Coronavirus Wales: Investigation launched as 15 die in care home

Urgent investigation is launched after nearly a quarter of residents at one care home die from Covid as outbreak claims 15 lives Incident management team in place at Llangollen Fechan Care Home in Wales  Over the last three weeks there have sadly been 56 positive cases and 15 deaths In addition 33 staff members have … Read more Coronavirus Wales: Investigation launched as 15 die in care home

Primark queue stretches over 1000ft and thousands of bargain hunters descend on Cardiff

Thousands of shoppers descended on Cardiff today, with the queue for the city’s Primark store stretching back more than 1,000 feet. Crowds were not put off by grey, drizzly weather as eager bargain hunters waited for hours outside the fashion retailer on the first weekend since Wales’ firebreak lockdown. Recent weeks have seen non-essential shops … Read more Primark queue stretches over 1000ft and thousands of bargain hunters descend on Cardiff

Primark queue stretches over 1000ft and thousands of bargain hunters descend on Cardiff

Thousands of shoppers descended on Cardiff today, with the queue for the city’s Primark store stretching back more than 1,000 feet. Crowds were not put off by grey, drizzly weather as eager bargain hunters waited for hours outside the fashion retailer on the first weekend since Wales’ firebreak lockdown. Recent weeks have seen non-essential shops … Read more Primark queue stretches over 1000ft and thousands of bargain hunters descend on Cardiff

Students enjoy boozy night in Cardiff four days after Welsh ‘firebreak’ finished

Punters have flocked back to pubs and bars in Wales four days after the country’s ‘firebreak’ lockdown came to an end. Large groups of students descended on watering holes in Cardiff as coronavirus restrictions eased for the first time in 17 days. Some youngsters smiled as they danced and hugged on the streets while others … Read more Students enjoy boozy night in Cardiff four days after Welsh ‘firebreak’ finished

Students enjoy boozy night in Cardiff four days after Welsh ‘firebreak’ finished

Punters have flocked back to pubs and bars in Wales four days after the country’s ‘firebreak’ lockdown came to an end. Large groups of students descended on watering holes in Cardiff as coronavirus restrictions eased for the first time in 17 days. Some youngsters smiled as they danced and hugged on the streets while others … Read more Students enjoy boozy night in Cardiff four days after Welsh ‘firebreak’ finished

I’m A Celeb 2020: Vernon Kay isolates alone in Welsh farmhouse

Vernon Kay is isolating at a lavish Welsh farmhouse complete with hot-tub, sprawling gardens and its very own gym as he prepares for the forthcoming series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! The presenter, 46, will take part in the 20th series of the long running reality show  when it launches from … Read more I’m A Celeb 2020: Vernon Kay isolates alone in Welsh farmhouse

Farmer burns 800 fleeces after Covid curbs made wool ‘worthless’

A Welsh farmer torched hundreds of ‘worthless’ sheep fleeces in protest at rock-bottom wool prices after the pandemic saw the market for the natural material sink to ‘diabolical’ lows.   He piled up 800 fleeces from newly-shorn sheep and turned them into a funeral pyre saying it was cheaper to destroy them by fire than to go to … Read more Farmer burns 800 fleeces after Covid curbs made wool ‘worthless’

England will need ANOTHER tiered lockdown after Dec 2, Chris Whitty says

AT A GLANCE: HOW VALLANCE AND WHITTY DEFENDED THE LOCKDOWN SATURDAY’S GLOOMY SLIDES The pair admitted what one MP called the ‘avalanche of data’ they presented in Saturday’s briefing may have been too much to handle for the public.  Sir Patrick said: ‘I would always like to get things simpler than they were and clearer … Read more England will need ANOTHER tiered lockdown after Dec 2, Chris Whitty says

Boris Johnson wants Rishi Sunak to extend furlough beyond lockdown

Rishi Sunak is being ‘bounced’ by the Prime Minster into extending the furlough scheme package after lockdown ends Prime Minister wants Rishi Sunak to ensure furlough money available for country Details being ironed out before Chancellor brings the policey forward to public Boris Johnson pledged to extend  Government’s furlough payments on Monday By Bhvishya Patel … Read more Boris Johnson wants Rishi Sunak to extend furlough beyond lockdown

Boris Johnson wants Rishi Sunak to extend furlough beyond lockdown

Rishi Sunak is being ‘bounced’ by the Prime Minster into extending the furlough scheme package after lockdown ends Prime Minister wants Rishi Sunak to ensure furlough money available for country Details being ironed out before Chancellor brings the policey forward to public Boris Johnson pledged to extend  Government’s furlough payments on Monday By Bhvishya Patel … Read more Boris Johnson wants Rishi Sunak to extend furlough beyond lockdown