Wales

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Sinn Féin becomes largest party in Northern Ireland assembly – as it happened
With Sinn Féin set to become the biggest party at Stormont for the first time, O’Neill says the results mark a ‘new era’ for ‘our politics and for our people’

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Christy Cooney (earlier)

07, May, 2022 @8:45 PM

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Local elections 2022: Tories lose hundreds of seats to Labour and Lib Dems – as it happened
PM insists ‘mixed’ results also included some ‘remarkable gains’ for Conservatives; Labour, Lib Dems and Greens celebrate key wins

Nicola Slawson (now) Andrew Sparrow and Helen Livingstone (earlier)

06, May, 2022 @10:20 PM

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Conservatives brace for losses as votes counted in local elections
Labour and Lib Dem sources say turnout appears to be low in possible sign of Tory voters staying away

Heather Stewart and Jessica Elgot

05, May, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Parties manage expectations as voting in local elections begins
Results will be seen as test of Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer at likely mid-point of current UK government

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

05, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Welsh local elections: Labour is seeing off nationalism | Editorial
Editorial: Welsh identity has become more intense since Brexit – but so has the attraction of a devolved government

Editorial

03, May, 2022 @5:55 PM

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‘Boris the buffoon’: Tory scandals likely to boost Labour in Welsh local elections
Labour determined to win back former strongholds in polls in which 16- and 17-year-olds can vote for first time

Steven Morris

02, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Firebombs and death threats: councillors need more protection, say UK bodies
Dozens of seats going uncontested as candidates step down due to ‘truly toxic’ environment

Libby Brooks, Josh Halliday and Jessica Murray

02, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Welsh female MP accuses Labour frontbencher of sexist remark
Member of shadow cabinet allegedly told MP she was successful because men wanted to sleep with her

Matthew Weaver and Aubrey Allegretti

28, Apr, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Is Wales following Scotland in a bid for independence? | Richard Wyn Jones
The cause is growing in popularity with young remainers, but there are dissenting views, asks Richard Wyn Jones of the Wales Governance Centre

Richard Wyn Jones

26, Apr, 2022 @10:21 AM

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The Guardian view on the Welsh language: the unmaking and making of a nation | Editorial
Editorial: A tongue re-emerged as deindustrialisation and devolution took root – and that is beneficial to the rest of the UK

Editorial

11, Feb, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Wales set to lift most Covid restrictions after passing Omicron peak
The first minister, Mark Drakeford, said the country would be moving to alert level zero on Friday

Steven Morris

27, Jan, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Boris Johnson’s history is catching up with him, says Welsh first minister
Mark Drakeford highlights that prime minister has been sacked from two previous jobs for lying

Steven Morris

21, Jan, 2022 @5:41 PM

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