Huge airport queues spark fears of holiday meltdown as ministers are told to 'get a grip' before schools break up in two weeks
Yet more airport chaos is expected over coming weeks as summer holidays near Schools in England and Wales are set to break up, spawning a travel stampede Labour yesterday demanded Transport Secretary Grant Shapps 'get a grip fast' And unions vowed to push back against plans to relax overnight flight rules
Wales' crackdown on second homes won't help people in rural areas get on the property ladder, warns leading UK housing body
Plans for councils to be able to cap the number of homes in an area have been announced Welsh Government plans to allow councils to cap the number of second homes or holiday lets in areas of Wales won't help local people get on the housing ladder, it has been warned.
Criminal defence lawyers to call on members for action that threatens to disrupt more cases and increase court backlog Solicitors are threatening industrial action over pay as barristers disrupted up to 1,000 cases on the third day of their strike. Criminal defence solicitors are to survey their members to gauge support for action that could grind more courts to a halt and increase the backlog of delayed cases.
Wales’ largest coworking space, the Welsh Innovation Centre for Enterprise (ICE) has appointed Llinos Neale as its new CEO. Llinos, 32, formerly the Community Manager at ICE, will now take the leading role and work with the board to manage the business and its 700-strong community across its Campus and online platform.
Tighthead prop Tomas Francis suffered concussion during the opening game of Wales' three-Test series against the Springboks and will now return home; watch the second Test live on Sky Sports Action from 3.30pm on Saturday (4.05pm kick-off) Tomas Francis is out of Wales' remaining Test matches against South Africa after suffering concussion in the opening match of the series.
As we age, our blood system can become damaged, potentially increasing the chance of developing blood cancer like leukaemia A simple blood test could help better predict the risk of leukaemia in older people and ultimately improve early diagnosis of the disease, new research suggests. In the UK, 28 new patients are diagnosed with leukaemia every day, and each year more than 40% of all new leukaemia cases in the country occur in people aged 75 and over.
Councils in Wales have been asked to design and implement the discretionary payment scheme Lower-income households in Conwy that did not qualify for the £150 tax rebate may get a share of £333,000 of a discretionary payment. Conwy’s scrutiny and resources committee today discussed the discretionary cost-of-living support scheme – an extra fund for some residents struggling in the cost-of-living crisis.
Fuel protests: Police arrest 13 protesters after roadblock demos bring motorways to a standstill across UK
The three men were seen having a kickabout in an empty section of motorway, which appeared to be closed A total of 13 people were arrested for driving at “excessively slow speeds” today as protests over fuel prices caused gridlock across the country. Protesters travelled in small groups and slowed down traffic by blocking lanes on and around the Prince of Wales Bridge on the M4, a main route between England and Wales.
Wales initially got to grips with South Africa's lineout, but then it went very, very wrong That old cliché about a game of two halves isn't just worn out, it is falling apart at the seams at this point. But, were you to look at South Africa's maul success in the first Test against Wales you would struggle to find a more apt summary.
Healthcare worker hopes to lead Wales ladies golfing team to victory after long battle with Crohn’s Disease
A healthcare worker from Ysbyty Gwynedd is hoping to lead her country’s team to victory this week at the European Ladies Golfing Championship in Conwy. Laura Roberts, who has worked at the hospital for over 10 years, had hoped to pursue a golfing scholarship in America fifteen years ago at just 18-years-old.
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The Ospreys front-row forward was taken off during first-Test defeat Prop Tomas Francis is out of Wales’ remaining Test matches against South Africa after suffering concussion. Francis was carried off after taking a blow to his head during Saturday’s 32-29 first-Test defeat in Pretoria. He faced a mandatory stand-down period of 12 days, but the Ospreys forward will now return home on Tuesday.
Springboks fans held a mini match after their team's drama-filled victory over Wales in Pretoria What's the best way to celebrate your team's dramatic rugby victory which was only secured in the final minute? Stage a game right after the game in the stadium's car park, of course.
ANOTHER seven monkeypox cases have been confirmed in Wales, it has today been confirmed. Public Health Wales has today - Monday, July 4 - issued the update, which brings the total number of cases up to 16. It is the largest single increase of the virus in Wales to date.
Tonight's rugby news as South Africa drop major selection hint for second Wales Test and giants return
The latest rugby headlines and news bulletins from Wales and beyond Springboks drop selection hint as stars return South African forward Evan Roos is being backed to make his Springboks debut in the second Test against Wales on Saturday, with many seeing his appearance at South Africa's media conference as a sure sign he will feature.
Francis suffered a significant blow to the head in tackling Steven Kitshoff in the first Test against the Springboks Tomas Francis has been stood down by Wales' medical staff for the rest of the tour of South Africa. The tight-head prop suffered a serious blow to the head within 30 seconds of coming off the bench during the 32-29 defeat at Loftus Versfeld last Saturday.
Watch motorbike rider make split-second decision faced with an ONCOMING car – everybody is saying the same thing
A BIKER has uploaded a harrowing video to Instagram showing an incredible near-miss. Instagram user @welsh_mt125 was commuting to work when the near-death experience happened. The Instagram post has the caption: 'Nearly taken out on my way to work, normal speed.' It's not clear on exactly which road the incident happened, but given the user's name and other posts, it's likely to be in Wales.
It's dropped 7000 in just a decade There are now fewer pubs in England and Wales than there have ever been since records began. There are now less than 40,000 in all, the first time the number of pubs has ever dropped below that figure. There are now 7000 fewer than there were just a decade ago.