Why CAN Wales ease lockdown quicker if England can’t?

Pressure is building on No10 to accelerate its roadmap out of lockdown in England after Wales announced Covid restrictions would be lifted ahead of schedule.  Two households will be able to meet indoors on May 3 rather than May 10 because of ‘improvements’ in the public health situation and the vaccination roll-out, Welsh First Minister … Read more

Deaths are falling quickest in over-80s in England and Wales, ONS statistics show

Over-80s Covid deaths have fallen by more than 90 per cent since the peak of the second wave in England and Wales, official figures revealed today in another promising sign the vaccines roll-out is beating the virus. Office for National Statistics data showed 379 fatalities were linked to the virus in this age group in … Read more

Britain’s Moderna vaccine rollout begins: 5,000 doses will be given out in Wales TODAY

The first doses of the Moderna Covid vaccine will be given to patients in Wales from today. Jabs will be given out at West Wales General Hospital in Carmarthen in what has been hailed as ‘another key milestone’ in the fight against coronavirus.  Five thousand doses of the vaccine were also sent to vaccination centres … Read more

Gold ring engraved with a skull is one of nine treasures found in Wales

A ‘Memento Mori’ gold ring engraved with a skull is one of nine stunning medieval and post-medieval objects found in Wales. The ring, found in Carreghofa Community, Powys, would have been kept as a reminder of the inevitability of death.  ‘Memento Mori’ is a Latin term that literally means ‘remember you must die’.  Among the … Read more

Covid lockdown Wales: Pubs and restaurants will reopen on April 26

Key dates as the Welsh lockdown is eased  April 12 Schools can fully reopen to all pupils following Easter while all post-16 learners will return to further education and training centres and university campuses will be able to open for blended face-to-face and online learning for all students; All remaining non-essential shops can reopen; Close … Read more

Hottest property markets in England and Wales revealed by Zoopla

Wigan is the nation’s property hotspot. The Greater Manchester town is the fastest place to sell a home in England and Wales, with the typical property selling in only 26 days, new research has revealed. That is 18 days quicker than the average across England and Wales, where homes sold subject to contract typically take … Read more

Personal trainer, 29, ‘died of caffeine toxicity’ after mixing powder with pre-workout energy drink

Personal trainer, 29, died shortly after drinking pre-workout shake containing up to 200 TIMES more caffeine than a normal cup of coffee, inquest hears Thomas Mansfield, 29, fell ill after taking the drink mixed with caffeine solution  May have taken five times the potentially fatal level of stimulant caffeine powder Mr Mansfield complained his heart … Read more

Drugs gang who stabbed 17-year-old to death in Barry, South Wales, jailed for at least 119 years

Harry Baker (pictured) desperately ran for his life as he was chased by up to seven people for around a mile through Barry, South Wales The heartbroken mother of a teenager brutally stabbed and beaten to death by a rival drugs gang today confronted her son’s killers in court, as they were jailed for at … Read more

Diana’s designer admits constantly dressing up was ‘relentless’ for Princess of Wales

A designer who dressed Princess Diana for ten years has revealed he had to style her ‘like she was going to a wedding every day’ – while insisting she was the ‘perfect client’ throughout their friendship  British fashion designer Bruce Oldfield, whose patrons include the Duchess of Cornwall and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, opened up about his … Read more

Wales finally lift the Six Nations trophy in private behind closed doors ceremony at training ground

Wales finally lift the Six Nations trophy in private ceremony at their training ground after Scotland beat France – with coach Wayne Pivac describing captain Alun Wyn Jones as one of the ‘all-time great players’ following his fifth title Wales lifted the Six Nations trophy during a private ceremony on Saturday  Wayne Pivac’s side became … Read more