Twitter 'black out' in memory of MH17 victims

Twitter users have blacked out their avatars and joined the #BringThemHome hashtag in memory of the 298 who were killed when MH17 was shot down over Ukraine.

Twitter users across the board turned their avatars black, ahead of a national day of mourning in the Netherlands.

193 Dutch people were among the 298 people on board the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 when it crashed in Ukraine on Thursday.

GMB celebrates Prince George's birthday!

Celebrating Prince George's birthday with a few friends!

Prince George celebrates his first birthday today and we joined in the fun in the Good Morning Britain studio this morning throwing our very own birthday party!

We invited a few babies who shared his birthday, all called George, Georgie or Georgia, to share some birthday cake with us...

In pictures: The first year of Prince George's life

Cake for the birthday boy!

'All dignity and respect has been lost'

We just want to know Glenn’s body is coming back to us so we can start the grieving process.

– Jordan Withers, the nephew of one of the UK victims

The bodies of flight MH17 victims have begun a long journey back to the Dutch city where they boarded the downed airliner almost five days ago amid continued diplomatic tensions over the 298 deaths.

A UK expert is among international representatives waiting to start the process of identifying the remains when they arrive in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv before being flown on to Amsterdam.

We speak to Jordan Withers, the nephew of one of the UK victims, Glenn Thomas.

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Victim's father: 'I don't want his body to be lying there'

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Happy first birthday to Prince George

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London

It's hard to believe it's been a year since the birth of Prince George - and what a year!

To celebrate today we have six babies in the studio (wish us luck), all of whom also turn one today and are also named George! And meanwhile, we'd love to know... were you named after anyone famous? If so, why?

Let us know by 8am on Tuesday by commenting on our Facebook page or by emailing and your comments may be read out during the show (terms and conditions).

Now we take a look back at Prince George's first year in pictures...

Actress Pinto supports Girl Summit

Parents who fail to prevent their daughter being subjected to FGM will face prosecution under new legislation to be unveiled by the Government at a summit in London.

Girl Summit has brought together activists, young people, professionals and political leaders to tackle forced marriage, plus female genital mutilation (FGM), both domestically and internationally.

Hollywood actress Freida Pinto is on board, attending in her capacity as ambassador for charity Plan International's Because I am a Girl campaign.

Find out more about Plan UK’s Because I Am A Girl campaign

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The top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrate their son Prince George's first birthday at a London butterfly exhibition

  2. Pro-Moscow separatists have released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane

  3. The number of Palestinians killed in the Israel-Gaza conflict has surpassed 560, according to the Associated Press

  4. GMB finds out more about the Commonwealth Games as it opens, speaking to Iwan Thomas, former Olympian and holder of Commonwealth and British records for 400m

  5. Headteachers will urge Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, to introduce mandatory training for all teachers to tackle and prevent extremism in the classroom

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