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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Ex-councillor's RAF aircraft charge

    A former Anglesey councillor and prominent businessman has been charged with 13 offences relating to endangering RAF aircraft, BBC Wales learns.
  4. 'Cowboy' builder behind £1.5m fraud

    A rogue builder who defrauded homeowners of up to £1.5m in Bristol and south Wales over a two-year period is jailed for five years.
  5. £20m deal to create up to 40 jobs

    A Carmarthenshire firm agrees a deal in the United Arab Emirates worth up to £20m which will create up to 40 jobs.
  6. Officer arrested over 'sex assault'

    A police officer is arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman, Dyfed-Powys Police confirms.
  7. 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.
  8. Police arrest 19 and seize weapons

    A total of 19 people are arrested in a disturbance in Newport in which two people needed hospital treatment.
  9. Child fire death 999 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.
  10. Power station plans given go-ahead

    A proposed 500MW gas-fired power station in Pembrokeshire is given planning consent by the UK government.
  11. Mixed prospects for bilingual pupils

    Primary school children from English speaking homes who attend Welsh only schools are less likely to be top performers but are also less likely to underachieve.
  12. '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.
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