The stars of hit Channel 4 show Gogglebox have dedicated their National Television Award to Leon Bernicoff - who passed away in December after a short illness. The retired teacher and his wife June, who was born in Tredegar, were one of the first couples to join the show's cast when it launched in 2013. Sisters Elli and Izzi Warner, who accepted the award on behalf of the show, told the Liverpool Echo they were "devastated" to lose their "Gogglebox grandad".
Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan has died aged 46, her publicist says. According to reports, the singer 'died suddenly' in London. The Irish musician fronted the Cranberries in the 90s and found international success with the singles Linger and Zombie. A spokesperson who represented the singer told the Limerick Leader: "Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today. "She was 46 years old.
Police are still searching for a missing 72-year-old with dementia who was last seen on Saturday night. Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for Joan Doherty's welfare due to the poor weather conditions. Joan was last seen at her home address in the Allt-Yr-Yn area of Newport at 7pm on Saturday December 9. She suffers with dementia and is described as 5ft 5ins tall, of slim build with grey hair. It is not known what clothing she was wearing at the time.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".