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Hafodyrynys homes demolition plan to cut air pollution

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:09:35 GMT

Homes could be knocked down or a bypass built to improve air quality on one of the UK's most polluted roads.

France crash bus firm Express Motors to lose licence

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:51:20 GMT

An unrelated probe finds maintenance records were falsified at Penygroes-based Express Motors.

Armed robber dressed as witch jailed for Newport Co-op raid

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:25:40 GMT

Nicholas Overton donned a long black robe, blonde wig and pointed hat as a disguise during the raid.

Electrification means UK ministers cannot be trusted, says Jones

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:15:52 GMT

Carwyn Jones says he does not trust UK ministers on Brexit after the Swansea rail upgrade was cancelled.

Operation Almond: Man, 71, denies 1980s rape

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:26:32 GMT

It follows allegations of abuse at a Carmarthenshire school and care home.

Flint man in court over alleged bid to abduct girl, four

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:57:04 GMT

The 50-year-old defendant's case is sent to the crown court.

Salmon and sea trout 'could disappear' from Welsh rivers

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:59:48 GMT

A consultation is launched, with stocks of some fish reaching "unprecedented lows".

More graduates leave Wales than arrive, report says

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:37:41 GMT

Graduate jobs have not been created by firms at the rate public sector jobs are lost, an expert says.

Aberystwyth Welsh school restaurant quarter plans delayed

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:20:23 GMT

A development at a Grade II-listed former Welsh school is delayed by one year.

Snowdon summit tops Britain's most trodden list

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:29:21 GMT

Snowdon's Pyg track and Pen y Pass and Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons also make the top 20.

Cambrian rail line reopens after yacht hit bridge

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:37:18 GMT

The 30ft vessel slipped its moorings on Monday night, but caused no damage to the bridge.

Inquiry call against health board over killer Kris Wade

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:58:46 GMT

Health officials did not follow procedures over sex assault complaints against a worker who later killed his neighbour.

Machete-wielding witch jailed for life for armed robbery

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:51:08 GMT

Nicholas Overton donned a long black robe, blonde wig and pointed hat as a disguise during the raid.

'People will get killed' on polluted Hafodyrynys road

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:19:23 GMT

"People will get killed on polluted and dangerous road" unless action is taken, a resident warns.

Graduate leaving stats 'consistent with a brain drain'

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:04:35 GMT

There are calls for more investment in graduate jobs, after a report reveals more graduates left Wales than arrived.

Motorists using dash cams to inform on dodgy drivers

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:16:30 GMT

A pilot scheme which has seen action taken against dangerous drivers is being expanded across Wales.

Baglan super prison location 'doesn't make sense'

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:26:54 GMT

Aberavon MP Stephen Kinnock speaks against plans for a new super prison in Port Talbot.

RNLI warn 'people could lose lives' crossing to Sully Island

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:50:50 GMT

Lives could be lost unless people heed RNLI warnings about the dangers of getting cut off by the tide near Sully Island.

Solar eclipse 2017: Bonnie Tyler performs Total Eclipse

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:13:55 GMT

The singer performed her aptly-titled hit on a cruise ship as the solar event swept the US.

Landfill rubbish could provide untapped energy source

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:45:52 GMT

Researchers find similarities between landfill sites and the digestive systems of some animals.

Cwmni bws yn colli trwydded ar ôl ffugio dogfennau

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:54:01 GMT

Cwmni bysiau Express Motors o Wynedd yn colli ei drwydded ar ôl i ymchwiliad ddarganfod bod rhai dogfennau wedi eu ffugio.

Cynllun i ddymchwel tai i wella ansawdd llygredd aer

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:48:59 GMT

Gallai tai gael eu dymchwel fel rhan o gynllun i wella ansawdd aer yn Hafodyrynys - un o'r ardaloedd sydd â'r lefel uchaf o lygredd aer yn y DU.

Gŵyl y Dyn Gwyrdd 2017

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:03:03 GMT

Golwg ar luniau'r ŵyl boblogaidd ger Crughywel trwy lens Lucy Roberts

Santiago Arias: Swansea eye PSV Eindhoven and Colombia defender

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:16:41 GMT

Swansea City are interested in signing Colombia defender Santiago Arias from PSV Eindhoven.

Glamorgan Cricket: David Miller faces overnight dash for T20 quarter-final

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:54:32 GMT

Glamorgan hope batsman David Miller will be available for their T20 Blast quarter-final despite him playing in South Africa the day before.

Sam Clucas: Swansea City agree fee for Hull midfielder

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:17:00 GMT

After seeing their initial bid fail Swansea City have now agreed a fee with Hull to sign midfielder Sam Clucas.

World Cup qualifying: Austria pick two new caps in squad to face Wales

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:01:12 GMT

Austria call up defenders Moritz Bauer and Maximilian Wober for the first time in squad to face Wales for September's World Cup qualifier.

The Beatles in Bangor

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:36:41 GMT

Mewn lluniau: Hanner canrif ers ymweliad enwog y Beatles â gogledd Cymru. // Remembering The Beatles' fateful visit to north Wales 50 years on.

'I can't stand it'

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:48:43 GMT

Residents of Wales' most polluted road say they have "had enough".

Festival legacy

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:44:58 GMT

The donated gear will be sent to a charity warehouse where ex-Jungle camp migrants are sleeping.

'Hero' remembered

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:04:03 GMT

Cpt Archibald Dickson saved nearly 3,000 refugees fleeing Franco's forces in Spain.

Glamorgan gent

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:38:12 GMT

Glamorgan legend Don Shepherd, the county's leading wicket-taker, looked back on his lengthy career on his 90th birthday shortly before his death.

Your Pictures: 9 - 15 August

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:16:41 GMT

A weekly round-up of pictures from around Wales