Yesterday First Minister Carwyn Jones was in Belgium to begin Wales' commemorations marking the centenary of World War One next year.
Today he made the journey to France to visit the memorial to Welsh troops who died at Mametz Wood, part of the battle of the Somme, where almost 4,000 Welshmen were killed or injured.
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Swansea relieved the pressure on under-fire manager Bob Bradley with an emphatic 3-0 home victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland.
Sol Bamba was sent off after losing his cool but Cardiff hung on to claim a deserved 1-1 draw at Ipswich.
Today's rain will soon clear south-eastwards to leave a largely dry night with some long clear spells.