2012 in review: Top stories of the year in South and West Wales
As 2012 comes to a close, we've gone through the archives to bring you the most read stories of the year.
A Neath couple said they could barely afford a bus ticket to visit their premature twins in hospital as they were so poor.
Swansea City looked to tie down deals for Gylfi Sigurdsson, Rory Donnelly as well as Darnel Situ.
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The Army's bomb squad carried out a controlled explosion in Swansea.
Brendan Rodgers was the bookmakers' favourite to be offered the chance to take over at Liverpool even though he previouly declined the opportunity to speak to the Reds' owners.
Six days after he was unveiled as the new manager of Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers asked the Evening Post to print his open letter to Swansea City's supporters.
After joining Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers urged Gylfi Sigurdsson to sign for Swansea City. He was ready to sign a permanent deal in May but the 23-year-old felt he could not commit his future to the Swans without Rodgers.
Two parents were jailed for a series assaults on their daughter because they disapproved of her boyfriend's skin colour.
Swansea City told Valencia to give them an answer on Pablo Hernandez as they looked to close in on deals for Marvin Emnes and Ashley Westwood during a hectic week of transfer activity.
Three Swansea teenagers had the shock of their lives when a car collided with their home. Swansea were on the hunt for for a new left-back after Neil Taylor suffered a season-ending ankle injury.
A two-year old was rushed to hospital after drinking from a glass of whisky which was accidentally served to him in a Swansea restaurant.
April Jones fears spark 'school grounds ban for parents' at Swansea primary school. Peter Schmeichel visited Swansea's training ground to catch up with old pal Michael Laudrup and tipped the Dane to turn the Swans into an established top-flight club.
Nine people appeared in court charged with taking part in an alleged large-scale UK-wide mobile phone scam.
Ashley Williams ramped up the heat ahead of Liverpool's visit to Swansea by revealing he dislikes Luis Suarez more than any other player.
Michael Laudrup spelled out his pride in Swansea City's achievements so far this season.
Family pay tribute to 'beautiful daughter' Charmaine Macmuiris who was found dead in Carmarthen on Christmas Day.