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Chef was 'depressed', inquest is told

A TALENTED young chef who worked with TV cook Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall hanged herself after becoming depressed and believing her job was in jeopardy, an inquest heard.

Bridge death girl was 'making good progress'

A GIRL who fell more than 100ft to her death from a bridge with a friend had been marked as "making good progress" a week before she was placed in a care home's secure unit.

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Letter: Suicide counts

THE number of men who have died by their own hands (Letters, 16 July) far exceeds those that have been killed on active service in Afghanistan.

Bridge death girl 'should have been to children's panel'

A GIRL who fell more than 100ft to her death with a friend in an apparent suicide pact should have been taken before the children's panel after she took an overdose, an inquiry heard.

Inquiry hears bridge death girl told her mum she would jump

A GIRL who fell to her death with a friend in an apparent suicide pact told her mum she was going to throw herself off a bridge, a fatal accident inquiry has heard.

'Bloody handprints and nightmares' - suicide note of bridge plunge girl

A GIRL who fell to her death from a bridge with a friend took an overdose and tried to cut her wrists a few months earlier, a fatal accident inquiry has heard.

Mother of Dignitas suicide man will not face criminal charge

POLICE are not to pursue charges against a woman who took her paralysed son to a controversial Swiss euthanasia clinic to take his own life.

One in four young unemployed Scots considers suicide

THE true depth of the problems facing Scotland's young unemployed has been laid bare in a report which reveals that more than a quarter are so depressed they have contemplated suicide.

Analysis: Joblessness can leave some long-term scars

Both the out-of-work and those in work alike are adversely affected during times of high unemployment, with higher rates of mental and physical health problems.

'They just put their arms around each other and fell off the bridge'

Two teenage girls who died after falling more than 100ft from a bridge in an apparent suicide pact wrapped their arms around each other before plunging into the water, a fatal accident inquiry was told yesterday.

Suicide pact girl 'played for effect'

A TEENAGER who leapt to her death from a bridge with a friend in an apparent suicide pact did not seem to understand "cause and effect", a fatal accident inquiry heard yesterday.

Bridge girl's 'essay of despair'

A GIRL who leapt to her death from a bridge with a friend in an apparent suicide pact described taking an overdose around a year before she died, a fatal accident inquiry heard yesterday.

Mother unable to look after daughter who jumped from bridge, says aunt

The aunt of a teenager who leapt to her death from a bridge with a friend in an apparent suicide pact told an inquiry today that the girl's mother had not been capable of caring for her.

Bridge death teen wrote suicide note at age eight

ONE of the teenage girls who committed suicide by jumping from the Erskine Bridge wrote a note about killing herself when she was eight, a fatal accident inquiry heard.

Police look into case of assisted suicide after mother talks to BBC

POLICE are considering the circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose mother took him to a Swiss clinic to take his own life.

Teenager in bridge leap fantasised about being taken into care

A GIRL who leapt to her death from a bridge with a friend in an apparent suicide pact "fantasised" about being taken into care after watching a TV programme about a teenager in a home, a fatal accident inquiry has been told.

Support unit 'was easy to escape'

THE Good Shepherd Centre is a young persons' unit on the outskirts of Bishopton, in Renfrewshire.

Neve: Never an easy life as trouble stalked her

BORN in June 1994, Neve Lafferty was, according to her mother Collette Bysouth, a well-behaved and untroubled child.

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