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

Nearly two million adults live with parents

Nearly two million working young adults aged between 20 and 34 years old in England are still living with their parents according to Shelter, which is urging stronger action to help the "clipped wing generation" fly the nest.

The charity says data it has taken from the Census shows that there are 1.97 million people in this age group in England who are still living with their parents, accounting for one quarter of all young adults in employment.

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Supermarkets cut petrol prices up to 2p a litre

Fuel prices at some of the big supermarkets are being cut from today, one chain is claiming that it'll mean the cheapest petrol prices for three years.

  • From today Asda, Sainsbury's and Tesco will be cutting the price of petrol and diesel by up to 2p a litre
  • Asda says drivers won't pay more than 126.7p for petrol and 129.7p for diesel and this is Asda's lowest price since January 2011
  • The latest figures say the average cost of petrol is 131.12p

Anti-Semitic attacks 'double in a month'

Hate crimes have doubled since the start of the Gaza conflict, figures showed.

Attacks on Jews have doubled in the space of a month, according to police and community groups.

More than 100 anti-semitic hate incidents have been recorded in Britain throughout July, including an attack carried out by four youths on a Rabbi outside a Jewish boarding school in Gateshead.

Mother of four, Isabelle Hannan is one victim who has been verbally abused...

Gaza under intense bombardment overnight

Despite short ceasefires, the fighting continues.

Gaza has come under intense bombardment hours after Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned of a long, drawn-out military campaign.

The house of Ismail Haniyeh, Hamas' leader in Gaza, was also hit by an Israeli missile. There were no casualties reported.

More than 1,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and some 50 Israelis have been killed since the violence began nearly three weeks ago.

Israel confirms 'errant' strike on Gaza school

A young girl inspects the rubble in Gaza.

An Israeli source has told ITV News an "errant" single mortar round was fired into a UN-run school last Thursday, killing 16 and injuring 200.

Pockets of hostilities in Gaza are continuing despite Hamas militants declaring their support for a 24-hour humanitarian truce put forward by the United Nations.

Meanwhile, the UN Security Council has urged Israel and Hamas to agree an "immediate and unconditional ceasefire" in Gaza.

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