The number of children and teenagers seeking help for eating disorders has risen by 110 per cent in the past three years. How much does social media play a part?
The Give it Up Fund, which will be managed by Comic Relief, aims to provide financial aid to help people remain free of substance misuse
Health authorities say the 17-year-old is a resident of Houston, not Mexico
The father then harassed the dog's owner in the street after it was killed
Seventeen-year-old told doctors she had been using the drug for two months
More has to be done to work on prevention and early intervention of eating disorders – and that isn’t simply about banning websites
"Without a doubt this is probably the most personal question I think I could ever answer. This is a question I have been asking myself for a very long time now, and I am just coming to grips with the answers I have found. To say my answer is complex, and that I am going to have difficulties expressing exactly how I have felt, and still feel about murdering someone, is an understatement.
Health workers have reported patients being hospitalised with gangrenous wounds
A Brazilian-born photographer and gamer has put together a series of realist pictures from Grand Theft Auto V - taken using his character’s in-game camera phone.
Krokodil, which is considered more addictive that heroin, originated in Russia
For a subject of acute public concern, the dearth of evidence on its effects is startling
Following a slick performance from Katy B, Dizzee Rascal takes to the stage at Camden’s Roundhouse as the duo perform one of the most urban shows at this year’s iTunes festival. Tonight, Dizzee Rascal goes straight for the gut with a a nine-track set of synth-heavy, bass-trembling drones taken from his new release, The Fifth, an album packed with guest appearances, including Will.I.Am, Robbie Williams and Jessie J.
The Argentine's comments on homosexuality and contraception this week continue a tenor of change which has marked his papacy so far
The picture was uploaded without Mayweather's consent and the pound-for-pound king of boxing has issued an apology for the incident
Robert R Taylor, who has died of cancer at the age of 77, was the man who took soap out of dishes, put it in pump bottles and forever changed the way people wash up.
David Phelan explores the world of zombies, explosive potatoes and in-app purchases