- In the UK, every year, over 3,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer
- Nearly 1,000 women die from the disease every year
- It is not thought that cervical cancer is hereditary
- In most cases, cervical cancer is caused by persistent infection with a virus called human papillomavirus, which can be transmitted through skin to skin contact in the genital area
- Four out of five people will be infected with HPV at some point in their lives
Source: Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
More top news
The 24-year-old's music has notched up more than three billion plays and more than 59 million listeners since the service started in 2008.
Blustery, wet and wintry across Scotland today - the sleet and hill snow turning back to rain.
A van driver was caught on camera swerving and weaving across three lanes of a motorway during a high speed police chase.