Retail giant Marks & Spencer has come under fire for selling hijabs in their school uniform section, aimed at girls as young as nine.
Critics have accused the store of “oppressing young girls” and are calling for the items to be taken off sale. But Marks & Spencer has said they’re just responding to demand from some schools.
On today’s Good Morning Britain, Dr Amra Bone rejects the backlash and believes that “people should be able to wear what they want in a diverse society.” But Birmingham MP Khalid Mahmood says: “M&S should apologise and withdraw the hijab from sale.”
Kensington Palace has this morning announced that The Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Meghan and Harry are expecting a baby in Spring 2019.
A statement from the palace said: “Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public."
Considering one more slice of pizza with extra toppings included? Think again, tough new Government plans to tackle the rising obesity problem in the UK have been revealed and they include shrinking pizzas to reduce calories.
Our favourite cheesy treat, pies, ready meals and sandwiches will be subject to calorie capping with Public Health England claiming a “drastic” approach is needed to fight obesity.
New figures have come to light revealing that severe obesity in children has risen by more than a third in a decade. Around one in five school kids are considered to be obese by the time they leave primary school.
Prince William will today give a keynote speech to world leaders and international anti-hunting charities in a bid to stop the global trade of wild animals.
The speech comes as the British government pledges £26million to fight the illegal trade - one which makes the world's criminal gangs in excess of £15billion a year, according to an estimate from WWF UK - a leading conservation charity.
If you're train-ing home for Christmas and New Year, now's the time to start looking for tickets.
Rail firms usually confirm timetables and start selling Advance tickets around 8 - 12 weeks before the travel date. So if you want to book the super-cheap Advance fares, the earlier you do it within that time the better, as it means you can ensure availability.
Former MP Ann Widdecombe blasted Strictly contestants Seann Walsh and Katya Jones saying she wouldn’t let the pair dance this weekend, if she was Katya’s husband.
The Strictly pair, Seann and Katya, have dominated the papers this week after they were caught cheating on their partners with each other.
Troublesome Piers Morgan kicked off the interview by comically asking if Ann 'ever got jiggy with Anton du Beke' during her time on the show.
Well, his question didn't go down well...
Shane Warne spoke about his love for actress Liz Hurley on Good Morning Britain today, telling Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid their relationship “just fizzled out”.
He revealed: “Every relationship is different and it’s whatever works for you two, is the right relationship. For us, we were great and it was the happiest time in my life, I was madly in love with Elizabeth."
The cricket legend went on to say:“Unfortunately, it just fizzled out. It wasn’t anything I did wrong or she did wrong. It was just one of those things, it all got a bit too difficult.”
Iconic British Prime Minister Winston Churchill "was a racist", according to Professor Kehinde Andrews, an academic focusing on Black Studies at Birmingham City University.
He made the comments during a fiery debate on Good Morning Britain. It follows a respected astronaut having to apologise for quoting the iconic leader in a tweet.