Twins conjoined at birth prepare to start school

It was a very hard time for us. Every milestone is special.

– Mum Angela Formosa says their survival still makes her emotional

Conjoined twins are incredibly rare - occurring once in every 200,000 births.

Twins Ruby and Rosie Formosa had complex separation surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital, just a day after they were born conjoined in July 2012. Four years later, the girls will join the thousands of children from across the UK who are going to school for the very first time this September.

Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. Home Secretary Amber Rudd is travelling to Paris to fight off proposals to let thousands of migrants claim asylum in the UK while still on French soil.

  2. Comedy legend Gene Wilder has died at the age of 83. The movie star earned fame through roles in hits Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

  3. The British backpacker described as a hero for his attempts to save a fellow traveller from being stabbed to death has died from his wounds. Tom Jackson fought to save Mia Ayliffe-Chung from an attack at a hostel in Queensland in Australia a week ago

  4. Women suffering from heart attacks are 50 per cent more likely to be wrongly diagnosed. A new study found that doctors often dismiss their symptoms as indigestion or mild chest or neck pain.

  5. About 6,500 migrants, including children and mothers with babies, have been rescued off the coast of Libya in one of the biggest operations of its kind. Dozens of old boats packed with families had set off along a 12 mile stretch of the African coast to try and reach Europe.

Is your home at risk of fire because of faulty appliances?

An independent review of unsafe products is demanding that the government takes urgent action to ensure consumers know enough about the risks.

So far 3.6 million people have been contacted because of a design flaw in Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit tumble dryers.

Pressure to overhaul the recall system comes a week after a faulty Indesit tumble dryer was to blame for a fire at a block of flats in Shephards Bush in London.

Lynn Faulds Wood, who chaired a Government commissioned Independent Review of the recall system, joined us on the show this morning.

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Nigel Farage on why he's backing Trump in the race for the White House

I made it clear I couldn't support Hillary Clinton - because she belongs to that group of people, rather like Bob Geldof, who can't accept the Brexit result.

– Nigel Farage is backing Trump in the battle for the White House

He might have said he wanted his life back after the EU referendum, but Nigel Farage seems to have been non-stop ever since.

As Theresa May begins her Brexit action plan, Nigel has turned his attention from Europe to the States, by backing a certain Mr Trump in the US elections.

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Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. Theresa May has called a special meeting of her Cabinet to hear their action plans for leaving the European Union.

  2. Former BHS boss Sir Philip Green is facing growing pressure to dip into his personal fortune to help plug a massive 600 million pound black hole in the company's pension scheme. It comes after the last 22 high street stores closed.

  3. A Mediterranean-style diet packed with vegetables, nuts, fish and oils is even better at treating heart disease than the cholesterol-lowering drug Statins, according to new research.

  4. Some payday lenders are still trapping people with loans they can't afford. A report by Citizens Advice says finance companies should to be forced to check that borrowers can actually afford to repay the money they're lent.

  5. The number of nurseries going bust has almost doubled in the last year. Accountants say the soaring cost of childcare is to blame and warn that high staff-to-child ratios and rising administration costs could force more nurseries to either close of raise their fees to parents.

Ben Shephard: GB hockey triumph was my highlight of the Olympics

Around 9 million people across the UK tuned in to watch Team GB beat the Netherlands in the women's hockey final in Rio. One of the golden girls, Sam Quek, joined us today to recount the amazing achievement to claim Olympic gold in a nail-biting match which our Ben describes as his highlight of the Games.

The final was decided in a tense penalty shoot-out, which Kate Garraway describes as almost unbearable to watch. Looking back at that match, Sam says it was "one of the most surreal moments... and so special"

Drinking rules change for men

As the number of recommended units of alcohol for men and women changes, there are fears that this will drive women to drink more. Previously, men were advised to drink no more than 21 units whilst women were recommended the lower number of 14 units.

As the drinking rules change for the first time in 20 years, Dr Sarah Jarvis talks about the cancer risks and potential accidents that come with drinking. She shares how we should measure units.