The inequality between Wales and London is the deepest in Europe – and Brexit will make it worse

Jill Evans, Plaid Cymru Member of the European Parliament Hywel Williams, Plaid Cymru MP and the party’s Brexit Spokesperson The worst inequality in Europe is between London and Wales. This is what the group of European regional and local governments known as the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) concluded this week. […]

Why the longest place name in Europe can go-go-go away

Ifan Morgan Jones There’s nothing I hate more than place names being erased. Walking past a farm that’s been called, say, Faerdre Fach for hundreds of years and seeing that it’s been re-named Happy Donkey Hill fills me with almost existential dread. It’s a process of slow, unwitting colonisation whereby […]

Why support for Welsh Independence could hit 40% by 2020

David Williams In the 19 years since the turn of the millennium, a total of five new independent nations have come to exist. These nations are found around the globe, from Montenegro and Kosovo in Europe, to South Sudan in Africa. Other currently ‘stateless nations’ look set to join them. […]