POLL: Is your child losing sleep over SATs exams?

Soon ten and eleven year olds across the country will be sitting their KS2 SATs exams, with the Government facing criticism over the stress levels the pupils are put through during this time.

Is your child getting ready to sit his or her exam? Are they stressed about their SATs to the point of losing sleep? Let us know below.

Daughters to commemorate Rodney King, 25 years after his historical beating by police

It's almost 25 years since Los Angeles police officers were filmed beating an unarmed builder called Rodney King with a brutality that sent shockwaves around the world.

A quarter of a century later, Rodney King's daughters are to commemorate their father's life and the events of that time.

This morning, they joined us live from LA to tell us what they remember and how they are marking the anniversary.

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'Marine A' Alexander Blackman released from prison

This is long overdue. The establishment made a major mistake. It leaves the military covenant in shreds.

– Author Frederick Forsyth - who campaigned for Alexander Blackman's release

The Royal Marine jailed for killing an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan has been released from prison.

Alexander Blackman, 42, known as Marine A, had his conviction for murder quashed last month and his sentence changed from life in prison to seven years for manslaughter.

The appeal court accepted the grounds of diminished responsibility as he was suffering from a mental illness, known as adjustment disorder.

Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. A woman was shot and four others arrested (including a 16-year-old boy) in separate counter-terror raids in North London and Kent yesterday evening. It follow an unrelated arrest of a 27 year old man who was armed with several knives was arrested in Whitehall on suspicion of planning a terror attack.

  2. Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, known also as Marine A, who had his sentence reduced for shooting dead an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, has been released from prison overnight. He will be reunited with his wife Claire, who has led his campaign for justice since he was jailed in 2013.

  3. Today there will be a 24-hour walkout by staff on Arriva Rail North in the ongoing dispute over the role of guards. Follows failed talks on plans to make conductors "on-board supervisors" and pass responsibility for opening and closing doors to drivers. The walkout could affect up to 270,000 commuters using the Northern Rail network.

  4. The leaders of the 27 remaining EU countries are gathering in Brussels called together by EC president Donald Tusk to agree on a common position for Brexit negotiations. The final negotiating decision will be finalised in mid-May.

  5. President Trump is going on an executive order frenzy in the final week of his first 100 days. By Friday, Trump will have signed at least 32 executive orders - the most signed in the first 100 days of a new administration since World War II.

TSB: CORRECTION

This morning we incorrectly stated that TSB was bailed by out by the government in 2008 with a £20.3 billion pound cash injection.

It was in fact the Lloyds Banking Group, which then owned TSB, which received those funds. TSB is now an entirely separate company.

We are happy to make that clarification.

Muslim mum challenges other women to try wearing a hijab for a day

She said 'you make my skin twitch' - because of a piece of cloth

– Nilufa Dahlia, on the moment a woman verbally attacked her in public

Would you wear a hijab for the day to see if it changed the way people treated you?

A British Muslim vlogger is challenging women to try on the traditional headscarf, so they can see what it's like to be excluded from society, or even abused.

Brave Nilufa Dahlia decided to set the appeal after she was verbally attacked in her local supermarket. The mum of-two was shouted at by a shopper who told her: "You make my skin twitch", after seeing her wearing the cloth headdress. She told us the experience left her feeling "deflated".

Boris Johnson: I stand by £350m NHS promise

I apologise to mugwumps everywhere

– Boris has little regret over his colourful language directed at Jeremy Corbyn

Boris Johnson has told Good Morning Britain that he still thinks as much as £350 million a week could go into the NHS when Britain leaves the European Union.

Appearing on this morning's programme to defend comments he made about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, including calling him a "mutton-headed old mugwump", the Foreign Secretary said with "strong negotiator" Theresa May's leadership, Brexit could lead to "a strong UK and a strong EU".

Let's Ride 2017

Let’s Ride is British Cycling’s free recreation programme designed to get people of all ages to dust off their bikes and enjoy getting back in the saddle.

As well as closing down 13 city centres across the UK to motor traffic this summer for a FREE, fun-filled family cycling day out, Let’s Ride offers free guided bike rides, a social media networking tool for like-minded cyclists to organise their own rides as well as women-only guided rides.

For more information click here to visit the Let's Ride website.