Top five headlines you're going home to

  1. The Palestinian health ministry has announced that a man has been killed and dozens more wounded in clashes between Israeli forces and protesters in the West Bank. Mohammed Al-Masri, 30, died after being struck by live fire east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, the ministry said. More than 35 Palestinians were injured, two seriously, it added.

  2. Sports Direct and Primark have been publicly named by the Government for failing to pay the minimum wage. On a list of 260 companies, Primark appeared third after it deducted money from shop staff for uniforms, which meant they earned less than the minimum wage. Meanwhile, Sports Direct has had to hand back £167,036 to 383 workers.

  3. A British jihadi whose group had links to the Manchester Arena bomber has been jailed for 10 years. Mohammed Abdallah travelled to Syria with help from his brother Abdalraouf, who had set up communication for would-be fighters from his home in Manchester.

  4. A 26-year-old gamer from Aldershot has been named the highest earning YouTuber of 2017, making £12.3 million this year, according to Forbes magazine. Dan Middleton, known as DanTDM on YouTube, has got more than 16 million subscribers and his videos have had more than 10.7 billion views.

  5. Marks and Spencer is the first supermarket to sell a stoneless avocado, which is hoped to reduce the number of avocado slicing-related injuries. These avocados, which originate from Spain, are approximately five-to-eight centimetres long with edible skin - and are the result of unpollinated avocado blossom.

Is it ever too early to tuck into festive treats?

I don’t want to eat mince pies on the 1st December - or even before that!

– Liat Joshi

Sausage rolls, chocolates and mince pies - are you drooling yet?

Now we all like to indulge at Christmas, but should we wait for the Christmas holidays before reaching for our favourite festive treats?

Well, our resident chocolate hoarder Kate Garraway clearly didn’t seem to think so, as she tucked into her favourite goodies on the Good Morning Britain desk this morning.

Theresa May: There will be no hard border in Ireland

After 534 days since Britain voted to leave the EU, a Brexit breakthrough has finally been made.

Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker held a joint press conference in Brussels and the European Commission President gave the green light for the second phase of the EU negotiations, after saying “sufficient progress" had been made.

Although no specific details were given on how the talks will progress, the Prime Minister said she was optimistic about the next phase.

Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. Theresa May has arrived in Brussels to meet with the European Commission President after holding all-night Brexit talks fuelling speculation that a agreement on maintaining a soft Irish border could be have been reached.

  2. Protests have been taking place in cities across the West Bank and Gaza Strip against Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Militant Islamist group Hamas' leader said Trump’s announcement was like a "declaration of war" on Palestinians, as he called for a new uprising.

  3. Universities could be accused of ‘misselling' courses if they were subject to the same regulations as financial products, according to a public spending watchdog. The national audit also revealed that most students don’t believe universities are value for money.

  4. Shoppers have been warned after counterfeit goods worth several million pounds were seized by Border Force officers in the run-up to Christmas. Among the fake items seized at airports were 82,320 pairs of Calvin Klein underpants worth approximately £1.5 million, and 16,000 Gillette razor blades worth approximately £150,000.

  5. The wildfires continue to cause destruction across Southern California stretching firefighters to the limit. Officials say 11,500 acres and nearly 440 buildings have been destroyed by the fire immediately to the north of Los Angeles.

Spiderman star Tom Holland lends his features to help research into rare illness

Hollywood star Tom Holland, who shot to fame playing Spiderman, has lent his support to a young photographer with a life-limiting condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).

James Dunn, 24, suffers with the rare genetic skin condition which causes his skin to blister and tear at the slightest touch.

In May he met and photographed Tom and now 195 limited edition signed photos are being auctioned off to raise £500,000 for research into a skin cancer drug which could help thousands of EB sufferers.

The pair joined us today to tell us more - watch the interview above

James' picture of Tom shows his impressive photography skills

Mikey Kay tells brother's autism story through film

How do you make the viewer empower the person and focus on the positive of that person?

– Mikey Kay

You'll recognise Mikey Kay as Good Morning Britain's security expert - but today he joined us to share a personal and moving story of strength against the odds.

Mikey's older brother Spencer has severe autism and has had around-the-clock care since he was born. His mother literally looked after him until the day she died.

"On the morning that she passed away, she got up, she bathed him, she washed him, she washed his sheets then she went back to bed and she passed away," Mikey told Susanna and Ben on Thursday's Good Morning Britain.

The man who made his shed into London's top-rated (fake) restaurant

When people start applying for jobs at your non-existent restaurant, things get out of hand

– Fake restauranteur Oobah Butler

When you think about booking a table for a special occasion, do you look online for the best rated? If so, you might do so more cautiously after hearing Oobah Butler's story of how he became London's top up-and-coming restauranteur, without so much as sautéing a scallop.

The Vice journalist managed to fool food lovers and tourists using Trip Advisor into thinking the garden shed he lives in was London's top-rated restaurant, thanks to fake reviews written by friends and some rather deceptive photography.

'It got out of bit out of hand' - Oobah Butler had no idea how seriously his fake restaurant would be taken

Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. Eight countries opposed to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital have called for an emergency UN meeting this week as protests have broken out in the Gaza strip. The emergency meeting called by Japan is expected to take place tomorrow after Trump said on Wednesday announced plans to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, a move that drew statements of concern over the fragile Middle East peace process from multiple world leaders.

  2. British citizens who fight for Islamic State should not be allowed back into the UK, the Defence Secretary has said. Gavin Williamson told the Daily Mail militants bent on bringing 'destruction, death and bloodshed' to the UK were being 'hunted down' and added 'a dead terrorist can't cause any harm to Britain."

  3. A journalist tricked TripAdvisor into making his shed the top-rated restaurant in London, after he and his friends submitted fake reviews. Oobah Butler, a writer for Vice, transformed his garden shed into a fake restaurant, by making a website and enlisting a photographer to take photographs of fake food, including close-ups of shaving foam, bleach and at one point, an egg resting against Oobah's foot. He joins us today to tell us about he did it...

  4. Hollywood star Tom Holland, who shot to fame playing Spiderman, has lent his support to a young photographer with a terrible, life limiting condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). James Dunn, 24, suffers with the rare genetic skin condition which causes his skin to blister and tear at the slightest touch. In May he met and photographed Tom and now 195 limited edition signed photos are being auctioned off to raise £500k for research into a skin cancer drug which could help thousands of EB sufferers. The pair join us today.

  5. Storm Caroline will bring storm force winds across Scotland combined with frequent snow showers, resulting in blizzard conditions at times. It will be mild, wet and windy across England and Wales at first, turning brighter and colder later with snow showers, mainly in western and central areas but occasionally more widespread at times. Turning colder with maximum afternoon temperatures of 9 Celsius (48F).