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Search for missing Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux scaled back

Image copyright NSW POLICE Image caption Hugo Palmer (left) and Erwan Ferrieux are still missing, Australian police say An air and sea search for a British tourist and his friend missing in Australia has been scaled back. Items belonging to Hugo Palmer, from East Sussex, and Erwan Ferrieux, a French national, were found on Shelly Beach, near Sydney, on Monday morning. The men, both 20, who had attended the same school in East Grinstead, had been travelling together along the New South Wales coast. Officials in Australia said land searches…

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UK and French tourists missing in Australia beach search

Image copyright NSW POLICE Image caption Hugo Palmer (left) and Erwan Ferrieux are missing, Australian police say A British man and his French companion are missing in Australia, sparking a large-scale police search. The alarm was raised when passersby found items belonging to Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux, both 20, on a beach north of Sydney on Monday, authorities said. Police searched the location, Shelly Beach, and discovered the pair’s rental car nearby. Other personal items, including travel documents, were found in the vehicle. Police began ground and water searches…

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Singapore says soccer star could face jail after missing enlistment

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s first soccer player signed to the English Premier League has missed his compulsory military service and now faces charges that carry up to three years in jail, the city-state’s defense ministry said on Monday. Singapore’s refusal to allow Ben Davis, 18, to defer his national service sparked a debate last year over whether the country’s rigid conscription law is stifling its youth from pursuing their dreams. Davis signed a two-year contract with London club Fulham to become the first player from the Southeast Asian nation to…

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Missing Libby Squire ‘may have been harmed’, police say

Image copyright Humberside Police Image caption Hull student Libby Squire has been missing for two weeks Missing student Libby Squire “may have come to some harm” since she disappeared two weeks ago, police have said. No trace of the 21-year-old has been found since she went missing in Hull, despite extensive searches. Humberside Police said they remained hopeful of finding Ms Squire but were keeping “an open mind”. The force also released pictures of clothes similar to those she was wearing when she disappeared. Det Supt Martin Smalley said: “Libby…

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Libby Squire: New CCTV emerges of missing student

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLibby Squire can be seen on CCTV walking towards the queue for the Welly Club music venue New footage of missing student Libby Squire on the night of her disappearance has emerged. The CCTV images show a woman, confirmed by police as the 21-year-old student, near the Welly Club music venue on 31 January at about 23:20 GMT. Police are continuing to search an area close to the last known sighting of Libby, from High Wycombe. A 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion…

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Missing Libby Squire: Family attends Hull prayer vigil

Image copyright PA Image caption Lisa Squire, the mother of missing student Libby Squire, at the Hull church service The parents of missing university student Libby Squire attended a prayer vigil as the search for their daughter entered its tenth day. The University of Hull student, 21, disappeared on 31 January after a night out in the city. A 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of abduction on Wednesday at a house in Hull, near to where Ms Squire was last seen, remains in police custody. Earlier, police removed evidence bags…

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Libby Squire: Arrest over missing student as search continues

Image copyright Squire family Image caption The search for Libby Squire – whose full name is Liberty Anna – has entered a seventh day A 24-year-old man has been arrested over the disappearance of student Libby Squire who went missing a week ago. The 21-year-old, from High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, was last seen in the Beverley Road area of Hull after a night out. Humberside Police said the arrest was made at an address in Raglan Street on Wednesday night. In a statement, the force said: “We have not yet…

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Libby Squire: ‘Significant concerns’ for missing Hull student

Image copyright Humberside Police Image caption More than 70 officers have been searching through the night Police searching for a 21-year-old student who went missing after leaving a club have said they have “significant concerns” about her safety. Libby Squire was last seen by her friends getting into a taxi outside The Welly on Beverley Road, Hull, at about 23:00 GMT on Thursday. The University of Hull student was then seen by a man who tried to help her at 23:45 GMT near Beresford Avenue. Det Supt Simon Gawthorpe said…

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Daniel Williams: Search for missing University of Reading student

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Daniel Williams, 19, was last seen in a student union bar at the University of Reading’s Whiteknights campus Search and rescue teams are trying to find a missing university student. Daniel Williams, 19, was last seen in a student union bar at the University of Reading’s Whiteknights campus in the early hours of Thursday. He was reported missing after he failed to return to his student accommodation. Thames Valley Police said officers, volunteers and Berkshire Lowland Search & Rescue had been deployed. It added…

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Ellie Yarrow-Sanders: Judge’s Twitter plea to missing mum

Image copyright Patrick Sheridan/PA Image caption Ellie Yarrow-Sanders disappeared with her son Olly Sheridan in July A High Court judge has used Twitter to urge a mother who vanished with her three-year-old son to return home. Ellie Yarrow-Sanders, 26, disappeared with Olly Sheridan in July after becoming involved in family court litigation with her ex-partner Patrick Sheridan. Mr Justice Williams, who sent the tweet, is overseeing the case in the Family Division of the High Court. It is thought to be the first time a judge has used Twitter in…

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