Missing Persons

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...

Missing Student's Body Found Hours After Father's Emotional Plea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The body of a teenager who went missing shortly after expressing concerns about failing her A-levels has been found in the woods close to her home, it...

Murdered Israeli Teens Given Joint Funeral As Airstrikes Against Gaza Continue

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

Israel has held a joint funeral for the three slain teenagers kidnapped earlier this month, whose bodies were discovered in a field close to Hebron by...

Police Confirm Body Found In Malaysia Is Missing Brit

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

The family of British backpacker Gareth Huntley, who was found dead in the Malaysian jungle, said "no words can describe the void he will leave" and t...

'Body Found' In Search For Briton Missing In Malaysia

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK

Police searching for missing British backpacker Gareth Huntley in the Malaysian jungle have found a body, the Foreign Office said. The 34-year-old ...

Fears Grow For Missing Brit

PA | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK

"All available search assets" are being used to find Briton Gareth Huntley, who is missing in the Malaysian jungle, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond h...

Family Issue Desperate Appeal As Londoner Goes Missing In Malaysia Jungle

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK

The mother of a British man who has gone missing in the Malaysian jungle has called on the authorities to do more to search for him. Gareth Huntley...

Can We Be 'Too' Over-Protective of Our Children?

Jacqui Hames | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqui Hames

The reality is that children do go missing - in fact 140,000 children and young people go missing in the UK every year, and in 2011-12, 273 child abductions by strangers were reported to police. Thankfully three quarters of those were attempted abductions and the chance of a small child being grabbed in the vicinity of their home or parents, is still incredibly rare.

Body Found In River Suspected To Be Missing Student

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Police searching for a missing student have found a body in a river. Luke Pearce, 19, went missing a week ago having been on a night out with his u...

Boy, 9, Goes Missing From North London Playground

PA | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK

UPDATE: A nine-year-old boy who went missing from a playground has been found. Daequan George was found safe and well by officers of the Metropolit...

Concerns Grow For Missing Durham University Student As Police Search River

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Concerns are growing for a missing Durham University student after he failed to return from a night out last Saturday, with police officers even searc...

Concerns Grow For Medical Student Missing For Five Days

The Huffington Post UK | Conrad Jarman | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Concerns are mounting over a medic student at Glasgow University after it was revealed he hadn't told his family he had recently failed his recent exa...

Police Reveal New Lines Of Inquiry In Missing Chef Case

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence are seeking to trace two men and two vehicles seen near her home. Senior officers ha...

Body Of Student Missing For Six Weeks Found In River

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

The body of a student who has been missing for six weeks after she went on a night out with friends has been found in a river, police have confirmed. ...

Body Found In Leicester Square Believed To Be Missing Teen's

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Police searching for an Irish teenager who disappeared during a night out in London's West End have found a body. Patrick Halpin, 18, was last seen...

Missing Student Most Likely 'Fell Into River While Drunk', Say Police

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Missing student Megan Roberts probably fell into the river while she was "affected by alcohol", police have said, as underwater divers continue search...

Missing Student Tweeted About Being 'Stalked By Creepy Man'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student has been missing for five days tweeted about being stalked by a "creepy man", who followed her and a friend to a pub shortly before the 20-y...

Fears Grow For Missing Student

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Concern is growing for the safety of a 20-year-old university student who was last seen in a club on a night out with her friends. York St John Uni...

Police Launch Appeal To Find Missing Student

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Police have launched a public appeal to find missing university student Megan Roberts, who was last seen in the early hours partying in a nightclub. ...

'Bonnie And Clyde' Pupils Found Safe After Midnight Escape To Caribbean

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A pair of lovestruck teens who escaped from their £29,000-a-year school and fled to the Caribbean in the middle of the night are returning home after...

Mikaeel Kular: Mother Faces Court

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A woman will appear in court today in connection with the death of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular. The boy was reported missing from his Edinburgh ho...

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...