Words by Katherine Witts Duolingo will channel their resources into more popular courses such as Spanish, French, and German. The company announced on October 24th that they will be ‘pausing’ updated content […]
Words by Fiona Mansell This Grand Prix was the home race of Red Bull driver, Sergio Perez, currently second in the constructor’s championship. For many Mexican fans, he is the man they […]
Words by Katherine Witts Independent fashion retailer, Lucy & Yak, opened their seventh store in Cardiff on September 30th in the Morgan Arcade. Following the launch of its Manchester store in July […]
The Diff Daff had the pleasure of attending the classical music concert at the Wales Millennium Centre, which took place on Sunday, the 29th of October. Here is what our contributors, Kelsey […]
The ‘Greatest Days’ musical commenced at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff last night to a sold out audience and it was a nostalgia trip for the ages. Previously titled The Band, […]
After attaining Silver Sustainable Food Place status in 2021, Cardiff is leading the way in holistic eating. Since becoming the first place in Wales with Silver status, the city is now working […]
Words by Nora haug Chris Martin might be worth £160 million but chose public transport to travel to Cardiff ahead of two massive gigs at the Principality Stadium. He was filmed by […]
The Ocean at the End of the Lane opened at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff last night to a sold out audience and it was a stunning example of what perfect […]
The EMWWAA Award Ceremony took place on the 13th May 2023 at City Hall in Cardiff. There were many winners in different categories, all from various walks of life. The chief guest […]
Hundreds of people descended on Penarth beach on Saturday, as part of a nationwide event to protest water companies polluting UK rivers and seas.
Step into a world of pure imagination with the wonderful Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, performing now at the Wales Millennium Centre. Written by the Cardiff-born author Roald Dahl, the story of Charlie […]
Fan favourite The Bodyguard illuminated a gloomy Monday evening at The Wales Millenium Centre earlier this week. Starring Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton as Rachel Marron and well-known Hollyoaks actor Ayden Callaghan as […]
In conversation with Professor Chris Frost of the NUJ and Mr David Hughes Barrister of 30 Park Place Cardiff Chambers, discussing the chilling effect that SLAPPs is having on journalists, and what […]
Jersey Boys opened in Cardiff at the Wales Millenium Centre last night and all I can say is Oh, What a Night. For a theatre lover who had not seen Jersey Boys […]
It’s hard to believe Rocky Horror is celebrating its 50th anniversary and its cult following is only growing. With iconic songs such as “Time Warp” and “Sweet Transvestite”, this show is not […]
Emily Henry is an American Author who mainly writes women’s fiction and romance books. She has written and published six novels and since then has been named as the New York Times […]
By Ellie Spark Menna Fitzpatrick shared her own experience as both a woman and someone with a disability, at an International Women’s Day workshop hosted by Disability Sport Wales at the Bike Lock […]
Mother Goose at the Wales Millennium Centre is an eggcellent show that is perfect for the whole family, and with the inclusion of Sir Ian McKellen, you really can’t go wrong. It […]
Words and Images by Kelsey Roberts The Valley Foxes Football Club are a girls football team based in Caerau and is the first girls football team in the Village. Being the first […]
Video and Words by Kelsey Roberts David James, Monumental Mason. David James has been a Monumental Mason for the last 29 years in Maesteg after buying his house next to Maesteg Cemetery […]
Virtual Strangers is Sam Canning’s debut novel which provides readers with a love mystery until the very end of the book. The full review is written below. Synopsis: Virtual Strangers When Ada […]
European students studying in the UK say Brexit has put significant limitations on their study and career opportunities. And those thinking of coming to study here are finding it almost impossible to […]
Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday to spread ‘peace, love, kindness and compassion’ in Llantwit Major after far-right groups arrived in the town to protest the housing of Ukrainian refugees in the former […]
By order of the Peaky Blinders – you must see this show! PEAKY BLINDERS: THE REDEMPTION OF THOMAS SHELBY fired on to the stage of the Wales Millienium Centre. This6 high-action, […]
Words by Caitlyn Morris Home: In Another Land is an exhibition from Newport based photojournalist Glenn Edwards. The work spans across 6 years of work photographing the African community across Wales. This […]
With its national reputation for good food and service, many travel far to experience the award-winning Blue Anchor Inn in East Aberthaw, which some believe to be the oldest pub in Wales. […]
Finally, a sustainable option for needing a new dress for last-minute plans Angel Jones is a Cardiff-based 28-year-old who has set up Angels Clothes Rentals @angels_clothesrentals on Instagram. The company is a […]
Pride and Prejuicide *Sort of is a hilarious homage to Austen romanic classic. It is a truth universally acknowledged that everyone loves a Jane Austen adaptation. There have been countless remakes, rewrites […]
Bus passengers in the Vale will be facing a price hike from next month as bus fares are set to go up again. Cardiff Bus said that increased costs have forced them […]
By Melisa Numan National demonstrations were held across London, Cardiff and Glasgow today in response to the UK Government’s Illegal Migration Bill. Initiated by ‘Stand Up To Racism’ and supported by the […]
By Melisa Numan A group of volunteers from the University of South Wales raised almost £1,800 for victims of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. The money came from a series of […]
Hearing their broad Newport accents, I spotted a few members of Goldie Lookin Chain huddled outside tonight’s frosty venue. After a round of introductions, I squeezed into a restaurant booth with Adam Hussain, […]
If I Can’t Have You is Charlotte Levin’s debut novel which portrays mental health, obsession and addiction through Constance as a lonely character. Synopsis: If I Can’t Have You Samuel, the day […]
Hapus Wales: The charity shop that is helping to fund art classes for those with learning disabilities
Hapus Wales is a charity shop located in Llandaff North. Their aim is to provide ‘community engagement opportunities and social inclusion for people with special needs’. These can include learning disabilities, mental […]
Cardiff Metropolitan University hosted a repair cafe on the Llandaff campus today. It offered free repairs for household items, electricals and textiles, as well as bike servicing. Repair cafés are pop up […]
Insole Court stories the Insole family throughout Victorian and Edwardian. The Insoles were colonists, coal shippers, mine-owners, rail workers and docks men during the three generations of Welsh Steam Coal’s power of world […]
Popular YouTuber and and organist Richard McVeigh has over 95,000 subscribers and will be playing this weekend in the historic Llandaff Cathedral which has been in the city since 1120. This is […]
Residents of Porthcawl were able to share their thoughts about how the town’s open spaces should be used. A discussion was held today on the 15th of March with another planned for […]
March 15 marks UK Budget Day, where millions of Brits awaited Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s announcement in The House of Commons. It is also the day Union leaders have called for a mass […]
“It’s becoming a health hazzard”: Cathays residents say they are appalled by the ongoing littering problem
The Cathays area of Cardiff is heavily populated by students because of its affordable housing, variety of bars and easy commute to University campuses. However, this often leads to messes being left […]
Today, hundreds of people met at Central Square in Cardiff for the latest ‘Solidarity with the Strike’ TUC rally – attracting leaders, speakers and members from Cardiff UCU, Prospect Union, UNISON Wales, […]
Independent businesses in Cardiff have beaten current economic uncertainties through their online storefronts and community. Despite financial issues suffered by the general public due to the cost of living crisis and todays […]
Feature by Georgia Ferda Wales are to follow Scotland’s lead with the implementation of the Welsh Government’s LGBTQ+ Action Plan. Wales’s First Minister Mark Drakeford previously stated he supports Scotland’s gender self-identifying […]
The rising cost of living is mentioned as one of the main reasons for increasing food and other goods prices. The rise in prices has continued to be a big disaster especially […]
With the pressures of deadlines, essays and exams, university students often face large amounts of pressure. To try and combat anxiety and worry, the University of South Wales are hosting ‘Therapy Dogs […]
Following a lacklustre performance in Qatar, four senior players have retired from the national team. On Sunday, Jonny Williams joined Chris Gunter, Joe Allen, and Gareth Bale by throwing in the towel. […]
Jeremy Miles announced ‘The Ethnic Minority Incentive Scheme’ today to help provide resources and support for eligible people to make sure the Welsh education workforce is reflective of Wales’ diversity.’ “Currently less […]
By Ellie Spark ‘Cardiff for Ukraine’ was set up last year on Ukraine’s independence day, August 25th, to aid Ukraine after the war started and was set up by lead volunteer, Helen […]
Words and images by Melisa Numan Junior doctors in England have begun a three-day strike in protest of inadequate pay and burnout, which threatens to drive staff out of the National Health […]
There may be a multiverse where the UK did well last night, but it isn’t this one. Everything Everywhere All at Once swept at the 2023 Oscars Ceremony with a total of […]
March the 13th marks the beginning of British Sign Language Week. The tradition is a new one, only having begun back in 2003 – it will coincide with events, schemes and celebrity […]
Now that is over, can we get back to the actual issue? And, meanwhile, is it a coincidence that the BBC had themselves and Lineker in their headlines instead of the Immigration Bill? Many people […]
A significant transport link into Cardiff has been causing ongoing disruption since the plans for the Metro started. The South Wales Metro is a multi-million-pound project to redesign and improve transport links […]
England’s disappointing loss yesterday against Bangladesh, after their win just by four wickets, takes the series to 2-0. In the second innings, England’s play was poor against Bangladesh, who outplayed the opposition. […]
Environmentalist group has called for “vital” regulation changes as pollution reaches three times the safe limit in the River Taff. The Welsh Rivers Union have called for action due to rising phosphate […]
By Matthew Webb International students are struggling to find part-time work compared with domestic students. Working alongside studies can provide a financial lifeline, as well as develop skills and enhance social opportunities, yet […]
Words and images by Kelsey Roberts Students at the University of South Wales enjoyed a night of music from American jazz singer Erin Bode yesterday. The one off intimate gig in the […]
On Sunday Cardiff City Ladies dedicated thier match against AFC Bournemouth to Cancer Reseach Wales
Cardiff City Ladies honsted AFC Bournemouth at Ocean Park in The FA Women’s National League
Words and images by Eleanor Fox Crowds gathered at Butetown Community Centre in Cardiff on Saturday for a flag raising ceremony allowing citizens of Butetown to honor Ghana’s 66th anniversary together as […]
Words Carys Jones. Pictures by Megan Monk and Melisa Numan. Video by Eleanor Fox. In Wales, the first of march March is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of […]
Words and images by Melisa Numan Crowds gathered in Cardiff city centre on Saturday for an anti war rally marking the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and to show […]
Words and Images by Kelsey Roberts Esther Waters, Maesteg resident, paints rocks and pebbles and places them around the town cheering up the residents of Maesteg and has now been found around […]
Images by Reece H-Strati, Megan Monk, Eleanor Fox, Kelsey Roberts, Caitlyn Morris and Sarah Smith. Words by Reece H-Strati Immersed! festival returned to Cardiff’s Tramshed on Saturday, as it celebrates its fifth […]
A recent research poll by TIDA (The International Drivers Association) revealed that the West Wales area has one of the highest number of speeding offenses in the UK, based on the number […]
Mia Bella Hair and Beauty salon is a finalist in the Welsh Hair and Beauty Awards 2023. This prestigious award has become the leading celebration of the hair and beauty professionals that […]
The festival weekend kicks off this Friday with the Immersed! 5th Birthday Awards at the Cardiff ATRiuM, celebrating the best acts of the past five years. The show will feature a performance […]
Railway Gardens is celebrating a year since it secured funding from the National Lottery Community Fund. In that time the project has involved 74 volunteers, been a part of 56 events, and […]
Valentine’s Day has come to USW as hearts and flowers flood the University of South Wales’ Cardiff campus as illustration students across the university have worked together to create a seasonal art […]
Why buy new clothes when you can get so much more pre-loved, and help to save the planet – that’s the message from organisers of a busy vintage sale in Cardiff. ‘Worth […]
Music legend and icon Whitney Houston graced our cinema screens last month in the new biopic. The film is produced by Anthony McCarten, who made Bohemian Rhapsody the, highest-grossing music biopic ever. […]
Words and imagess Eleanor Fox Furries are people who have an active interest in animal characters with human characteristics. FurTheMoment, the official furry meet up for Cardiff Furries, hosted an event at […]
The member-led photography project sets to challenge the perception of people with learning disabilities by highlighting their roles and activities in the Community
Hundreds of people gathered outside the UK government building in Cardiff as part of UK-wide protests, organised by the TUC, against the Government’s plan to curb the rights of workers to strike.
MATTHEW BOURNE’S revival of SLEEPING BEAUTY enchants and delights this February at the WALES MILLIENIUM CENTRE. Everyone knows the story of Sleeping Beauty; A young girl cursed to spend eternity asleep, or […]
Cardiff City Ladies only Welsh side left in the Women’s FA Cup
By Jack Skinner Colour Clash is coming back to Tredegar Park this summer! Newport’s biggest music festival has announced its 2023 line up and it’s nothing short of amazing, featuring some of […]
By Ellie Spark Tom Overton has big plans for his city centre café—he hopes the vibrant space will encourage the people of Cardiff to put down the car keys and get on […]
An estimated 95,000 students at eight universities across Wales are set to be affected by seven weeks of national strike action organised by the UCU, against current working conditions, wages and pension […]
A drag queen who was convicted of raping a teenager has been found dead in an alleyway in Cardiff. Darren Moore, 39, a convicted sex offender, had been reported missing after disappearing […]
The Day of the Soup was held yesterday at St Mary the Virgin Church in Cardiff where the community came together to combat loneliness as part of The Great Winter Get Together. […]
By Katherine Witts When I think of October, the first thing that comes to mind has to be Halloween and the beginning of the spooky season. However, October just passed and it […]
An investigation into digital media and the future of the Journalism industry By Katherine Witts The journalism industry of today is an ever-changing field, from the rise in multi-media journalists to TikTok […]
The Verdict is a thrilling courtroom drama that you won’t want to miss this week at the New Theatre, Cardiff. Based on Barry Reed’s novel, and subsequent 1982 film starring Paul Newman, […]
Meet the Countries Future Leaders
The impact of the Women’s Euros 2022 in South Wales
Equal pay annouced for the Welsh woman squad
Images and words by Caitlyn Morris Patricia Pitts first opened Enigma, a health and well being shop in Ebbw Vale in 2009. Enigma sells a range of items including candles, tarot cards, […]
A weather warning for snow and ice remains in place for Wales as snow showers are forecast for several areas again on Thursday.
Upset for the Bluebirds as last minute goal sees them share points with Wigan Athletic
Last night, Cardiff Trades Union Congress (TUC) held a protest against the government’s proposed Strikes Bill, which they call “an attack on the working class”. The legislation will force workers in six […]
By Gareth Rees “I have seen a massive decline in customers due to the rising cost of living and I am struggling to pay the bills.” These are the words of local […]
‘I think this is the right time to bring this up…’ Exclusive interview with your USW Student Union President
By Jorja Kyei As a student at USW, you have the opportunity to have your voice represented by the Student Union. The union is a collaboration of executive officers, council members, student representatives […]
By Drew Sitton Maisie Peters’ new single ‘Not Another Rockstar’ is an anthem for girls who make bad decisions. Following recent viral hits such as ‘Blonde’ and ‘Cates Brother’, Peters continues to […]
Phillip Henry is the co-founder of The Honeycomb Cooperative (THC), an organisation of Pan-African Welsh Apiarists. Phillip was helping a friend through the grief of losing his farm when he came to […]
Dissatisfaction with the British political system is statistically at an all-time high. There are a number of calls to reform our democratic system namely the Makes Votes Matter group which are campaigning for Proportional Representation
Final year fashion design students Niamh Davies and Bethan Jones sat down with us to discuss their Graduate fashion week nominated final collections. Bethan Jones is 23, studying fashion design in her […]
Mental Health Monster is a CIC (Community Interest Company), working to shatter the stigma, break barriers and guide people towards better mental health through methods of education and conversation. Through a mixture […]
The fashion brand with empowerment at the core of its identity. Cherie Arlett began SheCan closet in October of 2020 after fleeing an abusive relationship, leaving behind her home and job, whilst […]
XR stage protest outside the Senedd
Cardiff City host Stoke City in the Championship
The climate change group was outside Welsh parliament today in a demonstration against mining in Glynneath. Smoke, drums and a funeral march were at the centre of the event. The protest also […]
The incident occurred at Saint Philip Evans Catholic Parish and Community Hall in Llanydeyrn, where Cardiff’s food bank is usually hosted, between 9pm and 10pm on the 9th of March. Those responsible […]
A new theatre café in Cardiff opened it’s doors on Sunday the 6th of March at 5pm, with the aim to create a venue where everyone is welcome to enjoy live music […]
Ipswich Town victory in south wales against Cardiff City Ladies
Cardiff City hosted Preston North End Fc in the Championship which ended in a nil-nil draw.
By Kate Rossini and Laura Chapman We took a trip to Bristol to talk to Linda Bennett, owner of vintage brand; Bristol Saint. Linda sells in Trylla shop, located in Bedminster. The shop […]
Musicians come together to raise money to support Ukraine.
Hundreds of people gather in Cardiff to call for an end to the war in Ukraine.
Words and images by Kelsey Roberts Residents in Caerau, Maesteg, have been living in damp homes since 2013 when they were part of an energy saving scheme under Green Renewable Wales where […]
Wayne Rooney’s side suffer another loss in the Championship
British artist My Dog Sighs’ homage to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Parade in Centre Cardiff in celebration of the annual Saint David’s Day
Public art at Metros.
People gathered in the front of the Senedd to join “No to War” protest.
Fulham FC extended thier lead at the top of thetable with an away win against Cardiff City
Crowds gather to protest about the rising cost of living in the UK
Storms rip through South Wales
Protesters gather in Newport to remember the life of Mouayed Bashir.
Cardiff City win another three important point agaisnt Coventry City in the Championship.
Words, images by Shaheen Shah and Video by Saqib Shah An 8-year-old social worker and Pakistan’s youngest journalist, Muhammad Hasnain is well known in Pakistan and across the borders owing to his […]
Words by Asia Jamil In the Southwestern region of India, the protests over the issue of Hijab are storming the internet since the footage of a young Hijabi girl went viral on […]
Fans Return to Rugby in Wales for the Six Nations
Cardiff City 4-0 against Peterborough
Independent artists week at The Moon
Candlelit vigil in tribute to the late Dr. Gary Jenkins
Extinction Rebellion protesters call for boycott of Barclays Bank
“If you’re looking to make more space for nature then the Bee Brick solitary bee house is for you. Great for garden lovers, design lovers and nature lovers, the Bee Brick is […]
Music Basecamp held at University of South Wales
Money raised as The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity played Cardiff for the first time
Cardiff Castle has finally reopened for the public to enjoy. Visitors were unable to visit since Christmas due to ‘essential maintenance’ taking place on the castle.
By Emily Price. Lateral flow tests are being found discarded on streets, beauty spots and are even washing up on Welsh beaches. A World Health Organisation report has warned that the Covid […]
Bunny walk the Rhondda Cynon Taff
With Veganuary coming to an end we find out whether its changed the lifestyle of those taking part for good.
Victims of Cardiff’s cladding scandal protest outside the Senedd.
COVID-19 restrictions on attending and watching sport are lifted in Wales
Cardiff Council plans to install lights and CCTV in Parks.
Since migrant crisis on the Polish-Belarus border started to escalate, foundations in Poland are working to help refugees – Humanitarian Point is one of them.
Landmarks across Cardiff are lit up in purple for Holocaust Memorial Day.
Nightclubs across Wales are set to reopen today as restrictions brought in to tackle the Omicron variant are scrapped. The country will move to alert level zero meaning that the rule of […]
Pictures Megan Lockie Cardiff City Ladies picked up a much-needed three points in their fight against relegation with an assertive 2-1 victory over relegation rivals Keynsham Town last night. Up next for […]
Meeting some of Cardiff ‘s small businesses to talk to them about how they are surviving the Covid crisis.
Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaingers hang a banner from the A48 footbridge.
Netflix ‘After Life’ Series donates benches to Welsh Parks
Bike scheme is back in Cardiff after a two-month break
Meet the predators at the British Bird of Prey Centre in Carmarthenshire.
Words and pictures by Megan Ellis Bird watching was something I never really thought I would be interested in. Hours sitting in one place watching and waiting for something to fly by […]
Words and pictures by Meg Ellis Jordan Timms, Liam Dean and Max Smith are a trio of songwriters and producers known as Spacemen. Together they work out of Numen Studios in Addlestone, […]
Residents of Grangetown gather to remember Ashling Murphy’s life.
Video, pictures and words by Olivia Davies Morgan Griffiths is a student at Bridgend college studying Wildlife and Countryside Management. He is eager to help our wildlife, one way he likes to […]
Images by Megan Lockie-Monk Cardiff City slumped to defeat against a 10-man Blackburn Rovers courtesy of a first-half strike from Joe Rothwell during today’s Championship league match at Cardiff City Stadium.
Words and Images by Tom Davies Saturday 15th of January 2022 Over a hundred protestors gathered in Cardiff city centre on today for the last legal Kill the Bill protest. The protest […]
Student healthy eating feature
by Georgia Hill Short documentary about Barry Island Pleasure Park. Barry Island Pleasure Park, has brought people from across the world to Barry Island, South Wales. What once was a rundown seaside town, […]
Words and images by Karolina Król UK left the table is a project focusing on migrants from the European Union living in Post-Brexit reality around Wales. It’s been almost a year since […]
by Kate Bryony A very agreeable item has recently come at auction. The title of Lord or Lady of the manor of Wallop is available to purchase through the auction house Paul […]
Words Gareth Rees The University of South Wales hosted an event in the Atrium Cardiff Campus on the 10th of November 2021. It was a showcase with award winning record label Libertino to […]
by Emily Price. A teaching union has said that a severe shortage in supply teachers has left schools in Wales struggling to stay open. Staff off work isolating or looking after family […]
by Gareth Rees The iconic Sŵn festival made a welcome return to Cardiff this year and it was legendary. The festival spanned three days, from Friday the 15th of October to Sunday […]
One pub in Llantwit Fardre has enforced an over 25 policy because of antisocial behaviour from younger customers. Pub and restaurants reopened at the end of April in Wales allowing younger people […]
By Willow Shah-Neville The Secretary of Sully Sports FC, a small village football club in Wales, said coronavirus has ‘disrupted everything’ over the course of their season and explained how it has […]
-Manasa Raghavendran Despite having one of the highest Asian and Black communities in the United Kingdom, Wales has not elected a single Black, Asian or ethnic minority woman into the Senedd. […]
Alaw John 22 year-old Ross and 21 year-old Sasha Kahler celebrated their wedding in Cardiff, the same day outdoor hospitality reopened. Some might say not your most traditional wedding, with heels swapped […]
Captain and President of Cardiff University Football Club, Ben Marett set up an initiative to accompany girls walking home on their own after a recent image circulated online claiming that Saturday 24th April would be a ‘National Rape Day.’
By Gareth Williams | @GarethWill99 Tributes have been paid to a Welsh Ambulance Service call handler who has sadly passed away. Louise Thomas, from Cefn Hengoed, was a 999 EMS call hander […]
By Emily Price Repair Efficiency Wales launched today urging people to stop throwing broken items away but to get them repaired instead. The Repair Directory covers 14 local authority areas and hopes […]
Words and Images by Aarthy Balaganesh The annual campaign encourages consumers to shop at their local bookshop to support their high street. Bookshop Day is an annual nationwide celebration aiming to honour […]
Words by Aarthy Balaganesh There has been a noticeable increase in suicide rates amongst young men and members of the LGBTQ+ community. According to Dr. Saswinder Kaur, a Consulting Psychiatrist based in […]
Long before Hermès made the famous bag that bears her name, the English-French actress and singer influenced changing ideas on fashion and femininity. “Serge was a great man. I was just pretty,” […]
Cardiff Council recently published its annual Well-Being Report, which takes the temperature on Cardiff’s well-being as well as how the city is meeting its Corporate Plan for 2022-25. The report focuses on […]
After receiving the anticipated new album, one fan ended up with something unexpected! Taylor Swift announced in May this year that she would release a new and improved version of her 2010 […]
Creators criticised traditional fashion marketing at the Global Fashion Summit Last Month at the Global Fashion Summit in Copenhagen, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the U.N. Climate Change-convened Fashion Charter […]