from Wales should be given the vote in Welsh elections, university researchers have said….


Jobs figures: Welsh employment rate hits record high

Image copyright Jirsak/Getty Images The proportion of adults employed in Wales is as high as the UK as a whole for the first time since records began. The latest figures show that 75.8% of 16-65…


Welsh pupils refused hot school dinners due to credit debt

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Children’s meals are often paid for in advance using apps Pupils are being refused a hot meal in school if they have no credit on their cashless payment account,…


Lisvane primary school makes Welsh language fun to learn

Welsh will no longer be classed as a second language in English-medium schools, under new proposals. All pupils will follow the same curriculum for the language from 2022, but English-medium pupils will not necessarily be…


St Athan army camp accusations against Welsh Government

Image copyright Geograph/Mick Lobb Image caption The Ministry of Defence site has been earmarked for use as a business park A row has broken out over a military base with the Welsh Government accused of…


English-medium education to put more emphasis on Welsh

Image caption Pupils at English-medium Llysfaen Primary School in Cardiff do some subjects like maths using Welsh Welsh will no longer be classed as a second language in English-medium schools, under new proposals. All pupils…


Obesity overtaking smoking as biggest Welsh health risk

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMerthyr has the worst child obesity problem but this Cardiff City football programme is encouraging activity Obesity is overtaking smoking as the biggest risk to health in…


Liam Williams: Welsh boxer keen to show he belongs at world level

Liam Williams has held British, Commonwealth and European titles at light middleweight Welsh boxer Liam Williams says he is determined to challenge for a world title in 2019 after producing the best performance of his…


Brexit: Majority of Welsh MPs to vote down EU deal

Image caption Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement has divided her party A large majority of Wales’ 40 MPs are expected to reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal during a crunch vote in the House of Commons. Labour,…


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