Three people have been killed in Ireland in accidents caused by Storm Ophelia. Two women in their 50s and 70s were killed in separate incidents when a tree fell on their car and a man in his 30s died while trying to clear a tree with a chainsaw. Meanwhile, winds of more than 96mph have left 120,000 homes without power and 130 flights cancelled from Dublin airport - and footage has appeared online showing a school's roof flying through the air in Cork.
The comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51, his management company has said. Known for appearing on BBC Two's Never Mind the Buzzcocks, the comic's last tweet simply stated "In hospital" on 8 October. Many of his peers in the comedy and entertainment world have paid tribute to him on the website, with David Baddiel writing: "Sean Hughes was one of the best comics of our generation, and someone I spent formative days with. I can't really believe he's dead at 51."
The death toll of those who perished after a truck bomb went off in Somalia has risen to over 300, according to an ambulance service chief. Fifteen primary school children are among the dead, said Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of the Aamin Ambulance service. He added that more people have died of their wounds in the past few hours.
Actress Alice Evans has told Good Morning Britain about an incident she says took place between her and shamed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in 2002, telling us the Hollywood heavyweight tried to follow her into a bathroom so he could grope her. She also hinted her rejection made Weinstein threaten to ruin her husband Ioan Gruffudd's career.
A Cambridge graduate has pleaded guilty to blackmailing more than 50 people into sending him abusive images of themselves and children. Dr Matthew Falder, 28, pleaded guilty to over 100 charges including sharing degrading images on the dark web.
The geophysicist, who was employed at the University of Birmingham, humiliated his victims under the name '666devil' and 'evilmind' and now faces years in prison.
New NHS guidelines advise health professionals to ask for patients' sexuality to ensure that they're not discriminated against.
This morning we were joined by Doctor Peter Swinyard who disagrees with asking patients about their sexual orientation - and Doctor Sarah Jarvis who says there are medical reasons to support the new health guidelines.
Our Good Morning Britain poll revealed that 28 percent of our viewers think it's fine to ask for patients sexual preferences - but 72 percent say it isn't. What do you think?
Watch the full debate above
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Retired Tottenham football star David Ginola told us about how he died for nine minutes after suffering a cardiac arrest whilst playing in a charity football match.
The former L'Oreal model explained that if his friend, fellow footballer Frederic Mendy, hadn't performed CPR on him then he wouldn't be alive today.
This morning he joined Good Morning Britain to raise awareness about the importance of CPR, as less than one in 10 people survive an out of hospital cardiac arrest.
British Actress Alice Evans has told Good Morning Britain she felt duty bound to go public about her alleged encounter with Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
She claims the disgraced movie mogul propositioned her but she turned down inappropriate advances back in 2002.
This comes as British police investigate a number of sexual assault allegations against Weinstein, including one made by Hollyoaks actress Lysette Anthony, who claims he sexually assaulted her in her own home.
Alice, who’s the wife of ITV's Liar star Loan Gruffudd, said Weinstein “had everything everyone wanted - he was in a position of power”.
Watch the full interview above
Ex-hurricane Ophelia is on course to slam into the UK and Ireland today bringing winds of up to 80mph. The Met Office issued an amber warning for Northern Ireland, highlighting a "potential risk to life and property."
Killer drivers who cause death by dangerous driving could face life in prison. The government has announced plans to give out tougher sentences to people who cause fatal crashes by committing offences such as speeding or using mobile phones.
Can having an affair be beneficial to your relationship? That's what psychotherapist, Esther Perel is claiming and we're talking to her this morning. One client told her, it's cheaper than a facelift and much more effective than an anti-depressant. Do you agree? Send your comments to email@example.com and let us know what you think and we might share some of your comments on the show.
The Oscars board has voted to expel shamed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein from the awards ceremony following sexual harassment claims made by over 30 women. Police are investigating further allegations against the Hollywood producer, as a third woman has contacted the British police with more claims of sexual assault.
Meanhwhile, James Corden has been criticised for making jokes about Weinstein as he hosted an event in Los Angeles. While he was on stage the TV presenter said: "It's a beautiful night here in LA. So beautiful, Harvey Weinstein has already asked tonight up to his hotel to give him a massage.”
Gloria Allred, the high-profile women's rights lawyer who is representing some of Harvey Weinstein's alleged victims, has told Good Morning Britain that recent sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood are just the 'tip of the iceberg'. The film producer is facing multiple sexual assault, harassment and rape claims. Weinstein has 'unequivocally denied' any claims of non-consensual sex. Watch the full interview here
Australian authorities are hunting a crocodile suspected of killing a grandmother in Queensland. Anne Cameron's clothes, walking stick and what appeared to be human remains were found near a creek bank in Port Douglas, two days after the 79-year-old went missing from her care home. Mrs Cameron suffered with dementia and authorities believe she wandered into tropical forest and became disorientated.
A 17-year-old girl is believed to have been sexually assaulted on three separate occasions as she walked home from a night out. It is believed she was repeatedly attacked over the course of an hour after she became separated from her friends following a visit to a club in Tower Hamlets, east London, on Friday 29 September.
Moors murderer Ian Brady has been denied his last request for music at his cremation. A High Court judge today ruled that Brady's body must be disposed of with "no music and no ceremony". Brady, who with his accomplice Myra Hindley tortured and murdered five children in the 1960s, died aged 79 on May 15 this year.
Shoppers have only this weekend left before the old round pound rolls out of general circulation - with hundreds of millions of coins still to be handed in. While some stores, including Tesco, Aldi and Poundland, will let people continue spending their round pounds for a limited extra period, the coins will no longer be legal tender from midnight on Sunday. Around 400 to 450 million old round coins are still lying around in wallets, pockets and piggy banks up and down the country!
At that moment there was a profound shift in my life where you think, 'wow, I might have cancer'. It's a bit of a shocker.
Broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire has spoken candidly about her battle with breast cancer in a bid to raise awareness and encourage others to check their breasts regularly for signs and symptoms.
Victoria was diagnosed with the disease in 2015 and recorded her journey through treatment in a series of powerful video diaries.
Around 87% of women don't check their breasts regularly, but Victoria, a mum of two, says it is so important to self check for signs of change.
Watch the full interview with Victoria above.
Victoria's new book, Dear Cancer Love Victoria, is out now.
The growing threat of antibiotic resistance could lead to a "post-antibiotic apocalypse" if action is not taken, warned England's chief medical officer.
Professor Dame Sally Davies said that if antibiotics lose their effectiveness it will spell "the end of modern medicine".Without the drugs used to fight infections, common medical interventions such as caesarean sections, cancer treatments and hip replacements would become incredibly "risky", she said.
British police have reportedly launched an investigation into an allegation of sexual assault involving Harvey Weinstein dating back to the 1980s. Merseyside Police said it had received a report on Wednesday morning alleging a sexual assault had taken place in the London area in the 1980s.A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "We can confirm the Met was passed an allegation of sexual assault by Merseyside Police on Wednesday 11 October. "The allegation will be assessed by officers from Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command."
An episode of Carpool Karaoke starring Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington has been released in tribute to the singer. It was filmed on July 14 - six days before the American rock singer was found dead at his home in California. In the video, Bennington can be seen laughing and singing along with host Ken Jeong and his bandmates Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn.
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been freed by a network with ties to the Taliban after being held hostage for five years. Pakistan secured the release of Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Joshua Boyle.Mrs Coleman was pregnant when they were abducted while traveling in Afghanistan in 2012. The couple had their three children while being held by the Haqqani network.
Prince Harry has accepted a posthumous award by Attitude magazine for his late mother's work in breaking down the stigma attached to HIV and AIDS and urged people to "embrace regular testing". Picking up the Legacy award Harry delivered a heartfelt speech in London on Thursday night about Princess Diana's impact on people affected by HIV and Aids, 20 years after her death.