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Mark Drakeford in Welsh Labour bid to replace Carwyn Jones

The Cardiff West AM will announce his intention to replace Carwyn Jones as first minister on Tuesday.

Families 'asked to pay care home top-up fees by councils'

Families are being asked to pay top-up fees to get placements for relatives, a charity says.

Former Salvation Army officer faces abuse allegations

The former officer, from Newport, is alleged to have abused a teenage boy in the 1970s.

Awyr Las: Health board NHS charity cash probe urged

£450,000 is spent on a staff engagement plan to help a health board get out of special measures.

Welsh Labour leader: Jane Hutt says she would back Drakeford

Ex-minister Jane Hutt says she will back Mark Drakeford if he stands for Welsh Labour leader.

Homeless in Swansea, NPT and Bridgend 'pull out own teeth'

Some are pulling out their teeth to relieve pain because they cannot access a dentist, a watchdog says.

Fans 'let down' by Stereophonics severe weather concert

Severe weather caused by the Beast from the East meant some fans could not see Stereophonics.

Andrew Allen: Lorry driver 'too drunk to walk' pleads guilty

Former Wales rugby union international Andrew Allen pleads guilty to drink-driving.

A40 sinkhole repairs see Carmarthenshire road dug up

The A40 will remain closed all week after the hole appeared on Wednesday.

Hospital staff lack dementia training, widow says

Christine Bexon's late husband Paul developed early onset dementia at the age of 55.

Hinkley nuclear plant mud dump to be debated in Senedd

Moving sediment from near Hinckley Point to Welsh coast needs full discussion, says committee.

Jeremy Corbyn makes St David's Day holiday election pledge

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn offers to create UK-wide holidays to honour the four patron saints.

'Essential' work brings five weeks of train disruption

Overhead lines are being installed as part of modernisation work, says Network Rail.

Tribute to tech boss Philip Rasmussen killed in Spain

His family said the chief financial officer, who was hit while cycling, "lived life to the full".

Iceland criticised over palm oil removal from products

Palm oil producers dispute the supermarket's claim production is increasing deforestation.

Valero wind farm plans in Pembrokeshire turned down again

Plans to build five wind turbines near Valero oil refinery in Pembrokeshire are turned down again.

Welsh Labour's Drakeford 'would be a blessing' as first minister

Former Welsh finance minister Jane Hutt has tipped her successor Mark Drakeford to be the next first minister if he wants to stand in the contest to succeed Carwyn Jones.

Fans dress up for Wrexham's Wales Comic Con 10th birthday

Movie actors including Billy Zane and Warwick Davies join fans at Wales Comic Con in Wrexham.

Brexit: Partnership would lead to 'full-blown customs union'

Clwyd West MP and former Brexit minister David Jones has dismissed the idea that the UK might form a customs partnership with the EU after it leaves the bloc.

'Do Welsh Labour need another middle aged white man as leader?'

Prof Roger Awan-Scully says Welsh Labour members may be asking if the next leader should be more diverse.

Next first minister: Who are the runners and riders?

The race is on to become the next first minister of Wales, but who are the likely candidates?

Jeremy Corbyn praises Carwyn Jones's 'tireless commitment'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pays tribute to Wales' departing First Minister Carwyn Jones.

Forgotten 5th Marquess of Anglesey photos 'cause stir'

It was believed all photographs of the flamboyant 5th Marquess of Anglesey had been sold or destroyed.

100 objects exhibition highlights north east Wales' history

A 4,000-year-old urn and a child pit-worker's boot feature in an exhibition about changes in one region.

Jane Hutt yn cefnogi Mark Drakeford i arwain Llafur

Un o ACau mwyaf profiadol y blaid Lafur wedi cefnogi ysgrifennydd cyllid Cymru fel arweinydd nesaf y blaid, os yw'n dymuno'r swydd.

'Rhaid oedi cyn cau unrhyw ysgolion gwledig ym Môn'

Argymhelliad y dylid oedi cyn penderfynu tynged tair ysgol gynradd ond y pwyllgor gwaith i drafod y mater mewn wythnos.

Ateb y Galw: Y cyflwynydd radio Tommo

Cyflwynydd radio newydd Nation Radio sy'n cael ei holi yr wythnos yma

Cwis: Enwau Cymraeg trefi Prydain

Pa mor dda yw'ch gwybodaeth o enwau Cymraeg trefi a dinasoedd?

County Championship: Glamorgan beat Gloucestershire by six wickets

Glamorgan beat Gloucestershire by six wickets in the gloom, reaching 85-4 after being held up by a marathon 120 not out by James Bracey.

World Snooker Championship 2018: Jamie Jones recovers to beat Shaun Murphy 10-9

Number eight seed Shaun Murphy is knocked out of the first round of the World Championship by Welshman Jamie Jones.

World Sailing: Hannah Mills and Ellidh McIntyre 'ready to dominate'

Olympic sailing champion Hannah Mills says she and her new crew mate are looking to dominate their event as they push towards Tokyo 2020.

Cardiff City: Boss Warnock plays down bad blood with Derby

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock insists there will be an "edge" but no bad blood when his team visit Derby County.

'Oldest in Europe'

Chepstow Castle's gates saw off all-comers for close on a millennium.

Welsh Labour leader race: Runners and riders

Who could stand to replace Carwyn Jones as Welsh Labour leader?

'Disheartening' awareness

It affects one in eight men in Wales but a urologist says awareness levels are "disheartening".

'Value for money'

Officials say the digital learning tool for schools has provided value for money over the last six years.

'It was extreme paranoia'

Progress has been made on access to specialist mental health care but research shows more is needed.

Your pictures in Wales: 11-17 April 2018

A selection of your pictures from across Wales



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