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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Ahead of International Women's day, Wales Office Minister Baroness Randerson is calling for more women to enter the world of business.
Welsh Assembly Members could see a pay increase of almost 18% next year, which would see their salary rise by almost £10,000.
Plaid Cymru are expected to stress their role in any post-election discussions and say it's a chance to make Wales matter at Westminster.