Men are less likely to talk than women with 54% of women having had a conversation compared to 37% of men.
Tributes to Cheshire backpacker killed in Austrailia
Tributes are being paid to a Cheshire back packer who died trying to save another traveller in a stab attack.
Tom Jackson, 30, from Congleton has been hailed a hero after he tried to protect Mia Ayliffe-Chung, when she was attacked and killed in Queensland last Tuesday.
Tom passed away nearly a week later from his injuries, his Dad Les Jackson says: "We are bereft. Our darling Tom has left us and the world is a poorer place. Thanks again to everyone for the love and support you have given us over the last few days, we will be forever grateful. There is dark and evil in this world perpetrated by a few, but so much more love and light emanates from so many more. That thought will sustain us over the coming days."
Heart has spoken to friend and fellow backpacker Emily Jayne Waters from Port Talbot, she spent time with Tom when she first arrived in Australia.
A fundraising page has been set up for Tom Jackson's family.
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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