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Budget 2021: Treasury to announce £93m for 'Welsh green recovery'
02/03/2021 | news | uk | 119
Cash in UK budget announced for Holyhead hydrogen hub and Welsh rail testing centre.
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Covid: Police facing 'greater hostility' when enforcing rules
01/03/2021 | news | uk | 654
Rule breaking is "incredibly frustrating" for officers, says chair of the South Wales Police Federation.
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Pivac enjoys 'special' Triple Crown day
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 639
Coach Wayne Pivac reveals his pride as Wales celebrate the first silverware of his tenure with the Triple Crown clinched in Cardiff.
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Wales beat England to take Triple Crown
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 4,482
Wales take the Triple Crown with a bonus-point win against England after early controversy in their Six Nations match in Cardiff.
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Senedd election: Labour pledges energy revolution for Wales
26/02/2021 | news | uk | 486
First Minister Mark Drakeford says "wind, water and wave" can be used to create jobs of the future.
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Brexit: Welsh exports to Irish Republic 'hindered by wrong ink'
26/02/2021 | news | uk | 353
CBI Wales says authorities in the Irish Republic are "zealous" when checking goods coming in.
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Covid: Ministers' replies to questions 'painfully slow'
25/02/2021 | news | uk | 606
Plaid Cymru says the Welsh Government takes as long as eight months to reply to queries about Covid.
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Brexit: NI leaders at odds on Irish sea border meeting
24/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,543
Arlene Foster says the EU was 'tone-deaf' but Michelle O'Neill says the meeting was "constructive".
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Lockdown: 'England has better vision for easing lockdown'
23/02/2021 | news | uk | 872
Pub landlord Paul Slater says he is frustrated at the lack of information from the Welsh Government.
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Lockdown: Secondary school pupils could go back after Easter
22/02/2021 | news | uk | 480
The announcement comes as the youngest pupils in Wales go back to class in a phased return.
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2021 Senedd election: Parties 'must engage with teenage voters'
22/02/2021 | news | uk | 399
The Senedd election on 6 May will be the first time under-18s can vote in Wales.
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Sir Keir Starmer: Savings scheme would boost UK's recovery post-Covid
18/02/2021 | news | politics | 6,966
The Labour leader says there can be "no return to business as usual" as he sets out post-Covid policies.
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Covid: School pupil catch-up money lower in Wales, report finds
18/02/2021 | news | uk | 409
But a think tank report finds a bigger share of Wales' funding is targeted at poorer pupils.
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Covid deaths pass 7,000 mark in Wales
16/02/2021 | news | uk | 318
Covid deaths fall for a third week in Wales but the total rises above 7,000, according to the ONS.
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Another new coronavirus variant seen in the UK
16/02/2021 | news | health | 2,099
It has similar mutations to the South Africa variant, so how worrying is it?
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Covid: Vaccine roll out rate can now 'fly' in Wales
15/02/2021 | news | uk | 524
It comes as research looks at whether jabs will become regular and routine like the flu.
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Covid: Future lockdowns in Wales not ruled out
15/02/2021 | news | uk | 495
Boris Johnson's plan for England is a "cautious but irreversible" removal of restrictions.
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Covid: Welsh Government to receive extra £650m from Treasury
15/02/2021 | news | uk | 354
The Welsh Government welcomes the cash but says it comes "at the 11th hour".
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Wales edge out 14-man Scots in thriller
13/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,003
Wales edge out 14-man Scotland in a mesmeric thriller at Murrayfield to maintain their 100% start to their Six Nations campaign.
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Covid: How many people have been vaccinated in Wales?
12/02/2021 | news | uk | 331
Nearly 716,000 people in the top priority groups have been given their first doses of Covid vaccines.
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Brexit: Trade friction 'not teething problems'
12/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,034
Jeremy Miles MS says it is irresponsible for UK officials to claim trade changes were "unexpected".
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Brexit trade deal leaves Welsh fishermen 'devastated'
12/02/2021 | news | uk | 325
New rules could create a "perfect storm" for the £39m sector, says Welsh Fishermen's Association.
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Covid: 'Encouraging signs' Welsh cases falling says NHS chief
10/02/2021 | news | uk | 853
The number of Covid patients in hospital has reduced by about a quarter since December.
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Brexit: Stena Line 'committed to Wales' despite traffic drop
10/02/2021 | news | uk | 25
Lorries using routes from Holyhead and Fishguard have fallen by 50% since January.
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Free school meals in Wales: Labour backbenchers blast snub
10/02/2021 | news | uk | 74
A budget amendment would have seen free school meals extended to families receiving Universal Credit.
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Covid in Wales: Early voting proposed if Senedd election delayed
09/02/2021 | news | uk | 437
It comes as the UK and Welsh governments disagree on whether early voting should take place.
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Wales hold on to beat 14-man Ireland
07/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,751
Wales overcome 14-man Ireland to win a tense 2021 Six Nations opener in Cardiff.
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Covid: Wales 'not ready' for full school reopening
05/02/2021 | news | uk | 830
The education minister confirms children aged three to seven will return to school on 22 February.
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Covid: 'Society might not return to normal until 2022'
04/02/2021 | news | uk | 647
Prof Helen Rees, of the World Health Organization, warns original vaccines may become less effective.
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PM urges EU action to ease Brexit tensions in NI
03/02/2021 | news | politics | 5,194
The UK wrote to the bloc calling for lighter enforcement of rules as port staff face threats over checks.
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Covid: 'Earlier lockdown in Wales could have saved more lives'
02/02/2021 | news | uk | 735
Health Minister Vaughan Gething says, with hindsight, different decisions would have been made.
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Covid: Hospitals 'still full' despite falling new cases
01/02/2021 | news | uk | 580
Hospitals remain "full" of coronavirus patients, despite numbers of cases dropping across Wales.
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Covid: Wales' school return could start after half-term
29/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,065
Primary children may start a phased return to school next month if Covid rates continue to fall.
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Covid vaccine in Wales: Over-80s take-up varies by health board
28/01/2021 | news | uk | 496
Vaccination figures show a different picture in how many over-80s have taken up first doses.
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Covid: UK-wide school reopening plan 'would make sense'
28/01/2021 | news | uk | 114
Welsh secretary suggests differences on schools leave parents and children confused.
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Bird Flu: Anglesey pheasants to be culled after confirmed cases
28/01/2021 | news | uk | 137
A control zone has been immediately imposed around the infected premises in north Wales.
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Covid: Ten South African coronavirus variant cases in Wales
27/01/2021 | news | uk | 574
All the variant cases were recorded in people who had been abroad, a senior official says.
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Covid: 'Reveal milestones to reopen Wales schools' call
27/01/2021 | news | uk | 281
More information needed about when ministers will deem it safe, Wales' children's commissioner says.
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Wales' natural resources used at 'unsustainable rate'
27/01/2021 | news | uk | 98
More than two planets would be needed if everywhere used them at Wales' rate, a report says.
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Covid: Wales' unemployment rises again amid pandemic
26/01/2021 | news | uk | 159
There were 71,000 unemployed people looking for work in November, up 14,000, new figures show.
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Covid: Highest weekly deaths in Wales since pandemic began
26/01/2021 | news | uk | 783
Total deaths involving Covid pass 6,000, including 467 in the week ending 15 January.
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Covid: Shut schools 'like systematic neglect' to disadvantaged pupils
26/01/2021 | news | uk | 155
A Cardiff head teacher says keeping schools closed affects disadvantaged pupils most severely.
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Covid vaccines: Not clear if Wales has hit over-80s target
25/01/2021 | news | uk | 693
Vaughan Gething says he will not know if the target was hit for another day or two.
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Covid: Schools will be told of reopening plans 'as soon as we can'
25/01/2021 | news | uk | 6,101
Boris Johnson says he understands parents' frustrations but the infection rate is "still very high".
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Gordon Brown: Trust has broken down in way UK is run
25/01/2021 | news | politics | 4,134
The UK's nations and regions are being treated as if they were "invisible", the former PM warns.
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Covid: Call for long-term plan to help 'burnt-out' nurses
25/01/2021 | news | uk | 152
A Royal College of Nursing survey found almost 80% were more stressed because of the Covid pandemic.
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Covid-19 vaccines: Health minister accused of 'misleading' over claim
21/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,724
Vaughan Gething says he made a "mistake" after claiming most over 80s had received their first dose.
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Brexit: Lamb exporter to EU 'making virtually nothing'
21/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,056
Powys meat processing plant warns the extra cost of selling into the EU could mean major job losses.
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Covid vaccine: 'Patience and perspective' needed in Wales
21/01/2021 | news | uk | 487
Wales has made a "very good start" on delivering jabs, a former chief medical officer says.
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Covid vaccine 'delivered with increasing urgency' in Wales
19/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,325
Vaughan Gething says the challenge in Wales is "having enough infrastructure" to deliver the jabs.
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Covid vaccine: Health minister denies jabs being held back
18/01/2021 | news | uk | 3,795
Earlier the first minister said he did not want vaccinators "standing around with nothing to do".
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Covid: Wales' new shop rules 'follow evidence of spread'
15/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,495
First Minister Mark Drakeford says there is "no doubt at all" Covid-19 is spreading in shops.
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Covid: Hospitals in Wales' hardest-hit area pause some urgent surgery
14/01/2021 | news | uk | 442
Some urgent procedures including cancer surgery are postponed in one health board area due to Covid.
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Brexit: Ministers accused of fishing compensation U-turn
14/01/2021 | news | politics | 1,556
On Wednesday the PM said businesses hit by post-Brexit problems would receive support.
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Growing food: Call to give vegetable growers public cash
14/01/2021 | news | uk | 350
An alliance of food experts want more public funds to go towards Wales-grown produce.
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Covid-19 deaths pass 5,000 mark in Wales
12/01/2021 | news | uk | 566
Cwm Taf Morgannwg saw the highest number of weekly deaths and the highest number since April.
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Covid: All over-50s in Wales to be offered jab by spring
11/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,241
The new Welsh Government vaccine plan says all eligible adults will be offered a jab by the autumn.
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Covid: UK at 'worst point' of pandemic, says Hancock
11/01/2021 | news | uk | 6,486
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says 2.3 million people in the UK have now had a Covid-19 vaccine dose.
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Covid: Protect family incomes, Starmer urges ministers
11/01/2021 | news | politics | 3,629
The Labour leader calls for tougher coronavirus restrictions and says help for low earners must continue.
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Brexit: M&S temporarily cuts hundreds of products in NI
08/01/2021 | news | business | 11,810
Criticism of new Brexit trade rules is growing as firms warn of more bureaucracy, higher costs and delays.
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Covid: Wales' schools and colleges shut until half term unless cases fall
08/01/2021 | news | uk | 660
Lockdown measures across Wales will also be extended and strengthened, the first minister says.
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Covid: Wales' vaccine programme 'not a competition'
08/01/2021 | news | uk | 307
The first minister says the "ambition" is to get top priority groups vaccinated by mid-February.
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Brexit barriers for the arts 'heartbreaking'
08/01/2021 | news | uk | 305
Industry leaders say uncertainty over future funding is causing concern.
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Calls for clarity for university students in Wales on return
06/01/2021 | news | uk | 267
Current Welsh Government advice for students in Wales is not to return to university until notified.
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Covid: Wales' school closures has 'grave consequences for children'
05/01/2021 | news | uk | 378
School leaders and politicians question whether the two-week classroom closure is enough.
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Covid: Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine rollout begins in Wales
04/01/2021 | news | uk | 501
Wales will have 22 mass-vaccination centres, mobile vaccine units and surgeries offering the jab.
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Brexit: EU trade deal 'important for shoppers too'
22/12/2020 | news | uk | 115
A "tax" would be added to the price of everyday items without a deal, a manufacturing employer says.
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Welsh budget: Tax hike on second homes announced
21/12/2020 | news | uk | 858
A tax hike on second homes to raise cash for social housing is part of the Welsh Government budget.
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Covid: Wales' NHS 'stretched to limit' with 2,300 cases in hospital
21/12/2020 | news | uk | 483
Critical care units are "operating far beyond their normal capacity", the first minister says.
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Covid: Policing Christmas rule-breakers in Wales 'difficult'
21/12/2020 | news | uk | 212
Bodies representing police say trying to break up celebrations will put officers at risk of harm.
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Brexit: No trade deal unless 'substantial shift' from EU, UK says
20/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,732
With a decision expected before Christmas, UK sources say it is increasingly likely there will be no deal.
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'Just a few hours' left to agree Brexit trade deal, says Michel Barnier
18/12/2020 | news | politics | 13,556
Michel Barnier says it is now "the moment of truth", while Boris Johnson warns of "difficult" talks.
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Brexit: Firms stockpiling over Brexit border 'anxiety'
18/12/2020 | news | uk | 200
A Wales-Ireland ferry route sees its busiest-ever three weeks as businesses prepare for 1 January.
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Covid: Staggered return for Wales' schools in January
17/12/2020 | news | uk | 162
Online learning will continue for some, with a full return to the classroom by 18 January.
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Covid: 11,000 positive tests delayed in Welsh figures
17/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,021
Public Health Wales warns IT maintenance has led to "significant under-reporting" of cases.
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Covid: Boxing Day sales off in Wales ahead of lockdown on 28 December
16/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,925
Non-essential shops will have to close from Christmas Eve, with a level 4 lockdown from 28 December.
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Covid: Christmas rules change will not be taken 'lightly'
15/12/2020 | news | uk | 606
First minister says UK nations face grim choice as talks continue on whether to keep relaxed plans.
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Covid: Christmas coronavirus rules easing 'makes no sense'
14/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,444
Front-line staff warn relaxing rules for the festive period is not a "luxury" the NHS can afford.
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Brexit trade talks: UK and EU to 'go the extra mile' in effort to agree deal
13/12/2020 | news | politics | 12,651
Ursula von der Leyen says talks were "constructive", but Boris Johnson warns no deal is "most likely".
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Covid: Teaching in Wales 'must reinvent itself in a day again'
11/12/2020 | news | uk | 312
Headmaster asks why there was only one working day's notice of Wales' secondary schools moving online.
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Covid: Post-Christmas lockdown warning for Wales
11/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,166
Stricter rules will come into force after Christmas if Covid cases do not fall, first minister warns.
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Brexit: 'Unacceptable risk' Wales' ports not ready
11/12/2020 | news | uk | 244
MPs are concerned that neither Holyhead nor Fishguard will be ready for new customs checks.
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Brexit: 'Strong possibility' of no trade deal with EU - PM
11/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,024
Boris Johnson says negotiations with the EU will continue, but are "not yet there at all".
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Covid in Wales: Record high case rates in half of council areas
09/12/2020 | news | uk | 982
Twelve council areas in Wales hit their highest Covid-19 case rates since the pandemic began.
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Covid: Self-isolation and quarantine period to shorten in Wales
09/12/2020 | news | uk | 228
People in Wales will only need to self-isolate for 10 days, rather than the current 14 days for most.
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Brexit: UK and EU reach deal on Northern Ireland border checks
08/12/2020 | news | politics | 3,425
The UK will drop plans to override the Brexit divorce deal, removing a potential obstacle to a trade deal.
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Covid: Deaths in Wales 'above worst case scenario'
08/12/2020 | news | uk | 920
Death rate in Wales exceeded 'reasonable worst case' estimate in recent weeks, according to report.
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Covid vaccine: First batch arrives in Wales
07/12/2020 | news | uk | 152
Inside an unassuming brown cardboard box in a white van arrived the vaccine that is bringing "hope".
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Covid: Wales only part of UK without falling coronavirus rates
07/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,489
Welsh ministers are considering further action after the Christmas period as cases continue to rise.
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Brexit: UK-EU trade talks continue as 'sticking points' remain
07/12/2020 | news | politics | 9,302
EU sources say the two sides are nearing an agreement on access to UK waters by EU fishing fleets.
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Brexit: UK-EU trade talks to resume over 'critical issues'
05/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,291
Negotiators will talk on Sunday, but "significant differences" between the two sides in post-Brexit trade talks remain.
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Wales 38-18 Italy
05/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,196
Wales end 2020 as they started it, claiming victory over Italy to finish fifth in the Autumn Nations Cup in Llanelli.
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Covid: First people to be vaccinated in Wales on Tuesday
04/12/2020 | news | uk | 475
Supplies of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine have already started to arrive in the UK.
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Covid: Travel allowed between Wales and parts of the UK
03/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,234
Wales' Covid rules previously banned all but "essential" travel but now that has been eased.
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Covid vaccine: 'Unknown' schedule for care home residents in Wales
02/12/2020 | news | uk | 288
Wales' top doctor is unable to say when care home residents will be able to get the vaccine.
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Covid: No Senedd vote allowed before pub alcohol ban
02/12/2020 | news | uk | 395
Calls for a debate before Friday, when pubs across Wales must stop serving alcohol, are rejected.
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Covid: Brains to close more than 100 pubs due to Wales' alcohol rules
01/12/2020 | news | uk | 650
Most of its 1,500 staff will be put on furlough while the measures are in force, Brains says.
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Covid: Alcohol ban for Welsh pubs and restaurants from Friday
30/11/2020 | news | uk | 4,254
Pubs and restaurants will have to shut at 6pm and will not be able to serve alcoholic drinks.
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Wales 13-24 England
28/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,964
England will face France in the Autumn Nations Cup final following a 24-13 win over an improved Wales in Llanelli.
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Covid in Wales: Greater restrictions for pubs ahead of Christmas
27/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,429
Bowling alleys and indoor entertainment venues will also have to close under new restrictions.
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M4 congestion: Spend £800m on public transport, report says
26/11/2020 | news | uk | 529
A "workplace parking levy" and cheap tickets to encourage public transport use are also suggested.
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Post-Brexit UK trade law threatens devolution, Senedd members warn
26/11/2020 | news | uk | 125
Senedd members warn a new law could "profoundly" limit the powers of the Welsh Parliament.
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Covid: Christmas tier rules being considered for Wales
25/11/2020 | news | uk | 41
Wales' first minister is looking at similar coronavirus rules as the top English and Scottish tiers.
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Covid: Call for UK-wide rules after Christmas
25/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,110
Mark Drakeford says restrictions brought in after Christmas should be agreed by the four nations.
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Rishi Sunak warns 'economic emergency has only just begun'
25/11/2020 | news | business | 5,382
The pandemic will deal lasting damage to growth and jobs, the chancellor has warned.
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Christmas Covid rules 'not an instruction to meet up'
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 469
Wales' first minister warns people to act responsibly after government agrees relaxed Christmas rules.
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Brexit: Hauliers fear 'mayhem' at Holyhead port
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 525
There are claims Holyhead port will not be ready for the end of the Brexit transition period.
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Tighter Covid restrictions in Wales before Christmas considered
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 483
Health minister says changes to Covid-19 rules could bring Wales in line with other parts of the UK.
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Covid: Care home visitors in Wales to get 20-minute tests
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 24
The UK-wide pilot will initially involve 15 care homes in Wales, but more will follow if successful.
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Impressive May scores twice in England win
21/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,513
Wing Jonny May scores a superb solo try as England claim an emphatic and entertaining Autumn Nations Cup victory against Ireland at Twickenham.
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Covid: Christmas restrictions warning if Wales' cases rise
20/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,675
Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford tells people not to "fritter away" the "success" of lockdown.
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UK borrowing hits highest October level on record
20/11/2020 | news | business | 2,085
The government borrowed £22.3bn in October - its highest for the month since records began.
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Covid: NHS waiting lists will take 'years' to recover
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 306
The number of people waiting the longest time for treatment rises six-fold since Covid hit.
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Covid-19: Family Christmas get-togethers being considered
18/11/2020 | news | uk | 6,554
Rules could be relaxed for a few days, with people urged to travel by car and not hold big gatherings.
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Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM's green plan
18/11/2020 | news | science | 6,946
The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".
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Nissan warns on its UK future without a Brexit deal
18/11/2020 | news | business | 1,049
The carmaker, which runs Britain's biggest car plant, said the factory 'will not be sustainable'.
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Boris Johnson 'called Scottish devolution disaster'
17/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,979
No 10 does not deny reports the PM made the comment in a meeting with Tory MPs.
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Covid: Mouthwash 'can kill virus in lab in 30 seconds'
17/11/2020 | news | uk | 240
Cardiff scientists say using mouthwash may become part of a daily routine to prevent coronavirus.
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Covid-19: Boris Johnson and six Tory MPs self-isolating after No 10 meeting
16/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,202
Boris Johnson, six Tory MPs and two aides have been told to self-isolate after a breakfast meeting in No 10.
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Covid Christmas rules 'won't be agreed for weeks'
16/11/2020 | news | uk | 518
Ministers are in talks over rules to be in place over the festive period across the UK.
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Brexit: Trade deal sticking points 'can be resolved', says UK minister
15/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,397
The UK's environment secretary says "agreement exists" with the EU, but time is "very, very short".
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Tata: Concern over future of Port Talbot steelworks
13/11/2020 | news | uk | 804
Urgent talks are being sought to see how a funding plan will affect Port Talbot's workforce.
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Covid: Not all university students in Wales will get tests
12/11/2020 | news | uk | 223
The education minister confirms not all students will be tested after concerns over logistics.
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Brexit: EU's 'penny is dropping' on UK sovereignty, says Gove
12/11/2020 | news | politics | 4,331
Brussels is starting to accept UKs independent status as trade talks deadline looms, says minister.
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Brexit: UK has to 'knuckle down' and get a trade deal with EU - Irish PM
12/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,168
Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin warns that failing to reach an agreement would be "very damaging".
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Post-Brexit trade talks to continue next week
11/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,393
The UK government does not expect to reach a deal with the EU in this week's talks.
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Brexit: Firms not ready for transition, says Welsh minister
11/11/2020 | news | uk | 317
A minister urges businesses in Wales to prepare for 31 December and the risk of no EU trade deal.
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Johnr 124 209 0 28
Covid: GCSE and A-levels in Wales cancelled for 2021
10/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,310
Assessments done under teacher supervision will replace exams, the education minister confirms.
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Johnr 57 92 1 27
NHS Wales: Ten-fold increase in patients waiting for treatment
10/11/2020 | news | uk | 76
At least 49,000 NHS patients in Wales were waiting for more than a year by September, figures show.
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Unemployment: Wales sees largest rise in rate across UK
10/11/2020 | news | uk | 201
The jobless rate for July to September in Wales leapt to 4.6%, an increase of 28,000.
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Welsh economy in decline before Covid hit
09/11/2020 | news | uk | 109
Figures show it shrank 2.4% between January and March, a smaller drop than other parts of the UK.
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Brexit: EU and UK negotiators resume trade talks in London
09/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,732
Negotiators are meeting again after Boris Johnson insists a post-Brexit deal is "there to be done".
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Covid: Shoppers hit high streets as Wales' lockdown ends
09/11/2020 | news | uk | 209
New regulations allow shops to reopen and up to four people from different households to meet.
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Johnr 128 295 3 36
Covid: Lockdown 'should continue for months' in Merthyr
06/11/2020 | news | uk | 845
A consultant says Merthyr Tydfil should not come out of lockdown "for weeks, even months".
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Johnr 87 376 2 35
Covid: Furlough extension prompts delay apology call in Wales
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 256
Labour and Plaid Cymru say chancellor's pledge to extend scheme until March should have come sooner.
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Johnr 44 104 0 13
Covid: MPs vote to back four-week England lockdown
05/11/2020 | news | politics | 3,387
Boris Johnson sees off a rebellion by 34 Tory MPs over restrictions which came into force at midnight.
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Johnr 141 60 0 37
Covid: Failing to isolate fine 'will be similar to other penalties'
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 38
The Welsh Government is making it a legal requirement to self-isolate when instructed to.
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Covid: Cwm Taf Morgannwg reports 99 deaths linked to outbreaks
03/11/2020 | news | uk | 204
Health board bosses say the virus is stubborn and "very challenging".
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Johnr 30 169 1 20
Coronavirus lockdown: PM warns UK faces 'medical disaster' without action
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,160
Boris Johnson says lockdown rules will expire on 2 December - with MPs to vote on what happens next.
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Covid: Two households can form bubble after Wales' lockdown
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 825
Travel restrictions within Wales will also end, but people will not be able to leave the country.
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Johnr 123 233 5 37
Covid: Wales faces a 'rising tide of poverty'
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 244
Nearly a quarter of people lived in poverty before the pandemic hit, a report says.
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Johnr 130 297 0 26
Why England have the Six Nations edge
30/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 946
The Six Nations concludes this weekend - 237 days after it was stopped by coronavirus - with either Ireland, England or France to be crowned champions.
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Covid-19: 'Chatting indoors behind cases spike before new lockdown'
30/10/2020 | news | uk | 200
Most cases had nothing to do with pubs and restaurants making mistakes, Public Health Wales says.
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Wales urged to scrap GCSE exams in favour of assessments
29/10/2020 | news | education | 55
Qualifications Wales urges ministers to scrap written exams for GCSEs, but keep one exam per A-level.
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Covid: School absence before lockdown prompts catch-up fears
29/10/2020 | news | uk | 58
There are fears pupils in the most deprived areas could fall behind if attendance rates remain low.
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Wales lockdown: Shops, pubs and gyms to reopen after firebreak
28/10/2020 | news | uk | 542
Ministers are working on new set of national rules to come into effect on 9 November.
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Johnr 183 771 1 67
Covid-19: Call to improve 'disjointed' business support
28/10/2020 | news | uk | 60
Small companies want to see the Welsh and UK governments "work together", a business group says.
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Covid Wales: 'Urgent clarity' needed on rules after firebreak
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,109
Wales' tourism industry says it is struggling to plan for the future when lockdown is lifted.
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Wales lockdown: Tesco 'wrong' to say period products 'not essential'
26/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,380
It had cordoned off the aisle after a break-in, but told a customer it was due to lockdown rules.
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Wales lockdown: Supermarkets covering up non-essential items
23/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,757
Some shops are blocking off clothing and decorations after being told to stop selling them.
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Wales lockdown to start in bid to 'save lives not Christmas'
23/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,134
Pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will shut when the 17-day lockdown starts at 18:00 BST.
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Johnr 142 610 4 77
Brexit: Trade talks continue as negotiators meet in London
23/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,938
The EU's Michel Barnier has warned "every day counts" ahead of December's deadline to reach a deal.
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Johnr 61 13 0 11
Transport for Wales rail services to be nationalised
22/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,125
Ministers step in to "stabilise the network and keep it running" as income plummets due to Covid.
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Johnr 81 200 4 37
Covid: 2021 exam students facing 'difficult situation'
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 117
"Disruption" to education is considered ahead of decisions about next summer's exams, watchdog says.
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Johnr 51 100 0 13
Covid: Redundancy warning in lockdown appeal to Treasury
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 645
First Minister says the Welsh Government's lockdown could lead to job losses without UK help.
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Johnr 67 180 0 16
Covid: New year firebreak lockdown 'cannot be ruled out'
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 897
Ministers say they cannot rule out an early 2021 lockdown if Covid-19 spreads quickly at Christmas.
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Johnr 223 554 2 68
Covid: Wales to go into 'firebreak' lockdown from Friday
19/10/2020 | news | uk | 5,113
People in Wales told to stay home from Friday, with pubs and restaurants ordered to close.
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Johnr 228 293 1 104
Covid lockdown: Wales poised for decision on circuit-breaker
19/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,134
The Welsh Government is expected to announce its decision on a "firebreak" lockdown later.
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Brexit: Trade talks with the EU are over, says No 10
17/10/2020 | news | politics | 17,913
"No point" in further discussions with the EU unless it changes course, Downing Street says.
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Travel ban: Can I visit Wales from Covid hotspots?
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,186
Rules banning people from entering Wales from coronavirus hotspots in the UK have come into force.
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Johnr 107 313 1 35
Fortnight Covid 'fire-break' lockdown within days in Wales
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,173
Wales faces a two-week stay-at-home "fire-break" lockdown, says First Minister Mark Drakeford.
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Johnr 232 726 9 102
Brexit: EU leaders call for UK trade talks to continue
15/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,391
The UK's negotiator accused the EU of expecting the UK to make "all future moves" towards a deal.
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Covid: Circuit-breaker lockdown 'likely for Wales'
15/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,031
Restaurateurs, food businesses and unions call for urgent clarity on the Welsh Government's plans.
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Johnr 110 194 1 39
Brexit: Time 'desperately short' to clarify Irish sea border arrangements
15/10/2020 | news | uk | 21
There is still nowhere on Anglesey to hold any lorries unable to board a ferry at Holyhead.
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Covid: Wales to ban people coming from UK hotspots
14/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,844
People from areas with high coronavirus rates will be banned from travelling to Wales from Friday.
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Johnr 215 282 2 62
Covid: Circuit breaker preparations under way in Wales
14/10/2020 | news | uk | 616
But an expert says the move would be "doomed to failure" and bring "cost without benefit".
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Johnr 73 201 1 31
Covid: Local leaders react to the three-tier system
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 350
Some are resisting higher alert levels, while others are calling for them to be introduced urgently.
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Unemployment rate in Wales rises sharply to 3.8%
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 272
15,000 more people were looking for work between June and August than the preceding three months.
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Johnr 76 126 0 18
Covid: Threat of England hotspot travel ban to Wales
12/10/2020 | news | uk | 876
The first minister says he is giving Boris Johnson a final opportunity to impose curbs before he acts.
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Covid in Wales: Second national lockdown considered
12/10/2020 | news | uk | 693
There are fears Covid cases could be back to April levels soon, as more restrictions are discussed.
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Wales held by 10-man Republic of Ireland
11/10/2020 | sport | football | 381
Wales remain unbeaten in the Nations League after they are held to a 0-0 draw away to the Republic of Ireland, who have James McClean sent off.
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Covid: Children can leave Wales' lockdown areas for sport
09/10/2020 | news | uk | 218
More than 8,000 people signed a petition calling for it to be a "reasonable excuse".
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Concern over Covid transmission in Wales' pubs
08/10/2020 | news | uk | 466
It follows a spike of 33 cases linked to a workingmen's club and another venue in a village.
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Johnr 134 395 7 39
Theresa May attacks 'ill-conceived' planning reforms
08/10/2020 | news | politics | 1,077
The former PM says the government must "think again" about using a formula to assess housing need.
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Tighter England Covid measures likely next week
08/10/2020 | news | politics | 1,376
Closing pubs and restaurants and banning overnight stays in the worst-affected areas are being discussed.
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Wales' top doctor warns of difficult winter
07/10/2020 | news | uk | 185
Frank Atherton says further restrictions cannot be ruled out as cases rise.
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Johnson lays out vision of post-Covid UK
06/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,653
The prime minister says he wants to build a "new Jerusalem" but warns the UK cannot return to "normal".
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Routine surgery lists have increased six-fold
06/10/2020 | news | uk | 142
One surgeon warns people could be waiting three years for knee and hip replacements in Wales.
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Welsh councils hit for £325m during pandemic
06/10/2020 | news | uk | 38
The spending watchdog says councils face millions in increased costs and lost income.
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'Rolling lockdowns' will become the norm in Wales
05/10/2020 | news | uk | 213
Parts of Wales will move in and out of local lockdowns, suggests Wales' chief medical officer.
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Things 'bumpy to Christmas and beyond' - PM
04/10/2020 | news | politics | 623
Boris Johnson says there is "hope" in fighting the virus, but it could be "a very tough winter".
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Johnson: Post-Brexit trade deal 'up to EU'
02/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,251
The PM calls for Brussels to be "commonsensical" ahead of crucial talks with the EU Commission president.
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People living alone in lockdown can meet others
02/10/2020 | news | uk | 207
Wales' first minister says people in local lockdown areas can meet one other household indoors.
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Johnr 87 207 7 27
Post-Brexit aid replacement progress 'negligible'
02/10/2020 | news | uk | 140
A former Conservative cabinet member calls UK government progress "simply unacceptable".
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Parliament building work delays cost '£2m a week'
02/10/2020 | news | politics | 109
Spending watchdog urges repairs body to get on with it - but they say rethink is needed to save money.
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EU ultimatum to UK over Brexit talks
10/09/2020 | news | politics | 11,728
Drop plans to rewrite withdrawal agreement by end of month or risk scuppering trade deal, UK is told.
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