Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. A weekend of travel chaos? Gatwick Airport is bringing in its own staff to help with the luggage crisis

  2. The Prime Minister announces today that £300m is to be spent on gene therapy which its hoped will help predict rare cancers

  3. Israel and Palestine have both agreed to a 72 hour ceasefire for the first time in a bloody three-week conflict

  4. Some 23 people have been killed and a further 270 injured by a series of underground gas explosions in the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung

  5. The swimming star joins us with her take on the Commonwealth Games and to talk about life after Olympic glory

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Widespread showers for the weekend

Sunshine across London this week

This week we've seen a split in weather conditions across the British Isles, all the way through. On Monday when northwestern areas got off to a warm and bright start, London and the South East started the week off with flashes of lightning, rumbles of thunder and torrential downpours. But what's to come over the weekend?

Read more in Alex's weather blog...

When is a child too old to be in a buggy?

This morning we'll be hearing from parents - some with children as old as four - who still use a pushchair. At what age do you think children should walk on their own two feet? When is a child too old to be in a buggy?

Get in touch before 8am today via Twitter, Facebook or by emailing gmb@itv.com and we may want to speak to you about appearing on the show. You must be over 18 and over, terms at itv.com/terms.

Both sides agree to 72 hour Gaza ceasefire

Relatives of a Palestinian, who doctors say was killed by an Isreali shell, mourn at a Gaza hospital.

Israel and Palestine have both agreed to a 72 hour ceasefire for the first time in a bloody three-week conflict.

The ceasefire begins at 8am this morning, at which point representatives on both sides will meet in Cairo for peace negotiations.

In a joint statement, UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and US secretary of state John Kerry said the ceasefire would give “innocent civilians a much-needed reprieve from violence”

Is the baggage handling crisis affecting you?

Gatwick airport is set to see another weekend of chaos as it continues to struggle with a baggage handling crisis. Are you travelling from there this weekend? Has your airline told you to just take hand luggage, and what precautions are you taking to make sure it doesn't affect your holiday?

We'd like to hear from you, get in touch on Twitter, Facebook or by emailing gmb@itv.com before 8am Friday 1 August and we may get in touch with you about appearing on the show. You must be 18 and over, terms at itv.com/terms

How will you vote in the referendum?

Good Morning Britain is looking to speak to Scottish people who haven't decided how they plan to vote in the forthcoming referendum. We are keen to speak to you ahead of the debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling next week.

If you are interested, get in touch before midday Sunday 3 August via Twitter, Facebook or by emailing gmb@itv.com and we may want to speak to you about appearing on the show. You must be over 18 and over, terms at itv.com/terms.