Formula One drivers take over Cardiff Bay

Yesterday afternoon saw an influx of high octane sports to Cardiff Bay as the first ever RedBull Speed Jam rolled into town. Flying aces Paul Bonhomme and Steve Jones kicked off the event… Continue reading

New route unveiled as clock races to 2011 Wales Rally GB

It may be six months to go, but for motorsports fans the clock is already running down until the start of the Wales Rally GB. The 2011 route for the final leg of… Continue reading

VIDEO: Slowly Sideways – keeping historic cars on the move

An avid motorsport fan, I drove up with the excellent Ephraim Lewis (and his camera) to Builth Wells on Saturday 4 June to find out more about November’s Wales Rally GB route. I… Continue reading

BMI Baby pull out of Cardiff and Manchester airports

BMI Baby has announced that they are pulling out of Cardiff airport, with services stopping later this year. The airline have also confirmed they will cease operating services out of Manchester airport. The… Continue reading

Welsh Powers referendum count: as it happened

Wales has voted yes with 21 out of 22 local authorities voting yes. The only county to vote no in the referendum was Monmouthshire. Turnout was just over 35%. Wales now has powers to pass its… Continue reading

Loeb and Ogier hoping for success in Wales Rally GB

The weather seems to be on everyone’s minds today as teams prepare for the kick of this year’s Wales Rally GB in Cardiff tonight. Last night drivers tested out the new special stage… Continue reading

Mermaid wanted: Aquarium in Rhyl advertises for professional mermaid

A north Wales aquarium says it has been flooded with interest from job seekers after advertising for a mermaid. The SeaQuarium in Rhyl, Denbighshire, wants someone to swim with sharks, rays and eels… Continue reading

Council looks at selling ‘haunted’ Llantwit Major Castle

A council is once again looking to sell a ‘haunted’ castle it owns which was previously withdrawn from auction in 2006. A report by Vale of Glamorgan council has sought to outline planning… Continue reading

Health board proposes closure of Wales’ oldest psychiatric hospital as part of service shake up

A health board has proposed closing Wales oldest psychiatric hospital as part of a shake up of mental health services in the area. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board want to move all… Continue reading

Study says chemical reactions are answer to toast’s appealing smell

Scientists believe they have uncovered the chemical code behind why the smell of toast in the morning is so appealing. Existing research has already shown that smell is the strongest sensory memory trigger… Continue reading