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Gareth Davies: Former WRU chairman disappointed at Wales losing World Rugby role

Former Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies expresses his disappointment Wales might lose a long-term place on World Rugby's top board.
Tags: News, Wales, WRU, Welsh Rugby Union, Gareth Davies

Autumn Nations Cup: Wales v Italy preview, teams & key stats

Team news, match preview and statistics for Saturday's Autumn Nations Cup match between Wales and Italy at Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli.
Tags: News, Wales, Italy

Bandalore, Yo-yo.

The eudæmonist has a fine post called Diabolo, l’emigrette & la dame de pique that begins fetchingly as follows: It’s always the way of things, you are merrily reading a newly acquired translation of Pushkin’s ‘Queen of Spades’ instead of starting your workday, and as you are waiting for the Countess to return from the ball in section three and encounter the not particularly pleasant Hermann (not quite Germain), you observe, with Pushkin, with Hermann, the decorations in the Countess’s room – th...
Tags: Wales, France, China, Uncategorized, Philippines, Linguistics, Mary Berry, Duke, Wellington, Storer, Blackwood, Spades, Royal Academy, Dahl, Germain, Horace Walpole

Alun Wyn Jones: Wales captain reflects on 'frustrating' Autumn Nations Cup

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones reflects on a frustrating Autumn Nations Cup which his side will sign off against Italy in Llanelli.
Tags: News, Wales, Italy, Alun Wyn Jones

Covid-19: Can I travel from Wales on holiday abroad?

Senior travel consultant Louisa O'Neill says demand is up for 2021 "bucket list" bookings.
Tags: News, Wales, Louisa O Neill

Stephen Jones: Attack coach says Wales understand fans' frustrations

Wales attack coach Stephen Jones "understands the frustration" about the team's shortcomings as they prepare to face Italy on Saturday.
Tags: News, Wales, Italy, Stephen Jones

Liam Williams column: Time for Wales to express themselves against Italy

In his latest BBC Wales Sport column, Liam Williams says Wales will look to express themselves against Italy and hope to finish 2020 with victory.
Tags: News, Wales, Italy, Liam Williams, BBC Wales Sport

Prince Charles launches another fashion collection - and it's ultra chic

He is known for his love of sustainable fashion and now the Prince of Wales has come up...
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Covid: First people to be vaccinated in Wales on Tuesday

Supplies of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine have already started to arrive in the UK.
Tags: News, Wales, Pfizer

Covid: Wales 'must act now' insists health minister

Wales "could not suppress" Covid after its firebreak lockdown, the health minister says.
Tags: News, Wales

GCSE and A-level exam replacements in Wales must 'stand test of time'

Pupils and teachers should get details of what assessments in Wales will look like by January.
Tags: UK, News, Wales

Stephen Varney: The teenager born in Wales, now playing for Italy

Saturday will be a surreal and special day for Welsh-born Italy teenage scrum-half Stephen Lorenzo Varney.
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A Look into the Wondrous Life & Expansive Work of the Late Jan Morris, Who Wrote the Entire World Jan Morris spent her long life and career writing about the world. Her voluminous body of work includes books about countries like Spain, the United States, and her ancestral homeland of Wales; cities like Oxford, Trieste, and Sydney; and even city-states like Hong Kong and her beloved (if sometimes resented) Venice. And yet, as she declared on CBS Sunday Morning twenty years ago, “I hate being called a travel writer, and I don’t believe I am o...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Hong Kong, Books, Wales, College, Spain, Earth, Bbc, United States, Sydney, Cbs, Venice, Seoul, Jan Morris

GCSE and A-level exam replacements in Wales must 'stand test of time'

Pupils and teachers should get details of what assessments in Wales will look like by January.
Tags: News, Wales

Covid in Wales: What are the new rules and restrictions?

New rules restrict hospitality and ban indoor activities, but do allow travel into England.
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Covid-19: Drinkers out before Wales' pubs alcohol ban

Pubs, restaurants and cafes will not be allowed to serve alcohol from 18:00 GMT on Friday.
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Covid: New travel rules between home nations 'confusing'

New rules will ban travel from Wales to top tiers in England and Scotland and all Northern Ireland.
Tags: England, News, Wales, Scotland

Wales Rugby: Jersey Boys hope to be international hit

Callum Sheedy, Kieran Hardy and Will Rowlands are Wales' "Jersey Boys", earning caps after time with the English Championship side.
Tags: News, Wales, Will Rowlands, Callum Sheedy Kieran Hardy, Wales Jersey Boys

Covid: Can I meet friends as Wales' pubs prepare to shut early?

From Friday pubs and restaurants will be alcohol-free and must close at 18:00 every day.
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Welsh Covid travel rule changes unfair on pubs, say critics

Wales residents can go to tier 1 and 2 English areas while Welsh pubs banned from serving alcoholCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Welsh government is under fire over changes to its Covid travel rules that critics say will lead to people from Wales crossing the border for nights out in England.From Friday, a rule that bans people from leaving Wales except for reasons such as work or education will be replaced with one that allows Welsh residents to go to tier 1 and ...
Tags: Politics, England, Wales, Pubs, UK News, Welsh politics, Welsh Government, Mark Drakeford, Hospitality Industry, Coronavirus

Will Rowlands: Wales lock likely to join Welsh region next summer

Wales lock Will Rowlands says he will "probably" be joining one of the four Welsh regions next summer.
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Covid: Travel allowed between Wales and parts of the UK

Wales' Covid rules previously banned all but "essential" travel but now that has been eased.
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Child abuse carried out under guise of medical treatment, report finds

Study of sexual abuse in healthcare settings in England and Wales says behaviour was not questioned Healthcare practitioners who committed child sexual abuse commonly did so under the guise of medical treatment, which went unchallenged by other staff even when unnecessary or inappropriate because of their position of trust, research has found.An independent inquiry into child sexual abuse report into abuse in healthcare settings between the 1960s and 2000s found that perpetrators were most commo...
Tags: Health, England, Children, Wales, Society, UK News, Healthcare, Social Care, UK child abuse inquiry

41 domestic players sign full-time regional contracts in 'significant step forward' for women's game

16 players sign terms, taking number of professionals in England and Wales to 58
Tags: England, Wales, Sport, Cricket

Covid: Can people from Wales go for a drink in England?

Welsh pubs can't serve alcohol on Friday - but travel to parts England of will be allowed.
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Covid: Travel allowed between Wales and England's tiers one and two

Wales' Covid rules previously banned all but "essential" travel between Wales and England.
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Broadband: Virgin to offer hyper-fast speeds in parts of Wales

Hundreds of thousands of people would have access to the faster service, the telecoms firm says.
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Puberty blockers ruling: curbing trans rights or a victory for common sense?

A highly anticipated judgement on Tuesday concluded children under 16 are unlikely to be mature enough to give informed consent A landmark high court ruling has focused a spotlight on the work of the Gender Identity Development Service for Children and Adolescents (GIDS) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS trust in London. The highly anticipated judgment on Tuesday concerned legal action taken by 23-year-old Keira Bell against the service – the only one of its kind for England and Wales. Continue r...
Tags: Health, England, London, Wales, Society, UK News, Transgender, NHS, LGBT rights, Tavistock, Portman NHS, Keira Bell, Gender Identity Development Service

Live animal exports to be banned in England and Wales

The environment secretary says the ban could be in place by the end of 2021 in a move away from EU rules.
Tags: UK, England, News, Wales, Eu

George North: Wales head coach Wayne Pivac backs new centre selection

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac believes George North will be "hungry" to prove himself in the more unfamiliar position of centre against Italy.
Tags: News, Wales, George North, Wayne Pivac