Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. Prime Minster David Cameron announces parents dodging truancy fines will lose their child benefit.

  2. The Police Federation is calling for better protection for on-duty officers after the murder of PC David Phillips who was hit and killed by a stolen getaway car in Merseyside on Monday.

  3. Sentimental value of property and the emotional impact on victims will now be taken into account under new sentencing guidelines for theft.

  4. An 11-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the United States after shooting his eight-year-old neighbour following an argument about her pet puppy.

  5. Thousands of unnecessary road signs will soon be taken down across Britain. One recently appeared in East London asking motorists to keep to a puzzling nine miles per hour.

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Brighton goes sugar free!

Jamie Oliver has called for Brighton and Hove to implement a sugar tax

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is inviting food outlets to charge customers an extra 10p for sugary drinks to tackle obesity in Brighton & Hove.

We want to know if you agree with a sugar tax? Would you support such a scheme in your local area? One in three children is overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school while nationally we are eating three times as much sugar as we should - do you think 10p is enough to make a difference? Or do you think parents should not be allowing their children to consume sugary drinks at all? How do you keep your children healthy with so many sugary treats on display? Perhaps you believe in moderate consumption? We'd love to hear your thoughts!

Get in touch via Facebook, Twitter or by emailing before 8am on Tuesday 6 October 2015. We may share your comments and pictures in the show. You must be 18 or over, for participation terms see

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Make your plastic bag into a samosa

If you've got a sea of bags underneath your kitchen sink, you might like to try our head of sound Glen's samosa-style folding.

We can't wait to get home and try it!

Oh - and great filming there from Laura - but if you saw her on Friday you'd expect nothing less...