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CYNAN JONES | BOOK INTERVIEW

CYNAN JONES | BOOK INTERVIEW

Welsh writer Cynan Jones came out on top at the Short Story Prize Awards in London, winning the competition with The Edge of The Shoal, the story of a man lost at sea, and the difficulties he faces as a storm hits. Beth Cruse caught up with the author. Would you say your novel discusses […]

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RUGBY AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS | SPORTS PREVIEW

RUGBY AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS | SPORTS PREVIEW

Campbell Prosser looks ahead to some of the big challenges facing the Welsh rugby squad in Autumn. The twilight zone of the rugby season; the old adage of there being “no such thing as a friendly” looms overhead. Each outcome goes towards an intangible tally that represents the non-geographical gap between Northern and Southern Hemisphere […]

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STEREOPHONICS | PHOTOGRAPHY

STEREOPHONICS | PHOTOGRAPHY

Welsh band Stereophonics released their brand new album, Scream Above The Sounds, this week and have announced two massive summer shows in Wrexham (Sat 2 June 2018) and Cardiff (Sat 9 June 2018). Buzz met with the band at Cardiff City Stadium. photos MORGAN DEVINE  

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WALES WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS | SPORTS FEATURE

WALES WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS | SPORTS FEATURE

Conor Knight looks into Wales’ upcoming games to qualify for the 2018 world cup in Russia. While we have finally welcomed back regular league football onto our screens, a lot of Welsh fans will still be anxiously looking at the calendar until Sat 2 Sept when Wales face Austria in the Cardiff City Stadium. The […]

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GET TRADITIONAL | SPORTS FEATURE

GET TRADITIONAL | SPORTS FEATURE

Thomas Hadfield looks back into Wales’ history and the once widespread sports played in the country, and where to still play some today. Wales in the modern sporting world is best known as a country dominated by a love of rugby, and more recently, football. A proud sporting nation, Wales has produced many stars over […]

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MACBETH | STAGE PREVIEW

MACBETH | STAGE PREVIEW

Caerphilly Castle Tue 7 – Sat 18 Feb Breaking away from tradition, Theatr Genedlaethol Cyrmu offers a fresh take on the ‘Scottish Play’ performing the Shakespearian masterpiece in Welsh. Translated by the late Gwyn Thomas, national poet for Wales 2006-2008, Macbeth is set to provide audiences with a harrowing performance that explores the darkest elements […]

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CULTURE HUSTINGS: MEAGRE PICKINGS FOR CULTURE VULTURES | POLITICS FEATURE

CULTURE HUSTINGS: MEAGRE PICKINGS FOR CULTURE VULTURES  | POLITICS FEATURE

There are genuine fears that the Welsh electorate don’t know what they’re voting for – let alone when – on the 5th May, which is the date for the next Welsh Government elections, by the way.  Therefore, experts in various Welsh fields are trying to ensure that at least the politicians are up to speed […]

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FARAGE WINS A WELSH AFFAIR? | POLITICS FEATURE

FARAGE WINS A WELSH AFFAIR? | POLITICS FEATURE

Like a cowboy keen to get off his high horse before he hit the infamous Port Talbot traffic on the M4, Nige strode into town…and even if there wasn’t a goldrush, there was a still a certain amount of interest generated in his magnificent generalisms. I’m pretty sure it’s possible to state that Farage puts the […]