Country that is part of the United Kingdom

Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.

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Wales will move to alert level zero at the weekend, but the country's first minister has warned it "does not mean the end of restrictions and a free-for-all".
4 hours ago • Sky News

The number of alerts sent to users of the NHS COVID-19 app in England and Wales fell by more than 40% in a week.
Credit: Sky News - Published 15 hours ago

A project set up in 1996 to reintroduce ospreys to England has marked its 200th chick.
18 hours ago • Sky News
A man has been charged with the murder of five-year-old Logan Mwangi in South Wales.
1 day ago • Sky News
More than three quarters of the neighbourhoods in England and Wales registered higher excess deaths than the five-year average in the year leading up to March..
2 days ago • Sky News
Drug-related deaths in England and Wales have reached their highest levels since records began as they rose for the eighth year in a row, figures show.
3 days ago • Sky News
Coronavirus deaths have climbed to the highest level in three months in England and Wales, latest data from the Office for National Statistics shows.
3 days ago • Sky News
Storms and torrential downpours could bring flooding across parts of southern England and Wales, forecasters have warned.
3 days ago • Sky News
Fully vaccinated travellers from the US and EU can now arrive in England, Scotland and Wales without having to isolate.
4 days ago • Sky News
Infection rates have continued to rise across England, Wales and Northern Ireland - but dropped in Scotland, according to the latest estimates.
Credit: Sky News - Published 1 week ago

Fully vaccinated adults in Wales will no longer have to self-isolate if they are a close contact of someone with coronavirus from 7 August.
1 week ago • Sky News
A record 689,313 alerts were sent to users of the NHS COVID-19 app in England and Wales in a week, NHS figures show.
Credit: Sky News - Published 1 week ago

An area of northwest Wales famed for its historic slate mines has been given World Heritage site status by UNESCO.
Credit: Sky News - Published 1 week ago

England and Wales have recorded the highest number of weekly coronavirus-related deaths since April, according to latest data.
1 week ago • Sky News

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