Members of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly received on Saturday the visit of esteemed representatives from the Senedd Cymru – the Welsh Parliament, fostering greater exchange between the Falkland Islands and Wales.
Official figures from England and Wales show that the number of companies going bust this year is on track to be the highest since the financial crisis in 2009. Insolvencies rose 10% from a year ago in the three months to the end of September, and there has also been a sharp rise in the number of firms at risk of going bust.
Two pubs a day have disappeared in England and Wales in the first half of the year, according to government statistics. Figures showed that 230 pubs vanished in the three months to 30 June - an increase over the previous quarter when the doors to 153 pubs shuttered.
As happened with Scotland struggling to obtain a second chance for an independence referendum, in Wales following a deal between the Welsh Labor government and Plaid Cymru, an independent commission will examine three viable options for the future of the country including independence.
Cardiff South and Penarth Labour MP Stephen Doughty has reported on his visit to the Falkland Islands to mark the fortieth anniversary of the Liberation of the Islands, where he paid tribute to the men of Wales who lost their lives during the 1982 conflict and reaffirmed Labour's resolute support for the South Atlantic overseas territory.
Effective Monday, Wales has banned all sorts of bodily punishment on children, which are still legal in England and Northern Ireland. Slapping or even shaking a child is tantamount to assault perpetrated against an adult, according to the new rules in force. Until Sunday, slapping was tolerated if it was a reasonable punishment.
Negligible progress has been made by the UK government to replace EU funds in Wales after Brexit, according to a committee of cross-party MPs. Former Welsh Secretary and senior Conservative MP Stephen Crabb said the situation was simply unacceptable.
Travelers to the United Kingdom faced what the transport minister said was confusion on Friday Wales and Scotland slapped a quarantine on arrivals from Portugal but England and Northern Ireland held back from restrictions.
Britain will publish plans this Thursday to keep trade flowing freely between its constituent nations when regulatory powers are reclaimed from the European Union at the end of the year and redistributed to devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Welsh Government has amended its coronavirus regulations to allow people to travel to dozens of countries and overseas territories without having to quarantine on their return. The steps by the Government also means residents from those countries can now travel to Wales for summer holidays without having to self isolate.