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Tonight's headlines: They're fleeing war zones.
Criticism of the UK government for giving up without enough
discussion on a scheme to find homes for vulnerable child refugees.
A detailed study shows a healthy lifestyle can reduce
The UK Government has given up on a scheme set up to protect
the most vulnerable child refugees without enough discussion.
That's according to the leader of Torfaen Council.
Labour's Anthony Hunt told Wales Today that he and other
council leaders would work with the Home Office,
350 child refugees will have arrived in the UK by the time
the scheme ends in March, with 32 having already
Fire lights up the sky above Calais in France last year as the makeshift
Sam from Newport was part of a volunteer group which took
There were children there sleeping under those blankets.
We had to go to the warehouse and fetch blankets.
She claims in several short visits over 18 months she met more than 150
children who had no one at all to look after them.
These children are alone and all they have learnt
to do is keep walking, keep walking, keep walking,
and then they get to Calais, which is the end of the road,
and they don't know where to walk now because all they knew
was that they lost their parents somewhere along the road
From places like Syria, the UK accepted around 8000 child
Many who leave war zones make their own way to Europe, many
Some hoped as many as 3000 might be resettled here who don't have any
The government has confirmed that it will be far lower than that.
Many councils in Wales say that announcement was premature.
We have not reached a definite position
This is disappointing really that we find out that the government
seemed to have given up on the situation.
Your message to the Home Secretary then as a leader
Let's work together, let's have constructive talks to see,
given the funding and given that we get the technicalities right
because we want to make things better, not worse,
you know, that is a given, but let's talk more.
Some councils say they do have capacity, others none at all.
Conservative MP David Davies says the UK Government has
The government are absolutely right to do this.
It had to be in place for a short period of time only
because otherwise what happens is that the parents in countries
with much lower living standards will simply try
and send their children over by themselves in order to get them
into Western Europe and then follow them afterwards, so the government
are right to do this because they are going to...
You are going to create a human catastrophe if you encourage people
Judges are now considering whether the UK Government's decision
The Home Office maintains it is not giving up on vulnerable children,
citing other schemes it operates that have also resettled hundreds
It's a disease that affects more than 42,000 people in Wales
and a campaign has been launched, aimed at reducing people's
It's based on detailed research that found those who adopt
a healthy lifestyle, are 60% less likely
Colombian dance fitness, Prestatyn style.
Since her daughter started a fitness business in the area,
Julie Rhodes has become a bit of a zumba fan, attending
It helps me mentally, keeps me alert.
My dad, who is now 95, he is suffering with memory loss
and to see it is such a shame, it is such a sad illness to see.
So I would like to prevent it, if at all possible.
Keeping fit is one of the steps recommended by the dementia
Launched today, it also encourages people to check their health
regularly, cut down on alcohol, and stop smoking in a bid to reduce
the risk of developing dementia by up to 60%.
Six tips in all, based on research conducted on these men.
In total, there were 2500 of them from the Caerphilly area
who were prodded untested for a generation in one of the most
influential research projects of its time.
We all know that it is beneficial but actually disciplining
and getting round to following healthy behaviours
consistently, for some reason, it beats most of us.
He was ever so kind and ever so sort of gentle, really...
Broadcaster Beti George talking about her husband,
David Parry Jones, in an upcoming BBC Wales documentary.
He is one of more than 42,000 people in Wales suffering from the disease.
Nobody would object to a campaign that advises people
It won't guarantee that you won't get dementia.
What concerns me is that it doesn't solve the problems
People are already living with dementia and their carers.
The latest statistics I read was that the numbers
It is really a time bomb we are sitting on.
In an attempt to stop it from detonating, today's
Put down the pint and pick up the Lycra.
90 jobs are to be created in Wrexham by a new financial
Chetwood Financial Limited will be based at the town's Technology Park,
in an office acquired from the telecommunications
The startup is being supported by money from the Welsh Government.
Opponents of the proposed takeover of Wrexham-based Dee Valley Water,
have been granted leave to appeal the move.
The High Court approved an ?84 million takeover by utilities
Some staff and customers had opposed it, concerned
A group of AMs are trying to ban under 18s from having
so-called intimate piercings because of serious concerns
The chair of the Assembly Health Committee, Dai Lloyd,
who's also a GP, says such practice could be viewed as
The Welsh Government will consider the recommendation.
Tonight's sport now starting with rugby and three Welsh regions
The Ospreys came back from behind to claim a comfortable win
There was also a win for the Scarlets in Glasgow
but the Dragons were soundly beaten by Pro12 leaders Munster.
Wales' Under 20s have suffered their first defeat
They faced their English counterparts in Colwyn Bay tonight
and despite going into an early lead the defending champions,
who completed the Grand Slam last season, lost by 37-21.
In football, Newport County's hopes of escaping relegation from
They picked up a hard-earned point against top-of-the-
You may need your long johns this weekend. It is going to stay cold
and windy. Some dry weather but also some wintry showers. A little snow
on some of the hills and mountains. Most places dry tonight. A
widespread frost and you may be lucky and catch a glimpse of the
lunar eclipse. Tomorrow morning, as dry in parts of the South and West.
Elsewhere, Cloud increasing with a few wintry showers. Most of the snow
on the hills and mountains. Across the rest of the UK, wintry showers
will spread further westwards to ring the day. Most of the snow on
higher ground. The best of the sunshine in the far north and west
of Scotland. In Wales tomorrow afternoon, it should be a little bit
of sunshine in Pembrokeshire but for most of us, cloudy. There will be
some showers around. Wintry on higher ground. Drier in sheltered
parts of the South and West. Feeling cold everywhere in the wind. If you
are in Cardiff for the rugby match tomorrow afternoon, it will be cold
but mostly dry. Good luck to Wales. Tomorrow night, further showers. A
little snow on the hills. Drier in the South West. Temperatures close
to freezing. High pressure over Scandinavia on Sunday. That means
stronger winds in Wales making it feel very cold. Again, there will be
some showers. Wintry on higher ground. Drier and brighter in
sheltered parts of the West. They called weekend, windy on Monday with
some sunshine. By the middle of the week, a little bit milder.
We'll be back with our next update at 4:05pm tomorrow.
From all of us here, have a good weekend.