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Rule changes on hold for four weeks as delta spreads

First Minister Mark Drakeford will announce a four-week pause to the coronavirus rules on Friday (June 18) to help boost protection against the new delta variant.

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A stronger, greener, fairer Wales for everyone

The First Minister will today (Tuesday 15 June) set out ambitious plans for a stronger, greener and fairer Wales as he launches the Programme for Government.

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First Minister to launch five-year plan for stronger, greener, fairer Wales

The First Minister will today (Tuesday 15 June) launch his Programme for Government – an ambitious plan to build a stronger, greener, fairer Wales for everyone.

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First Minister marks landmark change in blood donation rules

The First Minister has given blood on World Blood Donor Day (14 June) to mark the change in eligibility rules allowing more people to donate.

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“No-one left behind” as Wales’ incredible vaccine programme moves forward

All over-18s will be offered a Covid vaccine by the start of next week, as First Minister Mark Drakeford praised the people behind Wales’ world-leading vaccination programme.

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First Minister confirms phased move to alert level one

Up to 30 people will be able to meet outdoors and large outdoor activities will be able to take place from Monday, as Wales moves into alert level one, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today (Friday June 4).

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Red Wall urged to support Wales at home this summer

The best place to support and watch Wales play football this summer will be the sofa, the local pub or the garden.

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North Wales can have stronger, greener, fairer future – First Minister

North Wales can look ahead to a stronger, greener and fairer future, the First Minister Mark Drakeford said today as he visited the region.

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European tissue producer to invest in North Wales creating more than 200 jobs

More than 200 jobs will be created on the Northern Gateway site in Deeside, North Wales, as a leading European tissue manufacturer announces it will be constructing a brand new facility with Welsh Government support

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“Don’t forget to pack your Covid test, if you’re holidaying in Wales”

Visitors are being urged to pack lateral flow tests in their suitcases if they are holidaying in Wales from areas in the UK with higher rates of coronavirus.

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New international travel rules for Wales confirmed by First Minister

International travel will restart for people in Wales from Monday 17 May, the Welsh Government has confirmed today.

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New top team to lead Wales into a brighter future

Climate change, new green jobs and recovery from the pandemic will be at the heart of the new Welsh Labour Government, as First Minister Mark Drakeford reveals his new Cabinet team.