50 years since England won the World Cup

Euro 2016 was a tournament to forget for England football fans. But 50 years ago things were very different. The Class of 1966 won the World Cup for the first and so far only time for the Three Lions.

Tomorrow marks the 50th Anniversary of England lifting the World Cup trophy. There will be events taking part up and down the country to celebrate the historic event.

We reminisce about the good old football days and also take a look at what else made the headlines in 1966.

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Ben reflects on his epic ultra triathlon challenge

Trust me, friction is not your friend when you're running 63 miles in two days!

– Ben Shephard

After 146 miles of cycling, over a mile of swimming and 63 miles of running over 4 continuous days, Ben Shephard completed his ultra triathlon on Wednesday. Two days later, he reflects on his epic journey.

Ben completed the gruelling challenge with his childhood friend, Ivan Hollingsworth, to raise money for the Children's Heart Unit Fund (CHUF). Ivan's little boy Sebastian was born with a heart defect, and underwent open surgery at the Children's Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Since then Ivan has completed a range of solo and group challenges from Whitehaven to Tynemouth since his first in 2010. This Ben-accompanied outing is his 7th and final Coast to Coast challenge.

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Six-year-old Jack rescues his granny

Meet Jack - an adorable, intelligent six-year-old who saved his granny's life by dialling 999 when he and little sister Lexie found her lying unconscious.

Luckily, his mum Dawn was inspired to teach Jack what to do in an emergency after viewing a story we featured on Good Morning Britain a few months ago.

Armed with that knowledge, Jack knew exactly what to do when he and Lexie found their granny in trouble and thanks to Jack's quick thinking she's now making a good recovery.

Jack you are an absolute hero!

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Airport booze ban?

For many of us a pre-flight pint, or glass of wine, or cocktail, is all part of going on holiday, but that could all soon change.

The government is looking to crack down on drinking at airports following a spate of incidents on planes involving drunk passengers.

We speak to Travel Editor of the Independent , Simon Calder.

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Top five headlines you’re waking up to

Hillary Clinton formally accepts US presidential nomination with pledge to be a leader for all

  1. Hillary Clinton has officially accepted the nomination for president of the United States, pledging to be a leader for all Americans. The Democratic presidential nominee pledged to lead a country where "love trumps hate", and foster an inclusive and unifying society.

  2. Theresa May has delayed a decision on whether the UK's first new nuclear power station in a generation should be built. Energy giant EDF earlier approved the deal for the £18 billion Hinkley Point power station but our Business Editor Joel Hills learnt late on Thursday that it was "not all systems go".

  3. Patients battling cancer could miss out on new, life-saving treatments under changes being brought in today. That's the fear of pharmaceutical companies and charities who are worried that changes to the way new drugs are funded could cost patients dear. Laura Makin-Isherwood has this report.

  4. At the moment, critics estimate that only around a third of people get the best deal available when they buy tickets. The Department of Transport is meeting the companies to work out whether regulations need to be changed before they can go-ahead with the overhaul.

  5. The government is looking at cracking down on drinking at airports following a spate of incidents on planes involving drunk passengers. We speak to Travel Editor of the Independent , Simon Calder.

Jack's set to be the golfing star of the future

This morning we had a mini-champion in the GMB studio in the form of Jack Dirkin, who is Britain's current under-six golfing champion and is heading to the US over summer to compete against some of the world's best junior players.

Hitting golf balls before he could even talk, he's set to be the huge golfing star of the future and it's his dream to win the Masters!

We invited him to our studio green (erm, ok make that an orange) to show us what he's made of!

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Breaking news: Lloyds bank plans to cut 3000 jobs and shut 200 branches

Lloyds Bank plans to cut 3000 jobs and close 200 branches post Brexit. The bank is preparing to cut interest rates following Britain's decision to quit the European Union.

The news follows an announcement by the lender in April that it planned to axe hundreds of jobs and close 21 branches during July.

Given the uncertainty, it is too early to determine the impact on our formal longer term guidance at this stage.

However, while the business will remain highly capital generative, it is possible that this capital generation may be somewhat lower in future years than previously guided.


Reunited with the man who found her in a phone box as a newborn

It was one of the happiest days of my life and I never stopped looking for her

– Joe Campbell

In April 1994 Joe Campbell discovered a newborn baby in a telephone box in Forest Gate. He thought the baby was an empty chip wrapper but after closer inspection found that it was a tiny Kiran Sheikh, just two hours old with her umbilical chord still attached.

After countless attempts to adopt her Joe was turned away by social services. But last week 22-year-old Kiran put a call out in the press to track down the kind man who rescued her on that April day, and Joe responded.