#Wales

  • Article: This Welsh Grandma Is Inspiring a Community to Knit 2,020 Jumpers for Refugee Children

    This Welsh Grandma Is Inspiring a Community to Knit 2,020 Jumpers for Refugee Children

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 30, 2019

    Eileen Johnson, from Cardigan, wanted to do something worthwhile before she turned 80. Read more

  • Article: Twenty UK Universities Just Joined Forces to Buy Their Energy From Wind Farms

    Twenty UK Universities Just Joined Forces to Buy Their Energy From Wind Farms

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 8, 2019

    The institutions have signed a 10-year deal with renewable energy companies. Read more

  • Article: Welsh Rugby Legend Gareth Thomas Announces He’s HIV-Positive in Emotional Video

    Welsh Rugby Legend Gareth Thomas Announces He’s HIV-Positive in Emotional Video

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 16, 2019

    He said he was “forced” to share his diagnosis after pressure from the media. Read more

  • Article: Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 16, 2019

    The decline comes amid growing concerns that the justice system is failing rape victims. Read more

  • Article: Wales Gets Its First Permanent Electric Bus — With Dozens More On the Way

    Wales Gets Its First Permanent Electric Bus — With Dozens More On the Way

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 21, 2019

    The bus sets off on its route around Newport this week. Read more

  • Article: 2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 12, 2019

    Campaigners want the government to double the charge and roll it out to all businesses. Read more

  • Article: HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September

    HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 10, 2019

    The extension of the girls’ vaccination programme will prevent tens of thousands of cancers. Read more

  • Article: Transgender Hate Crimes Soar by 81% in England, Scotland, and Wales

    Transgender Hate Crimes Soar by 81% in England, Scotland, and Wales

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 28, 2019

    “We need people to realise how severe the situation is for trans people.” Read more