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 Schoolchildren lay flowers outside the Aberfan school memorial garden to mark 50 years since the Aberfan tragedy, on October 21st, 2016 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Wales fell silent at 9.15am on Friday, exactly 50 years after 116 children and 28 adults were killed after thousands of tonnes of slurry and coal wast(...)

Among those at the meeting today will be (from left) Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon,  Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire.

Political leaders from across the British Isles will convene in Cardiff today for key talks about the EU referendum. The British-Irish Council (BIC) (...)

A sign is displayed opposite the M4 near Tata Steel works, on the day of the EU referendum, in Port Talbot, Wales. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

For two weeks Wales has been celebrating its European presence. There was jubilation when our football team thrashed Russia to top group B at the Euro(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron asked  voters to consider the economic and security risks of leaving the EU. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Murdered Labour MP Jo Cox was concerned about the coarsening of the debate in Britain’s EU referendum campaign, her husband has said. Brendan Cox sai(...)

Paul Maskey of Sinn Féin (left), who has been elected in Belfast West,  congratulates fellow party member Gerry Kelly (right) on being elected as MLA for Belfast North, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The Belfast North count is complete in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections. It is a similar result as in 2011 - two seats to Sinn Féin, three to (...)

Sanjeev Gupta, the head of steel and metals company Liberty House, arrives at the department for business, innovation and skills for talks. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

The British government opened talks yesterday with potential buyers for Tata Steel’s UK operations, including Sanjeev Gupta’s commodities company Libe(...)

Nicola Sturgeon is announced as the new leader of the SNP at the party’s annual conference yesterday. She is due to become first minister next week. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon, who will become Scotland’s first minister next week, has many claims to fame that could be shared with other successful politicians, (...)

President Michael D Higgins will meet the first minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and the leader of Cardiff Council Cllr Phil Bale on his two day visit.

Ronan McGreevy President Michael D Higgins begins his first official visit to Wales today. The President will meet with the first minister of Wales Ca(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron arrives to speak to the press outside number 10 Downing Street following the counting of votes in the Scottish referendum. He welcomed the “clear result”. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The United Kingdom faces unprecedented constitutional change on the back of Scottish voters’ decision to reject independence, following a pledge b(...)

Welsh first minister Carwyn Jones said an independent Scotland could not continue to use sterling and expect to have  influence over the monetary policy  followed by England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

The United Kingdom will have to change substantially after Scotland’s independence referendum, no matter what way the vote goes, says Welsh first mini(...)

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