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Actor Tony Booth (pictured with his daughter Cherie Blair) has died aged 85

  1. Till Death do us Part actor Tony Booth has died aged 85, his family has announced. Father of Cherie Blair, he had also appeared in Coronation Street, Emmerdale, EastEnders and The Bill. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2004 and also suffered heart problems.

  2. The Deputy Leader of the Labour party, Tom Watson has told Good Morning Britain that anti-semitic activists will be driven out of the party, following claims that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was not doing enough to tackle the problem. He said: "They have no role in the mainstream of politics and we don’t want them in the Labour Party."

  3. The family and friends of Coronation Street star Liz Dawn have paid tribute to her after the news of her death saddened the nation today. Samia Longchambon, who plays Maria Connor, told ITV News: "She was such a good friend, like a mentor, she was like family.
    It was incredible experience to work with Liz but to have Liz and call her a friend is even better because she was just such a beautiful, warm generous person and we'll miss her so much."

  4. England cricketer Ben Stokes will miss Wednesday's One-Day International against the West Indies after he was arrested following an "incident" in Bristol, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said. Stokes was detained in the early hours of Monday morning and before being released without charge later the same day. The ECB confirmed he will not rejoin the team in London.

  5. And finally; Another tasty treat has shrunk in size, with consumers furious that packets of Jaffa Cakes now contain 10 instead of 12 of the zesty snacks. Despite McVities reducing the retail price, some shops are said to still selling it at the original. It's the latest food to suffer 'shrinkflation', following Toblerone and Maltesers, which have also been criticised for reducing in size.

Poll: Would you trust a man with birth control?

A new male method of birth control is about to be tested, involving the man having to apply a hormonal gel to their shoulders twice a day to reduce their sperm production.

The US National Institutes of Health and the Population Council will recruit 420 couples from the US and around the world, including the UK, Sweden, Kenya and Italy, to test the sperm-reducing product during a year-long trial, according to Scientific American.

But would you trust your man to do this every day to prevent pregnancy? Let us know by taking the poll above!

Should tackling be banned from school sports?

A professor is calling for tackles and scrums in school sports to be banned to reduce risk of serious injury - but would this mean we'd be wrapping our children in cotton wool?

Professor Allyson Pollock, who's written the report criticising such practises joined us today and told us she thinks an injury could lead to problems in later life, such as dementia.

Former England rugby player Maggie Alfonsi doesn't agree and thinks contact in sport has more benefits than risks.

Watch the full debate above

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Coronation Street star Liz Dawn dies aged 77

Coronation Street star Liz Dawn has passed away at the age of 77.

The actress, who played iconic character Vera Duckworth for more than 30 years in the ITV soap, died 'peacefully' and surrounded by her family.

A family statement said: "We are devastated and heartbroken at the passing of our much-loved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, the incredible Liz Dawn."

"She has been the love, light and inspiration in our lives and we are bereft at her passing."

Liz with her Corrie onscreen husband Jack Tarmey, who played Jack Duckworth

Tom Watson MP: Anti-semites 'have no role in the mainstream of politics'

The Deputy Leader of the Labour party, Tom Watson has told Good Morning Britain that anti-semitic activists will be driven out of the party, following claims that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was not doing enough to tackle the problem.

Mr Watson said there would be an investigation into claims that Israelis were compared to Nazis at a fringe meeting at the party conference in Brighton.

The MP said: "They have no role in the mainstream of politics and we don’t want them in the Labour Party."

Watch the full interview above

Should talent affect jail sentencing?

There was outrage after an Oxford University medical student avoided prison after stabbing her boyfriend in a drunken attack.

In the controversial sentencing decision, the judge described Lavinia Woodward as 'extraordinary' and said time in prison would prevent her from fulfilling her dreams of becoming a surgeon.

Was the judge right to spare her from jail time?

Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. Labour is calling on Theresa May to provide a £500 million fund to boost the NHS for the winter. Shadow Health secretary John Ashworth said the Prime Minister shouldn't stick her "head in the sand" as Labour's analysis of official figures revealed waiting lists will grow if the NHS is as busy as last winter.

  2. Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle were pictured together for the first time at the Invictus Games. The adorable couple were seen holding hands as they made their first public appearance together at the wheelchair tennis event.

  3. Oxford University medical student Lavinia Woodward avoided prison after stabbing her boyfriend in the leg in a drunken row. The judge hinted that she may escape prison time so she can fulfil her aspirations of being a surgeon. Was the judge right to spare her? We'll be discussing this more in today's show.

  4. North Korea has threatened to shoot down US bombers in response to Donald Trump's "declaration of war". Pyongyang's foreign minister said they interpreted President Trump's aggressive comments as a threat against their country. However, the White House Press Secretary responded by declaring: "We have not declared war on North Korea."

  5. Should tackling be banned in school games due to the risk of serious injury? Health experts have called for the UK Government to remove "harmful contact" from the game. We'll be discussing this topic in more detail during today's show.

Top headlines you're going home to

  1. A 24-year-old Oxford medical student has escaped jail after stabbing her boyfriend in the leg with a bread knife in a drink and drug-fuelled rage. Lavinia Woodward's case gained considerable attention after a judge hinted she shouldn't go to prison because of her promising future as a surgeon. Today she was handed a 10-month jail term at Oxford Crown Court, suspended for 18 months.

  2. President Trump has been accused of declaring war by North Korea's foreign minister, who has told New York reporters that his country reserves the right to shoot down US bombers. This comes in response to Trump's recent UN speech in which he threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea before symbolically ramping up US travel restrictions on visitors from the nation.

  3. Lawyers for the brother of the alleged kidnapper of British model Chloe Ayling say the entire case could be a 'sham', invented as a 'publicity stunt'. Chloe, 20, was allegedly snatched by a group calling itself Black Death after being lured to a fake modelling shoot in Milan in July. Lukasz Herba, 30, is in custody in Italy, having been arrested after delivering Ms Ayling to the British Embassy on July 17 - six days after she was allegedly kidnapped. He has said he did not knowingly take part in any crime.

  4. Sadiq Khan has asked London's transport regulator to meet with Uber after the boss of the taxi-hailing app apologised for shortcomings that led to the firm losing its license to operate in the capital. The Mayor said: "I welcome the apology from Dara Khosrowshahi, the Uber CEO. Obviously I am pleased that he has acknowledged the issues that Uber faces in London. Even though there is a legal process in place, I have asked TfL to make themselves available to meet with him."

  5. Former congressman Anthony Weiner has been jailed for 21 months for sending a 15-year-old girl a string of sexually lewd text messages. The 53 year old is the estranged husband of Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin.