Men are less likely to talk than women with 54% of women having had a conversation compared to 37% of men.
Sir Elton buys painting of Wrexham Soldier
James Wharton, 25, was the first soldier in the Household Cavalry to go through a civil partnership.
James, who is originally from Wrexham, now tours secondary schools with gay rights charity Stonewall to tell children about his life in the forces.
It was through this that he was asked by an artist to pose for a painting.
The painting called 'Untitled' has now been bought by Sir Elton John for his personal collection.
Specialist teams are searching land on the Wirral as part of an inquiry into the disappearance of Steven Preston in 1992.
A four-year-old girl died a day after being hit by a car with her Grandmother in St Helens.
Hundreds of thousands of commuters could be affected by strikes as action over driver-only trains spreads to northern rail networks.
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