Archive for August, 2010

Mark Thompson, Director General of the BBC
Aug
31

Time for the BBC to be on the front foot

Geraint Talfan Davies assesses the MacTaggart lecture by the BBC’s Director General, Mark Thompson

Filming 'The Dragon Has Two Tongues' near the Castlemartin army firing range in Pembrokeshire in the mid-1980s. Facing producer director Colin Thomas are the presenters, Gwyn Alf Williams (left) and Wynford Vaughan Thomas.
Aug
31
Ysbyty Gwynedd
Aug
30

A healthier service will only emerge through innovation

Marcus Longley explains why to survive the Welsh NHS must speed up change and not merely dig in and defend in the face of cuts

Sian Thomas as Queen Atossa
Aug
29
Entrance to Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, an initiative which, built up over 30 years, now generates a GDP equivalent to the economy of Wales, and seeded by money channelled through America's credit union model
Aug
28

Public payroll’s potential to fund Welsh business

Chris Jones says we should emulate American-style credit unions to kick-start business finance in Wales

The internet is growing constantly - has the time finally come for a Welsh domain?
Aug
27

Time may yet cym for Wales on the net

Jonathan Brooks-Jones says campaigners are still hopeful Wales will have its own web domain within the next two years despite delays in securing funding

Bethan Jenkins, Plaid Cymru AM for South West Wales
Aug
26

Time for S4C to spread its wings

Bethan Jenkins says problems at the Welsh language channel could provide a springboard for a radical repurposing of the channel so that it offers a range of multi-media services to Welsh-speaking audiences.

Alex Salmond
Aug
25

A glimpse into Scotland’s future

A coalition between the SNP and Labour could break the constitutional logjam north of the border

The Deutsche Museum at Munich in Bavaria, arguably the most illustrious science museum in the world - something for Wales to aspire to.
Aug
24

Wales needs a science museum

John Tucker says we know too little in Wales about our scientific heritage and achievements, which should be collected and celebrated

London stock exchange
Aug
23

It’s as you were as gains and losses balance out

Conditions are still proving difficult for Wales’s small band of quoted companies but there have been some encouraging signs, says Rhys David