June (129 posts)
Thursday 3 June 2010, 15:55
The new Children's Poet Laureate for Wales was revealed yesterday as Dewi 'Pws' Morris at the Urdd Gobaith Cymru National Eisteddfod in Ceredigion.
Morris, who will remain in the role for one year, is a well-known actor, singer, author and TV presenter.
Beginning his career as a teacher, he soon after...
Thursday 3 June 2010, 15:10
Wales is leading the way in public library usage and book borrowing according to the latest figures released by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.
Welsh libraries enjoyed the biggest percentage increase in visitors and book issues than any other country in the UK last year. In...
Thursday 3 June 2010, 15:00
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Thursday 3 June 2010, 11:07
We've all used them, countless times, in maths lessons, in the bank, in working out our weekly bills. But, strangely, they didn't exist until 1557 and the man who invented them was a Welshman from Tenby. We are talking about the equals sign, the ubiquitous = mark that we all take for granted. And the...
Thursday 3 June 2010, 10:30
Lembit Opik was often the subject of the occasional snigger during his time as MP for Montgomeryshire, be it for his 'cheeky' relationship choices or interest in asteroids.
But last night he attempted to get people laughing with him rather than at him as he embarked on a new career path as a comedian...
Thursday 3 June 2010, 10:27
Manic Street Preachers have announced the title of their 10th studio album and details of a UK tour.
Postcards From A Young Man will be released in September this year, as the follow-up to Journal For Plague Lovers.
A press release from the band's PR company Hall Or Nothing describes the recordings...
Thursday 3 June 2010, 10:15
Picture © Justin Paget
No Comfort For Your Skin features guitar from Bradfield and lyrics from Wire.
Thursday 3 June 2010, 10:14
Dame Elizabeth Taylor has made love letters from her ex-husband Richard Burton public for the first time, keeping just one private that the Welsh actor wrote days before his death in 1984.
The letters are to be published later this month in a book titled Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton...