A lack of a long-term vision for education in Wales, highlighted in a critical OECD report, was first raised more than six years ago, BBC Wales has learnt.
European aid is now being well managed after learning lessons from earlier project failures, auditors say.
Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues win an equal pay claim against a university.
Griff Rhys Jones withdraws from becoming Cardiff University's chancellor just two weeks after an embarrassing debacle in which his appointment was delayed at the last minute.
A benefits cheat with a fear of open spaces is jailed for a year at Merthyr Crown court after being caught working as a tour guide in South America.
Supporters of gay marriage should be patient if they want the blessing of the Church in Wales, the Archbishop tells the governing body.
House sales in Wales increase by more than 20% in the first three months of the year compared to the same period in 2013.
The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is to fully reopen to boaters this weekend after £1m repairs to a section damaged in the winter storms.
The director of care at a children's hospice is cleared of professional misconduct over the way she dealt with a dying teenager.
Violent crime is continuing to fall in England and Wales, according to a project by Cardiff University examining injury data gathered from NHS hospitals.
Work is to start on transforming a derelict lido which has been closed for more than 20 years into a visitor attraction.
A body found in woods near a golf club in Gwynedd is not being treated as suspicious, say police.
Some serious complaints made by a Labour MP over the hospital care given to her late husband are rejected following an independent investigation.
A woodland surrounding a derelict Monmouthshire mansion is to be boosted as a visitor attraction by nearly £300,000 of heritage lottery funding.
Memorabilia search for the 150th anniversary of Wrexham FC
Internet pornography was likely to be behind the rape of a 10-year-old boy by a fellow pupil in the school toilets, a court is told.
A teenage woman is taken to hospital after a crash involving two lorries in Gwynedd.
A coroner has started an investigation into the death of a 21-year-old Ceredigion man who fell to his death on Snowdon.
A project telling the story behind the names on Flintshire's war memorials receives lottery funding.
A holiday camp nicknamed "Jam Butty" is closing a year earlier than planned because of lack of interest from school children.
Police hunt three men after an armed hold-up at a Co-op convenience store in Leeswood, Flintshire, on Easter Sunday.
Road safety warnings are issued as three motorcyclists are killed in separate crashes over the bank holiday weekend.
Llandrindod Wells' library is set to move from its town centre base to the county council's headquarters outside the spa town.
An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of a motorcyclist who collided with a 4x4 towing a trailer carrying an inflatable boat.
A Royal Marine commando has been jailed for attacking two women sex workers and another customer because he was unhappy with the service he received.
Leighton James, 61, the BBC pundit and former Wales, Burnley and Swansea winger, suffers a suspected mild stroke.
More than 25 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a derelict building building in Swansea.
Around 200 people have taken part in a protest against plans for an opencast mine in the Rhymney Valley, say organisers.
Campaigners calling for a Cardiff reservoir to re-open visit the prime minister in Downing Street to press their case.
A man is awarded £450,000 in compensation 23 years after errors made by doctors during his birth left him unable to use his left arm.