Happy birthday Princess Charlotte

Happy Birthday Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte will celebrate her first birthday today.

To mark the occasion, four new pictures, all taken by the Duchess of Cambridge, have been released by Kensington Palace.

Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was first introduced to the public outside St Mary's Hospital in London exactly a year ago, with images of her quickly beamed across the world.

Take a look back at her first year in the spotlight with our picture gallery below...

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Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. Leicester City fans face an agonising wait, but the underdogs could be crowned shock Premier League football champions later today.

  2. British servicemen and women who've put their lives on the line for their country are being failed by the government - according to a report out this morning. The Centre for Social Justice says more must be done to support veterans who struggle to rebuild life after leaving the forces.

  3. All food premises in England should be forced to display hygiene ratings on their doors according to the Local Government Association. They hope the move will protect people from eating poorly prepared food cooked in unsafe and dirty kitchens.

  4. Jeremy Corbyn's troubles look set to continue as the row over anti-Semitism in the party threatens to cost them huge losses at this week's local elections.

  5. Princess Charlotte celebrates her first birthday today. To mark the occasion, four new pictures, all taken by the Duchess of Cambridge, have been released by Kensington Palace.

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Will Leicester City win the Premier League?

From free curries to backing from rockstars Kasabian, there's a massive buzz around the Leicester City game this weekend.

Ahead of the biggest game of the football season when they play Manchester Utd at Old Trafford, we speak to one of the Foxes' best-known fans and find out what his home city is doing to celebrate.

We even got Ben Shephard to wear this rather fetching wig!

Model's open letter urges girls to avoid sexting

More and more young girls are falling victim to being pressured to do things and having their most intimate moments shared on the internet.

– Leomie Anderson

A Victoria's Secret model has written an open letter to her younger fans on peer pressure, sexting, and the right to say "no".

Leomie Anderson who is 23 and from London, said she was inspired to write the blog post after seeing recent stories about young girls being involved in sexting and sending nude photos to boys.

In the letter Leomie explained that despite growing up in an era with limited access to social media, as a teenager she remembers the "buzz" that would ensue whenever a girl was caught sending explicit pictures.

Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. Jeremy Corbyn has denied Labour is in crisis after his long-time ally Ken Livingstone was suspended for comments made defending an MP accused of anti-Semitism. The row comes just days before key local elections which could be make or break for Corbyn's leadership.

  2. Millions of Brits are at risk of racking up huge bills when they go on holiday to Europe this summer, thanks to new mobile phone roaming charges. Costs have been capped but will still cost holidaymakers more than usual and experts are warning that confusion will cost customers money.

  3. A Victoria's Secret model has written an open letter to her younger fans urging them to stop sexting. Leomie Anderson - who joins GMB today - talked about her experiences as a woman and the difficulties girls face in the social media age.

  4. A scandal-hit specialist NHS trust is still not doing enough to protect patients in their care from risk of harm, a watchdog has found. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt ordered a Care Quality Commission review following problems at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Chairman Mike Petter resigned last night.

  5. Plans to extend right-to-buy are an "embarrassment" that will have a huge effect on thousands of social housing tenants and have long-term knock-on effects due to the loss of social housing, according to the Public Accounts Committee

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No shortage of cuddles for this endangered monkey

A rare baby Sulawesi crested macaque, a species that is critically endangered in the wild, is the latest arrival at Chester Zoo.

Keepers have released the first pictures of the new-born monkey, which is being looked after by its mum Lisa after being born on Sunday (17 April).

Sulawesi crested macaques are one of the worlds most endangered primates and its estimated that fewer than 5,000 are left on their native island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

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Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. A group of Britain's top doctors say that smokers should be actively encouraged to use e-cigarettes because they're far less harmful than cigarettes. In a landmark 200 page report, the Royal College of Physicians says it can lay to rest all the arguments about why e-cigs might be dangerous such as normalising smoking or acting as a gateway to smoking.

  2. The South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Dr Alan Billings said he "had been left with no choice" other than to suspend "with immediate effect" chief constable David Crompton following the run-up to and delivery of the Hillsborough verdicts

  3. One in four people with allergies have suffered a reaction while eating out at a restaurant despite new laws around labelling, research by Allergy UK and the Food Standards Agency has found. Complaints from sufferers include staff not understanding how dangerous the allergy could be; staff not knowing what's on the menu or confusing eggs with dairy.

  4. Millions of British holidaymakers heading to the Mediterranean's most popular islands this summer face having to stump up for a new tourist tax - which they'll have to pay on top of the existing cost of their holidays. It could add almost £50 a week for a family of four.

  5. A mum whose young son died of sepsis after a catalogue of mistakes by doctors and an NHS 111 call handler has urged Jeremy Hunt to make sure parents know about the condition- which kills 20 times as many children as meningitis

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