Suicide rates among lesbians and gay men are falling as the stigma around homosexuality fades, but are still much higher than among straight people, a study released on Thursday has found.
On World Suicide Prevention Day we speak to a psychologist about young people at risk, and a Police Trade Unionist about the pressures on officers in their public role.
The United Nations agency said the most effective ways to reduce the number of suicides would be for governments to restrict access to pesticides.
A Dutch teenager who has detailed her struggles with sexual assault, depression, and anorexia has died at home but reports of 'euthanasia' incorrect.
To battle a spike in suicides among its police force, the French government has opened "suicide prevention units" to help police officers. But will they be enough to turn the trend around?
A suicide letter written by the French poet Charles Baudelaire has been sold at auction for 234,000 euros
An Venezuelan opposition lawmaker has died while in custody at the state intelligence headquarters in Caracas, but conflicting reports from government officials and the opposition have led to confusion over what actually happened
This is the moment a group of truck drivers parked beneath a bridge in Orlando, Florida, in a bid to stop a man from jumping to his death, police say.
Rick Genest, a Canadian fashion model, artist and actor famed for his heavily-tattooed body, has died, six days before his 33rd birthday.
Messages attached to England's Wearmouth Bridge by 18-year-old Paige Hunter have already stopped six people from taking their own lives.
The rate of suicide dropped slightly in 2915 as just over 56,000 deaths were due to intentional self-harm, a report by Eurostat has found.
If the Channel island approves legalising euthanasia it will be the first region of the British Isles to do so
The editor of a Russian investigation reporter who died after falling from his from his fifth-floor apartment has expressed doubt amid police claims that the journalist killed himself.
The man was carried out of parliament on a stretcher before receiving medical treatment.
State media reported the death of Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart at the age of 68