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A TALE OF TWO PARTIES | POLITICS FEATURE

A TALE OF TWO PARTIES | POLITICS FEATURE

Labour is the most successful political party in modern Welsh politics, winning the largest share of the vote at every General Election since 1922. However, after Wales voted for Brexit, it was expected that the Conservatives would make great gains during this year’s snap election. Contrary to predictions, Labour achieved a stellar result – they took back Gower, Cardiff North and Vale of Clwyd […]

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EUROPEAN LANGUAGE EQUALITY NETWORK: VALENCIA | TRAVEL FEATURE

EUROPEAN LANGUAGE EQUALITY NETWORK: VALENCIA | TRAVEL FEATURE

The European Language Equality Network was formed by minority language groups in order to provide a mandate for language equality in a Europe ruled by the majorities. In the wake of Brexit and the Welsh Government’s #miliwn (one million Welsh speakers by 2050) policy, David Wyn recently attended one of ELEN’s Leader Group meetings in […]

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DUMP TRUMP | PHOTOGRAPHY

DUMP TRUMP | PHOTOGRAPHY

Jaydon Martin captures the anti-Trump and May protests in Cardiff. photographer JAYDON MARTIN

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KEN SKATES | POLITICS INTERVIEW

KEN SKATES | POLITICS INTERVIEW

Luke Owain Boult speaks with the Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Transport Ken Skates about boosting tourism and next year’s campaign, the Year of Legends. What’s planned for the Year of Legends? The Year of Legends is about bringing the past to life like never before, with cutting-edge innovation. It’s about creating and celebrating […]

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SAVING CARDIFF’S SOUL | POLITICS FEATURE

SAVING CARDIFF’S SOUL | POLITICS FEATURE

SAVING CARDIFF’S SOUL by Yasmin Begum A number of historic buildings and venues have disappeared from Cardiff over the past few years. If we’re being specific, at least 40 pubs have shut down since in Cardiff since 2003. These venues have included the Point, the Music Millennium Hall and pubs like the Wharf and the […]

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ONE LOUDER | FEATURE

ONE LOUDER | FEATURE

A truism: powerful art often emerges from an international-scale crisis, tragedy or disaster. Equally: making this observation risks the response that anyone even thinking about this is irresponsible, decadent and fiddling while Rome burns. Still, so long as you’re not a complete tool who’s actively welcoming the threat of fascism and mounting racial tension because […]

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OWEN JONES | PREVIEW

OWEN JONES | PREVIEW

Owen Jones, a well-known columnist, political activist, and author, renowned for his strong opinions on the injustices people face every day will be making his way to Cardiff this month. He was described by Gay Times magazine as a “prominent voice for the LGBT community”, fighting against sexism and homophobia both on the streets and […]

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WELSH WILDLIFE CHECK UP | FEATURE

WELSH WILDLIFE CHECK UP | FEATURE

Innovative projects in Cardigan Bay are trying to measure and reduce the impact we have on the Welsh wildlife, but just how successful are they? Marta Montanari investigates. The splash of the water against the boat is the only audible sound as the tourists down below and scientists on the deck of the boat search the […]

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2017-2018 WELSH BUDGET ANALYSIS | POLITICS FEATURE

2017-2018 WELSH BUDGET ANALYSIS | POLITICS FEATURE

Health, Wellbeing and Sport are the areas set to benefit the most from the recent published Welsh budget, with a total of 240m ringfenced for the Welsh NHS, while central services and administration is set to face a significant 8.4% decrease in spending to £368m. Environment and Rural Affairs will similarly see a significant 4.8% […]

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ARTS COUNCIL WALES CHAIRMAN PHIL GEORGE | ART INTERVIEW

ARTS COUNCIL WALES CHAIRMAN PHIL GEORGE | ART INTERVIEW

Emma Clark speaks with chairman of Arts Council Wales Phil George about the challenges facing the arts in Wales, and what can be done to overcome them. “We fund a wide range of organisations at Arts Council Wales to deliver the arts and to engage people with the arts in communities across Wales,” starts Phil […]

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