Legal Age Of Marriage To Be Increased By Two Years In England & Wales

  On Friday, the MPs in England and Wales sparked a discussion in the House of Commons about a campaign to raise the minimum legal age of marriage by two years.     Conservative MP Pauline Latham has introduced the private members’ bill, which is expected to win approval by a majority agreement in parliament. […]

Wales on top of the world after beating England

Wales have topped of rugby union’s world rankings for the first time after beating England 13-6 in Cardiff. Wales’ rise to the summit, which ended New Zealand’s unbroken 10-years at the top, came just 34 days before the World Cup kicks off in Japan. It was an impressive warm-up performance for the tournament as the […]

Gareth Bale’s Real Madrid exit blocked for one reason

Gareth Bale is said to be furious after Real Madrid pulled the plug on his mega-money move to China. The Wales international, 30, was on the verge of joining Jiangsu Suning in a staggering three-year deal worth more than €1.1 million a week. But the Spanish club’s president Florentino Perez delivered a shock U-turn and […]

Ford to slash 12,000 jobs across Europe

Car giant Ford has announced it plans to axe 12,000 jobs across Europe by the end of next year. The carmaker is trying to cut costs at its European business, which is losing money. Ford said it has ceased production at three plants in Russia, is closing plants in France and Wales, and has cut […]

World Rugby scraps plans for global Nations Championship

World Rugby has abandoned plans for a new Nations Championship after failing to gain the required support. The governing body needed unanimous approval from the 10 unions that make up the southern hemisphere’s Rugby Championship and Europe’s Six Nations. World Rugby says there was a ‘lack of consensus on key issues’ including the tournament’s format. […]

Tributes to schoolboy who died after falling into sea

Tributes have been paid to a ‘happy, polite’ schoolboy who died after falling into the sea off the coast of North Wales. Dillan Brown, 13, is understood to have slipped, hit his head, and plunged into the water while playing with a friend off the coast of North Wales. Police said a teenager, from Llandudno, […]

Wales crowned Six Nations Grand Slam champions

Wales have been crowned Six Nations Grand Slam champions. They demolished Ireland 25-7 in Cardiff to claim European rugby’s major trophy. The champions are now 14 games unbeaten and gave head coach Warren Gatland a record-breaking Six Nations swansong. Gatland’s final Six Nations game – he leaves Wales after the World Cup later this year […]

Royals mark Charles’ 50 years as Prince of Wales

Meghan and Kate have made a rare joint appearance at a lavish party to honour Prince Charles. The Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex came together for their first joint engagement since Christmas Day. Kate, 37, and Meghan, also 37, attended a reception in Buckingham Palace thrown by the Queen to mark the 50th anniversary of […]

Britain enjoys its warmest February day on record

Monday became the UK’s warmest ever February day after a temperature of 21°C was recorded in Wales. The Met Office said it was the first time a temperature has risen above 20°C in winter since records began. The previous record temperature was 19.7°C, which was set in London in 1998. Much of Britain enjoyed a […]

Weather warnings issued as UK braces for more snow

Britain faces a week of travel chaos after a blanket of snow swept across parts of the country on Monday night. Sub-zero temperatures and gale-force winds could combine with the white stuff – especially in the South East of England – to spell disruption on the roads and power cuts as bone-chilling air from the […]

Thundersnow warning as temperatures plunge across UK

Thundersnow could strike much of Britain this week as temperatures plummet below zero and forecasters issue ice warnings for large swathes of the country. Weather alerts for snow and ice have been issued by the Met Office for most of UK, with freezing conditions likely to cause disruption for road and rail users on Tuesday morning. Forecasters […]

First snow of 2019 hits Britain as temperatures plunge

Snow has hit the length and breadth of Britain. Several millimetres of the white stuff fell in a matter of minutes in Buckinghamshire all the way up to Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Edinburgh. Forecasters warned some roads and railway lines were likely to be affected with longer journey times expected by bus and train, causing social media […]

Who will win football’s prestigious Ballon d’Or 2018?

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale and Spurs striker Harry Kane are among the nominees for the 2018 Ballon d’Or. The 30-man shortlist is dominated by Champions League winners Real Madrid, who have eight players nominated. Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who joined Juventus from Real Madrid in the summer, won last year’s Ballon d’Or and is […]