Petition for Emily's Law after teen in ill-fitting lifejacket drowns

Emily was the perfect daughter

– Debbie Gardner

Debbie and Clive Gardner have been through what can only be described as every parent's worst nightmare, facing heartbreak and devastation when their daughter Emily drowned while on a speedboat in Devon.

The 14 year old was holidaying with her best friend's family, when their boat capsized and her oversized lifejacket became caught underwater.

It's an ordeal her mum and dad never want anyone else to face which is why they're calling for a change in the law making it a legal requirement for passengers on boats to wear a properly fitted life jacket. They also want drivers to hold a licence.

They joined us this morning to talk about their campaign and their heartbreak over losing their happy and carefree daughter.

You can sign the petition today by searching for 'Emily's Law petition' online.

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  2. At least 19 people have been killed and at least 25 injured in a knife attack at a centre for disabled people in Japan. Police have arrested Satoshi Uematsu, a 26-year-old former employee of the facility. He was quoted by police in local newspaper Asahi Shimbun as saying: "I want to get rid of the disabled from this world."

  3. The parents of a teenage girl who drowned while on a speedboat ride in Devon with her best friend's family want to a see a law in her name that could save the lives of others.
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  5. Synagogues, churches and mosques are to be given government money to protect themselves against attacks by racists. Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, will launch a new hate crime action plan, including a drive to punish offenders more harshly by ordering prosecutors to press for tougher sentences in court. A £2.4 million fund will be set up to pay for protective security measures at places of worship.

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The moment they walked into the den I wanted it!

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Last night 15-year-old Arminder Singh Dhillon became one of the youngest entrepreneurs to receive financial backing from Dragons' Den.

Arminder entered the Den with his mum and brother to sell his ingenious boot cleaning tool. When Dragons Deborah Meaden, Peter Jones and Touker Suleyman saw the product there were totally enamoured with the invention and each offered £20,000 in return for a 10 percent share of the company.

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I'm basically James's voice because he doesn't have one of his own anymore

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Denise Fergus has opened up about losing her son James Bulger after he was abducted and murdered by two boys in 1993.

She told Good Morning Britain about how she has had to move on with her life for the sake of her other children since the three year old died after being taken by Jon Venables and Robert Thompson.

Denise told Piers and Susanna of how she still talks about him like he's still alive, so her other sons feel like they know him.

"I'm basically James's voice because he doesn't have one of his own anymore," she told us.

Meanwhile, the father of a toddler kidnapped from a Primark store in Newcastle this year has spoken of the "agony" he felt in the two hours she was missing - and of his guilt over not preventing the abduction.

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Today at Buckingham Palace

You may have noticed that our presenters weren't in their usual cosy studio setting today. That's because we were lucky enough to take over Buckingham Palace for a sneak peek at the Queen's wardrobe as part of its latest exhibition - which opens to the public for summer tomorrow.

The show features ten decades worth of memorable outfits and accessories worn by the Queen. Each item has a story to tell, and we loved hearing from former embroiderer Maureen Markham about creating epic dresses for the Queen's royal tours and visits.

While at the palace we also had the chance to look around the perfectly manicured gardens and grounds. Here' s a behind-the-scenes tour of the royal gardens, care of our very own Laura Tobin and in-house gardener Claire Midgley-Adam.