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As Sir Tom Jones turns 80, “the memories are tremendous”, but not just for Tom

As Sir Tom Jones turns 80, “the memories are tremendous”, but not just for Tom

| June 7, 2020

As he celebrates his 80th birthday, Sir Tom Jones has said he will keep singing “as long as there’s breath in my body”. Sir Tom, who grew up in Pontypridd, enjoyed huge commercial success with hits including It’s Not Unusual, What’s New Pussycat? and Kiss. He became one of the world’s biggest stars, with his […]

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Minister attends first-ever ‘Wales Week Dublin’ to celebrate ‘extremely important’ relationship between countries

Minister attends first-ever ‘Wales Week Dublin’ to celebrate ‘extremely important’ relationship between countries

| March 12, 2020

Welsh International Relations and the Welsh Language Minister Eluned Morgan (pictured) travelled to Ireland on 11 March to attend the first Wales Week in Dublin, writes Colin Stevens. Designed to bridge St David’s Day and St Patrick’s Day and to promote Wales in Ireland, Wales Week Dublin runs until 13 March with the focal point […]

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#Wales – Launch of Climate Change Coffee Partnership

#Wales – Launch of Climate Change Coffee Partnership

| March 4, 2020

More than 3,000 Fairtrade farmers in rural Uganda will be supported by a Welsh government-backed partnership to get them a fair price for their coffee – and help them combat climate change. A new initiative has been launched by an international Climate Change Coffee Partnership, made up of organizations in both Wales and Uganda. The […]

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International ministers announce signing of Declaration of Intent aimed at strengthening #Quebec relations with #Wales

International ministers announce signing of Declaration of Intent aimed at strengthening #Quebec relations with #Wales

| February 28, 2020

Gweinidogion Rhyngwladol yn cyhoeddi bod datganiad o Fwriad wedi’i lofnodi i gryfhau perthynas Québec â Chymru Welsh International Relations and the Welsh Language Minister Eluned Morgan and Quebec International Relations and La Francophonie Minister Nadine Girault (pictured) used their first meeting to sign a declaration of intent which, among other things, is aimed at intensifying […]

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#Brexit – UK government putting ideology above people’s livelihoods says Welsh first minister

#Brexit – UK government putting ideology above people’s livelihoods says Welsh first minister

| February 27, 2020

On 27 February, Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford warned that the UK government’s approach to future trade with the EU will damage the Welsh economy in a rushed bid to get a deal. The UK government has published its negotiating mandate for talks on our future relationship with the EU – negotiations which will have […]

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#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

| February 24, 2020

New funding will help to secure Wales’ place as the home of future tech leaders. Eluned Morgan, the Minister for International Relations, has announced £250,000 in Welsh Government funding to help create the next generation of Welsh technology companies, during her six-day visit to North America. The Welsh government has pledged the support to match […]

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#Wales looks forward to future relationship with its strongest trading partner as German Ambassador to UK visits key sites

#Wales looks forward to future relationship with its strongest trading partner as German Ambassador to UK visits key sites

| February 13, 2020

Wales will do everything it can to continue its strong relationship with Germany – with trade links worth more than £3bn – as the next phase of negotiations with the EU continue. That was the message from Eluned Morgan, the Minister for International Relations and Welsh Language, during a visit to Wales by Dr Peter […]

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