Jeremy Kyle: his show, launched in 2005, was one of the early TV formats to capitalise on our endless appetite for human suffering. Photograph: ITV

We’re living in an age, so we’re always being told, when feelings preside over facts. On social media, lies travel faster and go further than the trut(...)

This week ITV announced it was ending the Jeremy Kyle Show, presented by Jeremy Kyle (above), after a man who failed a lie-detector test on the programme took his own life. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The influence of the church may have declined but there has been no let up in public moralising. A current of judgmentalism runs through society which(...)

Broadcaster ITV pulled its most popular daytime show off air indefinitely following the death of 63-year-old Steve Dymond, a week after he appeared on an episode. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

UK broadcaster ITV has said “now is the right time” for the Jeremy Kyle Show to end as it announced it has been axed permanently following the death o(...)

The episode of the Jeremy Kyle (pictured) Show featuring the participant who died will be submitted for a review due to the “seriousness of this event”. Photpgraph: PA

The Jeremy Kyle Show has been removed from ITV’s on-demand service after the programme was suspended indefinitely following the death of a guest. ITV(...)

Joshua Strickland (21), of York, threatened to assault a number of people during a Jet2.com flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Cyprus on July 13th last. File photograph: ITV

A “nightmare” drunk has been jailed for six months after his abusive behaviour to flight crew and passengers led to a plane being diverted. Joshua St(...)

Mick Philpott and wife Mairead speak to the media at Derby Conference Centre, Derby following a fire at their home which claimed the lives of six of his children. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A couple who killed their six children in a house fire will have to wait until tomorrow to find out how long they will spend in prison after being (...)