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Missing Tapiwa Matuwi: Parents' plea over Swansea search

Missing Tapiwa Matuwi: Parents' plea over Swansea search

The family of a 21-year-old musician who went missing after a night out in Swansea say someone must have the information needed to "bring him home". Tapiwa Matuwi, known as Tapi, was last seen on CCTV near Swansea Marina at about 07:00 GMT...

Friday, 19:23 in Regional
 
Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport

Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport

Airport authorities in Hong Kong have arrested two men smuggling a record number of suspected rhino horns worth $1m (£780,000) on Thursday. Some 24 severed rhino horns weighing 40kg (88lb) were found in the bust - Hong Kong's largest ever seizure. The...

Friday, 19:07 in World News
 
Dozens of bodies found in north-west Nigeria

Dozens of bodies found in north-west Nigeria

Officials in north-west Nigeria have reported the discovery of the bodies of 66 people, 22 of them children and 12 women, killed by "criminal elements". The victims were found in eight villages in the Kujuru area of Kaduna state, the state...

Friday, 18:58 in World News
 
Sala's body flown back to Argentina for funeral

Sala's body flown back to Argentina for funeral

The body of footballer Emiliano Sala has arrived back in his home country of Argentina ahead of his funeral on Saturday. It arrived in Buenos Aires on Friday afternoon and will be driven 334 miles (538km) to his hometown of Progreso in the Santa Fe...

Friday, 18:30 in Sport
 
Man admits killing Britain's Got Talent choir nurse

Man admits killing Britain's Got Talent choir nurse

A former soldier had admitted killing a nurse who appeared in an NHS choir on Britain's Got Talent. Desmond Sylva stabbed partner Simonne Kerr at the house they shared in Battersea, south-west London, on 15 August 2018. Appearing at the Old Bailey, he...

Friday, 18:23 in Regional
 
Vodka firm loses valuable iceberg water in apparent heist

Vodka firm loses valuable iceberg water in apparent heist

A Canadian vodka distiller has lost 30,000 litres of valuable iceberg water in what appears to be a heist. Iceberg Vodka CEO David Meyers says he is mystified as to who - or why - someone would have stolen the water. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police...

Friday, 17:39 in World News
 
PewDiePie: Roblox lifts ban after social media backlash

PewDiePie: Roblox lifts ban after social media backlash

Online social game Roblox has reinstated PewDiePie's account after banning the popular YouTuber over an "inappropriate username". PewDiePie revealed the ban in a video on his YouTube channel to his more than 85 million subscribers. Other...

Friday, 16:37 in Science &Technology
 
Islamic State group plans to rebound with more attacks - MI6

Islamic State group plans to rebound with more attacks - MI6

The head of MI6 has warned that the Islamic State group is reorganising for more attacks despite its military defeat in Syria. Alex Younger, the UK's intelligence chief, also told of his concern about jihadists returning to Europe with...

Friday, 16:10 in Regional
 
'Walls work': Trump confirms emergency move

'Walls work': Trump confirms emergency move

President Trump confirms he'll use emergency powers to build a wall on Mexico's border, saying "walls work" This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest...

Friday, 16:04 in World News
 
Russian leaflets denigrate 'novichok' scientist Vladimir Uglev

Russian leaflets denigrate 'novichok' scientist Vladimir Uglev

A Russian scientist who worked on nerve agents like novichok says leaflets have appeared in his home town suggesting that he is a paedophile. Vladimir Uglev denies that claim. He told BBC Russian that he removed leaflets from his office wall and a...

Friday, 16:01 in World News
 

Oscars 2019: Nominated short tells of black teen who 'made friends with monsters'

The subject of an Oscar-nominated short film about a boy from Peckham who took drastic measures to fit in on an Essex estate blighted by racism said making it was "the hardest thing he's done". "I didn't want to sit in front of that...

Friday, 15:48 in Art & Culture
 
Family acquitted over Italy woman's Pakistan 'honour killing'

Family acquitted over Italy woman's Pakistan 'honour killing'

A court in Pakistan has acquitted the father, brother and uncle of a woman who died in a suspected honour killing last year. Sana Cheema, 26, lived in Italy but died while visiting her family in Gujrat in April 2018. She was originally buried without...

Friday, 15:45 in World News
 
Joy Morgan: Police fear student 'may have come to harm'

Joy Morgan: Police fear student 'may have come to harm'

Police looking for a student who went missing in December fear she "may have come to harm". Hertfordshire University midwifery student Joy Morgan, 21, from Hatfield, was last seen at a church celebration in Ilford, London, on 26 December...

Friday, 15:23 in Regional
 
Derry toddler death: Man to stand trial

Derry toddler death: Man to stand trial

A man accused of murdering a three-year-old child in Londonderry is to stand trial later this year. Kayden McGuiness was found dead at a house in the Bogside on Sunday 17 September in 2017. Liam Whoriskey appeared at Laganside Court in Belfast on...

Friday, 15:23 in Regional
 
General Joseph Votel breaks rank with Trump over Syria

General Joseph Votel breaks rank with Trump over Syria

As President Donald Trump is due to declare the end of Islamic State (IS), the top US general in the Middle East says he disagrees with the decision. Gen Joseph Votel told CNN that IS militants were still active in Syria and US-backed forces were not...

Friday, 15:20 in World News
 


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