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Heroes cancelled in case they offend: Council in Wales will no longer name streets after individuals

Statue in Denbigh, Wales, of Sir Henry Morton Stanley who was targeted in BLM protests

Hero soldiers who died serving their country will no longer have streets named after them in a Welsh county after the council decided ‘times and attitudes change’ and individuals can later ‘prove divisive’. Denbighshire County Council ruled it would now no longer allow the honour after a meeting, which appeared to reference the Black Lives…

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Swansea and South Wales Police work together to stop third anti-BLM protest before Watford match

Swansea City and South Wales Police stopped a third anti-BLM protest at the Liberty Stadium (above) on Saturday

Swansea and South Wales Police work together to stop third anti-BLM protest before match with Watford after supporters outside booed players taking the knee in last two Championship matches  A group of Swansea fans booed players taking the knee in their last two games  The fans booed outside the Liberty Stadium for the Reading and…

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Wales identifies 200 statues, roads and buildings with ‘links to the slave trade’

Contractors boarding-up a statue of slave trader Sir Thomas Picton at Cardiff's civic building following a vote to have it removed

More than 200 statues, streets and buildings in Wales named after historic Britons have been identified as having connections to the slave trade, according to a Welsh government-ordered audit. The review was ordered by First Minister Mark Drakeford following the death of George Floyd in the US and the toppling of the statue of Edward…

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