Wales is named one of the best places in the world to visit in 2018

The Rough Guide to 2018 has put Wales in at number five in its newly-published list of the top 18 places that should be on your radar next year.

Wales' ranking has seen them placed above the likes of global tourist destinations like Cuba, Palermo, Tunisia and Russia.

UK Government opens the door for a mid-Wales growth deal

Guto Bebb: A mid-Wales growth deal would be the catalyst to revolutionise the way our towns and villages govern themselves

UK Government Minister Guto Bebb visited Llandrindod Wells to help open the door to a mid-Wales growth deal.