Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. The parents of Charlie Gard have ended their legal fight for treatment for their terminally ill baby and are spending their ‘last precious moments’ with him. Reading a statement, Connie Yates, Charlie's mother, told the court room: "This is one of the hardest things that we will ever have to say and we are about to do the hardest thing that we'll ever have to do, which is to let our beautiful little Charlie go."

  2. Police in London are now being equipped with acid crime kits following the rise in acid attacks in the capital. Patrol cars are being supplied with five litres of water bottles to supply to potential victims.

  3. Half of children helped by foodbanks over summer holiday months are primary school students according to new data. The Trussell Trust reveals that last summer 47% of children who received support from foodbanks in its network were just 5-11 years old.

  4. Donald Trump's son-in-law has denied colluding with Russia during President Trump's electoral campaign. In a public statement, the 36-year-old said: "The records and documents I have voluntarily provided will show that all of my actions were proper, and occurred in the normal course of events of a very unique campaign."

  5. The winners of Rear of the year will be revealed later on today. Barbara Windsor won the first award in 1976, presented as a one-off accolade. But is it sexist and outdated or just a bit of light-hearted fun? We'll be discussing this more during the show.

Top five headlines you're going home to

  1. The parents of Charlie Gard will spend the 'last precious moments' with their terminally-ill son after ending a five-month legal fight to take him to the US for experimental treatment. Chris Gard and Connie Yates said letting Charlie go is the 'hardest thing they will ever have to do' as they paid an emotional tribute to their 'warrior' son.

  2. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior White House adviserJared Kushner has denied that he or anyone in the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials during the US election and the following transition period.

  3. A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences at Stansted Airport in Essex. The teenager, from Kent, was held by counter-terrorism officers as he prepared to board an international flight.

  4. A manhunt is underway after at least five people were injured, two seriously, in a chainsaw attack in Switzerland. The incident is not believed to be terror-related.

  5. Millions of Love Island fans are expected to tune into the grand final tonight where the last remaining couples will battle it out to win the hit reality series and scoop £50,000 in prize money.

Charlie Gard's parents end legal battle: 'We are sorry we could not save you'

We are sorry we could not save you

– Charlie Gard's parents abandon legal fight to take their terminally-ill son to the US for experimental treatment

Charlie Gard's parents have ended their legal battle over treatment for their terminally-ill son, saying: "We are sorry we could not save you."

Chris Gard and Connie Yates announced their decision as a High Court judge was preparing to oversee the latest round of a five-month legal battle to take their son to the US for experimental treatment.

Should NHS staff pay for parking?

I fear I owe over £12,000 at the moment. I get at least two fines a week

– Nurse Doris

The controversy surrounding hospital parking charges has been the hot topic of conversation after the Cardiff hospital workers, who lost their court appeal, racked up almost £70,000 worth of parking fines.

Some nurses now fear they may lose their homes or even file for bankruptcy.

This morning we were joined by six brave nurses who shared their frustrations after being hit with high hospital parking fines.

Should the NHS staff be ordered to pay their parking fines? Watch the full discussion above.

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Young entrepreneur fined £150 for selling lemonade

A five-year-old girl who was fined £150 after setting up a lemonade stall outside her house has received a flood of job offers!

Council officials shut down the stand and issued the little entrepreneur with a £150 fine for selling refreshments to visitors of a nearby festival without a trading licence.

The council has since revoked the fine and apologised.

The little girl, who was selling home-made lemonade at 50p per cup, has been inundated with offers to set up the stall at other events.

Borough Market tweeted her parents, saying: ''In all seriousness, would your daughter like to sell some lemonade at Borough Market? We'd love to make that happen.''

The girl's father Andre Spicer joined Piers and Susanna on the sofa this morning. Watch the full interview above.

Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. A judge at the High Court will consider new medical evidence today for the case of Charlie Gard. The judge will hear from the American doctor who Charlie's parents believe can offer the US treatment.

  2. Another hospital trust is to issue its staff with tough parking penalties. Staff at Nottingham's two main hospitals say there's not enough parking spaces for staff and visitors and will be fined £50 if they park in the wrong place.

  3. Today marks the 26th anniversary since Ben Needham disappeared on the Greek island of Kos. Last year investigators recovered Ben's toy and a piece of his leather sandal. Now new evidence has emerged finding traces of "human decomposition" on both items.

  4. Prince William revealed he talks about his mother constantly to his children. Diana would have been 56 this summer if she wasn't killed in a car crash in Paris. In the released clips from the ITV documentary Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy Prince William talks about what "Granny Diana" would have been like.

  5. A 20-year-old man has been named as Rashan Jermaine Charles, who died after being stopped by a police officer in an east London shop. He took ill after trying to swallow an object and was pronounced dead in hospital.

Top five headlines you're going home to

  1. Police have found “no trace” of missing Corrie McKeague following extensive searches at the landfill site. The 23-year-old RAF man hasn’t been seen since his night out in Bury St Edmunds in September. In a press conference this afternoon the police detective said: “Having been through all of the possibilities in detail, there is nothing to support any theory other than that Corrie was in the bin.”

  2. The police shut down a five-year-old’s lemonade stand and issued a £150 on-the-spot fine. The young girl was selling lemonade for 50p on her road, not too far away from the Lovebox Festival, and was left in tears after she was fined. Since the incident the Tower Hamlets Council has cancelled the fine and apologised to the family.

  3. It looks like Justin Bieber can cross China off his tour calendar after it’s been revealed that the singer has been banned over his ‘bad behaviour’ and his previous appearances in China. The Chinese ministry said: “Justin Bieber is a gifted singer, but he is also a controversial young foreign singer.We hope that as Justin Bieber matures, he can continue to improve his own words and actions, and truly become a singer beloved by the public.”

  4. Are you one of the lucky ones jetting off for the summer today? Well, the answer's 'probably not' because you’re reading this article. According to the National Air Traffic Service company, today is set to be the busiest ever day in the air where a record 8800 planes are set to swarm the British skies over the next 12 hours.

  5. It seems like even the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge suffer from Game of Thrones (GOT) fever. The royal pair tried to snatch some spoilers from two of the show's actors while travelling aboard. During William and Kate’s visit to Germany, they met the GOT actors, Tom Wlaschiha and Jaqen H'ghar, and asked them to reveal the show's secrets! Thankfully the actors didn’t succumb to the royal pressure and remained tight-lipped.

Quadruple amputee Corinne Hutton on training for her first triathlon

I knew I had a second chance at life. I knew I wasn't supposed to survive. A lot of what I do now is because it makes me feel alive

– The hugely inspirational Corinne Hutton

In 2013, Corinne Hutton's life changed dramatically within days when she lost her hands and feet after a devastating illness.

Four years on, she has had to learn a new way of living and in doing so has inspired countless others.

She joined us this morning on the eve of her first triathlon, alongside World Para Athletics champion, Jonnie Peacock.

Watch the full interview above.

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