london
Someone Translated the Whole London Tube Map into Welsh

Fans of the iconic London Underground map and beautiful languages have a new collectable for their wall: rail guard David Smith has translated the whole map into Welsh. Read More >>

music
Welsh Language Folk Banger Tops UK iTunes Chart

We have a Welsh name and song title in the clipboard of this computer, as thanks to one of those viral efforts that doesn't usually work the UK iTunes chart is currently topped by Dafydd Iwan ac Ar Log - Yma O Hyd. We laugh, but the number two song is Tones and I - Dance Monkey which we haven't heard of either and have an equally low chance of being able to accurately hum. Read More >>

language
App-Learning Boosts Interest in the Welsh Language

The addition of Welsh to the language banks of universal translator and smartphone language tutor Duolingo has been a success, with the number of people attempting to get their head around the complexities of the language up by around a third year-on-year. Read More >>

booze
Asda Confuses Welsh Shoppers With Free Alcohol Claim

A branch of Asda in Wales tried to do the right thing in putting up Welsh-language signs to point the way to stuff on the aisles, but whoever did it made a big old mess of things and accidentally promised shoppers free beer. Blame the manager and Google Translate. Read More >>

alexa
We Might Be Getting a Welsh Alexa

In the ongoing effort to keep the amazing language that is Welsh active and thriving, the Welsh government is launching a 'technology action plan' that includes recommendations for smart speakers that speak the language. Read More >>

ads
BBC Wales Mildly Offends the English

A BBC Wales advert for its coverage of the Wales v England rugby match has been pulled, after the Global Taking Offense Police took offense and decided it was not politically correct enough to exist in today's hypersensitive world. Read More >>

money
Council Tax Rises Coming to Band D Houses

The average middle-of-the-road house in Wales will end up costing its residents an extra £47 a month from April of this year, as council tax rises kick in and everyone has to contribute a little bit more to help pay for the bins, schools, street lights, council IT departments and so on. Read More >>

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Tesco Language Error Offers ‘Free Erections’ to Cash Machine Users

Tesco tried to keep Welsh-speaking users happy at its Express branch in Aberystwyth, mounting a sign in the regional language saying "Codiad am Ddim". Rather than signalling free cash withdrawals, a local says the sign actually translates to something closer to "free erections". Read More >>

internet
What Sounds the Most Welsh? .wales or .cymru?

There's a bit of tension among Welsh internet activists, with some petitioning for a Welsh .cymru top-level domain, while others prefer the safer option of using .wales so it doesn't confuse outsiders quite so much. Read More >>