William and Kate to visit Wales for first official visit with new titles

The Prince and Princess of Wales are to visit the nation for the first time since taking up their titles.William and Kate will journey the length of Wales on Tuesday, first visiting Holyhead in Anglesey, North Wales, and then travelling to Swansea in South West Wales.The royal couple had promised to visit at the earliest opportunity following the death of the Queen, and return hoping to begin “deepening the trust and respect” they have with the people of Wales.While in Holyhead, they will visit the local RNLI Lifeboat Station where they will meet the crew, volunteers and some of...
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The Ancient Books of Wales

There are over 6 million books to be found within the walls of the National Library of Wales, located in the city of Aberystwyth. Within the library’s vast collection, three well-leafed tomes stand out from the rest: the Black Book of Carmarthen, the Book of Taliesin, and the Book of Aneirin are three of what historian William Forbes Skene deemed “the four ancient books of Wales.” Written in Middle Welsh, these are some of the oldest and most important literary works to come out of Wales.
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Prince William Reveals He's Learning Welsh as He Steps Into New Role as Prince of Wales

PEOPLE exclusively spoke with some locals who met the new Prince and Princess of Wales during their special visit to the country on Tuesday Prince William and Kate Middleton wowed the crowds in Wales. The royals, both 40, made a lasting impression on those who lined the streets to see them Tuesday during their first visit to the country since becoming the Prince and Princess of Wales, locals tell PEOPLE. Rev. Steven Bunting, who hosted the couple at St. Thomas's Church in Swansea, home to a food bank and...

Look: Alex Morgan Has Message For US Men's National Team

Prior to this Tuesday's international friendly between Saudi Arabia and the United States, Alex Morgan posted a message on her Instagram account. Morgan is clearly cheering on the United States men's national soccer team. This was the message Morgan shared for the USMNT on her Instagram account: "Good luck to...

Prince William and Kate Middleton Take a Trip to Wales With Their New Royal Titles

Prince William and Kate Middleton paid a visit to Wales on Sept. 27, visiting the country for the first time since receiving their new titles — Prince and Princess of Wales. They began their trip in Anglesey, where they lived for the first three years after their marriage, per the BBC. There, they spent time meeting crew and volunteers at the RNLI Holyhead Lifeboat Station, which frequently saves lives at sea. Afterwards, they visited the Holyhead Marina Café and Bar, where they met with small businesses and members of the coastguard and other organizations. Later, they stopped by a repurposed church called St. Thomas in Swansea, which is now a food bank and baby bank that supports unhoused people and children in nearby areas.

Wales v Poland: Children 'scared' by flares and fireworks

A family has said pyrotechnics at the Wales-Poland football match left their children "scared" and "hysterical". Police charged four people in relation to flares and fireworks in the away end of the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday. It was only the second game for the McDougall family, from Carmarthenshire, and...

Austria U21 2-0 Wales U21

Wales Under-21 began life under new manager Matthew Jones with a friendly loss away to Austria U21 at the Hohe Warte Stadium in Vienna. Austria took an early lead when Bernhard Zimmermann scored after being picked out by Matthias Braunöder. Wales' first sight at goal fell to Josh Farrell...

Kate Middleton’s Red Coat In Wales Paid Tribute To Princess Diana

For some celebrities, curating a collection of clothing and accessories first begins with finding new designers to add into their closets. You’ll notice stars like Bella Hadid and Dua Lipa, for example, are constantly discovering new brands to try and sharing the finds with their fans. For the royals, on the other hand, it’s all about sticking with the brands they love. Kate Middleton, in particular, loves her Catherine Walker coat dresses and Penelope Chilvers boots. Another label that she is fond of, too, is LK Bennett. Middleton’s red coat in Wales, which she wore on Sept. 27, came from the British affordable luxury brand.

Abby Dow pushing for Women’s Rugby World Cup start six months after breaking leg

Abby Dow feared she was destined to become the obligatory luckless casualty of England’s World Cup preparations as she lay on a stretcher at Gloucester stricken by a broken leg.The wing suffered the horror injury against Wales at Kingsholm in April and when she was given an initial prognosis of nine months of rehabilitation, the 24-year-old Wasps finisher braced herself for the worst.But the timeframe was reduced to six months, placing the World Cup back in the picture, and even that target is now beatable with a spot in the tournament opener against Fiji in Auckland on October 8 beckoning.“I...

Dallas hosting the World Cup final? Reports online may be a bit premature

ARLINGTON, Texas - The internet went into overdrive on Tuesday with buzz that the 2026 World Cup Final would be held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. ESPN FC, the network's soccer feed, shared a report of a report from ESPN Spanish language reporter John Sutcliffe claiming that Dallas (we know, Arlington folks, we know) was chosen over New York and Los Angeles as the venue for the final match.