True Stories

True Stories, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Coronavirus patient reveals what it’s really like to fight Covid-19 disease in your 20s
    Life

    Coronavirus patient reveals reality of fighting the disease in your 20s

  • Military Wives is the fun and feel good film starring Sharon Horgan and Kristen Scott Thomas.
    Life

    The true lives of the Military Wives

  • Letitia Wright
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    Letitia Wright to star in film about the true story of The Silent Twins

Latest Stories

Life

“I went to see a psychic after my break-up – and it was bloody awful”

Think crystal balls, tarot cards and unexpectedly awkward trances…

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Trial Of Christine Keeler: Sophie Cookson as Christine Keeler
Life

The Trial of Christine Keeler: the big questions we have after episode 1

Meet Christine Keeler, the woman at the centre of one of the UK’s biggest political scandals.

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Sarah Shaffi
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People

The tragic reality of Christine Keeler’s involvement in the Profumo affair

She was embroiled in one of the UK’s most infamous sex scandals when she was just 19 years old, and she spent the rest of her life in its shadow.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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A woman looking angrily at her rented home.
Life

From dodgy boilers to black mould, the worst renting stories from #generationrent

Get ready to feel some rage, folks.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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People are sharing the most mind-boggling coincidences they’ve ever experienced

Whether you believe in fate or not, you’ll have to agree that these stories are pretty amazing.

Crowds of people at Walt Disney World Resort Florida
Long Reads

“I had a miscarriage at Disney World. This is my story.”

What do you do when you’re 3500 miles from home, in the happiest place on earth and going through a miscarriage?

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Amy Jones
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Festival crowds at Glastonbury 2019
Life

15 festival horror stories guaranteed to give you glamping nightmares

From (very) fleeting romances to portaloo nightmares, these festival horror stories are too good not to share.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Chernobyl - HBO and Sky Original
Life

“I watched the ‘best TV show of the year’, and it triggered my nucleomituphobia”

Historical drama Chernobyl is already one of the most highly-rated shows of all time on IMDB, but it’s basically a real-life horror movie.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

12 wedding guest horror stories that will make you want to never RSVP to an invite again

Every single one of these stories makes EastEnders look like a Disney fairy-tale.

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Megan Murray
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Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke on the red carpet
People

Lena Headey says Emilia Clarke handled brain aneurysms like a “warrior”

“She’s kind and determined and funny and aware,” says the Game of Thrones star

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Kayleigh Dray
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Film Review | Can You Ever Forgive Me? starring Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant
Life

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a beautifully observed portrayal of loneliness

Melissa McCarthy is truly magnificent as an embittered and whiskey-soaked Lee Israel, says Under Her Eye’s Emily Gargan.

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Emily Gargan
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Kayleigh Dray
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This Netflix film is so terrifying that viewers have been unable to finish it

And it's based on a true story

Life

Discover the storytelling podcasts that will leave you spellbound

Forget your everyday stresses with one of these captivating tales

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Helen Booth
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Visible Women

The incredible true story of ballerina Michaela DePrince

Madonna is set to make a film about the dancer’s journey from war orphan to star ballerina.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Helen Mirren’s new horror movie is based on a terrifying true story

And the trailer alone will give you nightmares…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

80 strangers form incredible human chain to save a drowning family

Beachgoers worked together to rescue the family from a dangerous riptide

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Kayleigh Dray
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