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Swansea tidal lagoon could deliver 'global expertise'

Welsh Tories tell their own ministers the Swansea project could "unleash an economic revolution".

New mums face up to 10-hour journey for mental health care

A mother and baby unit for women experiencing perinatal mental health issues is 'vital', says report.

Newport church's prayer room survives devastating fire

Some worshippers believe the prayer room was protected by an impenetrable 'spiritual fire'.

'All women I know have had unwanted sexual attention', says Wood

The leader of Plaid Cymru says every woman she knows has experienced unwanted sexual attention.

'Don't swim with wild dolphins' warning after Cardigan Bay picture

A woman swims with wild dolphins prompting calls for the public to keep their distance.

Free childcare scheme 'unworkable' for working parents

A scheme offering free childcare will not work for working parents, according to some mothers.

Dancers compete in World Cup despite 24-hour flight delay

The team representing Wales are allowed to compete in the Dance World Cup despite arriving late.

RSPCA Newport 'urgent appeal' for animal foster carers

The centre looks after 100 animals at any one time but some need more care before being re-homed.

Motorist drives wrong way down dual carriageway

Police said what happened on the A48 could have "ended in tragedy".

Llanwrtyd Wells bear statue 'must go' after 'road scare'

It has been claimed the wooden bear caused a crash when a driver thought it was real and swerved.

Blaenau Gwent cemetery bench shortage after insurance claims

A number of "poorly manufactured and maintained" benches placed in cemeteries have led to claims.

Airbus UK exit warning for thousands of Welsh jobs

The aviation giant employs 6,500 people in Wales and the announcement is described as 'extremely worrying'.

Cardiff buskers reprieved after council U-turn

Cardiff musicians will not have to submit a clip of themselves after a U-turn by the council leader.

Two jailed for fight which sparked Newport nightclub crash

Benjamin Thomas, 19, and Callum Banton, 20, were in a drunken fight before a car hit a number of people.

Man found dead in jail cell in Parc Prison, Bridgend

The man was found unresponsive in his cell by prison staff and could not be revived.

Appeal to find missing Denbighshire mum after birth

Michaela Rehova has not been seen since giving birth to a boy at Glan Clwyd Hospital on 6 June.

Residents vow to save 10ft Llanwrtyd Wells bear statue

The grizzly bear has been deemed a road hazard and officials have ordered its removal

Mums ask questions over free childcare scheme

A scheme offering free childcare receives mixed reaction from mothers.

Llanwrtyd Wells residents have teddy bear's picnic to save statue

Residents of a Powys town have a teddy bear's picnic in order to save a statue of a bear.

'We paid £600 a month': Parents' views on childcare

Parents share their views on the Welsh Government's free childcare scheme.

Teenage flicks for wheely good 14-year-old from Tenby

This 14-year-old is a wheelchair motocross athlete - and has mastered some amazing tricks.

Holywell Students take to the skies in flying lesson

Students from a school in Flintshire take to the skies in a bid to inspire the next generation of aviators.

Learning disabilities: Hayden's new confidence as tour guide

Hayden Rustage, who has autism, says thousands like him with learning disabilities need more support.

WWII pilot flies 560-mile round trip to comrade's funeral

The 94-year-old feared he would be unable to take the 560-mile round-trip to old pal's funeral.

'Lluniau anweddus o athrawon gan ddisgyblion ar gynnydd'

Mwy o ddisgyblion yn camddefnyddio cyfryngau cymdeithasol yn erbyn staff a'r natur yn fwy "rhywiol" medd aelod o undeb NASUWT.

Tîm gymnasteg yn colli cychwyn pencampwriaeth byd

Tîm gymnasteg yn cyrraedd Barcelona dros 24 awr yn hwyr gan golli dechrau pencampwriaeth byd ar ôl i hediad o faes awyr Birmingham gael ei gohirio am 24 awr.

Cwis: Beth yw'r enw Cymraeg?

Ydych chi'n gwybod yr enw Cymraeg am y llefydd yma?

Teimlo'n unig, ynghanol dinas llawn pobl

Michelle Lloyd sy'n trafod ei hunigrwydd yn onest a di-flewyn ar dafod

Cynllun gofal plant am ddim yn 'flêr a dryslyd'

Cwynion bod cynllun gofal plant am ddim yn "flêr ac yn ddryslyd" a ddim yn helpu rhieni yn ôl i'r gwaith.

County Championship: Derbyshire tail denies Glamorgan victory

Derbyshire cling on for an unlikely draw at 147-8 as tail-ender Tony Palladino led the late resistance against Glamorgan.

Wales up five places to 29th in Fifa world football rankings

Wales are up to 29th in the latest Fifa Women's world rankings, their highest position.

Sam Warburton: New Cardiff Blues coach aims to help Wales flanker improve

New Cardiff Blues coach John Mulvihill says he aims to make Wales and Lions flanker Sam Warburton an even better player when he returns to rugby.

Stuart Manley: Welshman on course for back-to-back wins on Challenge Tour

Stuart Manley is in a strong position to win back-to-back European Challenge Tour events after taking a share of the lead at the Scottish Hydro Challenge.

Holding back the tide

Lenny Lawrence used his construction skills to save his adopted city from flooding.

'I feared I'd die in ring'

Boxer Bradley Pryce says he spent the last few years of his career fearing he "would die in the ring" due to problems with his vision.

Valley lives

Delweddau trawiadol yn darlunio'r cymoedd yn yr 80au // A series of images documenting the Welsh Valleys in the 1980s

Speaking out

Claims of sexual assault, sexual harassment and bullying emerge in a BBC questionnaire.

A community divided

A rural school saved from closure, but what now for the villagers who have been at war?

Your Pictures in Wales: 13-19 June 2018

A selection of your pictures from across Wales.



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