Suicide

Monday, February 4, 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019

Esther Rantzen

Dame Esther Rantzen: In 1986 children called Childline about abuse and neglect - now it's social media

Esther Rantzen: 'I'm not on social media - I don't want in'

The broadcaster said Childline counsellors "universally and unanimously" said social media was at the root of unhappiness in their young callers.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says CEO of Dignity in Dying

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says CEO of Dignity in Dying

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says charity CEO

Sarah Wootton, the Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying has said that “100 million people worldwide” have access to assisted dying after a terminally-ill man has lost a legal battle over his right to die.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

Teenager looked up suicide methods before death

Teenager looked up suicide methods before death

Ben Walmsley made internet searches on ways to end his life while in lessons in the weeks before his death.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Passengers should ‘trust their instincts and act’ to prevent suicide on the railways, says Samaritans

Passengers should ‘trust their instincts and act’ to prevent suicide on the railways, says Samaritans

Passengers should ‘trust their instincts’ to prevent suicide, says Samaritans

Samaritans' Neil Peters has said that passengers should “trust their instincts and act” if they seem someone who they believe to be suicidal on the railways.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

Journalist Caroline Farrow argued against assisted dying whilst Dr Jacky Davis argued in favour of it

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Chinese man mistakenly thinks he's won the lottery and spends his savings

Chinese man mistakenly thinks he's won the lottery and spends his savings

Chinese man mistakenly thinks he's won the lottery and spends his savings

The man threatened to kill himself after discovering the error

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

New mother may have killed husband and baby before committing suicide

New mother may have killed husband and baby before committing suicide

New mother may have killed husband and baby before committing suicide

Experts believe postpartum psychosis may have played a part in the incident

Carl Sargeant's son wins Welsh Assembly by-election in Alyn and Deeside

Son of late Labour MP Carl Sargeant wins Welsh Assembly by-election

Son of late Labour MP Carl Sargeant wins Welsh Assembly by-election

Carl Sargeant is believed to have committed suicide four days after he was sacked from his ministerial role

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Logan Paul announces return to YouTube after controversial suicide victim video

Logan Paul announces return to YouTube after controversial suicide victim video

Logan Paul announces return to YouTube after controversial suicide victim video

YouTube cut ties with Logan Paul after he uploaded a video appearing to show a suicide victim

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Teenager commits suicide after accidentally revealing she cheated on boyfriend through Snapchat

Teenager commits suicide after accidentally revealing she cheated on boyfriend through Snapchat

Teenager commits suicide after accidentally revealing she cheated on boyfriend

The police were contacted however when they found Charlotte Guy had already killed herself

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Family 'shocked and saddened' by death of British Amelia Blake in Australia

Family 'shocked and saddened' by death of Briton Amelia Blake in Australia

Family 'shocked and saddened' by death of Briton Amelia Blake in Australia

The woman was found with the body of a man in his 30s in a suspected murder-suicide

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Logan Paul: The YouTuber who rose to fame through Vine

Logan Paul: The YouTuber whose 'suicide video' appears to have killed his career

The YouTuber whose 'suicide video' appears to have killed his career

Logan Paul has come under fierce criticism after posting a video of an apparent suicide victim

YouTuber apologises for 'sickening' video of 'suicide victim'

Logan Paul: YouTuber apologises for 'suicide victim' video after Aaron Paul, Sophie Turner criticism

YouTuber apologises for 'sickening' video of 'suicide victim'

Logan Paul has been criticised by many including actress Sophie Turner and actor Aaron Paul

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

The National Parent Forum Scotland has announced it is backing the Time for Inclusive Education campaign

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Firefighting, football and equality - Who was Welsh minister Carl Sargeant?

Firefighting, football and equality: who was Welsh minister Carl Sargeant?

Firefighting, football and equality: who was Welsh minister Carl Sargeant?

After his sacking as a Welsh Minister, Carl Sargeant was found dead this week

Carl Sargeant: 'Innocent until proven guilty is not being implemented'

Carl Sargeant: 'Innocent until proven guilty is not being implemented'

Carl Sargeant: 'Innocent until proven guilty is not being implemented'

The False Allegations Support Organisation says no one knows the facts on Carl Sergeant, so a judgement can't be made

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Local council missed a key time to help people with mental health'

Grenfell Tower suicides: 'Local council missed a key time to help people with mental health'

'Council missed a key time to help Grenfell Tower victims with mental health'

Mental health campaigner Yvette Greenway says people want to talk about their problems but are fed up with not being listened to so are giving up

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

12-year-old commits suicide after being punished for starting period at school

12-year-old commits suicide after being 'tortured' for starting period at school

12-year-old commits suicide after being 'tortured' for starting period at school

The girl left a suicide note behind citing the 'torture' she endured at school

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Woman committing suicide after being refused C-section prompts horror on social media

Woman commits suicide after being refused C-section

Woman commits suicide after being refused C-section

The women reportedly jumped out of a fifth-storey window moments after her family denied her a caesarian

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Isis claims responsibility for suicide attack on house of Afghanistan lawmaker

Isis claims responsibility for suicide attack on house of Afghanistan lawmaker

Isis claims responsibility for suicide attack on house of Afghanistan lawmaker

Both attackers and two security guards died in the incident

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

A suicide note was found which explained the couple's financial problems

Monday, July 24, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

'Gender reassignment could be made easier, but protections need to stay in place', says Kellie Maloney

Kellie Maloney: 'If the Government says you can wake up and change gender, that's totally wrong'

Kellie Maloney says gender transition process mustn't be made too easy

Boxing promoter Kellie Maloney says she believes feeling you're in the wrong body is a medical condition

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Man admits to driving and dragging ex-girlfriend along ground, whilst two-year-old is in car

Man admits to tying ex-girlfriend to car and dragging her along the ground - with two-year-old inside

Man admits to driving and dragging ex-girlfriend along ground

The man said he had planned to commit suicide after returning his son back to the mother

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chris Cornell death: Police suspect suicide

Chris Cornell death: Police suspect suicide

Musician Chris Cornell has died at the age of 52

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Robert Seman was accused of killing a 10-year-old girl and her grandparents in 2015, if he was convicted he would have faced the death penalty

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

10-year-old girl dies after triggering her suicide vest at IDP camp in Nigeria

10-year-old girl dies after triggering suicide vest at displaced persons' camp in Nigeria

Girl, 10, blows herself up at displaced persons' camp in Nigeria

The child blew herself up in north-east Nigeria, according to a civilian vigilante, no one else was injured

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Facebook 'takes two weeks' to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

A 12-year-old girl live-streamed her suicide online, however reports claim it took Facebook two weeks to remove the video from their site

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Suicide note is published as 20 women in Aleppo commit suicide to avoid rape

Twenty women in Aleppo commit suicide to avoid rape as moving note is made public

Twenty women in Aleppo commit suicide to avoid rape as moving note made public

The leader of one of the largest rebel groups in Aleppo, Abdullah Othman, has claimed 20 women committed suicide so that they would avoid rape

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

Record number of calls made to suicide hotlines after Donald Trump wins election

Donald Trump election victory leads to huge spike in LGBT, ethnic minority suicide calls

Trump election victory leads to huge spike in suicide calls

After Donald Trump won the presidential election, suicide hotlines saw a rise in calls