crime
Woman Breaks Lockdown Law With Welsh Excursion Claiming She Didn’t Know It Wasn’t in England

We bloody love the Welsh here at Giz UK, but one English woman has declared them all to be a "bunch of bastards" after travelling 100 miles across the border for a day trip and getting reprimanded by police. Read More >>

coronavirus
Welsh Fishermen Told to Stop Poking Their Rods into England

The owner of a fishing site that straddles the border between England and Wales has had to tell those on the Welsh side to stay at home, as the clash of conflicting Covid-19 advice between the two countries is making it baffling for everyone. Read More >>

health
You’re Allowed to Drive About Now, But You’re Not Allowed into Wales

In what must be the dream of many a Welsh nationalist all over Wales, English people are currently not allowed into the country. Well they're not allowed into Wales to do some exercise anyway, which is pretty much the only reason random people would want to cross the border in the current climate. Read More >>

idiots
Sheffield Idiot Visits Snowdonia During Lockdown, Locals Block Him In Until Police Arrive

If there's anything I've learned about the Welsh, it's that they tend to have a short fuse (or at least they do in my family), and that can manifest itself as a lack of patience - especially when dealing with the dipshits of the world. Dipshits like the Sheffield man who decided now was the perfect time to go and visit Snowdonia, and wound up being essentially detained by the fed up locals. Read More >>

cars
Wales Considers All the New Types of Vehicle Driving Taxes

The Welsh government could be about to tear up the rules covering vehicle taxation in the country, with a forthcoming consultation set to investigate if increased use of toll roads, workplace parking fees and even a possible pay-per-mile panacea could solve the problem of getting people to calm down on taking the SUV for a 0.6 mile trip to the shop. Read More >>

booze
Wales Tries to Price-Away Super Strength Supermarket Ciders

Wales has joined Scotland today in introducing a per-unit alcohol price policy, requiring all booze sold to cost a bare minimum of 50p per unit, and therefore making it slightly less convenient and costlier for youths and sports fans to stock up on crates of the cheap stuff and bottles of cider modelled on grain silos. Read More >>

energy
Wales Plans to Take the Lead in Hydrogen Energy

Money is being put into various hydrogen energy schemes in Wales, in the hope that the country's blend of bountiful natural resources and heavy industry make it an ideal place to innovate in making things and houses use the clean alternative energy of a possible future. Read More >>

education
Welsh Exam Regulator Considers Online-Sitting for Future GCSEs

GCSE exams in Wales could be sat online in some imaginable future timeline, with the idea being but one within the Welsh regulator's list of systemic changes about to be put out to consultation. Read More >>

london
Someone Translated the Whole London Tube Map into Welsh

Fans of the iconic London Underground map and beautiful languages have a new collectable for their wall: rail guard David Smith has translated the whole map into Welsh. Read More >>

crime
Wales Approves Ban on Smacking Kids

Wales has joined Scotland in banning the smacking of children by their parents even if they've done something extremely terrible with a football to dad's greenhouse, thanks to the Welsh Assembly passing a bill that includes laws to outlaw the physical punishment of kids. Read More >>

music
Welsh Language Folk Banger Tops UK iTunes Chart

We have a Welsh name and song title in the clipboard of this computer, as thanks to one of those viral efforts that doesn't usually work the UK iTunes chart is currently topped by Dafydd Iwan ac Ar Log - Yma O Hyd. We laugh, but the number two song is Tones and I - Dance Monkey which we haven't heard of either and have an equally low chance of being able to accurately hum. Read More >>

maps
M&S Shamed for Imaginary Anti-Welsh Propaganda

Bored people have been pretending not to understand something on purpose again, this time turning their misplaced wrath on Marks & Spencer for selling a jigsaw puzzle that obliterates Wales and rejoins Ireland into one. Read More >>

cars
Aston Martin Prepares James Bond’s Wife’s Car for Manufacture in Wales

That headline's not far from the truth for once, as Aston Martin's new DBX SUV was designed by the company with one particular ideal customer in mind -- a mother and business owner in her 40s, called Charlotte. "Ah, Mrs Bond," says the boss of the exclusive Kensington nursery on one morning in early September. "We've been expecting you. You can't park that there." Read More >>

politics
Wales Wants to Let 16-Year-Olds Vote

The miniature little heritage government they let Wales have is starting a push to give 16-year-olds the right to vote, although it won't usher in a new era of Cardiff-rule for the rest of the United Kingdom as it'll only apply to the poorly-attended democracy fests that are the regional council elections. Read More >>

electric vehicles
Wales Wants to Future Proof Homes by Adding EV Charging Points to Them as Standard

The Home Builders' Federation is adamant that all new housing estates in Wales need to incorporate charging points for electric cars or no bugger will want to use them. Read More >>