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Wales: Country within the United Kingdom
Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by the Irish Sea to the north and west, England to the east, the Bristol Channel to the south, and the Celtic Sea to the south-west. As of the 2021 census, it had a population of 3,107,494. It has a total area of 21,218 square kilometres (8,192 sq mi) and over 2,700 kilometres (1,680 mi) of coastline. It is largely mountainous with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate. The capital and largest city is Cardiff.

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13-year-old girl charged after Wales school stabbing [Video]

13-year-old girl charged after Wales school stabbing

Superintendent Ross Evans from Dyfed Powys Police says a 13 year girl has been charged with three counts of attempted murder. She was arrested yesterday after three people, two teachers and a student,..

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Arrest and three injured after reports of school stabbing [Video]

Arrest and three injured after reports of school stabbing

Three people are injured and are receiving treatment after an incident at Ysgol Dyffryn Aman school in Ammanford in south-west Wales. Report by Gluszczykm. Like us on Facebook at..

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Aerials of school in Wales following stabbing incident [Video]

Aerials of school in Wales following stabbing incident

Three people are injured and are receiving treatment after an incident at Ysgol Dyffryn Aman school in Ammanford in south-west Wales. Report by Gluszczykm. Like us on Facebook at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:02Published
Rishi Sunak pledges to clamp down on retail crime [Video]

Rishi Sunak pledges to clamp down on retail crime

Assaulting a shop worker will be made a separate criminal offence in England and Wales as part of the government's clampdown on retail crime. Rishi Sunak said shops must be free from the threat of..

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Labour announce plan to launch clean energy company [Video]

Labour announce plan to launch clean energy company

UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer will announce a plan to launch a publicly owned clean energy company during a visit to north Wales on Monday. Shadow Welsh Secretary Jo Stevens says: “We will be..

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The Princess of Wales is not returning to work yet, but remains fully updated on the Early Years work going on in her absence, it was revealed at the launch of a "landmark" new report.
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Wales wing Alex Cuthbert will leave Ospreys at the end of the 2023-24 season.
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Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe rules himself out of the summer tour of Australia.
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Former Wales centre Tom Shanklin says Welsh rugby will get worse before it gets better following another winless weekend for the professional sides.
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Lock Adam Beard is set to miss Wales' summer matches but flanker Jac Morgan will return from injury this weekend.
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