A gay pop star has revealed how getting an HIV test saved his life.
Andy Bell, Erasure's frontman, is speaking out to encourage other LGBTI people to get tested during National HIV Testing Week in the UK.
Running up to World AIDS Day on 1 December, the testing week is taking place from now until 29 November.
Bell illustrated the importance of getting tested with his own story.
'[The] test actually saved my life,' he said.