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Advice: No alcohol safe in pregnancy

Tue, 2015-02-10 00:29
Women who are trying for a baby and those in the first three months of pregnancy should not drink any alcohol, updated guidelines say.

Probe into Lynette corruption trial

Tue, 2015-02-10 00:22
The solicitor for one of three men wrongly convicted of killing a Cardiff prostitute said an inquiry into the collapse of the UK's biggest police corruption trial would focus on the "reasons for the collapse".

Charge over phone and laptop video

Tue, 2015-02-10 00:09
A man is charged over a video showing a motorist in Aberdeen allegedly driving with headphones on, using a handheld mobile phone and with a laptop on.

Hospital maternity care concerns

Mon, 2015-02-09 23:59
Consultant-led maternity care could be withdrawn from a north Wales hospital for a year due to recruitment problems, warn local politicians.

Grammy audience falls three million

Mon, 2015-02-09 23:56
Sam Smith's Grammy victory was seen by 25.3 million people in the US, the ceremony's smallest audience since 2009.

Are ministers too focused on the NHS?

Mon, 2015-02-09 23:49
A high level ministerial committee has been meeting weekly to monitor activity in the NHS - finding solutions or micromanagement?

VIDEO: Prince Charles to meet Saudi king

Mon, 2015-02-09 23:19
Prince Charles is urged to raise the case of a Saudi blogger with the country's new king on the latest leg of his tour of the Gulf and the Middle East.

Putting fitness trackers to the test

Mon, 2015-02-09 23:16
Why activity trackers fail to match up

Many 'children taking risks online'

Mon, 2015-02-09 23:13
A poll suggests more than half of UK children have done something "risky" or anti-social online.

UBS confirms fresh US tax probe

Mon, 2015-02-09 22:51
UBS has confirmed it is being investigated by US authorities into whether it helped Americans evade taxes through investments banned in the US.

'Smart' insulin hope for diabetes

Mon, 2015-02-09 22:50
Scientists are hopeful that 'smart' insulins which are undergoing trials could revolutionise the way diabetes is managed.

Spider-Man signs deal with Marvel

Mon, 2015-02-09 22:09
Sony Pictures and Marvel sign a deal meaning Spider-Man could join up with the likes of Thor, Captain America and Iron Man in future film releases.

Labour pledges new 'kinship' rights

Mon, 2015-02-09 22:04
Labour says it will introduce new rights to support children whose parents cannot care for them, and are brought up by other members of their family.

'Focus on fitness not fatness'

Mon, 2015-02-09 22:03
In this week's Scrubbing Up, Dr Gavin Sandercock argues there has been a well-meaning but misguided focus on obesity, while the harm caused by inactivity has been overlooked.

Police warn pupils over 'sexting'

Mon, 2015-02-09 22:01
Police are visiting every school in Wales to warn pupils of the dangers of "sexting".

Macedonia PM 'spied on rivals'

Mon, 2015-02-09 21:50
Macedonia's government is accused of operating an illegal wire-tapping programme targeting 20,000 people, including opposition politicians.

Personal debt goes up by 23% in year

Mon, 2015-02-09 21:41
There has been a rise of 23% in personal debt in the last year across Wales, according to a charity.

Stamp duty reforms open to debate

Mon, 2015-02-09 21:32
Tax on property sales could be changed again as a consultation is launched on the future for stamp duty in Wales.

MLAs to debate welfare reform bill

Mon, 2015-02-09 21:27
Stormont's controversial welfare reform legislation is due to be debated by MLAs on Tuesday.

VIDEO: New app tracks children's phone use

Mon, 2015-02-09 21:22
A mobile app to be launched in UK will allow parents to monitor remotely all the online activity of their children.

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