Wales

Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

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Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.

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Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards has not finalised his next move after the World Cup, with a return to rugby league's Wigan appearing off the table.
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Figures from Highways England show a traffic rise of more than 10% in January and February.
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Watch the quirkier moments from the epic finale to the Six Nations, including Wales making history, "one of the most entertaining draws you'll ever see" and..
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Watch highlights as Wales celebrate a third Grand Slam in 11 years with a 25-7 victory over Ireland to win the Six Nations title.
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Wales secure the Grand Slam with a dominant 25-7 win over Ireland in Cardiff as they clinch their first Six Nations title since 2013.
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Hadleigh Parkes gathers a Gareth Anscombe kick to go over for a second-minute try giving Wales the lead over Ireland in the Six Nations.
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Experts said it was possible the unusual silver brooch, found by detectorists, was created in Wales.
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Can England or Ireland wrest the Six Nations title from Grand Slam-chasing Wales on a delicately poised final weekend of action?
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Can England or Ireland wrest the Six Nations title from Grand Slam-chasing Wales on a delicately poised final weekend of action?
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Who will win the title? Is this Wales' year? Why has Eddie Jones dropped Joe Cokanasiga? BBC pundits answer all before Super Saturday.
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Second row Tadhg Beirne will make his Six Nations debut in Ireland's final game of the championship against Grand Slam chasing Wales.
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Full-back Liam Williams is fit to start as Grand Slam-chasing Wales name an unchanged side to face Ireland on Saturday.
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National Rail warns of disruptions to trains in Scotland, Wales and northern and eastern England.
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Rotherham midfielder Will Vaulks earns a first call-up to the Wales squad for March's matches against Trinidad and Tobago and Slovakia.
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With suffocating speed and shrewd gambler Jonathan Davies on the outside, Wales' defence has defined their Six Nations campaign, says Jeremy Guscott.
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Watch the quirkier moments from the penultimate round of the Six Nations, including a narrow victory for Wales, a breakfast of champions and a landslide for..
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Hertfordshire Police was the only force to charge anyone in relation to sheep thefts in 2018.
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Warren Gatland is relishing the possibility of a "dream" Grand Slam in his final Six Nations game in charge of Wales, against Ireland.
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Josh Adams punches a hole through the Scottish defence and get the first try for Wales at Murrayfield.
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