The Welsh Government has appointed the first science 'star' as part of a £50m initiative to establish Wales as a centre for research excellence.
Yves Barde - a 'world-leading' neurobiologist - will join Cardiff School of Biosciences from the University of Basel through the Sêr Cymru initiative.
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The training centre and headquarters of Girlguiding Cymru in Powys, is laying claim to having the tallest living Christmas tree in the UK.
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It will be cloudy with hill fog and mild overnight with increasing winds, with gales around southwestern coasts.