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Catherine Zeta-Jones Misses Wales, a Sentiment I Thoroughly Understand

Kate Torgovnick | Posted 08.19.2012 | Celebrity
Kate Torgovnick

Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones is a bonafide New Yorker these days and, before that, lived in Bermuda. However, that doesn't mean that the ...

Welshmen Steal Penguin From Australian Theme Park... Who Let Welshmen Into Australia?

Tony Phillips | Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy
Tony Phillips

Who'd have thought I wouldn't, on a bender, somehow come home with a flamingo or a fur seal or at least a meerkat or something. As it is, it never happened, dang it. I'll have to live with that unfilled void. Not so for three Welshmen who went on holiday to Australia.

Now Hear This: The Joy Formidable Sounds Off in North America

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The London-based trio via North Wales fronted by bundle of energy Ritzy Bryan has the '60s eardrum-splitting amped-up power of Cream, the '70s progressive intelligence of King Crimson and the '80s punk sensibilities of X and Black Flag.

PHOTOS: March 1 Means Welsh Pride

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.01.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

The two opposing uniforms were so similar that St. David commanded his soldiers to wear a leek on their helmets. Since then, the leek has been a symbol of Wales.

Britain Plans Resort For Chinese Tourists In Wales

newser.com | Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel

With Chinese tourism to the UK booming, a developer is planning a resort village aimed at their specific needs. But it's not exactly a stone's throw f...

Former Jock Claims He 'Woke Up Gay' After A Stroke

Posted 01.08.2012 | Gay Voices

The "nature vs. nurture" debate over sexual orientation continues at full force, but now, one former rugby-playing Welsh jock claims to have actually ...

PHOTOS: Underneath Wales, Between Some Rocks And A Historic Place

Rachel Dickinson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Travel
Rachel Dickinson

We bought tickets for the underground tour and were taken into a large workspace where we were fitted out with helmets, headlamps, and battery packs with rescuer breathing masks that belted around our waist.

Wales: Fourth Miner's Body Found In Flooded Coal Mine

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

LONDON — Rescue workers found the body of a fourth miner in a flooded coal mine in south Wales on Friday, dashing hopes that the last trapped mi...

Soccer Fan Dies After Assault At England Match

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 11.06.2011 | Sports

WEMBLEY, England — A Wales fan died after an assault was reported outside Wembley Stadium before Tuesday's match between Wales and England in th...

Chef Assaults Kitchen Staffer After Critic Calls Food 'Disgusting'

Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

It's hard to remain calm after a restaurant critic insults your food. But punching a kitchen worker and pushing him down the stairs may be going a tad...

Found: The Oldest Art In United Kingdom?

Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

A 14,000 year old carving found in a cave on the Gower peninsula, a part of South West Wales, may be the oldest example of rock art in Britain. The ca...

In Wales, Royalty's Around Every Corner

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.02.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

With apologies to the Royal Family. The wedding of the decade is creeping ever closer, and it's getting harder and harder to sneak around the outskir...

Catherine Charms Wales By Secretly Learning Welsh

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

I've been asked by several TV networks to comment on Catherine and William's first joint engagement last week. The couple was in Anglesey, Wales to la...

Mickey Rourke: I Plan To Play First Openly Gay Professional Athlete

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

And you thought Mickey Rourke played a tough guy in 'The Wrestler.' The Golden Globe-winning actor has spoken recently of his desire to portray on ...

WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT?

Alfred Gingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alfred Gingold

So the elections were a disaster and it's getty chilly and we've lost an hour of daylight. I still feel pretty good. I'm pleased. I jazzed. I'm chuffe...

PHOTOS: Guess The Destination

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Add this park to places we've never heard of but are now dying to visit. Brecon Beacons National Park, in South Wales, was first established as a ...

Mr. Cairns Goes to Westminster? UK Election Writ Small, Retail & Local

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

There are four dedicated candidates in this race who could all ably represent the people of the Vale of Glamorgan. That kind of dedication would make Mr. Smith very proud indeed.

Betty White: White-Hot in Cleveland or Not

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

In an age that celebrates harlots over starlets, PYTs a quarter Betty White's age would require battalions of publicists to garner a fraction of the attention that she's attracting just by being Betty White.

Hay Festival In UK Brings 'Mongrel Mix' Of Authors And Intellectuals

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HAY-ON-WYE, Wales — British industry is a shadow of its former self, the deficit is enormous, public services are facing huge cuts and London's ...

Does America Also Need Cultural Health Care?

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Patterson

The majors were an almost ghostly presence at SXSW 2010. The indies have now seized the day within the leading-edge music market.

Wales Week In New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you've never heard of St. David's Day, don't worry. St. David is the patron saint of Wales, and the Welsh Assembly Government is taking the oppor...

'Swansea Love Story': An Up-Close Look At The Life Of UK Drug Addicts (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Vice Magazine's Andy Capper and Leo Leigh have produced a moving film that documents young lives in an economically ravaged area of South Wales. Cap...

Scottish Rugby Fan Drops Kilt On Live TV (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scottish rugby fan Keith Davies has become a controversial YouTube sensation after dropping his kilt on live TV. The incident occurred on a live segm...

Supermarket Bans Shopping In Pajamas

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A supermarket in Wales has banned customers from wearing pajamas and nightwear in the store after other shoppers felt uncomfortable. The Cardiff stor...

Scientists Find Mini-Stonehenge

Carleton Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Carleton Bryant

Archeologists have found a smaller version of Stonehenge about a mile from the larger circle of rocks in Wiltshire, England, the BBC is reporting.