Bolton sign Swansea midfielder Darren Pratley

Bolton have made their first signing of the summer after Swansea midfielder Darren Pratley agreed a four-year deal.

Swansea midfielder Pratley decides to quit 'fantastic' club

Midfielder Darren Pratley has confirmed that he will leave Swansea this summer after five years at the club.

Darren Pratley leaves Swansea

Midfielder Darren Pratley has confirmed he will leave Swansea this summer after five years at the club.

Swansea promoted to the Premier League

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Welsh powers sufficient, says Ed Miliband

Labour leader Ed Miliband believes Wales does not need further legislative powers - but says he will be guided by First Minister Carwyn Jones if the system requires change.

BNP 'Koran burning' charge dropped

A British National Party election candidate accused of publicly burning a copy of the Koran was freed today when the charge against him was unexpectedly dropped.

Video: 'Hitler house' look-alike goes viral

A terrace house in Swansea has become an Internet hit after being compared to Adolf Hitler.

Rodgers delighted by 'fantastic' Swansea

Brendan Rodgers praised his on-loan forward, Fabio Borini, after the Italian began his Swansea career with two goals to help the Welsh side overcome Nottingham Forest 3-2 on Saturday.

Man dies in light aircraft crash in Wales

A plane crash in which one man died and another was injured could have claimed many more lives, locals said.

Work of Alfred Janes is celebrated in a centenary exhibition

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Album: White Noise Sound, White Noise Sound (Alive Natural Sound)

Like White Lies, Swansea sextet White Noise Sound are heavily beholden to the sound of Eighties indie, in their case the ponderous, looming space-rock of Spacemen 3 and razoring, distorted guitar of The Jesus and Mary Chain.

Meirion Pennar: Poet who challenged his readers to understand his cerebral verse

Poetry in the Welsh language, even in its Modernist phase, tends to be conservative in the forms it chooses and the modes it adopts, as if the weight of 15 centuries' tradition, as well as enriching the poet's armature, bears down on those who write experimentally or in a fundamentally different way. A minority culture under threat from its more powerful neighbour is generally hostile to its avant-garde, and that has certainly been true in Wales.

Swansea University School of Business and Economics

Age: The MBA has been running for 13 years.

Man fights for life after house blast

A man was fighting for his life today after a suspected gas explosion destroyed a house.

Boselli gets off the mark to sink Swansea

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