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228 firefighter jobs under threat

More than 220 firefighters' jobs could be lost in north Wales if funding is not increased over the next five years, bosses warn.

Questions over missing Nida's death

Questions still surround the death of a teenager who went missing after leaving her home barefoot in the middle of the winter, an inquest hears.

Addict gets 20 years for Taff murder

A heroin addict is jailed for life and must serve a minimum 20 years for murdering a "vulnerable" man days after being released from prison.

Bilingual pupils 'underachieve less'

Pupils in Welsh-medium primary schools are less likely to underachieve in core subjects than those going to English schools, according to new figures comparing 11-year-olds.

Fire victim, 3, ambulance delay probe

The family of a three-year-old girl who died after a house fire are demanding to know why an ambulance was not available to help her.

'Mistrust' over health care plans

There is a "near-dysfunctional level of mistrust and misunderstanding" among people in mid Wales about plans for future health care services, a report says.

MP duped by 'quadriplegic' conman

An MP admits being taken in by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic claiming police were abusing him.

Auditor satisfied with dance accounts

The Auditor General for Wales says he is "satisfied" with the way Arts Council of Wales monitored its funding of the National Dance Company Wales.

Fall in BBC radio audiences in Wales

Listener numbers of the BBC's Welsh language service Radio Cymru and Radio Wales have both fallen, the latest Rajar audience figures show.

Monmouthshire rejects merger plan

Councillors in Monmouthshire vote against a proposal for the council to merge with Newport, rejecting recommendations by the Welsh government.

Rapist Evans issues video statement

Footballer Ched Evans releases a video statement in which he says he is "determined to continue the fight" to clear his name.

Vaccination call to cut meningitis

Vaccinating young children against meningitis remains the key to tackling the disease, health experts say.

Passenger dies in two-car crash

One man dies and another seriously injured after a two-car crash near Felinheli, Gwynedd.

Alice characters to give town tours

Characters from the Alice in Wonderland books will guide visitors on a tour of Llandudno in a new app.

Police furious over 'Welsh' release

Greater Manchester Police are furious after being forced to release a Salford man on bail after he insisted on seeing a Welsh interpreter.

Woman's murder appeal bid rejected

A Colwyn Bay woman who teamed up with others to kill her own father in a knife attack must accept her murder conviction, top judges rule.

Rhyl charity fraudster jailed

A man from Rhyl is jailed for 18 months after swindling more than £20,000 from a charity he set up to help children suffering with cancer.

70mph winds cause big disruptions

Gusts of wind up to 70mph battered the coast of Wales and caused travel problems when the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the UK.

Concern over social worker caseloads

Worries a similar case to that of Baby P, where a child died because of abuse, could happen in Wales because of the large workloads of social workers, are raised by unions.

Inquest opens into double fire death

Corner opens and adjourns inquest of two men killed in a fire at a flat in Llanrwst.

Man defrauded grandfather of £20,000

A man who defrauded his grandfather of £20,000 after he persuaded him to let him manage his accounts is jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Miliband 'terrified' of NHS failure

David Cameron says Ed Miliband is "totally terrified" of Labour's Welsh NHS "failure" while the Labour leader accuses him of "smearing the NHS in Wales".

Three arrests in school abuse probe

Three people are arrested on suspicion of child neglect as part of a probe into physical abuse at a Powys residential school.

Driver, 22, dies after A40 crash

A 22-year-old man dies in hospital following a two-car crash in Powys on Sunday.

Police gain street drinking powers

Police are given powers to stop people drinking on streets in Tenby in a bid to keep the seaside town a "nice place to visit".

Amazon creates 1,000 Christmas jobs

Online retailer Amazon is creating more than 1,000 seasonal jobs at its Swansea distribution centre to cope with demand in the run up to Christmas.

Council chief pay-off deal examined

The Wales Audit Office is examining details of a pay-off worth more than £330,000 to Pembrokeshire council's chief executive, after ruling cash payments to him in lieu of pension contributions to be unlawful.

Police hunt gang after sex assault

A gang of five to six youths is being hunted by police after a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a Cardiff park.

Airport warns against devolving duty

Cardiff Airport would have a "significant advantage" over its rivals if the Welsh government won the power to set air passenger duty, the boss of Bristol Airport claims.

Cyber security firm opens in city

A US cyber security company is officially opening its European HQ in Cardiff, which has created almost 130 jobs with the hope of up to 300 in the next few years. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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