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It's an exciting time for Bridgend poet Rhian Edwards: her first child is due in three months, her first book of poems has been shortlisted for a Wales Book of the Year award and her second collection is coming along nicely.
At 2.08am a huge explosion rocked the mine. Fires not only killed 266 men, they also blocked access and trapped miners behind the flames.
Sleeping on a tour bus that is weaving and bumping its way down the I93 is an acquired skill. I'm tossed and turned and sleep vaguely through the night.
Jean Davies was retiring from Neath Port Talbot council after 35 years. She loves The Beatles. So her team decided a trip to Liverpool would be the perfect send-off.
From this week, visitors to the Arcadecardiff gallery in Cardiff's Queens Arcade will be greeted by an interactive digital wonderland where anything is possible.
A new production of Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood will reach a very different audience this week as characters including Dai Bread, Cherry Owen and Captain Cat take to Twitter for a performance.
The Mostyn in Llandudno has just launched three new exhibitions: work by the celebrated British photographer Keith Arnatt, an interactive group exhibition and a new gallery initiative set up to nurture emerging artists.
A cold front will move south east tomorrow and introduce much clearer and fresher air.
How did this distinctly urban - and urbane - individual come to the rural tranquillity of Llanddewi Brefi?
The fortifications of Milford Haven are, largely, still there. They are grey and stately, solid and dependable, typical 19th century military buildings.
We've seen the back of the cold and dry easterly winds for a while as our weather is going to come in from the Atlantic over the weekend.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the contemporary opera outfit Music Theatre Wales. To celebrate they are reprising an opera that chronicled King George III's descent into madness long before the hit film about him gripped audiences worldwide.
Aled Rhys Jones, from Mold in Flintshire, is one of the shooting directors on Helicopter Rescue.
One man who tried to chart or capture the suffering that the people of the Welsh valleys endured - was the poet Idris Davies.
General Dwight D Eisenhower was not, generally, regarded as a great soldier. But he was the supreme diplomat.
Bethan Elfyn writes about Nothing North of Alaska, Scriber and Elly Sinnett, on the BBC Wales blog.
Wales are the Six Nations champions for the second year running, and the fourth time in nine seasons. Last weekend, the Wales Sevens team came within a whisker of glory at the Hong Kong Sevens. Welsh rugby fans have rarely had it so good.
So much is written and thought about the great bard that anyone attempting to write a fresh play about him could be forgiven for feeling daunted by the great weight of the literary canon. But an intriguing new production being staged at the Sherman Cymru next month will attempt to explore the interior...
Young Welsh company Waking Exploits has enjoyed hits with its recent productions, and next month the company will stage Dennis Kelly's Love and Money, with a 10-night run at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff before it goes on our around Wales.
On Saturday we were Wrexham bound, and there was great hope that rehearsal would finish in time for the Wales v England match.