Women at work

Their career roles widened massively during the war because they had to keep the country running

– Woman's Weekly editor Diane Kenwood

All this week Good Morning Britain is marking the centenary of World War One, and we're featuring some incredible stories.

Today we take a look at the inspirational women who kept things running while the men were away, for the first time not just in the home, but the workplace, too.

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Driverless cars to hit UK roads next year

Robots are fantastic as dishwashers, but they don't make very good drivers - there are too many parameters to control

– Top Gear's Ben Collins

Imagine being able to check your emails or read a book while you drive to work... It's a relaxing type of road trip that may be closer than you think.

The government is announcing a testing programme that will see driverless cars on our roads from next year, with engineers hoping the cars will improve road safety by guarding against the 80% of car crashes caused by human error.

Watch Jonathan Swain take a prototype for a spin, and former racing car driver Ben Collins share his concerns about the new technology.

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'The Ebola virus is very hard to catch'

There are people living in the same house as someone with Ebola who don't get sick... it is really very difficult to spread

– Virologist Dr Ben Neumann

The government's chief scientist has warned that Britain must protect itself from the Ebola virus which is now known to have killed almost 700 people in Africa. It follows new guidelines to doctors in England to watch for signs of the disease.

So how big is the threat to the UK? We speak to virologist Dr Ben Neuman from the University of Reading, who's convinced there's no need for panic over the disease.

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Millions risking health by 'not using holiday insurance'

Holidaymakers need more coverage than their EHIC card provides, Bupa warned.

Some 8.5 million British holidaymakers are putting their health and finances at risk by travelling without proper insurance, according to a major healthcare provider.

Bupa warned the millions of Brits planning to go on holiday without insurance they faced bills of tens of thousands of pounds if they needed treatment abroad.

Gaza loses only power station during deadly raids

Over 100 Palestinians are believed to have been killed by Israeli attacks on Tuesday.

The only power station in the Gaza strip was destroyed by Isreali fire during another day of fighting in the escalating conflict.

Amnesty International called the destruction of the power station "collective punishment of Palestinians", as those living in the Gaza strip were already enduring power cuts of 20 hours or more.

The youngest soldier to go to war

It is almost inexplicable, but you have to remember he is unique.

– Richard Van Emden

All this week Good Morning Britain is marking the centenary of World War One, and we're featuring some incredible stories.

Today we spoke to Richard Van Emden who discovered the story of Sidney Lewis, the youngest soldier to go to war - at the age of just 12.

Find out about Susanna Reid's first World War past

Sean Fletcher's World War I secret