BBC news for Powys

Drivers warned of icy stretches, hail, sleet across Wales

Icy stretches are expected to form on Thursday night lasting into Friday morning.

Cardiff rail upgrade value questioned by MP Glyn Davies

A Welsh Tory MP questions the point of electrifying the Great Western line from London to Cardiff.

Llandrindod Wells 54 homes plan in Ithon Road development

Asbri Planning is running a consultation ahead of an application being submitted by a developer.

Aberystwyth student attack: Family 'overwhelmed' by support

Ifan Richards Owens is in a critical condition after a street attack on Sunday left him unconscious.

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Turpin case: California couple deny torturing 'shackled siblings'

The couple appeared in court after prosecutors detailed the horrific abuse allegations against them.

US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

A bill to temporarily fund the US government must now be backed by the Senate to avert a shutdown.

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she "thought 2017 was a big year".

Deadly storm Friederike causes Dutch and German transport chaos

A fierce storm sweeping across northern Europe kills eight people and halts Dutch and German trains.