The Samaritans expects to receive hundreds of thousands of calls over the festive period, with figures revealing that one in three people who contacted the British charity on Christmas Day last year were seeking help with loneliness.
British charity anticipates hundreds of thousands of calls for help during festive period
Teenagers who are victims of neglect, bullying, crime, family violence and sexual exploitation are more likely to self-harm and have suicidal thoughts, a study from King's College London finds.
Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'
The body of British backpacker Grace Millane was formally identified and returned to her family.
British backpacker's body returned to family
A woman in Australia was forced to give birth alone in a locked prison cell in a "degrading and high risk" incident, a report found.
Australian prisoner gave birth alone in 'degrading' cell incident
The population of wild reindeer, or caribou, in the Arctic has crashed by more than half in the last two decades.
Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half
The US government unveiled a plan to roll back clean water rules protecting the nation's waterways and wetlands, fulfilling a pledge from President Donald Trump to farmers and supporters who view environmental regulations as too strict.
Trump administration rolls back clean water protections
Singapore charged two Chinese migrant workers for demanding bribes as small as S$1 (73 US cents), its anti-graft authority said on Tuesday, stressing that the financial hub known for its clean image will not tolerate corruption no matter how small.
Singapore charges two Chinese workers over 'one-dollar bribes'
British workers had their biggest pay rise in a decade in the three months to October as the country’s strong labor market showed no sign of weakening ahead of Brexit, official figures showed on Tuesday.
UK workers get biggest pay rise in a decade

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