16/04/2017 BBC Wales Today


16/04/2017

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You can see more on all of today's stories on the BBC News Channel.

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A search off the Ceredigion coast for a missing 90-year-old man,

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Arthur Roy Taylor was last seen at around 9:30am

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yesterday morning after going out to sea on his boat.

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The joint operation between the police, coastguard

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Tonight at low tide that search continues.

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90-year-old Arthur Roy Taylor, also known as Archie,

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left his accommodation on Saturday morning to take his boat out to sea.

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The vessel was later found but he is still unaccounted for.

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Members of the boat club identified his boat.

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He is a man who is well liked in the area.

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He is a band leader, a vivacious fellow and very active for his age.

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His boat was found on Coronation Drive,

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with the sails up and the rudder down but no sign of Archie.

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One of the club members identified the boat as his and notified

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the police, the coastguard and then the full-scale search

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Mr Taylor is thought to be wearing a navy jumper and dark

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Dyfed Powys police are appealing for anyone with photos and video

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footage of the area on Saturday morning to get in touch as they may

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Two people have been taken to hospital after an incident

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at a motorbike scrambling event in Ceredigion this afternoon.

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One person has been airlifted to Morriston Hospital in Swansea.

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The other was taken to Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen.

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Bandages that use 5G technology to detect how a wound is healing

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and send messages back to doctors could be trialled within

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Led by scientists at Swansea University's

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Institute of Life Science, the project forms part

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of the Swansea Bay City Deal, which aims to create a 5G test hub

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In Wales, we have a lot of expertise in the wound healing.

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So the future vision is of an intelligent dressing.

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That intelligent dressing uses nanotechnology to sense the state of

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In his Easter message, the Church in Wales' lead bishop has

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spoken of the need for "love and hope" as "atrocities"

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Highlighting the recent bombing of two Coptic churches in Egypt,

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the Bishop of Swansea and Brecon called on people to

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The problem we sometimes face is it is bad news

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We need to celebrate hope, goodness and

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love and all virtues that keep people going.

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And not be negative but to be full of hope.

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Onto sport and Welsh cyclist Elinor Barker has won

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Great Britain's second gold at the Track World Championships,

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The 22-year-old has already won two silver medals

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I was really nervous on the last lap that

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I was going to get another silver, which obviously would have been

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It's not winning the World Championship, not getting

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to wear the stripes, not getting to hear the national anthem,

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Swansea City manager, Paul Clement, says their match against Stoke next

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Saturday is probably the club's biggest since the 20-11

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Yesterday's 1-0 defeat at Watford leaves his side

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two points behind Hull City with five games remaining.

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This next game is a must-win game for us.

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We're playing Stoke at home and we have five games to go.

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It is the biggest game the club has had in years.

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A big day for Rugby Gogledd Cymru, who've won the National Cup Final

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Two tries helped them battle to a 15-11 victory

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over Pontypridd in a very tense game.

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It's the first time they've ever lifted the trophy.

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Earlier, Penallta won the Plate final on a try-count

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and Shane Williams' Amman United took the Bowl.

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Cricket and Glamorgan were thrashed in their County Championship match

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They were defeated by eight wickets at the Swalec Stadium

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in a game that lasted under two and a half days.

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A quick look at the weather forecast and Easter Monday

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will be mostly dry, with increasing amounts of sunshine.

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There is a chance of the odd light shower

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and it will feel chilly on the whole.

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We're back with updates in Breakfast from 6am tomorrow morning.

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But, from everyone on the late team, goodnight.

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If today's conditions were great and stamp, tomorrow's weather offers

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more promise, clear skies and some flower

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