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A mother is due to stand trial charged with the murder of her four-year-old daughter.Carly Ann Harris, 38, is accused of killing Amelia Brooke Harris following an incident at a property in Trealaw, Rhondda, South Wales, on June 8 this year.Harris denied one count of murder and an alternative count…
Cancer patients in Wales are to begin receiving proton therapy treatment through the NHS after a treatment centre was granted permission by the country's health boards.The Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales was the first to offer the treatment in the UK when it opened in April, but until now it…
A school information and communications technology (ICT) technician has been jailed for grooming and sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl.Alex Barnes, 22, pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual activity with a child, three counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and one count of penetrative sexual activity…
Two free conferences to help practitioners who work with or come into contact with older people who experience abuse are set to take place next February. The conferences aim to raise awareness of, and help practitioners share good practice about, supporting the rights and choices of older people who experience…
Mark Drakeford has been named as the new leader of Welsh Labour and is set to become the next first minister of Wales.Wales's Finance Secretary, 64, beat contenders Vaughan Gething and Eluned Morgan following a leadership election to succeed Carwyn Jones.Mr Drakeford won 53.9% of the vote when the result…
A woman who three years ago left her home in Wales when four months pregnant and travelled to Ireland after social workers raised safety concerns has had her son taken from her care.Staff at the Child and Family Agency in Ireland had also become concerned about the boy's safety after…
£114m will be invested in 2019/20 to support a range of education and training programmes for healthcare professionals in Wales, Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced.This is £7m more than in 2018/19 and the fifth consecutive year funding to support health professional education and training has increased. Health and social…
Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones told an inquest that cabinet minister Carl Sargeant did not give him an "outright denial" as he sacked him after "bombshell" sexual misconduct allegations.Mr Jones, watched by Mr Sargeant's wife Bernadette, his son Jack, and other family members on the third day of the inquest…
This year, for the first time, care home staff who regularly come into contact with residents are eligible for a free flu vaccination. The annual flu immunisation programme is now underway across Wales and all those eligible for a flu jab are being urged to get vaccinated as soon as…
Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones was "f****** furious" when a Labour colleague went public about being sacked over allegations of sexual misconduct days before he apparently took his own life, an inquest has heard.Welsh Assembly Member Carl Sargeant, 49, was found hanged at the family home in Connah's Quay, North…
A Denbighshire nurse is putting his best feet forward in a bid to provide better support for the mental health patients in his care. Joe Lewis, who is based at Glan Clwyd Hospital’s Ablett Psychiatric Unit, is running 5km every day during November to raise money to fund therapeutic activities…
An inquest will take place into the death of a two-year-old girl who was in a car that plunged into a Welsh river.Kiara Moore died after being recovered from a silver Mini in the River Teifi in Cardigan on March 19, days before her third birthday.Initially her family feared the…
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