16/04/2017 BBC Wales Today


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


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


yesterday morning after going out to sea on his boat.


The joint operation between the police, coastguard


Tonight at low tide that search continues.


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


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


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


Members of the boat club identified his boat.


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


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


His boat was found on Coronation Drive,


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


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


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


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


Dyfed Powys police are appealing for anyone with photos and video


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


Two people have been taken to hospital after an incident


at a motorbike scrambling event in Ceredigion this afternoon.


One person has been airlifted to Morriston Hospital in Swansea.


The other was taken to Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen.


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


and send messages back to doctors could be trialled within


Led by scientists at Swansea University's


Institute of Life Science, the project forms part


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


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


So the future vision is of an intelligent dressing.


That intelligent dressing uses nanotechnology to sense the state of


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


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


Highlighting the recent bombing of two Coptic churches in Egypt,


the Bishop of Swansea and Brecon called on people to


The problem we sometimes face is it is bad news


We need to celebrate hope, goodness and


love and all virtues that keep people going.


And not be negative but to be full of hope.


Onto sport and Welsh cyclist Elinor Barker has won


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


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


I was really nervous on the last lap that


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


It's not winning the World Championship, not getting


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


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


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


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


two points behind Hull City with five games remaining.


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


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


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


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


Two tries helped them battle to a 15-11 victory


over Pontypridd in a very tense game.


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


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


and Shane Williams' Amman United took the Bowl.


Cricket and Glamorgan were thrashed in their County Championship match


They were defeated by eight wickets at the Swalec Stadium


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


A quick look at the weather forecast and Easter Monday


will be mostly dry, with increasing amounts of sunshine.


There is a chance of the odd light shower


and it will feel chilly on the whole.


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


But, from everyone on the late team, goodnight.


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


more promise, clear skies and some flower


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