Wales TUC president sets out the achievements of Welsh workers over the past year - and looks to the battles ahead
Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan's announcement of an immediate ceasefire and withdrawal of Kurdish peshmerga guerillas from Turkey provides the opportunity for a lasting peace that the Turkish government should grasp fully.
The sight of Tory back-bench MPs clapping each other on the back when the Chancellor announced a 4p-a-pint tax reduction on beer reveals the depths of George Osborne's desperation.
Members of the Civil Service union PCS will draw encouragement from the decision by Labour and Plaid Cymru members of the Welsh Assembly to refuse to cross their picket line tomorrow.
The inter-party agreement on establishing a successor to the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) merits two cheers, although further judgement must be suspended until the dust is settled.
Both George Osborne and William Hague are attempting to use the situation in Cyprus to justify their pig-headed commitment to the government's austerity agenda.
Almost exactly a decade ago two million people responded to the call by the Stop the War Coalition to march against the illegal invasion of Iraq.
It would require the most abject betrayal of political principle by Nick Clegg for Liberal Democrat MPs to troop into the division lobbies next Monday behind David Cameron's attempt to bury Leveson.
It would be comforting to accept Ed Miliband's assessment at Prime Minister's Questions that David Cameron is "absolutely hopeless" and his government "falling apart," but caution dictates otherwise.
David Cameron must be more gullible than he seems if he really believes that the world will "respect and revere this very, very clear result" to the Falkland Islands referendum.