BBC Wales News

Covid crisis hits Talyllyn and other steam railways

BBC Wales News November 29, 2020 at 12:27 am

Wales’ famous narrow-gauge railways “would get more generous Covid financial help in England”.

Conwy council leader criticises hospitality sector rules

BBC Wales News November 28, 2020 at 12:12 pm

The leader is “disappointed” by broad brush approach rather than factoring in regional differences.

Covid in Wales: How many deaths have there been?

BBC Wales News November 27, 2020 at 2:11 pm

There have been 2,523 deaths and 78,536 cases since the pandemic began, Public Health Wales says.

How I’m a Celeb castle sheltered WW2 child refugees

BBC Wales News November 27, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Gwrych Castle was home to 200 Jewish child refugees during WW2.

Pwllheli youth violence prompts police dispersal order

BBC Wales News November 27, 2020 at 11:03 am

The 48-hour order comes into effect on Friday afternoon to “limit further issues for residents”.

Menai Strait mussel farming could be lost, producers fear

BBC Wales News November 27, 2020 at 6:22 am

Operations in the Menai Strait may be threatened if fishery laws are not approved soon, producers say.

Covid: Close schools early for Christmas, says union

BBC Wales News November 27, 2020 at 12:08 am

There are fears Covid cases in schools may force children and teachers to self-isolate at Christmas.

Slavery: Audit finds 200 commemorations to slave trade in Wales

BBC Wales News November 26, 2020 at 8:40 am

First Minister Mark Drakeford says the audit “helps us establish an honest picture of our history”.

Robert Firth: Inquest opens into death of child kidnap accused

BBC Wales News November 25, 2020 at 4:41 pm

The former psychiatric nurse died at Wrexham’s Berwyn jail where he was being held on remand.

John Stevenson: Ex-BBC correspondent and partner found dead had no injuries

BBC Wales News November 25, 2020 at 1:15 pm

Police discovered the two men after forcing their way into a house, an inquest is told.