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'I joined the fight against Islamic State'

Carer Aiden Aslin was so troubled by images from Syria, he gave up his job and travelled to the war-torn country to join the fight against so-called Islamic State.

He spent 10 months with the YPG in Northern Syria. Upon his return, Aiden was arrested on suspicion of terrorism and spent eight months on police bail.

Aiden, who didn't any have military training, said: "At the end if the day, the YPG were the same level as me and I wanted to fight for them and get them freedom.

"It's a really shocking experience. "

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Exclusive first listen to Bradley Walsh's new song

The Chase presenter Bradley Walsh has added another feather to his cap by recording some new music and it's really rather good.

We had an exclusive first look at Bradley's video of his cover of Frank Sinatra's That's Life, featured on his debut album.

Bradley has also co-written the title track on the album called Chasing Dreams.

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Finn's Law campaign aims to protect police dogs

Police dog Finn was stabbed on duty earlier this month, and had to undergo emergency surgery. As a result, the Finn's Law campaign is now calling for offenders who attack police animals to face charges similar to those for attacking a person.

Today we spoke to Matthew Ellis, Staffordshire Police & Crime Commissioner who is backing the campaign. Handler Mark Tasker was joined by his retired German Shepherd dog Bear on set to discuss the petition, which already has over 80,000 signatures.

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'The screams got less and less as time went by': Last child to be pulled alive from Aberfan speaks out

The last survivor taken from the Aberfan tragedy 50 years ago today has spoken to Good Morning Britain.

Jeff Edwards was sitting in his classroom when tragedy struck and when he regained consciousness, there was a dead classmate on his shoulder.

"One minute we were in a lesson and the next minute we were covered with this material," he said. "The screams got less and less as time went by."

A minute's silence will be observed at 9.15am this morning, to remember the victims of the South Wales disaster.

144 people were killed including 116 young children, when a coal waste tip collapsed and slid down a hillside - engulfing houses and the local school. The First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones will lay a wreath in the village later.

The top five headlines you're waking up to

The carrier Admiral Kuznetsov

  1. Prime Minister Theresa May has told European leaders they must act to stop Russia's involvement in the Syrian civil war. Meanwhile, two British warships are shadowing an aircraft carrier and other Russian naval ships as they pass the UK on their way to Syria. The carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its task force are on a course to sail through the North Sea and English Channel. It comes amid heightened tension between Russia and Nato.

  2. A minute's silence will be held today to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan tragedy. It's fifty years today since Aberfan, one of the biggest disasters in the UK's history. A total of 144 people, 116 children and 28 adults. were killed when a vast coal slag heap collpased on Pantglas Primary School in the South Wales village.

  3. Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin has won the seat for Labour, with a majority of more than 16 thousand. It was held by the Labour MP Jo Cox before she was killed.

  4. An investigation into potentially misleading online gambling promotions has been launched by the Competition and Markets Authority. It will also look into allegations that unfair terms and conditions have been used to cancel winning bets, or deny pay-outs to players.

  5. Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head-to-head at annual fundraiser dinner last night. It is tradition for candidates to roast one another at the Al Smith dinner. Trump was met with both laughing and heckling, insulting Clinton on her "anti-Catholic views" and being "corrupt". Hillary returned Donald's insults suggesting he is a puppet for Russia

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Radiohead confirmed for Glastonbury 2017

The grass has barely recovered from this year's Glastonbury, but organisers have already confirmed that Radiohead will be one of the headline acts at the festival in 2017.

The band are the first headliners to be announced for next year, and will take to the Pyramid Stage on Friday, June 23.

It will be Radiohead's third time headlining the iconic festival following appearances in 1997 and 2003.

This year's headliners at Worthy Farm included Adele, New Order and Coldplay. The full festival line-up is expected to be announced early next year.