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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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Man shot with crossbow while fixing satellite dish on his roof in Wales

'This is a highly unusual incident for this area,' says detective leading investigation
Independent - Published

Carson Price: Teenager arrested over suspected drug death of 13-year-old boy in Wales

Detectives investigating possible link to MDMA after teenager found unconscious in park
Independent - Published

Videos for Wales

May - we have areas of agreement with Labour opposition on Brexit [Video]May - we have areas of agreement with Labour opposition on Brexit

The British Prime Minister Theresa May was speaking as she prepares to discuss the way forward for Brexit with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Corgis on call at Bangkok cafe [Video]Corgis on call at Bangkok cafe

A cafe in Thailand called 'Corgi in the Garden' is gaining popularity, thanks to the help of its 12 resident corgis. Rough cut (No reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Giggs lauds match-winner James as Wales make ‘perfect’ start to qualifying [Video]Giggs lauds match-winner James as Wales make ‘perfect’ start to qualifying

Wales boss Ryan Giggs hailed match-winner Daniel James' "fantastic" performance after his early goal sunk Slovakia at Cardiff City Stadium.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

Journalist starstruck by Gareth Bale [Video]Journalist starstruck by Gareth Bale

A Slovakian journalist cheekily asks for a picture with Gareth Bale in the Wales press conference ahead of the European qualifying match. The Welsh captain happily agrees to take a picture after the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Wales v Slovakia match preview [Video]Wales v Slovakia match preview

A match preview for Wales's forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on March 24.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:18Published

Fundraiser climbs Pen Y Fan 365 times in a year [Video]Fundraiser climbs Pen Y Fan 365 times in a year

A father-of-three has scaled Pen y Fan - the highest peak in south Wales - for the 365th time in the space of a year. Des Lally was joined by supporters who formed a guard of honour and cheered as he..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published

Tactical Giggs presses on with Slovakia plan [Video]Tactical Giggs presses on with Slovakia plan

Ryan Giggs says determination to press home Wales’ “advantage” at the start of their European Championship campaign was the reason behind fielding a second-string side in the 1-0 victory against..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:02Published

Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados [Video]Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados

Britain’s Prince Charles met with Lionel Richie on Tuesday, as the singer was named global ambassador of the Prince’s Trust International. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Jeremy Corbyn Calls On UK Opposition Leaders To Work On Brexit [Video]Jeremy Corbyn Calls On UK Opposition Leaders To Work On Brexit

According to Reuters, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, called on other opposition leaders on Tuesday to work towards finding a majority in parliament for “a close..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Warren Gatland tells Wales fans: We can win the World Cup [Video]Warren Gatland tells Wales fans: We can win the World Cup

Wales head coach Warren Gatland tells a cheering crowd of rugby fans their team can win the World Cup later this year, after the Welsh national side powered home to a Six Nations Grand Slam victory on..

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

Britain's biggest bronze statue crosses land and sea to reach new home [Video]Britain's biggest bronze statue crosses land and sea to reach new home

The 7-metre high "Messenger" by sculptor Joseph Hillier features a crouching woman and was commissioned by the Theatre Royal Plymouth. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Joe Schmidt expects Ireland to be back on top form for Rugby World Cup [Video]Joe Schmidt expects Ireland to be back on top form for Rugby World Cup

Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt speaks after the team lost 25-7 to Wales in the Six Nations at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Prince William pulls a pint for Cardiff brewery opening [Video]Prince William pulls a pint for Cardiff brewery opening

The Duke of Cambridge visits Brains Brewery in Cardiff ahead of the Wales vs Ireland Six Nations match.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published

Wales v Ireland: Six Nations match preview [Video]Wales v Ireland: Six Nations match preview

In-depth preview of Wales' Six Nations clash against Ireland in Cardiff as Warren Gatland's side close in on a Grand Slam.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:30Published

England v Scotland: Six Nations preview [Video]England v Scotland: Six Nations preview

An in-depth look at England's Six Nations match against Scotland at Twickenham, with Eddie Jones' men reliant on a positive outcome from Ireland's trip to Wales earlier in the day.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:32Published

Take That's final UK tour date to be shown live in 600 cinemas [Video]Take That's final UK tour date to be shown live in 600 cinemas

Fans can see Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen on the big screen on June 8, performing on the last night of their "Greatest Hits Live" tour from Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales. Rough cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Giggs: Bale criticism comes with the territory at Real Madrid [Video]Giggs: Bale criticism comes with the territory at Real Madrid

Wales manager Ryan Giggs says that criticism comes with the territory at big clubs like Real Madrid as Gareth Bale continues to face scrutiny at the Bernabeu.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:35Published

Warning of travel disruption and power cuts as Storm Gareth blows in [Video]Warning of travel disruption and power cuts as Storm Gareth blows in

Heavy rain has hit parts of the country as Storm Gareth is set to bring potentially disruptive weather to the UK. Weather warnings covering England, Wales, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland are in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:17Published

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Warren Gatland admitted Wales took their eye off the ball against Scotland as they were made to survive a Murrayfield scare to keep their Grand Slam charge on track.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:23Published

Wales Nears Six Nations Grand Slam [Video]Wales Nears Six Nations Grand Slam

Wales moved within one win of the Grand Slam title after a hard-fought victory over Scotland. The hosts piled on the pressure in the second half but the Welsh defense managed to resist. England 44-8..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Scottish Parliament And Welsh Assembly Oppose Brexit [Video]Scottish Parliament And Welsh Assembly Oppose Brexit

According to Reuters, Scotland’s parliament and the Welsh national assembly voted to oppose the prime minister's Brexit deal. Since voters in the UK chose to leave the European Union back in 2016,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

 

Theresa May spotted in service station on way to walking holiday in Wales

Women's toilets declared out-of-bounds to public during PM's visit, witnesses say
Independent - Published

Free sanitary products are to be given to schoolgirls in Wales

Move designed to tackle 'period poverty' and follows reports some girls have been missing school because they cannot afford tampons
Independent - Published

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