BBC News - Wales

The latest stories from the Wales section of the BBC News web site.
The latest stories from the Wales section of the BBC News web site.
  1. Success and failings of Welsh police

    Gwent Police is failing on all levels of policing, North Wales Police on some while Dyfed-Powys and South Wales are doing well, according to inspectors.
  2. Offer Wales same powers, says Jones

    First Minister Carwyn Jones calls for Wales to be offered the same powers as Scotland and accuses the UK government of a "piecemeal approach" to devolution.
  3. Jones saddened by cricketer's death

    Former Glamorgan cricketer Simon Jones says he is 'deeply saddened' by the death of former team-mate Phillip Hughes
  4. Allen abuse trial majority direction

    The judge in the case of a former Wrexham children's home boss found guilty of 26 sex charges says he will accept a majority decision on the remaining 12 charges.
  5. Gas drill protesters face eviction

    Police and bailiffs arrive at the site were an encampment has been set up to try to stop an energy firm from test drilling for underground gas in Wrexham.
  6. Williams in for North on Wales wing

    Scarlets' Liam Williams starts on the wing for Wales against South Africa on Saturday as George North is ruled out.
  7. One in four children obese at 11

    One in four children in Wales are obese at the age of 11, claims a study which says the country has the highest proportion of overweight or obese youngsters in the UK.
  8. Abuse inquiry 'needs Welsh voice'

    The children's commissioner adds his support to calls for a Welsh voice to be appointed to a Home Office inquiry into historical child sexual abuse.
  9. Gleision deaths public inquiry call

    The parents of one of the four miners killed in the Gleision mine disaster have called for a public inquiry into the incident.
  10. Councils agree to start merger talks

    Two south Wales councils vote in favour of beginning talks about a merger.
  11. £200m EU funding to help youths

    Young people in Wales are being helped to get jobs and improve their skills with £200m of European funding.
  12. 'Do more to monitor GPs vacancies'

    More must be done to monitor the number and location of GP vacancies in Wales at a time of crisis in recruiting and retaining doctors, says Plaid Cymru.
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