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August 16th, 2018

A-levels: More improvement at top grades in Wales – BBC News


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A-levels: More improvement at top grades in Wales
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There has been a further improvement in Welsh students' performance at the top grades at A level. Performances for the top grades are the best since 2009 – with 26.3% getting A* and A grades. Results show 8.7% of grades awarded were A* – the highest …
A level results 2018 see Wales record highest ever top marksWalesOnline
Wales achieves best result for A* grades in the UKITV News
Top A-level grades rise in WalesSouth Wales Argus

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[META]Read More First Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:05:29 GMT


Thousands of students across Wales to collect A-level exam results – ITV News


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Thousands of students across Wales to collect A-level exam results
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Thousands of students across Wales are awaiting their A-level results this morning. Many will be going onto university or further education but the number of young people taking A-levels is falling and increasingly they are choosing a different route.
Education secretary hails A level resultsNorth Wales Chronicle

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[META]Read More First Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:37:08 GMT


A-level results: Shropshire and Mid Wales sixth formers find out their fate – PICTURES and VIDEO – shropshirestar.com


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A-level results: Shropshire and Mid Wales sixth formers find out their fate – PICTURES and VIDEO
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More than half a million students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are receiving A-level results today. Last year, 26.3 per cent of A-levels scored an A or A* and today's results are broadly similar. There have been major changes to A-levels in
A-level results day 2018: How does Clearing work?South Wales Argus

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[META]Read More First Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:07:19 GMT


Catch up with Wales at Six – ITV News


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Catch up with Wales at Six
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On Wednesday's Wales at Six: Eight people have been injured after a horse jumped into the crowd at the Pembrokeshire Show. Plus, the family of a six-year-old launch a desperate plea for a bone marrow donor who could save his life.

[META]Read More First Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:07:33 GMT


Wales live breaking news plus traffic, weather and M4 updates (Thursday, August 16) – WalesOnline

Wales live breaking news plus traffic, weather and M4 updates (Thursday, August 16)
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Plans to dump mud off the south Wales coast that has been dredged from near the Hinkley Point nuclear sites are the focus of fierce controversy. Work is expected to start next month but opponents are not backing down. A protest took place on Wednesday …

[META]Read More First Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:46:06 GMT


You can now stay in converted shipping containers overlooking the sea in Wales – WalesOnline


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You can now stay in converted shipping containers overlooking the sea in Wales
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Wales is blessed with a stunning coastline and now you can make the most of it with this new, unique rental accommodation. Ty Cwch Boathouse, a glamping-style bunkhouse, is found on the Wales Coast Path and is described as the perfect place to stay for …

[META]Read More First Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:01:00 GMT


Hadleigh Parkes: Scarlets centre backs Wayne Pivac to be Wales … – BBC Sport


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Hadleigh Parkes: Scarlets centre backs Wayne Pivac to be Wales …
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Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes says Wayne Pivac will prove a success when he switches from Scarlets to Wales head coach after the 2019 World Cup.
The Hadleigh Parkes interview: Wales' adopted star on being 'taken …WalesOnline

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[META]Read More First Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:52:34 GMT


HIV drug research in Wales to cut infection risk – BBC News


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HIV drug research in Wales to cut infection risk
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Nearly 400 people have been taking part in a three-year trial of the drugs in Wales since last summer. Cardiff University will now examine how people have been taking the medicine – and if that affects the protection. The drugs are taken as part of a

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Welsh news from Google News

Welsh news from Google News including Hotels in North Wales see boom in bookings as more choose to `staycation` – ITV News

August 15th, 2018

Unemployment in Wales falls slightly to 4.3% – BBC News BBC News Unemployment in Wales falls slightly to 4.3%BBC NewsUnemployment fell between April and June to 4.3% in Wales, according to the latest figures. There are now more people employed than at any time since 1975. In Wales 74.2% of 16 to 64-year-olds are in [...]

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Welsh news from Google News including Two people seriously injured after `disorder` breaks out at football match – WalesOnline

August 14th, 2018

Stephen Jones and Byron Hayward would be `great` for Wales – BBC Sport BBC Sport Stephen Jones and Byron Hayward would be 'great' for WalesBBC SportScarlets assistant coaches Stephen Jones and Byron Hayward would "be great" for Wales, says British and Irish Lions hooker Ken Owens. Head coach Wayne Pivac succeeds Warren Gatland as Wales [...]

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Welsh news from Google News including Biggar`s tough decision – Wales tour or pool in Spain? – BBC Sport

August 13th, 2018

House prices in England and Wales fall for fifth month in a row, new data shows – The Independent The Independent House prices in England and Wales fall for fifth month in a row, new data showsThe IndependentHouse prices in England and Wales fell for the fifth month in succession, but some cities bucked the [...]

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Welsh news from Google News including The strange language that only exists in one part of Wales – WalesOnline

August 12th, 2018

The crimes committed on the streets in Wales where you live – WalesOnline WalesOnline The crimes committed on the streets in Wales where you liveWalesOnlineThe most recent Office for National Statistics' Crime Survey for England and Wales showed that violent crime was the most common crime category in Wales in 2017, with a 21% jump [...]

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Welsh news from Google News including The North Wales homes you can buy for

August 11th, 2018

South Wales Dambusters links marked with museum donation – BBC News BBC News South Wales Dambusters links marked with museum donationBBC NewsA museum in an area with strong links to the Dambusters mission during World War Two will receive a special donation from the London Mint on Saturday. Porthcawl Museum, in Bridgend county, will get [...]

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Welsh news from Google News including Shaun Edwards reveals why he couldn`t walk away from Wales early as he eulogises about the Welsh public – WalesOnline

August 10th, 2018

Wales live breaking news plus traffic, weather and M4 updates (Friday, August 10) – WalesOnline WalesOnline Wales live breaking news plus traffic, weather and M4 updates (Friday, August 10)WalesOnline… pass through, and generally feeling cool through the day. Maximum temperature 19 °C. Tonight, showers clearing to leave a fine but chilly end to the evening. [...]

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Welsh news from Google News including Wales U18 name team to face SA Schools – Welsh Rugby Union

August 9th, 2018

Your Pictures in Wales: 1-7 August 2018 – BBC News BBC News Your Pictures in Wales: 1-7 August 2018BBC NewsA selection of your pictures from across Wales as this week's photographers captured spectacular sunsets and dazzling firework displays. A double rainbow shines over Conwy marina, which was captured by Frank Maher Image copyright Frank Maher [...]

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Welsh news from Google News including Your Pictures in Wales: 1-7 August 2018 – BBC News

August 8th, 2018

Drop in women`s life expectancy in Wales `worrying` – BBC News BBC News Drop in women's life expectancy in Wales 'worrying'BBC NewsWomen's life expectancy has fallen in Wales while the rest of the UK remains stable, according to new figures. After a 10% drop in the previous five years, between 2011 and 2016 mortality rates [...]

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Welsh news from Google News including Bangor named `”indie” publishing capital of Wales – North Wales Chronicle

August 7th, 2018

Smacking proposals divide Wales but majority agree it will protect children`s rights – WalesOnline WalesOnline Smacking proposals divide Wales but majority agree it will protect children's rightsWalesOnlineThe consultation on Welsh Government plans to end the physical punishment of children in Wales, published today, found just over half (50.3%) agreed and 48.1% disagreed with the statement [...]

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