23 November 2014 Last updated at 05:00 ET

'Reality dawning' on council mergersWheelie bins, a library, school dinners and residential care services

The "reality is dawning" on local councils that mergers will bring a significant and permanent change, the public services minister says.


UKIP rosetteWelsh parties fear UKIP, says MEP

Other political parties are equally frightened of the threat posed by UKIP, the party's Welsh MEP Nathan Gill tells BBC Wales.

Distressed womanSchools' role in tackling abuse

Schoolchildren should be taught what constitutes a healthy relationship to improve deep-seated attitudes towards violence against women, a senior AM says.

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That formula again: prime minister grilled on funding

The prime minister has been questioned by senior MPs about the future of devolution.

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Nick Servini Article written by Nick Servini Nick Servini Political editor, Wales

Pandora's box on pay?

The Welsh government has been given a baptism of fire in settling pay disputes.

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