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Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

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Wales: Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom
Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.

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The family of four living off grid

the family of four living off grid
The family-of-four living off grid in Wales.
BBC News - Published

Abortions reach all-time high of 200,000 in England and Wales

'More than eight million women of reproductive age live in an area where the council has reduced funding for sexual and reproductive health services,' says Marie Stopes medical director
Independent - Published

Videos for Wales

Extreme sports competition goes global [Video]Extreme sports competition goes global

Motorsports legend and stunt performer Travis Pastrana is bringing the Nitro World Games to Wales. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:21Published

Warren Gatland: 'Unfinished business' behind leading the Lions for a third time [Video]Warren Gatland: 'Unfinished business' behind leading the Lions for a third time

Warren Gatland has been officially unveiled as the British and Irish Lions head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa. Gatland will relinquish his role as Wales boss after the World Cup and will then..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published

Sam Davies has 'good gut feeling' about Dragons move [Video]Sam Davies has 'good gut feeling' about Dragons move

Wales international Sam Davies is ready for a new season after signing a two-year contract to join the Dragons. The fly half has left the Ospreys to start the 2019/20 season at Rodney Parade.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:37Published

England skipper Morgan hails Roy after match-winning 153 [Video]England skipper Morgan hails Roy after match-winning 153

England captain Eoin Morgan hailed an "intimidating" Jason Roy after the opening batsman's 153 fired England to victory over Bangladesh in their third World Cup match in Cardiff on Saturday.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:21Published

Giggs praises 'fantastic player' Daniel James ahead of Manchester United transfer [Video]Giggs praises 'fantastic player' Daniel James ahead of Manchester United transfer

Wales manager Ryan Giggs has hailed Swansea winger Daniel James as a "fantastic player" ahead of his move to Manchester United. The player is understood to be on the verge of a move worth around..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:19Published

Ford to Close Engine Plant In Wales In Latest Blow to UK Car Sector [Video]Ford to Close Engine Plant In Wales In Latest Blow to UK Car Sector

According to Reuters, Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Banksy ash mural moved from garage to gallery in Welsh town [Video]Banksy ash mural moved from garage to gallery in Welsh town

A Banksy mural depicting a child enjoying what appears to be snow but is actually ash from a burning bin is moved from a garage to a planned street art museum in the Welsh town of Port Talbot. British..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Square video - Two thirds of knifepoint robberies in England and Wales unsolved each year [Video]Square video - Two thirds of knifepoint robberies in England and Wales unsolved each year

Two thirds of knifepoint robberies in England and Wales go unsolved each year, figures suggest.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

Two thirds of knifepoint robberies in England and Wales unsolved each year [Video]Two thirds of knifepoint robberies in England and Wales unsolved each year

Two thirds of knifepoint robberies in England and Wales go unsolved each year, figures suggest. Data obtained by the Press Association under the Freedom of Information Act showed that thousands of the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

The Queen meets captains of Cricket World Cup teams [Video]The Queen meets captains of Cricket World Cup teams

The Queen met the 10 captains leading their teams at the Cricket World Cup being held in England and Wales. West Indian all-rounder Jason Holder in particular dwarfed the Queen with his 6ft 7.5in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:38Published

UK Interior Minister Says EU Election Result 'Hugely Disappointing' [Video]UK Interior Minister Says EU Election Result 'Hugely Disappointing'

Britain’s interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday his Conservative Party’s performance in European elections were “hugely disappointing” and his party needed to unite to deliver Brexit...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Mariah Carey and Dido honoured at Ivor Novello Awards [Video]Mariah Carey and Dido honoured at Ivor Novello Awards

Previous recipients of the awards, also known as the Ivors, include pop star Ed Sheeran, Billy Bragg and former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:06Published

Allegri to leave Juventus [Video]Allegri to leave Juventus

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is to leave at the end of the season, say the club

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:15Published

Theresa May is telling lies about Brexit, says Tory who heckled PM at Welsh conference [Video]Theresa May is telling lies about Brexit, says Tory who heckled PM at Welsh conference

A heckler who confronted Theresa May during her Welsh Conservative conference speech has blasted her handling of Brexit and said he did not want to listen to any more “rubbish”.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:09Published

Fire breaks out at Tata Steel plant in Wales [Video]Fire breaks out at Tata Steel plant in Wales

Eyewitness footage captures plume of smoke rising from steel plant in Port Talbot. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:25Published

Hottest Easter Monday on record across UK [Video]Hottest Easter Monday on record across UK

All four of the UK nations have recorded their warmest Easter Monday on record, the Met Office has said. The Met Office said a high of 25C was recorded in England, with top temperatures in Scotland,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published

 

Man Utd: Daniel James completes £15m move from Swansea

man utd: daniel james completes £15m move from swansea
Manchester United complete the signing of Wales winger Daniel James from Swansea City for an initial fee of about £15m.
BBC News - Published

Labour plan for soft Brexit has 'run out of road' and party should back second referendum, says Welsh first minister

Mark Drakeford said Tory leadership contest shows that referendum is now most realistic option
Independent - Published

Reaching Euros will be difficult - Wales boss Giggs after Hungary defeat

Ryan Giggs believes Wales must win most - if not all - of their remaining matches to have a chance of qualifying for Euro 2020.
BBC News - Published

Wales's Euro 2020 hopes suffer blow with late defeat in Hungary

wales's euro 2020 hopes suffer blow with late defeat in hungary
Wales succumb to a late defeat in Hungary which could prove to be a severe blow to their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2020.
BBC News - Published

Heavy rain warning: Flooding causes travel disruption

heavy rain warning: flooding causes travel disruption
Warnings are in place for parts of England and Wales as the Met Office warns of "danger to life".
BBC News - Published

UK campaigners threaten legal action over dropped rape cases

Women's rights campaigners said on Monday they would take legal action against prosecutors, accusing them of secretly pushing through changes that had led to a sharp decline in rape cases going to..
Reuters - Published

Tory spending plans to strip billions from poorest areas after Brexit and give cash to richest regions, study finds

Wales and the south west and north east of England will be biggest losers, it calculates - with funds diverted to wealthy London and the south east
Independent - Published

CPS could face court challenge over rape cases

cps could face court challenge over rape cases
Campaigners accuse the CPS of secretly changing its decision-making on rape cases in England and Wales.
BBC News - Published

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