A Welsh entrepreneur has attracted the support of actor and comedian Stephen Fry as he aims to create what he claims is the world's first 'naturally talking' teddy bear.
Tech expert Ashley Conlan from Abergavenny has relied on donations using the crowd-funding website Kickstarter to help fund the project.
He is now celebrating after reaching the £30,000 milestone needed to see him go into production, and hopes the toy could be on shelves by Christmas time.
The bear uses artificial intellligence, a smartphone app and thousands of pre-scripted answers to 'converse' with children.
More top news
North Wales Police have referred themselves to the IPCC after one of their officers fired a taser at a man.
A British High Court judge has been asked to come to the aid of a woman who says she has been imprisoned by her father in Saudi Arabia.
Libraries across Wales are celebrating 100 years of Welsh author Roald Dahl at a giant reading scheme.