14 hrs ago
Housing chief's rough sleep protest
The economic downturn and changes to the welfare system has led to a housing crisis warning in rural west Wales.
18 hrs ago
This is South Wales
Swansea solicitor takes concerns about legal aid reform to Westminster
A SWANSEA solicitor has taken concerns about the future of Wales's independent legal firms to Westminster to meet with the Lord Chancellor.
Fri May 17, 2013
More suspected child abduction attempts investigated by police in West Wales
Detectives in West Wales are looking into two more incidents of suspected attempted child abduction over the past nine days Detectives in West Wales are probing two more suspected child abduction attempts over the past nine days, it has emerged.
Thu May 16, 2013
Mail on Sunday
April Jones trial: Mark Bridger sobs in the dock as police interview is played to jury
The man accused of murdering April Jones today claimed he could not remember what he did with the five-year-old's body because he is a 'registered alcoholic'. Mark Bridger, 47, told police he drank up to 20 pints and half a bottle of vodka every day - and claims he was drunk at the wheel of his Land Rover when he ran over April while she played on ... (more)
Planning row threat to student flats
Flats housing up to 50 students in Aberystwyth face demolition because a council says they were built without correct planning permission.
Abusive phone calls to ex
A 42-year-old St Dogmaels painter and decorator has appeared in court and admitted making abusive telephone calls to his estranged wife.
Drunk driver blamed strong lager
A man who drank nine points of lager on a night out was confident he was fit to drive at 10am the following morning.
Kate Derl-Davis and husband Jeremy Derl-Davis
The husband of a woman diagnosed with a rare disease has spoken of the couple's battle to access to a life-changing drug which he claims would be available if she lived in England.
Wed May 15, 2013
Cash-strapped families in parts of Wales making UK's biggest energy use cutbacks
Householders in parts of Wales are cutting back on their energy use more than almost every other part of the UK amid escalating energy prices, new figures have revealed.
Author takes Aber noir to Radio 4
'There's just a strange quality about Aberystwyth which seems to lend it to this sort of treatment', says Pryce Just how the mid Wales seaside town of Aberystwyth became the Welsh capital of noir is a subject that may have played on people's minds in recent months.
Tue May 14, 2013
This is South Wales
Parking problems! Man crashes new Porsche into store
A MAN thought his new Porsche was in reverse when he attempted to pull out of a parking bay but instead accelerated forward, crashing into a Cardigan store.
Mon May 13, 2013
River museum to welcome - Welsh Neighbors'
The Point Pleasant River Museum is teaming up with staff and actors affiliated with the University of Rio Grande to present "Welsh Neighbors." "Welsh Neighbors" is a reader's theatre project comprised of stories and songs by area residents Evan Davis, Brooks Jones, Betty Jenkins who recall and relate the deeds and the misdeeds of the ... (more)
Welsh History Month: The 'Brethyn Llwyd' uniform of the Welsh Army Corps
Lions chief Warren Gatland will not select players involved in club finals for the opening match of the Lions tour against the Barbarians in Hong Kong What is the most important object in Welsh history? Today Dr Robin Barlow, from Aberystwyth University, argues the case for The 'Brethyn Llwyd' uniform of the Welsh Army Corps By the end of 1914, ... (more)
Welsh actor Gareth Thomas on bringing the world stage premiere of Cadfael to Wales
One of the classic medieval murder mysteries in the Cadfael series has been adapted for the stage with a Welshman in the title role One of the classic medieval murder mysteries in the Cadfael series has been adapted for the stage.
Ponterwyd Quarry [Ceredigion, Wales]
Number of routes have been bolted at this crag, with lower offs at the top of most climbs.
Sun May 12, 2013
A 10m extra for flood protection in Wales: Details released of where it will be spent
West and North Wales are the main targets for new funding, but the amount is criticised as being too low in the face of climate change Details of how communities are to get an extra A 10m to protect them from the kind of deluges that swept through Wales last year have been released today.
Sat May 11, 2013
Chiara Rinaldi on Odette's
Police were called to the scene at around 1.25am to reports of an injured man in the road.
School takes a step back in time for anniversary
LOOKING prim in their bonnets and waistcoats, some with mob caps and ankle boots, they could be pupils and teachers from any Victorian school.
Fri May 10, 2013
Hinterland thriller filming boosted by atmospheric Aberystwyth locations
Mark Bridger allegedly told Pc Philip Saunders: "I know what this is all about," before "confessing" to killing the five-year-old in a car accident, Mold Crown Court was told.
Carolyn Hitt: The historic items that make Welsh history for me
The most important object in Welsh history? Is it the Welsh dresser, the Miner's Lamp, or Max Boyce's original manuscript of Hymns & Arias? So what is the most important object in Welsh history? That's the questions academics are attempting to answer in the pages of the Western Mail each day as the newspaper celebrates Welsh History Month.