Welsh is too complicated, says minister


“Let me clear my throat,” Leighton Andrews AM gets ready to tackle the tricky Welsh language

THE Welsh Government is considering giving up on the Welsh language as it fears it is just too ‘complicated’.

The minister with responsibility for the language, Leighton Andrews said the whole Cymraeg thing was getting to be a bit of a pain in the arse.  Continue reading

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Hotel row AM Keith Davies a ‘legend’

Old people need to lighten up

A WELSH Assembly member has been officially commended for a late night drinking session at a luxury hotel with a ‘mystery’ woman.

71-year-old Labour AM Keith Davies has been honored by the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales after the incident at the St David’s Hotel in Cardiff in April.  Continue reading

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Gavin Henson on a plane

A snake on a plane

FORMER Welsh rugby star Gavin Henson has been suspended by Cardiff Blues after releasing a crate full of venomous snakes on a plane.

Henson, who some years ago starred for the Welsh national team, had been travelling on a flight from Glasgow to Cardiff International Airport when he set the deadly snakes loose using a time release crate. Continue reading

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Islamic extremists in Welsh language snub

Welsh Islamic extremists are being challenged over their Welsh language policies

A PLAID Cymru councillor says he is ‘shocked and horrified’ that an intimidating letter posted to him by apparent Muslim extremists snubbed the Welsh language.  Continue reading

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Council chief sues libel row ‘witch’

Mark James fears a spell cast by a 'witch' is making him look ridiculous

A COUNCIL chief is suing a blogger he accused of being a witch, claiming she has put a hex on him.

However Carmarthenshire County Council chief executive Mark James, is facing legal action himself from the blogger, who claims she was defamed when Mr James branded her ‘a witch’.  Continue reading

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My two clubs: Craig Bellamy’s Carling Cup solution

Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy doing the Ayatollah

CRAIG Bellamy is planning to play for both Liverpool and former side Cardiff City in the Carling Cup final.

Boyhood Liverpool fan Bellamy scored the Reds’ third in a 3-2 semi final victory over Manchester City to set up a final showdown against his other favourite team, Cardiff City.  Continue reading

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A saviour is born

Never one to hog the limelight, Dafydd Elis-Thomas thinks he can help Prince Charles to govern

WITH the UK facing constitutional upheaval Wales can breathe a sigh of relief, after Dafydd Elis-Thomas stepped forward to lead the nation.

Having finally realised he is no longer the presiding officer of the National Assembly the Plaid Cymru AM has allowed a sense of duty to persuade him to put his name forward for another top job.  Continue reading

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Dr Jones adopts tough stance

Dr Jones (left) delicately examines Gazza

FORMER Wales football captain Vinnie Jones has been unveiled as the country’s new chief medical officer.  Continue reading

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Trundle nets MP own goal

Lee Trundle is a forthright communicator

A LABOUR MP has been accused of scoring an own goal after appointing a professional footballer as his official spokesman.

Geraint Davies has come under fire after claiming Swansea would overtake Cardiff as Wales’ top city.

Former Swansea City star Lee Trundle issued the statement attacking the Welsh capital, on behalf of his new employer.  Continue reading

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Council’s offices look so cheap

The Welsh Government says its new offices are a cut above neighbouring council buildings

A THRIFTY council has been slapped down after asking if it could share use of the toilets at the Welsh Government’s swish new local offices.

Cheeky Ceredigion County Council had tried to blag use of the loos and other top class facilities such as a canteen and meeting rooms at the Welsh Government’s swanky new office complex in Aberystwyth.  Continue reading

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