23-year-old pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility after killing Wayne Busst and Ian Watson-Gladwish
New research claims molecule measured in bloodstream can identify people intent on taking their own life
As the big beast of the Premier League is released from its cage once again, it's all too easy to forget that football is simply about a bunch of boys (or girls) chasing a ball around, not pampered heroes and image rights. Maybe the game can bring out the worst in people but it also provides an escape.
Suspect ‘believed a device had been implanted in his brain’ according to police
Paranoid schizophrenic Matthew Tvrdon, 31, admitted the manslaughter of Karina Menzies through diminished responsibility last month
Wu Yuanhong beat a 13-year-old to death in his local village
In the roll-call of student summer reading certain volumes stand out, including Desmond Morris's body language phenomenon The Naked Ape and Richard Bach's Jonathan Livingston Seagull. To those can be added a volume by Robert M Pirsig that snuggled its way into every hitchhiker's hand-crocheted body satchel. Unlike Bach, whose books were like being hit with a wiffle bat full of pot-pourri, Pirsig is the real deal. Born in 1928, this precocious university student was eventually expelled for studying too hard, after growing bewildered by the choice of multiple hypotheses in his chosen field, biochemistry. Overwhelmed by the limitations of science, he tackled Eastern philosophy instead, spending time in India before returning to a US college.
If we only ever talk about schizophrenia in the context of a violent murder, is it any surprise that the public think people with mental illness are dangerous?
The X Factor judge's new record sold only 7,000 copies
I am quite open about my illness and people generally are more interested than afraid of it. I remember that before I was diagnosed as a schizophrenic in my teens I did not know much about it.
It's too late for my friend, but hope is there for others. None of us should wait until the funeral of a loved one before we take this seriously
But there are bigger things at stake than the £450,000 he took home
Survey also found that one in five GPs had at least one disabled patient who had thought about suicide because of the test
Wearing a baggy cagoule, apparently fashioned from a bin bag, paired with black pvc shorts, Ellie Goulding takes the stage in the first gig of a tour to promote her new album, Halcyon.
San Franciscan Will Franken provides the most whistlestop character comedy that you’re likely to see at the Fringe this year.
Regulator's future in doubt as claims of secret psychiatric assessment are greeted with outrage