News Shrien Dewani is accused of killing his bride Anni on their honeymoon in South Africa

Shrien Dewani, who is accused of organising the murder of his wife Anni, has lost a High Court bid to block his extradition to South Africa until he is fit to stand trial.

Care home worker arrested over murder of resident in Manchester

A member of staff at a care home has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 73-year-old resident.

Are universities doing enough to support students with mental health problems?

Statistics show students are struggling with mental health more than ever. Is your university doing enough to provide for your welfare?

Trawling through your own Facebook pictures could be good for your mental health

Do you cheer yourself up by trawling through your old photos on Facebook?

Returning soldiers 'more likely to commit violent crimes at home if they witnessed traumatic events in combat'

Study of nearly 14,000 military personnel finds 20% of young soldiers had violence conviction

Birmingham bus stabbing inquest adjourned

An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of a teenage girl who was stabbed on a bus as she travelled to school.

16-year-old schoolgirl Christina Edkins was killed on a Birmingham bus

Phillip Simelane to be charged with murdering 16-year-old Christina Edkins on Birmingham bus

A man is to be charged with the murder of a 16-year-old girl who was stabbed on a bus on her way to school.

Mentally ill people nearly five times more likely to be victims of murder than general population

People suffering from mental illness are almost five times more likely to be victims of murder than the general population, researchers have found .

A photo issued by the Metropolitan Police of Nicola Edgington, who killed her mother and then killed stranger Sally Hodkin in the street

Nicola Edgington jailed for 37 years for street decapitation, as report blames police blunders for attack

A psychiatric patient stabbed a stranger to death in the street after the police failed to act on her warnings that she was dangerous and going to kill someone.

Mother calls for better treatment for anorexia sufferers after death of 'bright and beautiful' daughter

Laura Willmott died in December 2011 after she was given control of her own treatment by NHS mental health services, an inquest heard

My story: Living with OCD

When I moved away from home, to a new city, with new people I thought I was about to start one of the most exciting periods of my life. What I didn’t expect was that after four months I would be experiencing not only the high life of university but also the anxiety of OCD.

This lays bare the problems faced by detained black men

Jonathan Andel Malia is the latest in a long line of black men to die in custody. While by no means an exclusively black issue, the cases of Kingsley Burrell-Brown, Sean Rigg, Olaseni Lewis, Fitz Hicks, Mikey Powell, Roger Sylvester and now Jonathan Andel have highlighted the problems faced by detained black men – particularly those held in the mental health system.

Actress Sharon Rooney who plays Rae Earl in My Mad Fat Diary

'My Mad Fat Diary' to get second series on E4

Another series of My Mad Fat Diary has been re-commissioned for E4.

Family of British grandmother stabbed to death and beheaded in Tenerife knife attack come face to face with killer as trial gets underway

Dean Valentinov Deyanov beheaded the British grandmother and ran into the street with her severed head shouting "God is on Earth"

‘Hooked on happy pills’? How the media demonises mental health medication

Language is very telling of attitudes - would it be the same talking about medication for high blood pressure?

MPs get mental health clinic after rise in cases of depression and anxiety

Officials have approved £25,000-a-year funding for the specialist treatment centre

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