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15/8/12 Daily Mail, AFP, Times Online, New Strait Times, The Huffington Post, Yahoo News, Express.co.uk, The Telegraph and The Times (Page 15 - no link) reports that Professor Chris Williams from Swansea University has edited Richard Burton’s diaries which will be published in October http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2188177/Secret-diaries-Richard-Burton-reveal-love-Elizabeth-Taylor-forever.html http://www.afp.com/en/news/topstories/richard-burton-diary-chronicles-taylor-infatuation http://www.sundaytimes.lk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22956:-richard-burton-diary-chronicles-taylor-infatuation&catid=81:news&Itemid=625 http://www.nst.com.my/latest/burton-diary-chronicles-taylor-infatuation-1.125384 http://www.imdb.com/news/ni34115574/ http://uk.news.yahoo.com/richard-burton-diary-chronicles-taylor-infatuation-001110005.html http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/339847/Richard-Burton-s-diaries-reveal-his-raw-passion-for-Elizabeth-Taylor http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/starsandstories/9474774/Richard-Burtons-never-before-published-private-diaries-describe-his-passion-for-Elizabeth-Taylor.html

-/8/12  The Bristol Evening Post reports on Swansea University creative writing student Kelsey Richards who is celebrating after winning a place on the BBC Production Talent Pool training scheme: (no link available).

-/8/12 The Western Mail’s Education Supplement (page 8 – no link) reports that Dr Cynfael Lake, a Swansea University lecturer has won a prestigious British Academy Fellowship to study major Welsh poet Hywel Dafi.

5/8/12 The Sunday Times reported on the Richard Burton Diaries edited by Professor Chris Williams in an article by Melvyn Bragg (No link). The paper’s Culture section also mentioned the Richard Burton Diaries and the fact that they are now held at Swansea University (No link).

3/8/12  Welsh Icons report that Dr Cynfael Lake, a Swansea University lecturer has won a prestigious British Academy Fellowship to study major Welsh poet Hywel Dafi:  http://www.welshicons.org.uk/news/literature/swansea-university-scholar-to-edit-the-works-of-major-welsh-poet/

1/8/12 Swansea University Creative Writing student, Kelsey Richards has won a much-prized place on the BBC Production Talent Pool training scheme: http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Creative-writing-student-s-BBC-place/story-16624827-detail/story.html

1/8/12  Mae'r Dr Cynfael Lake o Brifysgol Abertawe wedi ennill cymrodoriaeth sy'n werth £89,000 oddi wrth y Cyngor Prydeinig i astudio gwaith bardd o'r 15fed ganrif:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/newyddion/19068161