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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: REST AND PREPARE FOR THE LONG HAUL TO RECOVERY

The world as we know it will never be the same. The COVID-19 pandemic will change all that was familiar to us. Long standing habits...

CORONAVIRUS MUST PUT BREXIT ON HOLD

The economist, John Maynard Keynes, famously said, “ When the facts change, I change. What do you do, sir?” If he were alive today,...

 
 
 
Mixed Messaging and ‘The Science': What is the Government's Coronavirus Communications?

MIXED MESSAGING AND ‘THE SCIENCE': WHAT IS THE GOVERNMENT'S CORONAVIRUS COMMUNICATIONS?

The UK government's decision to introduce strict new measures to limit social contact comes after many people continued to ignore official...

BOOK REVIEW: JOHN JENKINS: THE RELUCTANT REVOLUTIONARY?

John Jenkins: The Reluctant Revolutionary? Wyn Thomas Y Lolfa, 2019 Take a stroll down your average Welsh high street canvassing public...

 
 
 
Investing in Coordination and Communication is Necessary to Deal with the Coronavirus

INVESTING IN COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION IS NECESSARY TO DEAL WITH THE CORONAVIRUS

We are still in the early phase of this global humanitarian emergency. Within ten days, our world has changed and our lives will never...

DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS?

The 2017 parliament was characterised by intra-party splits and factions within the two main political parties over the UK's withdrawal...

 
 
 
Anonymous Sources, Paywalls and ‘Kite Flying': Coronavirus and the Media

ANONYMOUS SOURCES, PAYWALLS AND ‘KITE FLYING': CORONAVIRUS AND THE MEDIA

As COVID-19 spreads globally, so has misinformation about how to counter it. From politicians downplaying the risk it poses to public...

SOCIAL HOUSING IS THE KEY TO TACKLING HOMELESSNESS, CLIMATE CHANGE AND OUR HEALTH

As we head towards Assembly elections next year, various sectors and organisation will be vying for attention, with a huge number of...

 
 
 

THE TRANSPORT SYSTEM IS DESIGNED AROUND MEN - THIS IS WHY IT NEEDS TO CHANGE

During the week of International Women's Day, it's important to celebrate the achievements of women across all sectors. But it's also...

A Welsh Food System Fit For Future Generations

A WELSH FOOD SYSTEM FIT FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

Food is one of the few sectors that can have such a multifaceted positive impact on so many areas that affect the day-to-day life of...

 
 
 
Pomp, pageantry, propaganda. and affinity?

POMP, PAGEANTRY, PROPAGANDA. AND AFFINITY?

This article was originally published in the welsh agenda: issue 62 When Peter Beck, headmaster of the preparatory school Cheam, summoned...

Reflections on Wales Book of the Year award

REFLECTIONS ON WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD

As a first time nominee with only a single debut poetry collection under my belt, I was floored to have been shortlisted for Wales...

 
 
 

CAMEROON TO WALES VIA RUSSIA

On page 81 of Eric Ngalle Charles' memoir, the author - by now a well-known poet, performer, workshop tutor and all-round cross-continental...

LABOUR OF LOVE

I am perhaps as guilty as anyone in my generation for believing the fake news that the history of transformative modern politics began...

 
 
 

WHY IS WALES NOT A CRICKET NATION LIKE SCOTLAND AND IRELAND?

When a new cricket competition - the European T20 cricket league - was put in place this year by the International Cricket Council,...

CAN WALES LEAD THE WORLD IN ‘SAFE' SOCIAL MEDIA?

Social media has energised the way in which we interact, communicate, promote and understand. As with any tool, it has the ability...

 
 
 

BOOK REVIEW: VERTEBRAE

‘We're just like Little Gods, aren't we Dad?' This question, posed to the narrator by his son in the poem ‘ Little Gods ,' offers up...

BOOK REVIEW: NEW MODEL ENGLAND

In the new order of the North Atlantic Archipelago - or whatever these islands will be called in the decades to come - when the historians...

 
 
 

BOOK REVIEW: ON THE RED HILL

In 1972, just five years after the decriminalisation of homosexuality, George Walton and Reg Mickisch ‘upped sticks to the sticks'...

Wales's nature crisis requires the same attention as the climate crisis

WALES'S NATURE CRISIS REQUIRES THE SAME ATTENTION AS THE CLIMATE CRISIS

We are lucky enough to live in country globally renowned for its beautiful scenery and spectacular landscapes. From the mountains of...

 
 
 



Southampton become first Premier League club to agree wage deferral after...

Southampton become first Premier League club to agree wage deferral after sour pay cut row

Southampton's first-team squad, board, manager and coaches have all collectively agreed to take a wage deferral. Read more ...

Arsenal news LIVE: Mikel Arteta set for Man Utd transfer battle, £400k...

Arsenal news LIVE: Mikel Arteta set for Man Utd transfer battle, £400k midfield target

Arsenal news and transfer gossip is coming in thick and fast and Express Sport is on hand to bring you all the very latest from the Emirates Stadium. Read more ...

Bruno Fernandes reveals what convinced him most to join Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes reveals what convinced him most to join Manchester United

Fernandes has had a terrific start to his career at Old Trafford Bruno Fernandes has admitted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 's faith in him was the deciding factor in his move to... Read more ...

Rapper Chynna has died aged 25

Rapper Chynna has died aged 25

Chynna Rogers, AKA Philadelphia-raised, Brooklyn-based rapper and model Chynna , has died at the age of 25. Speaking to Stereogum via email, Chynna's manager, John Miller... Read more ...

Fiona Phillips out for first time since coronavirus diagnosis two weeks ago

Fiona Phillips out for first time since coronavirus diagnosis two weeks ago

Fiona was snapped for the first time since self-isolating over a positive COVID-19 test Read more ...

Coronation Street and Emmerdale furlough hundreds of staff after soap shutdowns

Coronation Street and Emmerdale furlough hundreds of staff after soap shutdowns

UK soaps have put over 500 of its staff through the Coronavirus furlough scheme, which means that crew members, writers, casting and production staff who are currently not able... Read more ...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp gives surprising answer when naming his best...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp gives surprising answer when naming his best signing at club

Jurgen Klopp arrived at Liverpool in October 2015, replacing Brendan Rodgers in the Anfield dugout. Read more ...

Jake Quickenden holds back tears as he thanks the NHS for caring for his...

Jake Quickenden holds back tears as he thanks the NHS for caring for his late father and brother

Jake Quickenden became emotional during an appearance on Good Morning Britain on Thursday as he talked about his experiences with the NHS. Read more ...

Terrifying video shows how a cough can spread coronavirus across a supermarket

Terrifying video shows how a cough can spread coronavirus across a supermarket

Researchers from Aalto University have revealed that a single cough can spread coronavirus across an entire supermarket Read more ...

ITV launches 'Million Claps' fundraising campaign for NHS workers

ITV launches 'Million Claps' fundraising campaign for NHS workers

Good Morning Britain presenters Susanna Reid and Ben Shephard announced the appeal, which aims to raise millions to support staff who are risking their lives to battle coronavirus Read more ...