Ford to shut Welsh engine plant with loss of 1,700 jobs

Business / Corporate Jun 7, 2019

Ford to shut Welsh engine plant with loss of 1,700 jobs

Ford will shut its engine plant in Wales next year, costing about 1,700 jobs, the U.S. auto giant announced Thursday in a further blow to Britain's embattled car sector struggling with Brexit uncertainty and a global race to meet rising demand for electric vehicles. The ...

Wales survives Scotland to stay on path to Grand Slam

Rugby Mar 10, 2019

Wales survives Scotland to stay on path to Grand Slam

Scotland on form looked like it would only be a pothole on Wales' road to Six Nations glory. The thing about potholes, though, is they can be bigger than expected. Wales was cruising by halftime at Murrayfield on Saturday, with a 15-6 lead that wasn't as ...

Wales picks up 11th straight win

Rugby Feb 10, 2019

Wales picks up 11th straight win

Wales equaled its own record for consecutive wins after overcoming a plucky Italy 26-15 in Six Nations rugby on Saturday. Italy scored the only try of the first half and only trailed 12-7 at halftime. Wales didn't score a try until the 53rd minute and ...

Business Sep 27, 2018

Wales zero waste shop wins award as 'Blue Planet' effect grows

A zero waste shop won an ethical business award in Wales on Wednesday night, highlighting a growing trend among retailers to cut plastic use as worry over its environmental impact rises. Judges praised Natural Weigh in south Wales for educating people about the dangers of ...

Gareth Bale stars for Wales in rout of Ireland

Soccer Sep 7, 2018

Gareth Bale stars for Wales in rout of Ireland

World Cup winner France was held to a 0-0 draw by Germany in Munich in a flat start to the new UEFA Nations League on Thursday, as Gareth Bale starred in a big win for Wales. The heavyweight showdown at Allianz Arena between the last ...