Wales News:

Wales could be hit by snow, ice and strong winds
…Snow, strong winds and heavy rain are set to hit Wales this weekend with two… almost all of south Wales for 24 hours from 09:00 GMT Saturday. Another yellow alert… for freezing rain and ice has been issued for mid and North Wales between 06:00 and 18:00…


Natural Resources Wales changes 'compromise environment'
Wales' environment could be "severely compromised" by plans to reorganise… in an internal Natural Resources Wales (NRW) staff consultation report leaked to the BBC… . But staff at the regulator have since contacted BBC Wales, and one manager described…


Coins, brooches and rings found in north Wales declared treasure
…Coins, brooches and rings found across north Wales have been declared treasure… with a metal detectorist club. National Museum Wales said the finds were "of great benefit… in helping us to understand Wales' unique history". The oldest find was six Roman coins…


Wales new First Minister Mark Drakeford is sworn in
… as First Minister of Wales. "Thank you to everyone who has given their support - it's… an enormous privilege to be here today, to lead the people of Wales and call myself your…


Wales' new first minister Mark Drakeford appoints his team
Wales' new Labour first minister Mark Drakeford has announced his government… will continue to speak up for Wales, to fight our country's corner and make sure… the government in London is never in any doubt at all of what matters to the people of Wales


Mark Drakeford elected Wales' first minister
…Mark Drakeford is elected Wales' new first minister after a vote in the Senedd… of the Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill. Debate on a Member's Legislative Proposal - Waste…


Unemployment rate rises in Wales
…Unemployment in Wales has gone up to a rate of 4.2% - slightly more than… Statistics figures. In Wales it is 75.3% - a record high and up 0.5 percentage points… Airport and work to bring huge names such as Aston Martin to Wales have helped…


Wales cancer patients to get proton beam therapy on NHS
…Cancer patients in Wales are to begin receiving proton therapy treatment…. The Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales was the first to offer the treatment in the UK… The Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales was the first to offer the treatment in the UK when…


South Wales Police budget gap 'equivalent to 320 officers'
…South Wales Police faces a £16m budget gap for next year - the equivalent cost… of 320 officers - its chief finance officer has said. Umar Hussain told South Wales… it was "outrageous" the UK Treasury was not plugging the gap. South Wales Police has the biggest…


Wales remains bottom of UK nation and region economy table
Wales is once again least productive of the UK nations and regions, according… that on average workers in Wales generated £19,899 per head. GVA calculates the value of what… in Wales grew by 2.7% in 2017 - slower than in Scotland, Northern Ireland and England…