Missing People

Finding Missing Ben Needham Could Lay 25 Years Of Theories To Rest

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK

A tragic mystery could finally come to an end today as a dig begins on the Greek Island of Kos in an attempt to find Ben Needham, the British boy who ...

Ten Years On - A Mother's Letter to Her Missing Son

Nicki Durbin | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Parents
Nicki Durbin

When you were a baby, as all mothers do, I would count how old you were in days, and then I counted in weeks, months and then finally years. I felt when you went missing it went full circle, I would count how many days you'd been gone, then weeks, then months and years, now it's a decade.

Fears For Girl, 14, Who 'Disappeared' After Shopping Trip

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Detectives say they are "increasingly concerned" about the wellbeing of a schoolgirl missing for the past 11 days. Jade Lynch, 14, disappeared during ...

Missing DJ Derek's Family Fear The Worst After Human Remains Found

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Police confirm remains are from Derek Serpell-Morris The family of a missing Bristol DJ say they "expect the worst" after human remains were f...

Junior Doctor 'Walked Out Stressed Halfway Through Shift' On Day She Went Missing

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK

A junior doctor who has been missing since Friday reportedly walked out “stressed” halfway through her hospital shift. Rose Polge was last seen...

Digital Billboards Get Tactical to Help Find Missing Children

Neil Morris | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Tech
Neil Morris

Sounds obvious, but the Digital Out of Home (DOOH) advertising medium is no longer just about digital "posters". Whilst moving image has had a profound effect on outdoor media in terms of visibility and impact, digitisation has also brought with it a new agility, transforming a traditional paper and paste offering into a connected, reactive, live and interactive platform - this is where it gets interesting.

Major Search For Missing Junior Doctor In Devon

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK

A major search operation has been launched for a junior doctor who has gone missing. Dr Rose Polge, 25, who works at Torbay Hospital in Torquay, De...

How Facebook Helps Find Missing People

Jo Youle | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Tech
Jo Youle

The immense reach, geo-location possibilities, culture of sharing and commitment to safety and innovation at Facebook has been an absolute game-changer for this vital and potentially life-saving system.

26 Long Years Have Passed - Lee Is Still Missing

Peter Boxell | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK
Peter Boxell

At the time Lee went missing, there existed no organisation to provide counselling, support or guidance for families who were going through the turmoil of having a loved one missing. It wasn't until five years later, in 1993, that the National Missing Persons Helpline was founded in response to the disappearance of estate agent Suzy Lamplugh.

Vital Time Was Lost in the Search for Madeleine

Kate McCann | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK
Kate McCann

The night that our little girl was taken from her bed, we mistakenly presumed that some kind of alert would have gone out immediately to the public, to get as many eyes and ears involved in the search as possible. That didn't happen.

Body Found In Gorge In Police Hunt For Mother And Newborn

PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK

Police investigating the disappearance of a new mother and her four-day-old baby from hospital have found a woman's body in a gorge. The family of ...

Emotional Plea For Vulnerable Missing Grandmother

The Huffington Post UK | Press Association | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK

Worried loved ones of a missing and vulnerable grandmother have made an emotional plea for help to find her. Philomena Jones, 76, who is known as N...

Peterborough Man Suffering From Amnesia Identified

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

An amnesia sufferer who had been unable to remember his own name after being found in a park has been identified following an appeal by doctors. Me...

Families Beg US Coastguard To Resume Search For Missing Yachtsmen

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

Relatives and colleagues of four Britons who went missing when a yacht capsized in the mid-Atlantic Ocean have called for the American authorities to ...

Body Found In River, Six Weeks After Student Goes Missing

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A woman's body has been found in a river near where student Megan Roberts went missing after a night out six weeks ago, police have confirmed. The ...

'Sighting' Reported In Case Of Missing Three-Year-Old

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Police are investigating the "potential sighting" of a child matching the description of Mikaeel Kular, the missing three-year-old in Edinburgh. M...

Hunt Through The Night For Missing Boy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Family members of a missing three-year-old were joined by neighbours and emergency services as they searched through the night for him as temperatures...

Romanian Tourist Missing After Losing Son On Tube Doors

The Huffington Post UK | Cassandra Ward | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Romanian tourist has been missing since Tuesday after becoming separated from his son on the London Underground. Vasile Belea was last seen at St...

Major Hunt For Missing Three-Year-Old

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A major police search is underway for Mikaeel Kular, a three-year-old boy who has gone missing from his home in Ferry Gait, Edinburgh. The toddler...

Body Found In Search For Depressed GP

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Police are trying to identify the body of a woman found in the search for a missing mother-of-two who had been suffering post-natal depression. Not...

Missing Teen 'Found Safe And Well'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Ella Hysom, the 15-year-old who went missing while being treated for depression, has been found safe and well, the Metropolitan Police said. The ...

Families of Missing People Need Our Support

Helen Grant | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Politics
Helen Grant

No-one can prepare for the heartache and confusion when a loved one disappears without a trace. For those fortunate enough, the missing person returns and their lives can start to be rebuilt. But for some, life will never be the same again. A future of uncertainty.

Police Are 'Gravely Concerned' About Missing Teenager

PA | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

There are grave concerns for the welfare of a 17-year-old girl feared kidnapped, say police. Georgia Williams has not been seen since Sunday night ...

'Ohio Kidnappings Gives All Parents Of Missing Children Hope'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK

The father of missing chef Claudia Lawrence, who vanished in March 2009, said the recent discovery of three women who went missing 10 years ago in the...

Appeal For Missing 15-Year-Old With No Money Or Phone

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK

Fears are growing for 15-year-old Benjamin Endeley from Plumstead who went missing six days ago after "popping round the corner to get biscuits." T...