Time off for men to make ante-natal trips

Partners will be be able to take unpaid time off work to accompany expectant mothers to ante-natal appointments from the start of October.

New Government regulations come into force to allow men to be more involved in their partner's pregnancy. It comes after one in three men in the UK have said they feel left out of pregnancy and sidelined at the birth.

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Is Eryl our Local Hero?

It really is somewhere where everybody can come air their problems and get things solved.

– Eryl Williams on saving his local pub

Today we meet the fourth of our amazing finalists in the Good Morning Britain Local Hero Award category at the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards.

Eryl Williams led a campaign to save the local pub. He says that the whole community are going to be there on Thursday morning having breakfast together and watching Good Morning Britain!

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What now in Alice Gross case?

The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated by police as a murder inquiry after a body was found in a west London river.

Detectives say significant efforts were made to conceal the body, which was discovered on Tuesday night.

We're joined by child protection expert Mark Williams-Thomas who tells us what the police will be doing now and more that could emerge about the case.

Read more on this story at ITV News

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Hundreds of GP surgeries could close

Up to 543 GP practices in England - potentially rising to nearly 600 across the UK - could be forced to close within the next year because of a deepening crisis in GP recruitment and retention, which is leaving many practices unable to replace family doctors who are retiring from the profession.

New figures released by the Royal College of General Practitioners show that over 90% of the GPs working in these practices are now aged over 60.

We find out more from GP Helen Pearson in Cheshire.

Read more: GP hiring crisis 'could leave thousands without a doctor'

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China warns Hong Kong over 'illegal' protests

China's foreign minister has issued a stern warning over the growing number of "illegal" pro-democracy demonstrations taking place in Hong Kong. Wang Yi issued the warning while visiting Washington, and said the protests were an "internal affair".

Secretary of state John Kerry urged Hong Kong authorities to exercise restraint when dealing with protesters of the so-called "umbrella revolution".

Alice Gross parents are 'completely devastated'

The family of murdered teenager Alice Gross have said they are "completely devastated" by the loss of their youngest daughter.

Jose Gross and Rosalind Hodgkiss thanked the community for their support and urged any members of the public to contact the police if they had information which would help catch their daughter's killer.

In a statement released via the Metropolitan police, the family, who live in west London, said they were "struggling to come terms" with why anyone would want to hurt 14-year-old Alice.