THREE’S COMPANY: The inside story of a polyamorous relationship

They say ‘two’s company and three’s a crowd’ – but for Hayley, Mike and Ian it’s a real-life relationship. They are a happy polyamorous unit. How does that work?

‘I often feel like I’m being strangled, like I am stuck in my body just watching over myself’

Abby Brookes, 22, suffers from Panic Disorder. In this revealing interview, she shares her story with Sophie Watson on her ongoing battle with the condition – and how the disorder affects her life.

“He was sitting on his chair at the pub and keeled over. Everyone thought he was just drunk, as usual. Then he didn’t get up”

Hector looks sullen as he sits down on the sofa, preparing himself to remember his dad’s best friend, an important figure from his childhood.