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UKIP AM uses racial slur about black MP Chuka Umunna

Michelle Brown is recorded making derogatory comments about Labour's Chuka Umunna in a phone call.

Severn tolls abolished by end of 2018, says Alun Cairns

The fees paid on entry to Wales - from £6.70 to £20 - have long been a source of contention.

Aberystwyth student dumps car in drive and heads to China

The man leaves his car in a couple's drive with a note asking them to look after it while he is away.

Boss jailed for taking £1.3m from Swansea homeless charity

Robert Davies forged invoices and spent £100,000 on boats, £26,000 on airfares and £80,000 at a top hotel.

Cardiff bus station plan faces funding 'challenges'

Plans to build the new Cardiff bus interchange have "significant funding challenges", a report says.

First Welsh Supreme Court judge appointed

Lord Justice Lloyd Jones, one of three new justices, was born and brought up in Pontypridd

Mother and son in court accused of murdering woman, 84

Betty Guy, 84, died in 2011 with her daughter Penelope John and grandson Barry Rogers accused of murder.

Car winched from Bridgend flood water after heavy rain

Two people managed to get out of the car before fire crews arrived.

Cardiff Council: Threats to services in £74m budget cut

Services face being scrapped as Cardiff Council tries to find £74m over the next three years.

Post-Brexit farm subsidy uncertainty 'economically toxic'

Plaid Cymru attacks Michael Gove for saying farm subsidies after Brexit will have to be "earned".

Bodelwyddan Castle set to be sold by Denbighshire council

An unnamed party enters talks with Denbighshire council over the sale of the castle.

Aberystwyth councillor Emily Price awarded posthumous degree

Emily Price fell ill and died just days after being elected to Aberystwyth town council.

Severn tolls 'psychological barrier' to be scrapped

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns says the UK government will scrap the Severn bridge tolls by the end of 2018.

Leading Welsh MD says 'more equality leads to higher profits'

La Shaun Lindsey is GE Aviation's first female managing director and only openly gay executive.

Severn tolls announcement a 'cynical attempt to stop bad news'

Wales' economy secretary dismisses UK government's announcement of the scrapping of the Severn tolls as a bid to overshadow the cancellation of rail electrification to Swansea.

Blade for six-year-old Ffion Rudman after sepsis

Ffion used a prosthetic limb and wanted to play sports but blade was not available on the NHS in Wales.

Swansea rail electrification: MP claims people 'misled'

Swansea East MP Carolyn Harris calls on the transport secretary to tell Parliament why rail electrification to Swansea has been dropped.

Archive: South Wales valleys initiatives in 1980s and 1990s

A look back at previous Valleys initiatives to boost the economy stretching back nearly 30 years.

Giant iron ring part of £630,000 Flint Castle project

The sculpture, which could potentially stand 7m high and 30m wide, symbolises a giant rusted crown.

Ffion Rudman, six, gets blade after sepsis leg loss

Ffion used a prosthetic limb and wanted to play sports but blade was not available on the NHS in Wales.

AC UKIP yn defnyddio iaith hiliol wrth son am AS Llafur

Aelod Cynulliad UKIP yn cael ei recordio yn defnyddio iaith hiliol wrth son am Aelod Seneddol tra'n sgwrsio ar y ffôn gyda chyn aelod o staff.

Cerddor yn galw am lacio rheol iaith yr Eisteddfod

Un o gerddorion amlycaf Cymru yn dweud bod angen ystyried llacio rheol iaith y Brifwyl i gantorion er mwyn gwthio'r ffiniau.

Côr Merched Sir Gâr yn Riga

Mae Côr Merched Sir Gâr yn chwifio'r Ddraig yn yr Eurovision

Stuart Manley misses Open cut at Royal Birkdale

Welshman Stuart Manley is out of the Open after hitting an 11 over par 81 in the second round at Royal Birkdale.

Liam Smith & Liam Williams set for WBO light-middleweight eliminator rematch

Liam Smith will face Liam Williams again in October in an eliminator for the WBO interim world light-middleweight world title.

Modou Barrow: Swansea City reject Reading bid for forward

Swansea City reject a bid in the region of £1.25m for forward Modou Barrow from Championship side Reading.

T20 Blast: Glamorgan and Sussex rained off in Cardiff

Glamorgan and Sussex finally lose out to the rain in their T20 Blast match in Cardiff.

Battle name babies

How "battle name babies" and their descendants were called after battles such as "Passchendaele".


Why have the rail electrification between Cardiff and Swansea been scrapped again?

Valleys jobs focus

Can a new action plan to revitalise the south Wales valleys avoid the pitfalls of the past?

My stillbirth story

21 year old Kayleigh Atkins hopes by sharing her story of stillbirth, it will help other mums.

Your Pictures: 11-19 July 2017

A weekly round-up of pictures from around Wales

Graduating from cancer

Vithiya Alphons was diagnosed with an aggressive form of blood cancer in 2015 and took a year off.

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