19th September 2014
Out former soldier James Wharton to apologise for ‘shut down gay saunas’ comments 46
5:27 PM — Out former soldier James Wharton will apologise for controversial comments he made earlier this year, when he called for gay saunas to be shut down.
24th August 2014
Are hookup apps killing off gay saunas? 17
4:03 PM — Gay saunas across the US are facing an uncertain future, after an upswing in closures following the rise of hookup apps.
9th July 2014
New Zealand: Woman ‘throws paint’ over gay sauna 3
2:16 PM — A woman has been caught on camera throwing paint over a gay sauna.
8th January 2014
Coroner criticises gay sauna where man was left dead in his own faeces for hours 15
2:27 PM — A gay sauna in Manchester has been heavily criticised by a coroner at the inquest following the death of a man who was found dead after lying in his own faeces for two hours.
23rd October 2013
Scotland: Police orders condoms to be banned in Edinburgh saunas 30
11:04 AM — Scotland’s national police force has been condemned for requesting condoms to be banned in Edinburgh's saunas.
21st May 2013
London: Gay sauna denies hosting ‘bareback’ sex parties 40
5:52 PM — The owner of a gay sauna in north London has denied claims that his business was prepared to host a “Bareback Party” and “Raw Heat Pig Party”.
24th April 2013
Ireland: Hotel manager sacked for opening gay sauna awarded unfair dismissal compensation 3
4:09 PM — A former hotel leisure centre manager, who was sacked after he opened a gay sauna, has been awarded over 25,000€ (£21,000) in compensation.
25th March 2013
Video: Ann Coulter discussion on ‘nanny state’ anti-smoking law derails into debate on gay saunas 24
5:48 PM — Conservative commentator Ann Coulter made a Fox News appearance in which she attacked "nanny state" anti-smoking health laws by comparing them to the idea of creating anti-gay laws to combat HIV and AIDS.
26th February 2013
British Gay Catholic journalist claims ‘half of all Catholics priests are gay’ 67
1:37 PM — A gay British Catholic journalist and former Dominican friar has reiterated claims that Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to stand down this Thursday was partly over his concerns regarding clerical misconduct.
30th October 2012
London: Second man dies following gay sauna incident 32
7:59 PM — The Metropolitan Police have launched an appeal for information following the death of two men after they collapsed in a London sauna.
29th October 2012
London: Police investigate death at gay sauna 47
12:24 PM — The Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation after a man died at a gay sauna in central London during the weekend.
18th July 2012
London: Man who died at gay sauna last week identified
1:12 PM — Police have identified a man who was discovered dead in a gay sauna in east London last week as 46-year-old Roberto Jesus Messuti.
16th July 2012
London: Police continue to appeal over gay sauna death 1
10:45 AM — Police in London are continuing to appeal for information after a body was discovered in a gay sauna in east London early on Wednesday morning.
12th July 2012
London: Body found in gay sauna 38
11:53 AM — The body of a man was found at the gay sauna Chariots in east London yesterday.
24th February 2012
Manchester gay sauna closed today after fire 23
10:40 AM — The H2O sauna in Manchester's gay district is closed today after a small fire broke out on the premises yesterday afternoon.
16th November 2011
Czech MP “puts porn on display” at city hall in bid to evict gay sauna 72
12:36 PM — Kateřina Klasnová believes Sauna Babylonia is offering more illicit services than it admits, and used a novel way of getting the city authority's attention.
20th March 2011
Chariots on fire: East London gay sauna severely damaged in fire 213
12:57 PM — One of the UK's largest gay saunas, Chariots in Shoreditch, East London, was severely damaged in a fire in the early hours of Sunday morning. 150 men were evacuated from the burning four-storey building.