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Stop and search: 9,000 under-18s in Wales checked

Stop and search: 9,000 under-18s in Wales checked

Children as young as seven are among thousands of under-18s stopped and searched by police in Wales. In the four years up to March 2019, more than 9,000 children and young people were searched by officers. Fewer than a tenth of those were arrested....

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
Plastic waste: Runners face littering disqualification

Plastic waste: Runners face littering disqualification

Runners at north Wales' largest running event will be disqualified if they drop litter during the race. Organisers of Sunday's Conwy Half Marathon said the measures had been introduced as plastic was becoming an "increasing problem". The Run...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
General election 2019: Police 'assessing' call for peerage claim probe

General election 2019: Police 'assessing' call for peerage claim probe

Calls are growing for an investigation into claims the Tories offered peerages to Brexit Party election candidates to persuade them to stand down. Police say they are assessing two allegations of electoral fraud. Labour peer Lord Falconer has urged...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
General election 2019: A simple guide to the Green Party

General election 2019: A simple guide to the Green Party

The Green Party of England and Wales primarily exists to champion environmental causes but is keen not to be seen as a single-issue campaign party and has policies in all areas. There are separate Green parties in Scotland and in Northern Ireland. Who...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide

Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide

The UK's main parties have begun to announce their campaign promises ahead of a general election on 12 December. To help you decide who you might vote for, here's a guide to where the parties currently stand on the key issues. This guide will be...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
Analysis: Large-scale tree planting 'no easy task'

Analysis: Large-scale tree planting 'no easy task'

We now have yet another green battleground in this election campaign: trees. After claim and counter claim about everything from a ban on fracking to improving flood defences to reducing carbon emissions, there's a flurry about forests. The...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
General election 2019: How popular are the party leaders?

General election 2019: How popular are the party leaders?

The general election provides a chance to choose between different parties. But what voters think of the party leaders - the candidates for prime minister - can also matter when they decide how to cast their vote. So what do voters make of the leaders...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
General election 2019: Greens offer basic income by 2025

General election 2019: Greens offer basic income by 2025

The Green Party has pledged to introduce a universal basic income by 2025, which would see every adult receiving a minimum of £89 per week. Additional payments would go to those facing barriers to work, including disabled people and single parents....

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
General election 2019: Boris Johnson BBC phone-in claims fact-checked

General election 2019: Boris Johnson BBC phone-in claims fact-checked

Prime Minister Boris Johnson took questions from the public in a phone-in broadcast on 5Live and the BBC News Channel on Friday. Reality Check has been looking at some of the claims he made during the hour-long programme. Stop and search and knife...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
Prince Andrew Interview: 'Little apology or remorse'

Prince Andrew Interview: 'Little apology or remorse'

There were three big questions and a whole pile of smaller ones that needed answering in this interview. On the big three, the Duke of York was pressed time and time again - did he have sex with Virginia Giuffre (then called Virginia Roberts), as she...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
The growing importance of the night-time economy

The growing importance of the night-time economy

It is 04:00 in central London's clubbing district, Soho. People are slowly streaming out of the clubs, some huddled in doorways waiting for taxis, others dancing on the kerb, merry and very loud. The night-time economy is a growing part of the UK...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
The woman who said Jesus would return - to Bedford

The woman who said Jesus would return - to Bedford

Two centuries ago, a 64-year-old woman called Joanna Southcott announced she was pregnant with the Messiah. She died in December 1814, months after making this bold claim. Inevitably, a post-mortem examination revealed there was no child. But how did...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
Simon Smith: Mum recalls baby's murder 25 years on

Simon Smith: Mum recalls baby's murder 25 years on

Twenty-five years ago, Simon Smith killed his three-month-old daughter - sparking an investigation into the deaths of his two other children. As he is moved to an open prison after serving decades behind bars, his ex-partner Rachel Playfair tells the...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
Michael Sheen transforms into Chris Tarrant for Millionaire TV drama

Michael Sheen transforms into Chris Tarrant for Millionaire TV drama

Actor Michael is seen as former Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? host Chris Tarrant in the first picture to be released from the forthcoming ITV drama about the show's coughing scandal. Sheen recreates the moment Tarrant posed for cameras as he was...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 
Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires

Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires

With homes under water in South Yorkshire, near record flooding in Venice, and burgeoning wildfires in Australia, many people are asking if and how climate change is connected to these extreme weather events. Warming makes bigger hurricanes more...

Sunday, 08:47 in Regional
 


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