Teenagers in Wales should continue to sit GCSEs as a central part of the school qualifications system. That is a recommendations of an independent report published today.
It says GCSEs and A levels should be retained as part of the Welsh Baccalaureate - a key difference from what is planned in England. Our Education Correspondent Joanna Simpson was at Neath Port Talbot College for the announcement.
More top news
The rainy and unsettled conditions mean pollen levels will be low today but will go up to moderate for Thursday and Friday.
The more persistent rain will gradually move northwestwards leaving some southern parts dry later.
The global star announced 25 dates for his latest European stadium tour - and Cardiff will be one of them.