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Concern for vulnerable teen missing from Bridgwater

Police are trying to trace a 19-year-old who has gone missing from Bridgwater.

Soraia Lourenco has not been seen since August 15 and officers say they are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

They say enquiries suggest the teen - described as vulnerable - may be in the Nottingham area.

Soraia Lourenco has not been seen since August 15

Soraia is 5ft 5ins, of slight build, with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing patterned leggings, white trainers, a grey hooded top and a baseball cap.

If you see Soraia please call 999 and give the call handler the reference number 5216189418.

If you have information about where she may be, please call 101 and give the call handler the same number.

– Avon and Somerset Police


EDF says it's still backing Hinkley C

Hinkley C will be built in the shadow of Hinkley B - if it gets the financial go-ahead Credit: PA

French energy company EDF has repeated its support for the new nuclear power station at Hinkley, even though a final investment decision for the £18 billion plant is still to be made.

French unions had expressed their concerns over the impact of the project.

EDF relies on sensitivity studies already communicated to staff representatives and considers this vote does not change the fundamentals of the project, nor the desire of players to engage in it.

– EDF statement

The director of Greenpeace comments that, in the wake of Brexit, it would be foolish to pursue the deal. He says the Government should be thinking in terms of renewable energy as a Plan B.

In the UK, Brexit is throwing up endless questions that no one knows the answers to over the future of the European energy market. It would be idiocy of the highest magnitude for the UK government in its current incarnation to sign this disastrous deal.

– John Sauven, director of Greenpeace
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