A Tonypandy student has visited the Belgium battlefields of World War I to lay a wreath at the grave of his great-grandfather who fell a century ago.

A gritty, thrilling and widely-acclaimed debut novel from author Barry Rainsford tackles some of the darkest truths behind one of Britain's worst periods of social and political turmoil.

When the world-famous Treorchy Male Choir appears at the centenary commemorations of the Battle of Mametz Wood, one of their choristers will be paying his own private tribute.