BBC news for Powys

Merthyr Tydfil stabbing: Robert Jones detained for attack

A man with schizophrenia is sent to a secure hospital after attacking his girlfriend's son as he slept.

Leatherback turtle washed up on beach in Ceredigion

The dead creature is more commonly seen in Pembrokeshire and Gwynedd, a local marine expert says.

Too much power centralised in Cardiff, says Alun Cairns

On the devolution vote's 20th anniversary, the Welsh secretary says Wales' regions need more power.

Bodlondeb, Aberystwyth: 200 march against care home closure

The home is under threat because the council says it needs significant investment to remain open.

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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital with many feared trapped in the rubble.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote

Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.