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Hafodyrynys homes demolition plan to cut air pollution

Homes could be knocked down or a bypass could be built to improve air quality on the A472 in Caerphilly.

Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones hold Brexit talks

The first ministers say the UK government wants to impose its will on the other parts of the UK.

Solar eclipse 2017: Bonnie Tyler performs Total Eclipse

The singer performed her aptly-titled hit on a cruise ship as the solar event swept the US.

More graduates leave Wales than arrive, report says

Graduate jobs have not been created by firms at the rate public sector jobs are lost, an expert says.

Aberystwyth Welsh school restaurant quarter plans delayed

A development at a Grade II-listed former Welsh school is delayed by one year.

Inquiry call against health board over killer Kris Wade

Health officials did not follow procedures over sex assault complaints against a worker who later killed his neighbour.

'Snapchat race' driver killed friend in Aberystwyth crash

Ricafort Gamboa is jailed for crashing while trying to reach 100mph to film Snapchat footage.

Rare blue lobster 'too beautiful' for the cooking pot

The crustacean escaped the cooking pot due to a genetic abnormality that causes the bright blue colour.

Bridgend Ford workers vote for industrial action

The Bridgend plant could lose 1,160 jobs as part of plans to halve petrol engine production, unions say.

Jac Davies inquest: 'Consider law change on fire alarms'

Four-year-old Jac Davies died after a fire broke out at his family's home in July 2016.

Cambrian railway line shut after loose yacht hits bridge

The Cambrian railway line between Barmouth and Machynlleth was stopped after the collision.

Prestatyn Pontins used to house homeless families

Flintshire council says there is growing pressure on its housing waiting list.

'People will get killed' on polluted Hafodyrynys road

"People will get killed on polluted and dangerous road" unless action is taken, a resident warns.

Motorists using dash cams to inform on dodgy drivers

A pilot scheme which has seen action taken against dangerous drivers is being expanded across Wales.

Baglan super prison location 'doesn't make sense'

Aberavon MP Stephen Kinnock speaks against plans for a new super prison in Port Talbot.

RNLI warn 'people could lose lives' crossing to Sully Island

Lives could be lost unless people heed RNLI warnings about the dangers of getting cut off by the tide near Sully Island.

Planning 'root' of Help to Buy shortage in rural Wales

Just 12 buyers have used Help to Buy in Ceredigion because new homes are not being built in the county.

Voters 'must be priority' in assembly job-share bid, AM says

Allowing AMs to stand for election as a job-share is a 'possibility' under new powers to Wales, assembly says.

Green Man Festival tents donated to refugees in France

The donated gear will be sent to a charity warehouse where ex-Jungle camp migrants are sleeping.

32ft recovered-plastic whale comes to Cardiff Bay

The exhibit is made from recycled plastic recovered from the ocean, beaches and recycling plants.

Cynllun i ddymchwel tai i wella ansawdd llygredd aer

Gallai tai gael eu dymchwel fel rhan o gynllun i wella ansawdd aer ym mhentref Hafodyrynys - un o'r ardaloedd sydd â'r lefel uchaf o lygredd aer yn y DU.

Galw i fuddsoddi mwy i gadw graddedigion yng Nghymru

Mae angen buddsoddi mwy mewn creu swyddi ar gyfer graddedigion er mwyn eu cadw yng Nghymru, medd Syr Deian Hopkin.

Gŵyl y Dyn Gwyrdd 2017

Golwg ar luniau'r ŵyl boblogaidd ger Crughywel trwy lens Lucy Roberts

Sam Clucas: Swansea City agree fee for Hull midfielder

After seeing their initial bid fail Swansea City have now agreed a fee with Hull to sign midfielder Sam Clucas.

Landon Donovan: Swansea City 'have money to spend'

Ex-USA captain and Swansea City consultant Landon Donovan says the club have funds available to spend on new players.

Leigh Halfpenny: Scarlets 'lucky' to sign Wales full-back - Stephen Jones

Scarlets backs coach Stephen Jones says the league champions were "very lucky" to sign Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny.

Eniola Aluko: England striker speaks out on 'bullying' claims

Striker Eniola Aluko speaks to the BBC about the "bullying and discrimination" she says she was subjected to by England head coach Mark Sampson.

'I can't stand it'

Residents of Wales' most polluted road say they have "had enough".

Green Man 2017

Golwg ar luniau'r ŵyl boblogaidd ger Crughywel trwy lens Lucy Roberts // Some of the highlights from the popular annual festival near Crickhowel

'Hero' remembered

Cpt Archibald Dickson saved nearly 3,000 refugees fleeing Franco's forces in Spain.

Glamorgan gent

Glamorgan legend Don Shepherd, the county's leading wicket-taker, looked back on his lengthy career on his 90th birthday shortly before his death.

999 impact

What happens when emergency service workers dealing with trauma, violence and fatalities have to seek help themselves?

Cinema cache

The rare posters were found in perfect condition by builders renovating the house of an ex-cinema owner.

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