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Monday, 8 July, 2002, 16:31 GMT 17:31 UK

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Wind turbine generic Anti-windfarm posters destroyed
Campaigners against plans to build three wind turbines in north east Wales are angry after posters outlining a public meeting are ripped down.
Euro move splits eisteddfod town
Shops, bars and restaurants gear up to accept euros during Llangollen's International Eisteddfod - but not all traders will take part.
'Swearing' cricketer back for his club
Top club cricketer David Lovell returns to captain his side after completing his ban for swearing at an umpire.
Hirst draws in festival crowds
The controversial artist Damien Hirst gives an art lesson to children as Llangollen's Fringe Festival enters its second day.
World link for rural community
Thousands of internet users logging onto a community website of a remote Carmarthenshire village are helping to pay for a town hall.
Directory spells out learning options
People wanting to return to education benefit from a new learning directory offering a complete guide to courses in Wrexham.
No 10 tea for teenage winner
Cherie Blair invites a Flintshire teenager to tea at Downing Street after he won a national best speaker competition
Young offenders scheme examined
A new scheme which gives local people a say on how young offenders are punished is analysed by politicians in a question and answer session.
Music festival called off over red tape
A controversial Glastonbury-style festival on a farm in north Pembrokeshire is abandoned because of licence conditions.
Locals fume over parking fee plan
Motorists and business owners in four Carmarthenshire towns voice their objections to council plans to introduce car parking charges.
Hospital consultant in fraud inquiry
A doctor is suspended from a north Wales hospital as allegations of fraud are investigated.
Bones are 'not St David's'
Radiocarbon dating proves bones held at St David's Cathedral in west Wales are not those of Wales's patron saint, a conference is told.
Students star at the Old Bailey
North Wales students take part in a mock trial at one of the world's most famous criminal courts in a contest to find tomorrow's top lawyers.
'Arm beat officers' says police chief
An assistant chief constable speaks out against gun-related crime calling for all police officers to be routinely armed.
Man admits attempted baby rape
A north Wales man pleads guilty to attempting to rape a baby girl and is warned that he faces a long jail sentence.
World Cup hope for Japan prisoner
A north Wales man jailed in Japan for a killing he says he did not commit may be returned to the UK as part of a deal ahead of the World Cup.
Teacher takes on school run in bus row
Pupils in north Wales are driven to school by their deputy headteacher after a row over the withdrawal of a bus service.
MP wants station on track
An MP launches a petition to bring facilities at Wrexham railway station into the 21st Century, after complaints by passengers.
Cherie takes centre stage
The prime ministers wife visits a special needs school and local theatre in north Wales.
Web to revive tourism fortunes
A north Wales country park is promoted on the internet in a bid to improve tourism after the foot-and-mouth crisis.
Lawyer struck off after BSE breaches
A north Wales solicitor is expelled from the legal profession after avoiding guidelines imposed during the BSE crisis.
Householders urged to 'go green'
Environmental bosses in Wrexham are hoping householders will get behind a new recycling scheme.
Quayside road plans unveiled
Developers of a luxury quayside complex at Deganwy, north Wales, unveil plans for road access to the 45m site.
Women build work confidence
Women union members are given the chance to boost their confidence in the workplace at a special seminar in Llandudno, north Wales.
Ex-soldier jailed after armed siege
A judge sentences an ex-soldier involved in a 13-hour armed siege of his Wrexham home to 20 months in prison for affray.
Town 'saturated' by new bars
A senior police officer expresses concern at a wave of new bar licences in Wrexham, which could attract thousands of extra revellers.
Beat bobbies plan attacked
A north Wales AM criticises costly plans to put extra officers on the streets as "unworkable", after the Police Authority reins in the Chief Constable's plans.
Teenager in court over road rage claims
A north Wales teenager has appeared before magistrates following an alleged road rage incident last year.
Youngsters eye pop stardom
North Wales musicians are given the chance to become the next pop idols through a scheme backed by some of the UK's biggest bands.
Street patrols in crime crackdown
Community wardens are introduced onto the streets of north Wales, with the backing of police and safety groups.
Health changes for holidaymakers
A north Wales MP backs calls in Europe to introduce a new health card for the regions travellers.
Crackdown fails to curb car crime
North Wales police record a rise in car crime despite an initiative to reduce the number of offences.
Abuse victims battle for more money
Child abuse victims in north Wales begin a legal fight for more compensation in the Court of Appeal.
Care for the elderly set for revamp
Wrexham Council has approved plans to improve the choice of accommodation options avaliable to the elderly.
Appeal court to hear Hanratty case
The case of murderer James Hanratty, who was hanged nearly 40 years ago, will be re-examined by the Court of Appeal.
Sheep rescued from floods
Roads surrounding a north Wales village are closed and the RSPCA has been involved in a rescue operation following floods in the region.
Policemen hurt arresting colleague
Two North Wales Police officers are injured while arresting a suspended colleague over an alleged breach of bail conditions.
Parents protest at school switch
Plans to send an overspill of students from a Flintshire school prompt parents to stage a noisy protest outside county hall.
Speed campaign gets village approval
Community comments on a crack down by North Wales Police on speeding motorists in accident black spots.
Recycling levels rubbished
As local councils try to improve recycling, householders in north east Wales are being urged to stop throwing away rubbish.
MP calls for citizenship classes
A Wrexham MP wants education in Wales changed, so youngsters are taught social responsibility.
Gas drilling plans halted
North Wales councillors have failed to grant planning permission for a drilling experiment in Wrexham.
Decision on Ruth Ellis conviction
Court of Appeal judges are to decide whether to overturn the murder conviction of Ruth Ellis - the last British woman to be hanged.
Princess remembered in north Wales
People on the streets of Wrexham have expressed their sadness following the death of Princess Margaret.
Heroin addict jailed
A Wrexham man has been sentenced to15-months in jail following a road rage incident.
Professor puts college back on course
A north Wales college bucks the national trend and celebrates rising student figures a year after a change in leadership and direction.
Skaters asked to tone down act
Wales's husband-and-wife team competing in the Winter Olympics' figure-skating are criticised for dances thought to be too raunchy for the rink.
Fianc 'supplied fatal heroin'
An inquest hears how a women paralysed in a car accident, died from a heroin overdose given to her by her boyfriend.
New partnership for Airbus industry
Following the terrorist attacks on America last year, north Wales aerospace workers have joined together to boost the industry.
HSE rule out explosion op inquiry
The Health and Safety Executive says it will take no further action after a patient suffered serious internal burns during an operation.
Morgan opens revamped docks
The 17m refurbishment of Mostyn Docks in north Wales is officially opened by First Minister Rhodri Morgan.
Time called on lager talks
The future of Britain's oldest lager brewery looks uncertain after talks between Carlsberg-Tetley and a Wrexham consortium break down.
Last straw for Wrexham drinkers
News that Wrexham Lager will probably cease to exist in three years time is greeted with disbelief in the town.
Police speed check fleet doubled
The number of mobile speed units patrolling north Wales are doubled in the latest bid to reduce road deaths.
Union fury over pension review
A debate by north Wales-based food retailer Iceland over whether to end a pension scheme provokes an angry union reaction.
Company fined over accident
A court hears how a north Wales man is lucky to be alive after receiving two electric shocks at a Deeside factory where he worked.
Army repairs flooded wildlife site
Soldiers step in to restore a flooded river in the grounds of a north Wales stately home to prevent further storm damage.
Under age drinking clampdown
Magistrates in north Wales express concerns over an increase in the number of drink related cases.
Money worries cloud school merger
Fears are raised by council bosses over the cost of changing secondary education in Wrexham.
Minister backs children's hospice
A campaign to raise 2m for a children's hospice in north Wales receives a boost from the Welsh Assembly.
Pupils in road safety drive
A car simulator is used to improve the driving skills of teenagers in north Wales in a bid to reduce road deaths.
Group tackles social service crisis
Social workers are stressed out and many are leaving the job according to a report presented to Flintshire councillors.
Delays fan incinerator row
A Wrexham AM criticises local councillors for taking so long to decide the future of a controverisal incinerator.
Tests as boy is found dead
Police in north Wales say toxicology tests are needed after a 13-year-old boy is found dead in his Wrexham home.
A55 tragedy 'not suicide'
A north Wales man who was killed by a lorry as he walked along the A55 had earlier been involved in a row with his partner, an inquest hears.
Man withdraws attack allegation
A man who said he had come to the rescue of a couple before being robbed and kidnapped withdraws his allegations, according to police.
Homes shortage hits estate agents
Estate agents in north east Wales face the dilemma of eager buyers and cautious sellers, as the property market remains buoyant.
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Flood relief plans for town
Councillors pass plans to set up flood defences in a north Wales town plagued by problems in recent years.
Sins of the 'saint of e-commerce'
Teenage hacker Raphael Gray says he did not regret hacking in to e-commerce sites around the world, after a court sentenced him for his crime.
Resignation call thrown out
A motion calling for the resignation of Seimon Glyn, the Plaid Cymru politician at the centre of the row about English migration into north Wales, has been defeated.
Ugly lovely language of the streets
Merthyr poet Mike Jenkins' new release may not at first make sense - it's written in a unique dialect borne of modern local streetspeak.
When Wales welcomed witches
As Halloween descends, a startling book reveals witches and wizards will always find a hazy haven in Wales.
The ghost town of Ghent
BBC Wales's correspondent Iolo ap Dafydd compares Cardiff's hosting of theG8 Summit to Ghent's non-event.
Foreign takeovers: Are they ruining football?
As Swansea City fans voice anger of new Australian boss Tony Petty's plans, do you think foreign intervention is killing football?
Plaid's 'future vision' unveiled
Ieuan Wyn Jones launches Plaid Cymru's vision of the future of Welsh communities and language at the National Eisteddfod.
Judge criticises rail death villagers
The judge who sentenced a couple guilty of manslaughter after two girls died on a railway line attacks attempts to influence his decision.
Trial set for track deaths parents
A couple from mid Wales charged in connection with the deaths of their daughter and her friend will face a crown court trial in July.
Still Furry after all these years
BBC News Online catches up with the Super Furry Animals during the promotional tour for their latest album.
Super Furries set the world to rights
Welsh experimentalists the Super Furry Animals put melody and madness to the fore at a thoughtful homecoming performance.
Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
A 2.7m government top-up for broadband technologies in Wales will have to work hard to drive high-speed internet take-up.
Stone jury sent home
The jury in the Michael Stone trial has been sent home for the night after a day of deliberations.
Strong arm tactics to draw events
Gwynedd looks to cash in on its natural beauty as a trinity of prestigious world-class events arrive in the county.
Strange bedfellows top Lib Dem agenda
BBC Wales political reporter looks ahead to the Liberal Democrat annual party conference in Bournemouth.
Clarke attacks student tuition fees
During a walkabout in Cardiff, Tory leadership contender Ken Clarke says he would consider bringing back student grants.
TV writer scripts classes in crime
NYPD Blue and Hill Street Blues writer David Milch deliver script-writing masterclasses in Cardiff.
California dreaming for Welsh business
BBC Wales's Caroline Evans reports on a fast-paced trade delegation effort to charm hi-tech employers in Silicon Valley.
Halford cleared of cabbie attack
Welsh Assembly Member Alison Halford is cleared of assaulting a taxi driver who said her dog could not ride in his car.
Village nervous over race rallies
A nervous mood hangs over a mid Wales village as anti-Nazi campaigners prepare to clash with the BNP at a rally.
UK Independence: John Andreas Bufton
John Andreas Bufton will be trying to focus the voters' attention on the constitutional future of the UK.
Plaid Cymru: Simon Thomas
Hoping to retain the Ceredigion seat for Plaid Cymru is Simon Thomas.
Independent Green: John Berkeley Davies.
John Berkeley Davies is standing in the Ceredigion by-election as an Independent Green Save the World Climate candidate.
Wales on Sunday, Match Funding Now: Martin Shipton
Journalist Martin Shipton represents one of the more unusual entries in the race for the Ceredigion by-election.
Assembly Live
Streamed video reports on the main sessions of the National Assembly can be obtained live from this site.
Conservative: Paul Windsor Davies
The Conservative candidate for the Ceredigion by-election is 31-years-old Paul Windsor Davies.
Labour: Maria Battle
Labour have selected solicitor Maria Battle, 43, to fight the Ceredigion by-election.
Ceredigion by-election
Ceredigion by-election
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Etholiad 1997
Daeth diwedd ar 18 mlynedd o lywodraeth y Toraid ym 1997 pan sgubodd Llafur Newydd i fewn o dan arweinyddiaeth Tony Blair.
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Etholiad 1992
Enillodd y Ceidwadwyr eu pedwerydd etholiad cyffredinol yn olynol ond gostyngodd eu mwyafrif yn sylweddol.
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Etholiad 1987
Enillodd y Prif Wenidog Margaret Thatcher unwaith eto a chael ei dychwelyd am y trydydd tro i'r Ty Cyffredin.
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Etholiad Mehefin 1983
Cafodd Margaret Thatcher ei hail fuddugoliaeth yn yr etholiad hon.
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Etholiad 1979
Roedd yr etholiad hwn yn drobwynt yng ngwleidyddiaeth Prydain.
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Etholiad Hydref 1974
Bu'n rhaid i'r Prif Weinidog Harold Wilson alw ail etholiad er mwyn ceisio ennill mwyafrif clir yn y Senedd.
Etholiad Chwefror 1974
Roedd llywodrwaeth Geidwadol Edward Heath wedi methu datrys yr anfodlonrwydd ym Mhrydain.
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Etholiad 1970
Bu'r cyfnod cyn yr etholiad yn un anodd iawn i'r llywodraeth Lafur ond dechreuodd pethau wella wrth i'r etholiad cyffredinol nesau.
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Etholiad 1966
Enillodd Llafur yr etholiad hwn gydag un o'r mwyafrifoedd mwyaf mewn hanes a hynny o ganlyniad i arweinyddiaeth grefftus Harold Wilson ers 1964.
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Etholiad 1964
Erbyn hyn roedd arweinydd y Blaid Lafur, Harold Wilson yn benderfynol o roi diwedd ar reolaeth y Toraid.
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Etholiad 1959
Enillodd y Ceidwadwyr yr etholiad hwn, a daeth Harold Macmillan yn Brif Weinidog.
Mudiad Cymraeg newydd yn achosi ffrae
Mae'r bwriad i sefydlu mudiad newydd i amddiffyn y Gymraeg yn ei chadarnleoedd wedi arwain at ffrae wleidyddol.
Blunkett yn ymweld ag ysgol yng Nghymru
Mae'r pleidiau gwleidyddol yng Nghymru'n barod am dri diwrnod caled o ymgyrchu cyn yr etholiad cyffredinol ddydd Iau.
Caledi myfyrwyr yn derbyn sylw'r DemRhydd
Mae'r Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol wedi lansio pecyn o gynigion a fyddai'n rhoi diwedd ar galedi myfyrwyr yng Nghymru.
Y frwydr rhwng Llafur a Phlaid Cymru'n poethi
Yn nyddiau olaf yr ymgyrch mae Ieuan Wyn Jones wedi pwysleisio wrth yr etholwyr yng Nghymru y bydd ei blaid yn gwneud yn well nac erioed eleni.
Ymgyrch y pleidiau'n dwysu
Am yr eilwaith o fewn wythnos roedd llefarydd y Ceidwadwyr ar Faterion Cartref Ann Widdecombe yn l yng Nghymru.
Etholiad 1955
Y Ceidwadwyr enillodd unwaith eto gyda Syr Anthony Eden yn olynu Winston Churchill fel arweinydd y Ceidwadwyr.
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Etholiad 1951
Enillodd y Ceidwadwyr yr etholiad hwn a daeth Winston Churchill yn Brif Weinidog unwaith eto.
Etholiad 1945
Roedd yr etholiad hon yn drobwynt yn hanes Prydain pan drechwyd Syr Winston Churchill, y Ceidwadwr oedd wedi arwain Prydain drwy gyfnod y rhyfel, gan y Clement Attlee o'r Blaid Lafur.
Llafur yn rhoi sylw i gyfraith a threfn
Cyfraith a threfn fydd yn derbyn sylw'r Blaid Lafur ddydd Mercher.
Alun Michael yn l ar y meinciau blaen
Mae tri Aelod Seneddol Cymreig, Alun Michael, Peter Hain, a Kim Howells wedi eu dyrchafu i swyddi dylanwadol.
Llafur yn hyrwyddo polisi cyffuriau
A hithau'n wythnos union tan yr etholiad cyffredinol, cyfraith a threfn aeth sylw'r Blaid Lafur unwaith eto ddydd Iau.
Iechyd yn hawlio sylw'r pleidiau
Mae nifer y cleifion sy'n aros am driniaeth yn ysbytai Cymru wedi codi am y tro cynta ers mis Mai y llynedd.
Thatcher: 'Yr ewro'n ffaidd'
Mae'r Farwnes Thatcher wedi ailgynnau'r ffrae dros Ewrop drwy ddweud y byddai gael gwared 'r bunt yn "ddi-asgwrn cefn".
'Triciau budur' ar Ynys Mn
Mae'r ymgeisydd Ceidwadol ar Ynys Mn yn dweud ei fod o wedi gwneud cwyn swyddogol i Blaid Cymru ynglyn 'u hymgyrch ar yr ynys.
Digwyddiad cyfraith a threfn yn afreolus
Llwyddodd cefnogwyr Llafur i sbwylio ymweliad Llefarydd y Toriaid ar Faterion Cartref, Ann Widdecombe, 'r Barri ddydd Sul.
Plaid Cymru'n newid strategaeth
Mae Plaid Cymru wedi galw ar yr etholwyr i roi pleidlais o hyder yn nyfodol Cymru.
Plaid Cymru yn gwadu bod tebygrwydd rhyngddi hen Lafur
Mae Plaid Cymru wedi datgan nad oes dim tebygrwydd rhyngddi hen Lafur.
Brown a Portillo yn ymgyrchu yng Nghymru
Mae Canghellor yr Wrthblaid, wedi datgan y dylai pobl Cymru deimlo'n siomedig wedi pedair blynedd o lywodraeth Lafur.
Y Ceidwadwyr yn ymosod ar Lafur dros restrau aros
Mae'r Ceidwadwyr yn beirniadu'r Blaid Lafur am "dorri eu haddewidion" yn arbennig ym maes iechyd.
Portrait of a political battleground
Ceredigion is one of the most intriguing of the Welsh parliamentary seats.
DemRhydd yn galw am degwch i bensiynwyr
Mae'r Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol wedi datgleu eu cynlluniau i godi pensiynau.
Newyddion Dydd Gwener
Mae Tony Blair wedi cyhuddo'r Ceidwadwyr o annog pobol i beidio phleidleisio mewn ymgais i ennill yr etholiad cyffreddinol.
Llafur: Pleidlais i Blaid Cymru'n 'wastaff amser'
Ar benwythnos ola ymgyrch yr Etholiad Cyffredinol mae Plaid Lafur Cymru wedi dadorchuddio poster sy'n honni y bydd pleidlais dros Blaid Cymru yn bleidlais wastraffus.
Newyddion dydd Mawrth
Fe fu'r pleidiau gwleidyddol yn brysur iawn ddydd Mawrth yn ceisio ennill pleidleiswyr mewn seddi allweddol.
Rhybudd Prescott ynglyn difaterwch
Ddydd Llun rhybuddiodd John Prescott ynglyn ag oblygiadau difaterwch ymhlith cefnogwyr Llafur.
Thatcher yn ofni buddugoliaeth fawr i Lafur
Mae Margaret Thatcher wedi ymuno ag arweinydd y Ceidwadwyr, William Hague, i rybuddio pleidleiswyr y byddai buddugoliaeth fawr i Lafur yn berygl i Brydain.
Newyddion Dydd Iau
Dydd Iau fe fu'r Blaid Lafur a'r Ceidwadwyr yn brwydro dros faterion teuluol.
Kennedy yng Nghymru unwaith eto
Fe fu arweinydd y Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol yn ymweld Chymru am y trydydd tro ddydd Mercher wrth i'w blaid ganolbwyntio ar iechyd.
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Etholiad 1950
Roedd newid mawr wedi digwydd ym Mhrydain wedi i Clement Attlee gael ei ethol ar ran y blaid Lafur yn 1945.
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Pleidiau gwleidyddol Cymru
Pedair prif blaid sydd yng Nghymru ar hyn o bryd sef Llafur, y Ceidwadwyr, y Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol a Phlaid Cymru.
Blair yn enwi ei Gabinet newydd
Mae'r Prif Weinidog wedi gwneud newidiadau i'w gabinet yn dilyn buddugoliaeth ysgubol Llafur yn yr Etholiad Cyffredinol.
Paul Murphy: Cadw ei swydd yn y Cabinet
Wrth i Tony Blair gyhoeddi pwy fydd yn ei gabinet newydd mae Paul Murphy yn cadw ei swydd fel Ysgrifennydd Cymru.
Trafodaethau heddwch i ail ddechrau'n fuan
Mae Ysgrifennydd Gwladol Gogledd Iwerddon wedi dweud y bydd trafodaethau ar ddyfodol y broses heddwch yn ailddechrau'n fuan.
Hague yn ymddiswyddo fel arweinydd
Mewn araith fore Gwener y tu allan i Bencadlys y Ceidwadwyr cyhoeddodd William Hague ei fod yn ymddiswyddo fel arweinydd ei blaid yn dilyn canlyniadau siomedig yn yr Etholiad Cyffredinol.
Dwy sedd Gymreig yn newid dwylo
Mae dwy o seddi Cymru wedi newid dwylo gyda Llafur yn cipio Ynys Mn oddi ar Blaid Cymru tra bod Plaid Cymru wedi ennill Dwyrain Caerfyrddin a Dinefwr oddi ar Lafur.
Buddugoliaeth ysgubol i Lafur
Mae'r Blaid Lafur wedi ennill buddugoliaeth fawr wrth sicrhau mwyafrif llethol dros y Blaid Geidwadol yn yr Etholiad Cyffredinol.
Plaid Cymru'n cipio Dwyrain Caerfyrddin
Cipiodd Plaid Cymru Ddwyrain Caerfyrddin a Dinefwr, y sedd y bu'n ei thargedu ers blynyddoedd.
Llafur yn dathlu yn Ynys Mn
Daeth ergyd i Blaid Cymru yn un o'i chadarnleoedd wrth i Lafur gipio Ynys Mn oddi arni.
Y Ceidwadwyr yn methu ym Mynwy
Wedi ail-gyfri'r pleidleisiau ddwywaith, Huw Edwards gadwodd etholaeth Mynwy i Lafur, gan chwalu gobeithion y Ceidwadwyr i gael sedd yng Nghymru.
Trial set for track deaths parents
A couple from mid Wales charged in connection with the deaths of their daughter and her friend will face a crown court trial in July.
Pleidleisiau post heb eu dosbarthu ar Ynys Mn
Bu'r Post Brenhinol ar Ynys Mn yn gwneud ei orau glas i ddosbarthu pleidleisiau post gyrhaeddodd ei swyddfa ddidoli ym Mangor fore Iau.
Deg AS Cymreig yn gadael San Steffan
Mi fydd gan Gymru o leiaf 10 Aelod Seneddol newydd wrth i nifer fu yn y Senedd am beth amser roi'r gorau iddi.
Bwrw pleidlais mewn tafarn a siop
Fe fydd pobol ar hyd a lled Cymru'n pleidleisio mewn lleoliadau amrywiol gan gynnwys archfarchnad a thafarn leol.
Effaith datganoli ar yr ymgyrch yng Nghymru
Bellach mae'r ymgyrchu ar ben yn yr etholiad cyffredinol cyntaf wedi datganoli.
Pam pleidleisio ar ddydd Iau?
Mae'r diwrnod mawr wedi cyrraedd, dydd Iau 7 Mehefin.
Pleidleisiau post yn creu problemau
Mae amheuon wedi codi ynglyn 'r rheolau newydd ynglyn phleidleisio drwy'r post.
Ers cyhoeddi'r etholiad ar 8 Mai mae'r pleidiau wedi bod yn ymgyrchu yn ddyfal i geisio denu pleidleiswyr.
Hwn fydd yr etholiad cyffredinol cyntaf ers sefydlu'r Cynulliad. Fydd hyn yn gwneud unrhyw wahaniaeth yn sefyllfa'r pleidiau yng Nghymru?
Gyda sefydlu Cynulliad yng Ngogledd Iwerddon a Senedd yn Yr Alban fydd hyn yn dylanwadu ar ganlyniad yr etholiad? A sut fydd canlyniad yr etholiad yn effeithio ar y broses heddwch?
Dyma'r etholiad cyffredinol cyntaf ers datganoli ac felly eleni fe fydd y pleidiau'n brwydro mewn tirlun gwleidyddol gwahanol iawn.
Pa mor ddibynadwy ydy arolygon barn? A faint o ddylanwad sydd ganddyn nhw ar y patrymau pleidleisio?
Mae yna rai etholaethau'n bwysiach na'i gilydd - o leiaf i'r pleidiau. Dyma farn rhai o ohebwyr gwleidyddol BBC Cymru a ymddangosodd yn wreiddiol ar y rhaglen Maniffesto ar S4C.
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Mae'r blynyddoedd ers yr Ail Ryfel Byd wedi gweld sawl canlyniad dramatig wrth i'r pleidiau ymgiprys i ffurfio llywodraeth y Deyrnas Unedig.
Mae'r wasg yn arf rymus i ddylanwadu ar y cyhoedd yn ystod ymgyrchoedd etholiadol.
Cyfle i ddefnyddio'r we er mwyn dweud eich barn ar bynciau llosg etholiad 2001.

Eleven years on since the closure of the Brymbo steelworks a family from the close knit community describe how it effected them, then and now
Generations of steel

Doris Dawson, Mandy Power a'i phlant, Katie ac Emily
Cyflafan Clydach

The derelict site of the Brymbo steelworks closed 11 years ago is captured in pictures as preparations to regenerate the area get under way.
Steelworks in pictures

Where I Live, South West Wales

Rhyl crime initiative
Crime offensive

Recycling levels in Wales lag far behind the rest of Europe
Waste not, want not

Community comments on a crack down by North Wales Police on speeding motorists after an increase in the number of cameras in accident black spots.
Speedy reaction

Restoration work on a busy road link in north Wales - which was virtually destroyed in a mud slide - is captured in pictures.
Landslide in pictures

Holl ganlyniadau

More news from north east Wales

Scout Association stunned by tragedy
Scouts on Snowdon

Dog days
What should we do about strays?

Just hot air?
Thumbs up for wind farm plans

Controller's speech

Welsh sport

Welsh wedding kilt regalia quarantined Down Under over foot-and-mouth fears
Spurned sporran

Patrick Stewart receives an honorary degree from Cardiff University
Warp degree

Home-grown talent

As the final round approaches in the fight for city status the attributes of two north Wales towns are captured in pictures.
Royal bids in pictures

Victims of abuse

Peaceful Plaid
Key figures debate retaliation

Class of 2000
New leader's conference debut
Welsh Assembly Chamber Row
Welsh Woman of the Year
Wonder Woman

Is the ether the cure for ailing broaband take-up?
Wireless Wales

LambMeat deal
Welsh lamb back on European menus

There is only praise for modest family man Iestyn Harris before his Wales debut
Who is Harris?

Welsh Assembly Chamber Row

Key stories





Merthyr poet Mike Jenkins writes in a unique local dialect
Urban poets

Steps are to perform at the Millennium Stadium gigIt's ShowTime
Millennium Stadium charity preparations

MPs demand an award-winning Welsh ice cream is added to Commons menus
Speakers' cornet

Footy fortunes
Is foreign input killing the game?

Walken in Wales
Walken in Wales

Why witches were spared in Wales
Witches in Wales


Arena Animals
Furries madness comes home

Popstar in court
So Solid Crew member admits GBH attack
School strike after teacher suspensions

Arena Animals

How a 2.7m boost to Welsh high-speed internet access fits in the broadband picture.
High-speed hold-up

 VIDEO CHOICE Bangor Police Station
Police quiz terrorism suspect

Round the bend
Are women better drivers?

The government puts 2.7m toward Welsh high-speed internet access
Broadband boost

Newborn sister's tored placenta saves toddler in unique operation
Blood brother

Blame for voter apathy flies as parties accuse each other
Ballot boredom

Scout death trial latest

A trinity of world-class events in Gwynedd helps raise the county's business profile
Pumping the economy

BBC Wales political reporter looks ahead to the Liberal Democrat annual party conference in Bournemouth.
Leaders limber up

Plaid Cymru coverage

BBC News Online charts Catatonia from humble beginnings to the end of the Road Rage
Cursed and blessed

Yn Gymraeg

Cardiff hosts a trendy first-ever online gaming party for Wales
Gamers party on

The final days of Dylan Thomas are set to be played out on stage, with Meryl Streep playing his mistress
Stars and Streep

Wales begins decade of preparation

Vintage '99
Plaid gather in sweeter times

BBC News Online meets NYPD Blue writer David Milch on a teaching visit to Cardiff
Scripting the Blues

The Welsh Assembly scraps SATS for seven year oldsWritten off
Assembly scraps SATs for seven year olds

Delwedd Cymru

Gwyl Cymru 2001

Delwedd Cymru

Mining lamp heritage turns to webStrike a light
Mining lamp heritage turns to the web
Catherine James is among the missing
Vote of no confidence in Plaid chair

South Wales is set to become a mini-Hollywood after plans for a studio complex are announced
Lord of Llanilid

Caroline Evans reports from San Francisco with Rhodri Morgan
California Dreaming

Charlotte sings for the children
Residents are put on "Adder alert"

Cri o'r galon

The Bluebird electric car is pushing back the boundaries of automotive technology  VIDEO CHOICE
Meet the professor of the pub
Botham walks for hospital appeal

Bay watching

Welsh Tory explains BNP link accusation

Hack in anger?

Assembly Live programmeThe National Assembly live
Assembly Live programme

Ffeithiau am y clwy

Sins of the 'Saint'

Wales weather forecast from the BBC's Weather Centre

Giantslayers tamed

National Assembly Election Results

Welsh News in Brief

Furry vision
Animals release super new DVD album

Digwyddiadau sydd wedi'u gohirio

Commons man
A review of the Welsh week at Westminster

Hanes Creu Cenedl

BBCi Wales graphic
Scrum V, Pobol y Cwm, and more from Wales

National Assembly review
Correspondent Nick Horton's weekly look at the Assembly

Watch the Assembly live

Vote fatigue
David Cornock looks on as battles commence

Talkback host Jamie Owen

Dragon's Eye streaming
BBC Wales's Dragon's Eye on the internet

David Cornock gets on the campaign trail and - in the immortal words of Eric Morecambe - asks 'what do you think of it so far?'Vote fatigue
David Cornock prepares for battle

Gogledd Iwerddon
Y pleidiau gwleidyddol

Yr Alban
Beth yw safbwyntiau'r pleidiau yma?

Etholiad y ffn symudol
Negeseuon i annog pleidleiswyr

Y Bleidlais Lwyd
Effaith pleidlais y pensiynwyr

Llwyddiant 1999
A fydd Plaid Cymru'n llwyddiannus eto?

Y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol
a'i effaith ar wleidyddiaeth Gymreig

Dwedwch chiDWEDWCH CHI
Cyfle i ddweud eich dweud ar yr etholiad

A mwy....

Y wasg a'r etholiad

Yr Ymgeiswyr

Hanes yr Ymgyrch

Etholaethau Ymylol

Pynciau Llosg

Etholiadau'r Gorffennol

Yr Arweinwyr Cymreig

Etholiadau'r Celtiaid

Cymru a'r Etholiad

Pleidiau Cymru

Canlyniadau 2001

Time may be running out to salvage a future for Wrexham Lager
Brewery blues