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Marching into history: a photo essay

Emyr Jenkins, images Jon Gower, words Usually it’s left to the future to decide which moments are historic but luckily we had a historian among the 2,000 marchers for independence in Cardiff.  Swansea University’s Martin Johnes though it was “maybe a historic moment in the history of our nation” and […]

Audio: All the speeches from Saturday’s march for independence

Mark Mansfield As the dust settles following Saturday’s march for independence in Cardiff it’s difficult not to feel there is a growing momentum shift in the debate about Welsh independence. The press coverage has been surprisingly positive and from social media posts and conversations in the aftermath those who participated […]

Thousands march for independence

More than 3000 people from across Wales and further afield, participated in the first-ever march for an independent Wales in Cardiff today. The march, organised by AUOBCymru (All Under One Banner), a non-political, grassroots movement inspired by the All Under One Banner movement in Scotland, brought together groups including YesCymru, […]

Drakeford backs ‘Senedd’ name for Welsh parliament – and Devo-max

Ben Gwalchmai Welsh Labour leadership challenger Mark Drakeford would prefer the name ‘Senedd’ over the Welsh Parliament, and would back eventual Devo-max for Wales. In an interview with Nation.Cymru he said that the name ‘Welsh Parliament’ implied that Wales was trying to recreate the Westminster Parliament. “It does in a […]