Education Minister Leighton Andrews says news tests will address recent findings which say twenty percent of young people have a reading age eighteen months below their actual age when they leave primary school.
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A group of ex-servicemen have become the first people to climb Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons for 24 hours non-stop.
Thousands of athletes are in Tenby for the competition which consists of a two mile swim, a 112 mile cycle ride and a marathon.