BBC News - Wales

The latest stories from the Wales section of the BBC News web site.
  1. £600m to deliver metro by 2020

    About £600m will be spent on a new metro system for south east Wales within the next five years, BBC Wales understands.
  2. Families speak out over Tawel Fan

    Families speak out for the first time about the "deplorable" care their loved ones received at a Denbighshire mental health ward.
  3. Fewer tests in schools shake-up

    Schools in Wales face fewer tests and will get more freedom over what to teach as the education minister announces a radical shake-up of lessons.
  4. Plaid leader 'enjoys higher profile'

    More voters recognise Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood since the general election boosted her profile, a political expert says.
  5. Death after sepsis treatment delay

    The care given to an elderly woman who had a cardiac arrest and died after a delay in treatment for sepsis was inadequate, an ombudsman finds.
  6. 'Gunman's bullet grazed my head'

    A Welsh tourist in the Tunisian resort of Sousse has a lucky escape when one of the gunman's bullets grazed her head.
  7. Tunisia victim was family's 'rock'

    Family tributes are paid to a mother killed in the Tunisia massacre while a survivor says hotel staff were "prepared to take the bullets" for guests.
  8. Fourth man guilty of child sex abuse

    A fourth man is convicted of historical sexual abuse against children in Wrexham during the 1980s.
  9. Wales set for mini-heatwave

    Temperatures are set to hit 27C - 80F - in parts of Wales over the next couple of days, say forecasters.
  10. Mum jailed for mowing boyfriend down

    A mother is jailed for mowing down her boyfriend with her car three times in a row over a mobile phone.
  11. 'Threatening behaviour' at uni dept

    Fresh allegations of threatening and sexist behaviour are made against a father and son at Swansea University's School of Management.
  12. Janner faces sex abuse prosecution

    Cardiff-born Lord Janner is to be prosecuted over claims of historical sex abuse after an independent review overturns a decision by the CPS.