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They want out of the EU now, but Labour and Plaid Cymru
unveil their plan for Brexit, insisting Wales must stay
This is a combo key to divorce and as with all divorces, the detail has
to be worked through and got right. Tonight UKIP dismiss
Labour and Plaid's plan as a white flag of surrender
to EU negotiators. Killed by a gunman
on a Tunisian beach. Trudy Jones from Blackwood died
from a single gunshot wound ?36 million for our youngest
pupils to cut class sizes. All aboard for Wales'
first bus summit - the country's coach operators
try to map out a better service. Their most
important three points Is this the victory that kick-starts
Swansea City's season? Out of the drop zone, after
a thrilling win over Liverpool. The First Minister and the leader
of Plaid Cymru have today Carwyn Jones and Leanne Wood want
the UK to continue to participate And they say workers from other
European countries should be free But Ukip say today's White Paper
is a white flag to Brussels. Here's our political
correspondent Daniel Davies. Calling time on the UK's
membership of the EU. Campaigners in Westminster
today demanding a sharp Also there, but treading more
slowly, Carwyn Jones and Leanne After Brexit, the First Minister
wants to stay in this single market, so Welsh businesses
don't face new barriers to trade. Well, what we are trying to do is to
try to produce something that we believe will command the support
of the majority of people, including the majority of people
who voted to leave. When we leave the EU,
we will also make sure we do not This is a complicated
divorce and as with all divorces, the detail has to be
worked through and got right. Outside the EU,
in the single market. It accepts the EU rules
on the free movement of people and workers should continue
to enjoy the right to come to the UK after Brexit, Mr Jones says,
if there is a job for them. Labour promised to talk
to Plaid Cymru after failing to win a majority in last
year's Assembly election. I would, as the leader
Plaid Cymru, reject the premise that immigration
is the cause of all our ills. It has been presented
as that by some, but it isn't actually when you look at the
facts and the evidence, the numbers But Theresa May has
a different agenda and in her big Brexit speech last week,
she said she wanted to reclaim But I want to be clear,
what I am proposing cannot mean membership
of the single market. She and the First Minister disagree
on other things, too. No more vast payments
to the EU, says But the Welsh Government
says it's worth paying Mrs May says the devolved
assembly won't lose power after Brexit,
but the Welsh Government has called for changes
to And the UK Government says it wants
to guarantee the rights of EU citizens living here,
but the Welsh Government says that We believe that we can get access
to the single market. We are optimistic,
we are ambitious, but of course, holding onto
bits of being member of the European Union can
to be the case, because
by being a member of the single market,
we have to except free movement of people
and it is frustration and anger sometimes about the free movement
of people that has led to many people voting to leave
the European Union. Neil Hamilton, Ukip's
leader in the Assembly. Unimpressed by the proposals
of these to Remain campaigners. It's not so much
a white paper, but a white flag of surrender to the EU
before the negotiations have If Theresa May were to
take this blueprint to Brussels, then the EU would get
everything that they wanted and it would mean that we weren't actually
leaving the EU in any meaningful Welsh Labour and Plaid Cymru
say they respect the referendum vote to leave,
but they have made clear their preferred Brexit would change
things as little as possible. Our parliamentary correspondent
David Cornock is in Westminser. David, what do you think Theresa May
and those negotiating Britain's exit It was slightly unusual today to see
to Welsh political opponents come to Westminster to launch this official
Welsh Government document. Slightly unusual, too, as he saw there to
have the leader of the UK in Wales heckling in the audience. You might
think the timing is also a bit odd, because this comes less than six
days, less than a week, after we had to have the leader of the UK in
Wales heckling in the audience. You might think the timing is also a bit
odd, because this comes less than six days, less than a week, after we
heard Theresa May rule out membership of the single market. A
clear difference there with the Welsh Government and if the Welsh
Government is going to get its way, this is going to do anything other
than gather dust, they will have to clearly convinced the Prime Minister
to change her mind. The indications are that once Theresa May makes up
her mind, she is not really one for changing it. This document will be
discussed in a meeting with other devolved ministers and UK ministers
earlier this month. Before then, tomorrow, we will get the result
from the Supreme Court, which will decide whether MPs have to pass a
new lobby for the Brexit talks can begin on the Welsh Government as
part of that process. It thinks that assembly members should have a say
An inquest into the death of a woman from Blackwood,
who was killed by an islamist gunman on a Tunisian beach,
has heard she died from a single gunshot wound to her neck and chest.
Trudy Jones was one of 30 Britons killed at a resort
The inquest into their deaths is taking place at the Royal Courts
Judy Jones children arriving at a court in Cardiff today to watch the
inquest via video link and to get answers about why their mother died
on a beach in Tunisia. She was targeted by Islamist who began his
murderous rampage on the beach. The inquest has been shown this map of
his movements made by British police. On the day, there is a
protein is the police response and persecuted. He prowled the grounds
and carders of a nearby hotel. He killed 38 people, including 30
Britons. Today, we learned that Mrs Jones died from a single gunshot
wound to her neck and chest. The gunman was eventually killed. Her
family through to BBC Wales last year after a service at Westminster
Abbey. I can't believe this has happened in our lives. She was edgy
treasure, always will be. I love her and miss her dearly every second of
my life. She was wonderful. We go round and round, why did she do
that? What if she had done that? What if she was in the pool? None of
us have dealt with it. We can't change it. The court was shown as
3-D animation of the resort. Each person was shown where they were
shot. The inquest heard there was chaos during the attack. Carol
Powell who was on holiday with Judy Jones, was at the pool, Trudy was at
the beach. She described a terrible explosion and gunfire. She began to
run. She eventually played out in a car park to save her own life. She
says she identified Trudy's body from her distinctive male varnish.
Trudy Jones worked in this care home. The bench has been placed here
as a memorial. She dedicated her life to helping others. Today the
inquest heard she made a positive impact on everybody. Hundreds of
people attended her funeral in Blackwood. Her family say her death
was an act of senseless violence. Her family say her death was an act
of senseless violence. A woman who plotted to let
a paedophile rape her seven-year-old daughter has been
jailed for nine years The woman, who can't be
named for legal reasons, to protect her daughter's identity,
made plans via text messages He was jailed for 13 years,
after the pair were found guilty A man who released cats
from an animal sanctuary so his dogs could hunt them down and kill them
has been sentenced to 30 months Swansea Crown Court heard
18-year-old Frank Lewis stole ten cats from Ty Nant sanctuary
in the Afan Valley, Lewis admitted burglary and criminal
damage at an earlier hearing. How many children should
be taught in a class? It's a regular concern
for teachers and parents. Now a ?36 million fund
is being set up, with the aim of reducing class sizes for children
who are seven and under. Starting with the largest classes,
the new money will be targeted at schools where there are high
levels of deprivation and low Our education correspondent
Colette Hume has the story. Our education correspondent
Colette Hume has the story. In this primary school in Swansea,
these children are in the foundation It's one of many schools in Wales
with large infant classes. Think it would be really beneficial
to have smaller classes and I think you would be far more effective
for children to learn if there were The new ?36 million fund
aims to reduce class Education Secretary Kirsty Williams
says parents and teachers have Listening to teachers and parents,
we know that class sizes are a major concern for them and there
is growing evidence to suggest by targeting money anyway
that they are doing, it will make a difference
to At the moment, just
over 8,000 infants children are taught in classes
of more than 30 here in Wales. The money will be
targeted at the biggest classes first and then
at schools with high levels of deprivation
or schools which have a significant
number of children with Children like Wills and Lexie,
who both have cerebral palsy. Their parents have
welcomed the decision. Smaller class sizes for him
would mean he'd be able to get I think it would reduce
behaviours in the class, so teachers would have more time
to focus on teaching. I think the tutor would have
more quality time with children, being able
to support them better. I think it would ease the burden
and the workload for that But today's announcement
hasn't been met with The Welsh Conservatives
say there isn't enough spent on recruiting new teachers
and improving school leadership. The teaching union ITAC has urged
Welsh Government to go further and reduce the size of all
classes in all age groups. I think with the statement
we have had this morning, we would like to call
on the Government to put 25 as a statutory limit for
class sizes in Wales. Local authorities will now be able
to bid for funding, which will be spread over the next four years
and is limited to infant pupils. The question now is,
will smaller class sizes make a real difference to how
well our youngest children learn? Tomorrow we will bring you the
annual report card on the state of our schools from the inspection
We'll have more on that at 6:30pm tomorrow.
A community regeneration project in Port Talbot has had its funding
terminated by the Welsh Government, following an investigation that
provided strong evidence of financial irregularities.
NSA Afan had provided a variety of services for people
in the most disadvantaged areas of Neath Port Talbot as part
Our reporter Ben Price is there for us this evening.
It is a charity based here in the sand feels area of Port Talbot and
it had been funded by the Welsh Government to deliver communities
first programmes. Before Christmas, the charity had its funding
suspended amid allegations of a misuse of public money. Today the
Cabinet Secretary for communities announced that that funding has been
stopped following a Welsh Government investigation, which he said found
strong evidence of financial irregularities and raise questions
about the charity 's ability to manage public money. Now South Wales
Police has also carried out its own separate investigation and as a
result of that if you weeks ago, a 35-year-old woman was arrested and
bailed on suspicion of theft. We do not know how whether that Welsh
Government investigation and the decision today has anything to do
with the police and their own separate investigation. What I can
say is this is clearly a big load the community and having spoke
earlier with two of the chief executives of the council, he told
me they will be working closely with the Welsh Government to see whether
or not some of these services can be provided in future. Keep us posted.
There's not been much to cheer about for Swansea City fan,
but could their stunning win over Liverpool be the start of a revival?
And the lost film from childhood, which inspired the director who went
on to work on The Italian Job, James Bond and Superman.
Bus travel is big business in Wales, which is why the first
Bus Summit has been held today to improve the service.
At the moment, it's worth ?80 million a year to the economy,
with around 4,000 people working in the sector.
And there's 105 million passengers using buses every year.
It's part of a five point plan to help the industry,
which was shaken by the collapse of several firms last year.
When Wrexham-based GHA coaches went out of business last
July, 300 jobs were lost and services were disrupted.
Other firms took over most, but some routes, like the 146
between Richurch and Wrexham, saw a large drop in frequency.
I've come to the Rainbow Centre in Penley, one of the stops
along the 146 route, to find out how people
in the surrounding communities have been affected by the reduction in
bus services from 11 to just four a day.
There's a bus every ten minutes from Wrexham to Chester.
Who's going to be on all of those buses?
One of the main arterial routes into Wrexham and
there should be a decent bus service to reflect that.
Some thought needs to go into it now about a timetable
that is appropriate, really, for people's needs.
The Bus Summit is one of five steps the Welsh Government reccommended
to strengthen the industry and prevent disruption to routes
It's also appointing bus co-ordinators in
North and South Wales to develop good practice.
73% of journeys on buses are carried out on a
That still means that almost a quarter of passenger
journeys are carried out on the concessionary basis.
I want to make sure that we get more passengers on those
buses to drive up the sustainability of them.
But one of the Welsh Government schemes to give discounted bus
travel to 16-18 year olds will come to an end in March.
Back in Penley, one student feels like she's missing out.
All my friends go to college and they obviously can get
to Wrexham really easily from where they live and making go
backwards and forwards whenever they want,
which is something we can't have here at all.
Industry leaders at the summit say they need support if they're to give
Bus operators, to give certainty, need to understand that
funding is going to be available, in the medium to long term.
They need to understand what is going on on
the highways, what the congestion will be like.
And all these things need to come together if we are really
going to deliver excellent bus services day in, day out.
More financial help is being made available to councils and bus
operators if they can come up with robust plans to provide a fair
All roads lead to tonight's sport now with Claire.
It's their most important win in their
Premier League history, that's according to the former Wales
striker Iwan Roberts, after Swansea City lifted themselves
out of the Premier League drop zone following a thrilling
Coach Paul Clement says he's now looking to strengthen his squad
further before the transfer window shuts a week tomorrow.
COMMENTATOR: Carroll is into the penalty area.
COMMENTATOR: Paul Clement has led Swansea to their
Not many sites coming, Swansea favourites to get relegated before
the game, now there is renewed hope they can survive. Their most
important three points in their Premier League history. I have seen
them win at Old Trafford, on a couple of occasions at the Emirates,
but to go to Liverpool, never won there in the week before and come
away with three points, it was an outstanding defensive performance.
Swansea had just three chances on target. They scored three times. His
side, the first to be Liverpool at Anfield in the 18 league games. No
doubt who are the most popular at the club shop having been linked
with other clubs, both these players say they expect to stay. Cigarettes
and is the glue that holds the team together. We need to add to the
squad, not take away. We were really chuffed that they won and they came
out now at the bottom so hopefully they can keep going up now. Swansea
city don't play again until a week tomorrow. That's when Southampton
will be the visitors here. The same night as transfer deadline day.
Manager Paul Clement wants to bring in new players and he says he is
prepared to work right up until that 11 o'clock deadline doing
last-minute deals. Following Swansea's worried into chaos this
season, many fans feared their place among just football's elite was
coming to an end. But after Saturday the first ever league victory at
Anfield, many opened will prove to a turning point.
Rugby and with the start of the Six Nations less
Wales' Women have named a 32 player squad for the tournament.
Like Rob Howley's men, the women start their campaign away to Italy.
They've won four from four since Rowland Phillips took over
including yesterday's friendly against Ireland.
Hooker Carys Phillips, who's Rowland's daughter,
I know the ability of this group and I know the quality
we have within this group, but I think the key
on the ground, work hard and not look too far ahead.
A lot of things we need to improve, but I think
showing that we are going in the right direction and, you know,
The Ospreys became the first team in European rugby history to claim
maximum points form their six pool games at the weekend.
Their bonus point win over Newcastle means they are the first team ever
to register 30 points from the pool stages.
They face French club, Stade Francais in the quarterfinals
The Blues are also through, they'll travel to Gloucester
A winding up order, issued against London Welsh, has been
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs had applied for the Exiles to be
wound up, because of an unpaid tax bill, of more than ?90,000.
But the case was dismissed, after the Judge learned
that the club entered voluntary liquidation last month.
Wales has a new world Champion in bowls.
Jason Greenslade, from Penarth, won the World Indoor Pairs Bowls
title this afternoon, alongside his English team-mate
Jason produced the perfect shot, with his last bowl of the match,
They beat Welsh duo Dan Salmon and Damian Doubler -
And finally, former Wales Captain Sam Warburton has
been speaking today, for the first time since losing
You can hear what he has to say in our late
That's it from me. Jamie.
A film-maker, who worked on the Italian Job and Superman,
has sought out the film, which inspired him
when he was a school boy at Llandovery College in the 50s.
David Wynn-Jones, who now lives in Surrey, says he always remembered
the film made by older boys at the school.
It was found in the attic of the man who made it.
Mr Wynn-Jones now wants more people to come forward with memories
Is it? Yeah, it's just full of cars.
Today's Llandovery College pupils comparing
notes with an old Llandoverian, film-maker David Wynn Jones.
The film shows everyday life in the school, rugby,
cricket, getting dressed up in their Sunday best,
but despite the more than 60 years that have passed, the
From we still play rugby a lot, cricket, we still have a game
against Brecon and whistled across country.
And even the track of the cross-country is still the same.
What's really nice, towards the end of the film, I
saw that a lot of pupils were leaving on the train.
That doesn't really happen this often, but it
The one obvious thing that we haven't
spoken about is, obviously, there are no girls in that film.
No, it's a bit odd, actually, looking at it,
because obviously nowadays, I walk around and I just see all my
friends, girl friends, not just boy friends.
And tracking down this long-lost film became a passion for
David Wynn Jones, He has worked in the film industry for
years on blockbuster hits like Superman,
the Italian Job and James Bond, but he never forgot the film
he saw while he was a schoolboy at Llandovery College.
In 1958, two boys had made this film and I saw it and I was quite
I was film mad and I used to work at the local cinema and
There was one shot there I always remember was the
carpenters working on the greenhouse and they should from inside at his
carpenters working on the greenhouse and they shoot from inside at his
face and I thought, "Oh, that's good."
And David now hopes that this film will encourage other former pupils
to contribute to a digital archive of the school.
Anybody who has anything, any pictures, anything, I
just want to borrow it, copy it and then it'll all be returned.
The film gives a glimpse into the past of a
school that has been here for more than 150 years and David is hoping
that it will help secure more memories for future generations.
Let's see what the weather picture looks like.
We started the day on a pretty foggy notes, but soon enough, most of us
started to see some lovely winter sunshine. Through the night we will
see the fog reforming and that could cause some problems. The Met office
has issued a yet though HS2 yellow weather warning. Do leave plenty of
time tomorrow morning. Further west, not too many problems with fog.
Getting down to minus one Celsius. How pressure still in charge of our
weather. But that it is another fairly settled day. Looking forward
to a lots of fairly dry weather. Leave time for a shower, perfect
visibility with dense fog. Further north not too much fog, a bit of
cloud first thing. Not too cold either along coastal areas. A bit
blustery along the coast. Head further south still and it will be
milder compared with areas inland and the wins will be later in the
south-west. As we go through the day, the fog will lift. We can look
forward to some brightness. The cloud will increase from the west
through the day. That cloud could be big enough to produce the odd spot
of drizzle, mainly on the health. Temperatures getting up to about
10,000 years. A lot more quiet around compared with tonight. That
will act like a blanket. Tempter is not dropping too much. Not too many
problems with mist and fog through tomorrow night into early hours of
Wednesday morning. A bit blustery again along those coastal areas. As
we head into Wednesday, high pressure hanging on. Over a mainland
Europe, controlling our weather. Low pressure to be west of us. And with
that, a pretty blustery day through Wednesday. We can look forward to
more winter sunshine, with temperatures getting up to around
nine Celsius. UK Defence Secretary Sir Michael
Fallon has refused to reveal details of what happened
during a Trident test last June. It is reported that a missile went
off course, but the UK Government Labour and Plaid Cymru have joined
forces to publish their plan They want the UK to stay
in the single market and say European workers should
keep their right to come I'll have an update
for you here at 8pm and again That's Wales Today,
thank you for watching. from all of us on the
programme, good evening.