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Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

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Wales: Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom
Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.

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Wales 1-0 Slovakia: Ryan Giggs' side begin qualifying campaign with win

wales 1-0 slovakia: ryan giggs' side begin qualifying campaign with win
Wales beat one of their main Euro 2020 qualifying rivals Slovakia thanks to Daniel James' first-half strike in Cardiff.
BBC News - Published

'Can I have a picture with you?' - Slovakian journalist starstruck by Bale

'can i have a picture with you?' - slovakian journalist starstruck by bale
Gareth Bale shows that he has the potential to even make journalists starstruck during a Wales press conference.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Wales

Journalist starstruck by Gareth Bale [Video]Journalist starstruck by Gareth Bale

A Slovakian journalist cheekily asks for a picture with Gareth Bale in the Wales press conference ahead of the European qualifying match. The Welsh captain happily agrees to take a picture after the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Wales v Slovakia match preview [Video]Wales v Slovakia match preview

A match preview for Wales's forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on March 24.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:18Published

Fundraiser climbs Pen Y Fan 365 times in a year [Video]Fundraiser climbs Pen Y Fan 365 times in a year

A father-of-three has scaled Pen y Fan - the highest peak in south Wales - for the 365th time in the space of a year. Des Lally was joined by supporters who formed a guard of honour and cheered as he..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published

Tactical Giggs presses on with Slovakia plan [Video]Tactical Giggs presses on with Slovakia plan

Ryan Giggs says determination to press home Wales’ “advantage” at the start of their European Championship campaign was the reason behind fielding a second-string side in the 1-0 victory against..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:02Published

Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados [Video]Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados

Britain’s Prince Charles met with Lionel Richie on Tuesday, as the singer was named global ambassador of the Prince’s Trust International. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Jeremy Corbyn Calls On UK Opposition Leaders To Work On Brexit [Video]Jeremy Corbyn Calls On UK Opposition Leaders To Work On Brexit

According to Reuters, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, called on other opposition leaders on Tuesday to work towards finding a majority in parliament for “a close..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Warren Gatland tells Wales fans: We can win the World Cup [Video]Warren Gatland tells Wales fans: We can win the World Cup

Wales head coach Warren Gatland tells a cheering crowd of rugby fans their team can win the World Cup later this year, after the Welsh national side powered home to a Six Nations Grand Slam victory on..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:09Published

Britain's biggest bronze statue crosses land and sea to reach new home [Video]Britain's biggest bronze statue crosses land and sea to reach new home

The 7-metre high "Messenger" by sculptor Joseph Hillier features a crouching woman and was commissioned by the Theatre Royal Plymouth. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Joe Schmidt expects Ireland to be back on top form for Rugby World Cup [Video]Joe Schmidt expects Ireland to be back on top form for Rugby World Cup

Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt speaks after the team lost 25-7 to Wales in the Six Nations at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Prince William pulls a pint for Cardiff brewery opening [Video]Prince William pulls a pint for Cardiff brewery opening

The Duke of Cambridge visits Brains Brewery in Cardiff ahead of the Wales vs Ireland Six Nations match.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published

Wales v Ireland: Six Nations match preview [Video]Wales v Ireland: Six Nations match preview

In-depth preview of Wales' Six Nations clash against Ireland in Cardiff as Warren Gatland's side close in on a Grand Slam.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:30Published

England v Scotland: Six Nations preview [Video]England v Scotland: Six Nations preview

An in-depth look at England's Six Nations match against Scotland at Twickenham, with Eddie Jones' men reliant on a positive outcome from Ireland's trip to Wales earlier in the day.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:32Published

Take That's final UK tour date to be shown live in 600 cinemas [Video]Take That's final UK tour date to be shown live in 600 cinemas

Fans can see Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen on the big screen on June 8, performing on the last night of their "Greatest Hits Live" tour from Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales. Rough cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Giggs: Bale criticism comes with the territory at Real Madrid [Video]Giggs: Bale criticism comes with the territory at Real Madrid

Wales manager Ryan Giggs says that criticism comes with the territory at big clubs like Real Madrid as Gareth Bale continues to face scrutiny at the Bernabeu.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:35Published

Warning of travel disruption and power cuts as Storm Gareth blows in [Video]Warning of travel disruption and power cuts as Storm Gareth blows in

Heavy rain has hit parts of the country as Storm Gareth is set to bring potentially disruptive weather to the UK. Weather warnings covering England, Wales, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland are in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:17Published

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Warren Gatland admitted Wales took their eye off the ball against Scotland as they were made to survive a Murrayfield scare to keep their Grand Slam charge on track.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:23Published

Wales Nears Six Nations Grand Slam [Video]Wales Nears Six Nations Grand Slam

Wales moved within one win of the Grand Slam title after a hard-fought victory over Scotland. The hosts piled on the pressure in the second half but the Welsh defense managed to resist. England 44-8..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Scottish Parliament And Welsh Assembly Oppose Brexit [Video]Scottish Parliament And Welsh Assembly Oppose Brexit

According to Reuters, Scotland’s parliament and the Welsh national assembly voted to oppose the prime minister's Brexit deal. Since voters in the UK chose to leave the European Union back in 2016,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Wales Beats England In Rugby [Video]Wales Beats England In Rugby

(CNN)Wales overcame a halftime deficit and scored two late tries to beat England 21-13 in rugby union's Six Nations in what might turn out to be the competition's title decider. The sides' form in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

 

Ramsey out of Wales' opening Euro qualifier against Slovakia

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss the opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia in Cardiff on Sunday.
BBC News - Published

Drunk Russian sailors discovered stranded on Welsh island after night out

Men found 'safe but cold' after getting lost in Bristol Channel
Independent - Published

'They need to pay' – Emiliano Sala's mother slams Cardiff 'disrespect' as she calls for justice

'they need to pay' – emiliano sala's mother slams cardiff 'disrespect' as she calls for justice
The mother of Emiliano Sala has taken aim at Cardiff for refusing to pay Nantes the £15 million transfer fee for her late son as she called for justice to be served amid ongoing enquiries into the..
WorldNews - Published

Woodburn goal gives Wales late win over Trinidad & Tobago

woodburn goal gives wales late win over trinidad & tobago
Ben Woodburn's injury-time winner gives a shadow Wales side a win against Trinidad and Tobago as international football returns to Wrexham.
BBC News - Published

Uncertainty in Welsh rugby could see players sacrifice Wales places - Anscombe

uncertainty in welsh rugby could see players sacrifice wales places - anscombe
Gareth Anscombe says Wales players have been considering moves abroad to other teams amid regional rugby uncertainty.
BBC News - Published

Euro 2020: Wales trio to miss Slovakia game, but Aaron Ramsey expected to play

Wales will be without injured trio Ethan Ampadu, Sam Vokes and Tom Lawrence against Slovakia, but Aaron Ramsey should be fit.
BBC News - Published

Wales vs Slovakia: Ryan Giggs determined to prove his doubters wrong as Euro 2020 qualifiers begin

wales vs slovakia: ryan giggs determined to prove his doubters wrong as euro 2020 qualifiers begin
Ryan Giggs is determined to win over his Wales doubters after acknowledging that the 2020 European Championship campaign will define his time as national-team manager. Wales start their Euro 2020..
WorldNews - Published

'We've got a very special group of players' - Gatland backs Wales to win World Cup

'we've got a very special group of players' - gatland backs wales to win world cup
Warren Gatland says Grand Slam-winners Wales can win the 2019 World Cup after winning a record 14 successive Tests.
BBC News - Published

Sheffield Council apologises for flying Welsh flag on St Patrick's Day

Social media users left confused after famous red dragon is 'raised in error'
Independent - Published

Welsh flag flown on St Patrick's Day by Sheffield City Council

welsh flag flown on st patrick's day by sheffield city council
Sheffield City Council said a "basic error" was to blame and apologised for any offence.
BBC News - Published

I haven't signed a contract with Wigan, says Wales defence coach Edwards

i haven't signed a contract with wigan, says wales defence coach edwards
Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards has not finalised his next move after the World Cup, with a return to rugby league's Wigan appearing off the table.
BBC News - Published

Severn Bridge travel to Wales rises after tolls end

Figures from Highways England show a traffic rise of more than 10% in January and February.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations Shuffle: Champions crowned, an astonishing draw & pain for Parisse

six nations shuffle: champions crowned, an astonishing draw & pain for parisse
Watch the quirkier moments from the epic finale to the Six Nations, including Wales making history, "one of the most entertaining draws you'll ever see" and agony for Italy's Sergio Parisse.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations 2019: Wales complete Grand Slam with victory over Ireland

six nations 2019: wales complete grand slam with victory over ireland
Watch highlights as Wales celebrate a third Grand Slam in 11 years with a 25-7 victory over Ireland to win the Six Nations title.
BBC News - Published

Wales beat Ireland to win rugby Grand Slam

Wales secure the Grand Slam with a dominant 25-7 win over Ireland in Cardiff as they clinch their first Six Nations title since 2013.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations 2019: Hadleigh Parkes scores early try to give Wales lead over Ireland

six nations 2019: hadleigh parkes scores early try to give wales lead over ireland
Hadleigh Parkes gathers a Gareth Anscombe kick to go over for a second-minute try giving Wales the lead over Ireland in the Six Nations.
BBC News - Published

Saxon Shropshire brooch fragment declared as treasure

saxon shropshire brooch fragment declared as treasure
Experts said it was possible the unusual silver brooch, found by detectorists, was created in Wales.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations set for grandstand finish as Wales, England & Ireland battle for glory

six nations set for grandstand finish as wales, england & ireland battle for glory
Can England or Ireland wrest the Six Nations title from Grand Slam-chasing Wales on a delicately poised final weekend of action?
BBC News - Published

Will Wales take the Grand Slam? BBC pundits' verdict on Super Saturday

will wales take the grand slam? bbc pundits' verdict on super saturday
Who will win the title? Is this Wales' year? Why has Eddie Jones dropped Joe Cokanasiga? BBC pundits answer all before Super Saturday.
BBC News - Published

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