#Wales

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

    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
    Environment

    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
    Health

    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
    Citizenship

    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

  • Article: 10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help the UK Hit Zero Emissions by 2050
    Environment

    10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help the UK Hit Zero Emissions by 2050

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 3, 2019

    A UK net-zero target would be “genuinely world-leading." But it’s going to take all of us to do it. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Became the First Country in the World to Declare a 'Climate Emergency'
    Environment

    The UK Just Became the First Country in the World to Declare a 'Climate Emergency'

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 2, 2019

    It's a symbolic move, but highly significant nevertheless. Read more

  • Article: UK Rape Victims Asked to Hand Over Phones and Social Media Accounts or Risk Their Cases
    Girls & Women

    UK Rape Victims Asked to Hand Over Phones and Social Media Accounts or Risk Their Cases

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 29, 2019

    “We seem to be going back to the bad old days when victims of rape are being treated as suspects.” Read more

  • Article: Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products
    Water & Sanitation

    Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 15, 2019

    As many as 141,000 girls and young women will be impacted. Read more