Severe flood alerts issued as storm-swollen rivers surge in U.K.

World Feb 19, 2020

Severe flood alerts issued as storm-swollen rivers surge in U.K.

Residents in central England and Wales piled up sandbags, readied water pumps and hoped for the best Tuesday as rivers peaked after a weekend storm brought up to 6 inches (150 mm) of rain to an already waterlogged region. Environment agencies in England and Wales ...

Wales routs Italy to begin Six Nations title defense

Rugby Feb 2, 2020

Wales routs Italy to begin Six Nations title defense

The post-Warren Gatland era got into full swing for Wales with a 42-0 win over Italy that started its Six Nations title defense in impressive fashion and featured one shining example of the attacking play desired by new coach Wayne Pivac. There was a look ...

Rugby Jan 10, 2020

Brave Blossoms to host Wales in June test

The Brave Blossoms, who reached the quarterfinals of last year's Rugby World Cup in Japan, will play host to Wales on June 27, both nation's rugby unions announced Friday. Wales is eager to continue its engagement with Japan after reaching the semifinals last year and ...

Business / Tech Dec 22, 2019

Facing industrial decline, Wales dreams of Silicon Valley

Wales is better known for its factory closures than high-tech achievements. But in Newport, a former bastion of the coal industry, a handful of semiconductor manufacturers dream of a new Silicon Valley. "We want to be this technology center like Silicon Valley, where we can ...