Brexit: Plaid Cymru switch focus to Wales’ future

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Adam Price is ready to stop fighting “yesterday’s battles” over blocking Brexit Plaid Cymru is now focused on making Brexit work for Wales “as best we can”, according to the party’s leader. Adam Price said it had been in Wales’ best interests for Plaid to oppose the UK’s departure […]


British Steel: Rival bidder on standby if Jingye sale fails

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The bulk of British Steel’s 4,000 staff work at the Scunthorpe plant Turkish industrial giant Cengiz says it is ready to bid for British Steel if a planned sale to Jingye falls through. “We are watching developments closely and are ready to make a bid for the whole of British […]

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Mali: Militants on motorbikes kill 20 troops, officials say

Image copyright AFP Twenty members of the security forces have been killed in Mali by suspected Islamist militants, officials say. The attack came early on Sunday at the Sokolo military camp in the central Segou region. An official speaking to AFP news agency said the gunmen arrived on motorbikes and that all those killed were […]

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Sir David Attenborough says fixed-term parliaments lead to lack of climate focus

Image copyright PA Media The UK’s fixed-term parliaments could see politicians failing to prioritise climate change, veteran naturalist Sir David Attenborough has suggested. He told the first citizens’ assembly on climate having a five-year government leads to a lack of long-term planning. The 110-strong assembly in Birmingham will meet over four weekends to examine options […]


Wales a haven for wildlife – but for how long?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Elk, wolves, wild boar, lynx, brown bear and auroch once inhabited Wales but are now extinct From slugs to spiders and bees to bottlenose dolphins – Wales is proving a haven for many species. Its varied landscape and mild climate make Wales among Europe’s “best wildlife-watching secrets”, according to […]


Canadian start-up GHGSat to make global methane map

Image caption The visualisation will render methane at a resolution of 2km per pixel A Canadian start-up, GHGSat, is promising to release a high-resolution map of methane in Earth’s atmosphere by the year’s end. The company has one spacecraft in orbit currently to monitor the trace gas. Another two are expected to go up in […]