Missing Person

Dismembered Body Found In Lake

PA | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after a man's dismembered body was found in a lake. Detectives believe they have found missing 39-year-old...

Two Men Arrested For Racist Tweets

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Two men have been arrested over racist tweets sent about the missing Scottish toddler. Derbyshire Police have arrested a 26-year-old man on suspic...

Mikaeel Kular Death: Mother, Rosdeep Kular, To Appear In Court

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The mother of missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular will appear in court tomorrow after being charged in connection with the death of her son. Altho...

Mikaeel Kula Body Found

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A body has been found and a person detained in connection with the disappearance of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, police said today. Assistant Chief C...

3-Year-Old May Have Been Subject Of A Criminal Act

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Police are fully exploring whether a three-year-old boy went missing from his home after a criminal act. It remains possible that Mikaeel Kular left h...

'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...

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...

Do Roma 'Gypsies' Really Abduct Children?

Peter McGuire | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK
Peter McGuire

Old and contemporary European folklore is full of stories about Roma, Europe's most vilified minority, abducting children. In Ireland, the Travellers, an indigenous ethnic minority, sometimes represent the abducting bogey. Where did this myth come from, and why do people still believe it?

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Missing Teenager

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering teenager Georgia Williams who has been missing since Sunday. The man was originally a...

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 ...

Search For Missing Skier Underway After Avalanche

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

A search is under way for one person believed to have been caught up in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Northern Constabulary said emergenc...

Mother Launches Global Appeal For Abducted Daughter

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK

A mother has launched a worldwide appeal to help find her five-year-old daughter who was abducted by her father during a family visit to Egypt. Nao...

Fears For Woman Missing From North Sea Ferry

PA | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK

Concern is growing for the safety of a woman who went missing from a North Sea ferry during a crossing from Hull to Rotterdam. Teresa Cowley, from ...

Teen Mother And Baby Son Missing For Five Days

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

Concerns are growing for a 15-year-old girl and her baby son who have been missing for five days. Romanian-born Catalina Covaci and six-month-old R...