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Extra cash for Welsh councils announced

Image caption Councils fund schools, care services, waste collections and some local transport Extra cash has been announced for local authorities hit hardest by cuts to their funding from the Welsh Government next year. The…

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Renewables made up 48% of Welsh energy use in 2017

Image copyright Vattenfall Image caption Approximately 66% of renewable electricity generated in Wales comes from wind Almost half of Wales’ electricity consumption last year came from renewable sources, according to a new report. The Welsh…


Quarter of Welsh trains out of service, TfW admits in apology

Image caption Passengers were evacuated when a train was stranded at Penrhiwceiber during Storm Callum More than a quarter of trains in Wales are currently out of service, rail bosses have admitted in a newspaper…


AMs to repeal Welsh Assembly EU continuity law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The assembly passed the Continuity Act, to protect the assembly’s powers following Brexit, in March A majority of AMs are expected to back scrapping a Brexit law that was…



Welsh ministers do not support Brexit withdrawal deal

Image caption Mark Drakeford said the UK should stay within the customs union The Welsh Government does not support the UK government’s Brexit deal as it stands, a senior Welsh minister has said. Mark Drakeford…


Welsh fire services warn of tumble dryer danger

Image caption Bernard Hender and Doug McTavish died after a fire in Llanrwst, Conwy in 2014 Wales’ three fire services have launched a campaign to keep people safe while using tumble dryers this winter. Three…


UK ministers ‘always listen’ to Welsh counterparts on Brexit

Image caption David Lidington said the UK government always listens to the devolved administrations One of Theresa May’s closest colleagues has denied claims that the Welsh Government was ignored in the drafting of her Brexit…


Welsh violence tackling scheme rolled out in United States

Image copyright Reuters A pioneering Welsh scheme will be used to help unearth trouble “hotspots” and cut violent crime in the United States. The Cardiff Model for Violence Prevention anonymously gathers details at A&Es about…


Scale of Welsh rivers farm pollution embarrassing, says minister

Image copyright Afonydd Cymru Image caption Dead fish were found after a spill in the River Teifi The scale of agricultural pollution in Welsh rivers is “embarrassing”, the Rural Affairs Secretary has told BBC Wales….


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