Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Secret Power of The Senedd

On December 10 2009 The Right Honourable Carwyn Jones AM officially became first minister of Wales.  Immediately after swearing his oath of office he was led away from the plenary chamber and down into the  basement of the the building. The Senedd had been completed … Continue reading

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In 1945, as the allied forces mopped up the last traces of Nazi resistance in France a small group of commandos entered a fort on the southern extreme of the Maginot Line. Three days of hand to hand fighting had seen them reduced to a core of hard … Continue reading

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Wales covers area twice the size of Wales

The by now standard television use of Wales as a unit of measurement has evolved over a number of years. The first country to get this treatment was Burkina Faso. This small African nation was initially used as the unit of measurement for … Continue reading

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