Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. 45th U.S. president - Donald Trump will be sworn into office at 5pm UK time. The day traditionally begins with the president-elect attending a morning worship service, before the outgoing president accompanies the president-elect to the U.S. capital for the swearing-in ceremony, which is followed by the Inaugural Address from the new president. America's Got Talent runner-up Jackie Evancho sings the national anthem, with performers also including the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and The Radio City Rockettes. Attendees include UKIP's Nigel Farage, Trump's election opponent Hillary Clinton, former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter, and Laura Bush.

  2. Six Britons have been killed in a road crash in Saudi Arabia. Four members of the same family including a two-month-old baby boy were killed as they returned from a pilgrimage to Mecca. Several other Britons were on the bus, which had 12 people on board, were injured.

  3. Could this be the biggest leap in prostate cancer diagnosis yet? Suspected prostate cancer sufferers should undergo an initial MRI scan to improve detection of aggressive forms of the disease and reduce the number of men undergoing unnecessary biopsies, a study has found. The report, published in British medical journal The Lancet, estimates an MRI could help 27% of men avoid an unwarranted biopsy, during which a small sample of tissue is removed from the body for examination.

  4. An avalanche has buried a mountainside hotel in central Italy and up to 30 people are missing. The avalanche came after four earthquakes struck the region on Wednesday, prompting officials to close schools and the subway system in Rome, about 100 miles to the southwest, as a precaution.

  5. The British Airways 72-hour strike continues. Two and a half thousand cabin crew working for British Airways Mixed Fleet long and short haul flights out of London Heathrow airport are in a dispute over what Unite has labelled "poverty pay". This follows a two-day walkout last week. The staff represent 15% of the airline's total cabin crew fleet. The airline says it plans to merge a small number of short-haul services at Heathrow, and cancel 1% of its scheduled flights across the three days.

The heartwarming inspiration behind Hollywood hit

I opened my mind and autonomously transcended

– Saroo Brierley on finding his mother using Google and his memories as a five year old

The film Lion tells the extraordinary true story of Saroo Brierley, who at five years old was unwittingly carried 1,000 miles by train from his village home in India to Calcutta.

Not knowing where he had come from, or how to get back, he was taken to an orphanage and adopted by an Australian couple. But he never forgot his Indian family and 25 years later, after spending six years scouring Google Earth, he found some landmarks he recognised which led to him finding his mother.

Saroo joined us live from Sydney to tell us about his incredible journey to rediscover his past and the emotional moment he reconnected with his mother.

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Do children as young as seven need to know about gender diversity?

Today a book aimed at children, parents and teachers called Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity? is published and it's already causing waves, with some criticising the fact it's aimed at children as young as seven.

Written to explain gender transitioning to pupils, many have said the book is too much, too young, with former Shadow Home Secretary Ann Widdicombe even saying: "You can't expect children to say that's not a boy when it obviously is."

We spoke to the book's author, LGBT activist CJ Atkinson. CJ has previously condemned media coverage over the book as misleading, inaccurate and potentially harmful to young people who identify as transgender.

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How old is too old to become a mum?

I know certain things aren't going to be a possibility for me

– Sue Tollefson

Julia Peyton-Jones has been making headlines this week after becoming a mum for the first time at the age of 64 - reigniting the question of how old is too old to have a baby.

We were joined this morning by Sue Tollefson, who gave birth to her daughter Freya at the age of 57.

Although she loves being a mother Sue admitted that she regrets leaving it so late, saying she worries that she won't live long enough to see her daughter graduate, get married and have her own children.

Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. MPs will debate cuts to IVF services in England today after fears that the fertility treatment is increasingly becoming a post code lottery. One in six couples has an issue with infertility but IVF treatment is becoming much harder to get and is often the first service to go.

  2. As the inauguration countdown clock continues to tick, America is preparing for the big switch over for the incoming President. Today Donald Trump attends a national wreath laying ceremony, followed by the pre-inaugural 'Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration'. Meanwhile, it's a busy last day for President Barack Obama with meetings at the White House.

  3. Prime Minister Theresa May is to make a speech at Davos later today. She is expected to talk about wider opportunities with business partners rather than focusing directly on EU. May is also set to meet with Wall Street bosses there tomorrow, just days after confirming that Britain will not hold on to membership of the European Unions single market.

  4. A controversial new book called Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity? has caused outrage after being introduced into some primary schools to explain medical transitioning to children as young as seven. The slim volume has prompted some criticism, with Mail on Sunday columnist Sarah Vine complaining that the target audience is children not even ready to choose their A-levels, let alone challenge their own biology.

  5. And today we speak with Saroo Brierley, who's life has been turned into a film starring Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel. Saroo lost all contact with his family, ended up on the streets of Calcutta and was adopted by an Australian couple before finding his way back to his old town by tracing the labyrinth of railway lines on Google Earth and relying on a picture burnt on his memory of what his home town looked like.

Sir Trevor McDonald's career-defining moment

I was very overawed by going into the Oval Office and the West Wing

– Sir Trevor McDonald

Former ITN news anchor and one of the most famous voices in broadcasting, Sir Trevor Mcdonald joined GMB today to tell us about why he has lent his weight to a scheme that helps kids in schools in deprived areas.

The television legend also gave us his views on Trump, Brexit and what he regards the defining moment of his illustrious career.

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David Davis: Brexit? What on earth could go wrong?

The one thing we can't have happen is for Parliament to reverse the result of the Referendum

– David Davis MP

After Theresa May warned fellow EU nations she would rather walk away from Brexit than accept a "punitive" deal we were joined this morning by Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis MP.

As the Prime Minister gets ready to face questions from MPs over the UK's exit from the EU today we questioned Davis about the process going forward and what it could mean for immigration.

And despite the obstacles and friction surrounding Brexit, he seems very confident about it being a success, asking us: "Why on earth could it go wrong?"

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Should buggies make way for wheelchairs on the bus?

Should a mum with a buggy be made to get off a bus to make room for someone in a wheelchair? This is the question we're debating as the Supreme Court rules today whether the disabled should be legally entitled to priority use of wheelchair spaces.

The case was triggered when wheelchair user Doug Paulley, from Wetherby, West Yorkshire, attempted to board a bus operated by FirstGroup which had a sign saying: ''Please give up this space if needed for a wheelchair user.''

Mr Paulley ended up left at the stop because a woman with a sleeping baby in a pushchair refused to move out of the designated area when asked by the bus driver, saying the buggy would not fold. It's the first time the Supreme Court has considered a discrimination case relating to provision of goods and services.

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