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An hour-long programme, due to be aired next year, it will follow the actor along the route of the Chartist march to Newport in 1839, which ended in the Chartist Uprising of 1839, in which 22 protesters died. Frost/Nixon and The Masters of Sex star, who was born in Newport and raised in Port Talbot, is not shy about his interest in Welsh political history.
7 hrs ago | IcNetwork
Business leaders in Wales have said they would be against an independent Scotland due to the uncertainty it would create. Ahead of this week's historic vote, retailers, accountants and manufacturers have all said they believe a vote for independence would create an uncertain economic environment.
11 hrs ago | IcNetwork
South Wales Police have named the two men killed in a car crash at Old Road, Baglan, Port Talbot at the weekend Two men who died in a road collision in Baglan, Port Talbot, at the weekend have been named by South Wales Police. The two occupants of the black Ford Focus which crashed into a wall at Old Road, Baglan, were 27-year-old Patrick "Paddy" James Casey and 17-year-old Martin Dean Casey, both from the Leicestershire area.
Neath MP's stinging letter to the Prime Minister chastises the 'devastating effect' of Government cuts on ability of local authorities to provide services David Cameron has been warned by former Welsh Secretary Peter Hain that continuing to slash budgets for local authorities will have irreversible consequences and leave councils with the bare minimum of services. Mr Hain's intervention comes as local authorities look to make further savings to plug their budget deficits with Neath Port Talbot alone looking at a cut of between A 50m and A 60m on top of the A 30m already taken out in the last five years.
With the big vote in Scotland just days away, there also appears to be more interest in the possibility of Wales going it alone. Traditionally levels of interest in independence for Wales have been around 10-15%, but the latest poll found it now stands at 17%.
Take a look at the Dragon 32, Swansea toy company Mettoy's knee-jerk attempt to get some loving as the ZX81 and VIC-20 started cascading into British homes. Mettoy's source of inspiration was an odd one: Tandy's American TRS-80 Color Computer, or CoCo to some of its fans.
Politics is something many people had given up on but now they seem to have found their voice again, writes Sky's Tom Parmenter. People want their say.
An unusual theatrical performance is underway on the slopes of Snowdon, where the audience is invited on a 6km hike to see the work of sheep farmers interpreted in music, poetry and dance. which has brought The Passion to the streets of Port Talbot and recently the Battle of the Somme to a wood in Monmouthshire.
THE leader of Carmarthenshire Council is calling on AMs and MPs to support a countrywide plea to the Welsh Government about budget cuts. Councillor Kevin Madge was one of the 22 Welsh council leaders who signed a letter outlining their "very serious concerns for the future".
An incident on a train travelling out of Pembrokeshire on Monday evening led to the arrest by police of a 32-year-old man. Police were called to Narberth railway station at 10.20pm following a report of an assault on a woman on board the train.
In a week in which today's Hollywood giants have found themselves exposed via the circulation of private iCloud images, voyeurism of an emotional variety has been no less in evidence. For a poignant love missive from Elizabeth Taylor to Richard Burton is about to go on sale.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:00 pm
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