Male victims of rape are being encouraged to come forward in a new campaign called 'Breaking the Silence'.
The government is providing half a million pounds in a new fund for counselling and support.
Duncan Craig from the charity Survivors Manchester has been working with Hollyoaks on its current storyline starring the actor James Sutton who plays a rape victim.
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Real Madrid have criticised Manchester United's slowness in completing a deal for David De Gea on Monday.
Everton footballer Darron Gibson has pleaded guilty to crashing his sports car into a cyclist while drink-driving.
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