Henry Blofeld talks retirement and the Grenfell charity cricket match

Commentator Henry Blofeld is to retire after 45 years and admits he’s been “amazed” by the reaction to his decision to hang up his microphone.

Henry, 77, told today’s Good Morning Britain: “I’m absolutely amazed [by the reaction]. I didn’t think anything like this would happen – it never occurred to me. How do I feel? Well, I decided some time ago that the time had come. I’ve been doing it for nearly 50 years, I don’t find it quite as easy as I used to."

Tino Best, West Indies fast bowler, who joined him on the sofa said: “Blowers is going to be definitely missed by the cricketing world – but 50 years is a very long time.”

Speaking of tonight’s charity match in aid of the Grenfell Tower victims - which sees cricket legends take on politicians - Monty Panesar, England spin bowler, said: "We just want to raise as much money as we can and hopefully there’s a big crowd today and a lot of people can come and we can obviously raise a lot of money and support all the people that have been involved in this difficult time."

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Pixie Lott and Danny Jones help launch our Pride of Britain award

Will's a genius!

– Danny is full of admiration for his fellow Voice Kids UK coach will.i.am

Good Morning Britain are scouring the nation for our Young Fundraiser of the Year for the Pride of Britain awards and this morning we were joined by The Voice Kids UK coaches, Pixie Lott and McFly’s Danny Jones, who are helping to launch the category.

The pair told us about The Voice Kids, including what it's like to work with international superstar will.i.am plus Pixie told us about her part in recording the charity single Bridge Over Troubled Water for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Kate Garraway wears Geri Horner's iconic Union Jack dress

Can I put my coat on?

– Kate Garraway

Kate Garraway certainly caused a stir this morning after interviewing Geri Horner wearing her iconic Union Jack dress.

Thankfully our Kate got the seal of approval from the former Spice Girl who said: "You've still got it".

Can Kate become the sixth member of the Spice Girls?

Well, she almost sent Twitter into meltdown this morning when the comments came flooding in. Some of the tweets are below:

Busted are back again and they're hitting the festival scene

When you're younger, the only thing is the band but now the band is ours and we can do with it what we please and we can make it what we want it to be.

– James

Busted ruled the charts in the early noughties with their catchy lyrics and guitar riffs and now Charlie, James and Matt are back!

The Year 3000 and What I Go To School For hitmakers joined Good Morning Britain to talk about writing their new record, family life and taking on Glastonbury this weekend.

"It's on the bucket list. It's a big tick," said Matt of performing at the huge festival.

Fashion designer creates works of art with her hair

If you think it takes you a long time to do your hair in the morning (like our Kate Garraway) just spare a thought for Laetitia Ky, who goes to great lengths to perfect her 'do.

The fashion designer from the Ivory Coast has garnered attention for her wacky hair 'sculptures', creating works of art on her head with her barnet.

From hands playing a guitar to a garden, Laetitia's hairy creations have been a hit on Instagram. We're not sure Kate's got such a good excuse for how long it takes her to get ready though...

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Charlie Puth on his global chart domination and being pals with Liam Payne

He's gone from a Youtube star to a worldwide sensation and this morning talented singer-songwriter Charlie Puth joined us to talk about his amazing success with hits such as Marvin Gaye (featuring Meghan Trainor) and We Don't Talk Anymore.

At the age of 25 the hitmaker has written hits for the likes of Little Mix, duetted with Selena Gomez and had had two UK No.1s... not to mention over a billion views online!

Charlie spoke about being friends with One Direction's Liam Payne ... but has he met Cheryl and the baby?

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