Rio Ferdinand: 'Talking doesn’t take the pain away, but it helps'

I’ve got to show emotion, especially for my children’s sake. If you need to cry, cry.

– Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand seemingly had it all - he was a global sports superstar, a husband to a beautiful wife, and a father to three young children. But in May 2015, his world came crashing down. Within weeks of being diagnosed with cancer, his wife Rebecca passed away.

We use a memory jar most days. If it’s not a memory, it’s an idea that goes in.

– Rio Ferdinand

In a television exclusive ahead of a powerful documentary airing tonight, Rio speaks about his personal struggle to grieve, becoming both a mum and a dad to his three children, and coming to terms with his wife’s death.

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We found love against the odds!

When it comes to falling in love, the last thing that matters is a height difference, but growing up, brothers James and Phil Lusted both worried that the fact they were born with dwarfism could mean that love and marriage might pass them by.

But that wasn't the case, and the brothers have each found the average-height woman of their dreams. They join us now, together with their partners Chloe and Kathleen, to tell us why they've chosen to share their journey with the world.

Elephants could soon be extinct - we need to act NOW

TV and radio host Nicky Campbell OBE has turned his attention to the cause of helping the global plight of the endangered elephants. Nicky has a special place in his heart for one prolific elephant orphanage, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya.

In order to celebrate their 40th anniversary, and the incredible work they do, Nicky has decided to write and release a song, Sacred Eyes, to raise awareness of the danger elephants are in due to the cruel ivory trade. Nicky joins us today to tell us how he fears one day - in the not too distant future - elephants could be facing extinction.

Steal a March on April's price changes!

This is a moment of change, stamp prices went up by a penny today, and in 10 days we see the new Tax Year. Yet it’s little known this Saturday, the 1st April, is also the date many big public services increase their prices – from prescriptions to water bills. So what’s about to go up? Our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis, is here to show you how to steal a March on April’s changes…

Who has the best last-minute Mother's Day deals?

Last chance £200 bank incentive, Mother’s day deals and a warning for those driving in France. These are our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’ Quick Deals.

Remember, deals can change quickly, even while I’m on the programme. So always double-check the terms and conditions before spending. Plus, while I hope these deals will save you cash, don’t spend if you can’t afford it, don’t need it, or won’t use it.

The pressure of being a mum nearly killed me

The Duchess of Cambridge is the envy of many women across the world, making motherhood look like a breeze while smiling for the cameras and looking every inch the Royal. However, even with her team of nannies, extra help and her impressive wardrobe, she still feels the pressures of motherhood.

Speaking candidly about her own experiences as a mother, Kate has launched a new project about mental health in early parenthood. A family that joined her and are part of the project are husband and wife Jessica and Jon Warne.

Jessica and Jon are here to tell us why Jessica’s postnatal health pushed them to breaking point - and how she nearly took her own life.

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