James' fight to tell story of school abuse

If I thought it would hurt him in any way, this book would not be happening

– James Rhodes talks about protecting his son

In his first TV interview, childhood friend of Benedict Cumberbatch and pianist James Rhodes tells of how he was sexually abused by a trusted teacher for five years, leaving him battling addiction, depression and mental illness.

Turning to music, James was able to get his life back on track and has written about the trauma he suffered. However he had to battle for the right to publish his book by the Supreme Court. He joins us on the day his book is released to talk about his difficult journey.

BOOK: Instrumental by James Rhodes is out today

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What are the leading causes of female hair loss?

It's a problem that affects over eight million people in the UK, yet so many women are scared to talk about hair loss, seeing it as somehow a male problem.

This month is Hair Loss Awareness Month, and today trichologist Trisha Buller is here to discuss the leading causes behind hair loss in women and what can be done to tackle the problem. Joining her is Mary Corrigan, a woman who knows just what it's like to suffer from hair loss, having at one point lost 90% of the hair on her head.

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