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Rugby World Cup: Wales are driven by 2011 Les Bleus pain

Wales will be driven by the pain of their 2011 World Cup semi-final loss to France when they face Les Bleus in Sunday's quarter-final.

Trains: When will overcrowding on Transport for Wales services end?

Passengers are frustrated by overcrowding on Welsh trains but operators say it will improve.

Kiwi coaches to the fore in Rugby World Cup quarterfinals

Of the eight teams remaining in the Rugby World Cup four are coached by New Zealanders who, from similar beginnings, pursued divergent coaching careers before their paths intersected at this tournament. Steve Hansen of the All Blacks, Joe Schmidt of Ireland, Jamie Joseph of Japan and Warren Gatland of Wales have guided their teams to […]
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Owens, Barnes, Garces, Peyper to referee RWC quarterfinals

TOKYO (AP) — South Africa’s Jaco Peyper will referee his 50th test but his first Rugby World Cup quarterfinal when he takes charge of the knockout match between Wales and France at Oita, Japan on Sunday. World Rugby on Tuesday announced Peyper, Jérôme Garces of France, Nigel Owens of Wales and Wayne Barnes of England […]
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Sharp rise in babies facing being taken into care

Data shows newborns in Wales are more likely to appear in care proceedings than those in England.

Ben Davies: Wales a 'proper team' again, says Spurs defender

Ben Davies says Wales have shown they are a "proper team" again during the Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Free Wales bus passes: 250,000 people apply after website crash

Transport for Wales say it is receiving about 9,000 renewal applications every day for its new pass.

Wales: Josh Adams aims to join Rugby World Cup try-scoring legends

Wales wing Josh Adams hopes to match the tally of World Cup greats Jonah Lomu and Bryan Habana.

Meet Gwynedd's paragliding cockapoo Henry

Henry has been soaring above the mountains of north Wales since he was eight months old.

UK must be open to Wales quitting union, says Welsh Government

The Welsh Government says a referendum should be allowed if pro-independence parties win a mandate.
Tags: UK, News, Wales, Welsh Government

Plaque for Wales' first female MP Megan Lloyd George

Megan Lloyd George was elected in 1929 and became a leading women's rights and Wales campaigner.
Tags: News, Wales, Megan Lloyd George

Justin Tipuric: 'I don't talk much' - new Wales captain on his leadership style

New Wales captain Justin Tipuric describes his approach and coach Warren Gatland explains why the he will lead them against Uruguay at the World Cup.
Tags: News, Wales, Uruguay, Warren Gatland, Justin Tipuric, New Wales

Banged-up Wales hoping for comfy win vs Uruguay at World Cup

The ideal for Wales is to have Uruguay just about beaten by halftime on Sunday so it can withdraw sore players and see how some experiments work out. That’s the dream. But how often do Welsh dreams come true in Rugby World Cups? With his main backs banged up after barely getting past Fiji on […]
Tags: News, Wales, Sports, Uruguay, Fiji

Jonathan Davies: Gatland hopeful over key player's injury for quarter-finals

Wales boss Warren Gatland hopes Jonathan Davies recovers from a knee injury in time for the World Cup quarter-finals.
Tags: News, Wales, Warren Gatland, Jonathan Davies

Gareth Bale: Wales have to beat Croatia in 'humongous game'

Wales' record goal-scorer Gareth Bale says they have to win Sunday's Euro 2020 qualification game against Croatia.
Tags: News, Wales, Croatia, Gareth Bale

Wales v Uruguay: Justin Tipuric captains side with 13 changes

Justin Tipuric will captain Wales for the first time as Wales make 13 changes for their final Rugby World Cup pool game against Uruguay on Sunday.
Tags: News, Wales, Uruguay, Justin Tipuric

Beef processing to end at Llanidloes abattoir

Randall Parker Foods says the change at one of Wales' biggest abattoirs is based entirely on cost.
Tags: News, Wales, Randall Parker Foods

Brexit uncertainty raises NHS concerns in Wales

Public Health Wales says there could be disruption to medical supplies and price hikes on food.
Tags: News, Wales, NHS, Public Health Wales

Ryan Giggs: Wales performance against Slovakia 'a step forward'

Wales boss Ryan Giggs believes his side took "a step forward," in their 1-1 Euro 2020 qualifying draw in Slovakia.
Tags: News, Wales, Ryan Giggs, Slovakia

Kieffer Moore: Wales striker 'absolutely delighted' to score on competitive debut

Wales striker Kieffer Moore says he is "absolutely delighted" to have scored on his competitive debut.
Tags: News, Wales, Kieffer Moore

Rugby World Cup: Welsh-Fijian baby born during Wales v Fiji match

The yet-to-be-named baby girl was overdue, but waited for the perfect moment to arrive.
Tags: News, Wales

Wales keep qualification hopes on track with draw in Slovakia

Wales keep their Euro 2020 qualification hopes on track in Slovakia despite the hosts coming from behind to earn a point in Trnava.
Tags: News, Wales, Slovakia

Slovakia 1-1 Wales: Kieffer Moore goal keeps Wales' Euro 2020 hopes alive

Wales keep their Euro 2020 qualification hopes alive in Slovakia despite the hosts coming from behind to earn a point in Trnava.
Tags: News, Wales, Slovakia, Kieffer Moore

Euro 2020 qualifying: Slovakia v Wales – rate the players

Rate the players out of 10 for Wales' trip to Slovakia in Euro 2020 qualifying.
Tags: News, Wales, Slovakia

Father guilty of raping daughters, Swansea Crown Court hears

The man from south west Wales fathered at least six children with one of his daughters.
Tags: News, Wales, Swansea Crown Court

Salem painting bought by National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales purchases the painting to prevent it being "lost by the nation".
Tags: News, Wales, Salem, National Library of Wales

Met Office: Wales flooding 'likely' as heavy rain forecast

The Met Office yellow warning for rain is in place between midnight and 18:00 BST on Friday.
Tags: News, Wales, Met Office

Empty homes: Cost to councils 'a massive risk'

There are calls for a national plan to bring nearly 30,000 empty homes in Wales back into use.
Tags: UK, News, Wales

Wales aim to turn pressure on Slovakia - Ryan Giggs

Wales boss Ryan Giggs says Slovakia will be difficult opponents in Thursday's Euro 2020 qualifier, but he has confidence his team.
Tags: News, Wales, Ryan Giggs, Slovakia

Wales in line for France quarter-final after typhoon cancels World Cup matches

England's World Cup match against France is called off because of Typhoon Hagibis, but Scotland must wait on their crucial game, while Ireland's fixture is set to go ahead.
Tags: England, News, Wales, France, Scotland, Ireland

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