12:29 pm, Fri 08 Feb 2013 Rugby fan's body identified
Search for missing Ben Thompson continues for sixth day
A police search team travels by boat
Credit: Richard Morgan/ITV News
Police have been searching the River Ely and the surrounding area as the hunt for missing rugby fan Ben Thompson enters its sixth day.
The 34 year old was last seen on CCTV cameras in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, shortly after 7pm last Saturday.
Ben, from Haverfordwest, had been in Cardiff for the Wales v Ireland rugby international.
5:31 pm, Thu 07 Feb 2013 Rugby fan's body identified
Search for Ben Thompson: friends and colleagues join in
Friends and colleagues have today been searching in Cardiff to try to find missing rugby fan Ben Thompson.
The 34-year-old from Haverfordwest disappeared after the Wales game against Ireland on Saturday.
He was last seen in the Leckwith area of the city. Around 50 officers are searching for him.
Nicola Hendy reports.
4:00 pm, Wed 06 Feb 2013 Rugby fan's body identified
Police thank public in search for missing Ben Thompson
34-year-old Ben Thompson went missing on Saturday night.
Credit: South Wales Police
Around 50 police officers are searching woodlands and River Ely in the search for missing rugby fan Ben Thompson.
34-year-old Ben, from Haverfordwest, was last seen by friends in Cardiff's Mill Lane on Saturday evening.
CCTV footage shows him crossing Leckwith Road into Lawrenny Avenue at 7.17pm that evening, before walking down a lane at the end of Lawrenny Avenue towards wasteland.
"We have had a positive response following yesterday’s press appeal and wish to thank all those who have called us" says Chief Inspector Eddie Ough.
"The information they have provided has confirmed that we are searching the right area".
"Ben’s family, friends and colleagues are assisting the investigation by speaking with the local community to gather further information and they are also arranging additional leaflets and posters for which we are grateful”.
6:42 pm, Tue 05 Feb 2013 Rugby fan's body identified
Family appeals for help to find missing Ben Thompson
The wife and relatives of a Pembrokeshire man who disappeared without trace after leaving the Six Nations match at the weekend have issued a desperate appeal to try and find him.
Police have released CCTV pictures of 34-year-old Ben Thompson in the Leckwith area of Cardiff on Saturday night.
Our Correspondent Carole Green has tonight's top story.
5:06 pm, Tue 05 Feb 2013 Rugby fan's body identified
Ben Thompson's brother: 'The hardest thing is not knowing'
Marc Thompson said the "hardest thing is not knowing" where his twin brother Ben is.
The 34-year-old from Haverfordwest
has been missing since Saturday, after he watched Wales' Six Nations game at the Millennium Stadium.
He told our Correspondent Carole Green that this would be "very out of character" for him not to contact his family.
4:27 pm, Tue 05 Feb 2013 Rugby fan's body identified
Ben Thompson's wife: 'Please help me find my husband'
The wife of missing Haverfordwest man Ben Thompson has made an emotional appeal to the public to "please help me find my husband."
Jo Thompson described the 34-year-old as "kind and loving", and "loved by everyone who knows him."
3:38 pm, Tue 05 Feb 2013 Rugby fan's body identified
Family 'need your help' to find Ben Thompson
Ben Thompson was last seen wearing this shirt, white with thin blue stripes.
Credit: South Wales Police
The family of Ben Thompson, missing in Cardiff since Saturday evening, have appealed for help to find him.
His wife, mother and twin brother were all at a press conference this afternoon.
His brother-in-law Mark Coles pleaded: "as the situation becomes more dire, we need your help."
He said Ben had "some knowledge of Cardiff" and they thought he was trying to get back to his hotel near Cardiff Airport on Saturday evening.
Ben had been "excited about the [Six Nations] rugby" and had had a "wonderful day" out.
Ben is an operator at South Hook LNG in Milford Haven, and lived with his wife in Haverfordwest.
She said they were "doing this [appeal] for Ben."
His brother-in-law described him as an "athletic, hardworking, dedicated, wonderful guy".