Ben Butler's ex: 'I said he's going to kill her'

I knew that one day that man was going to kill somebody

– Ben Butler's ex girlfriend Hannah Hillman

Ben Butler murdered his six-year-old daughter Ellie in a violent rage at their family home just 11 months after he won a complicated custody battle.

This morning, Ben's ex girlfriend Hannah Hillman joined us live in the studio and confessed she "knew" he would kill someone. Hannah told Piers and Susanna that she felt "sick" when a High Court judge ruled Ben Butler should be allowed to take his daughter Ellie home, after he was acquitted of causing grievous bodily harm and child cruelty when she was a baby.

Watch Ms Hillman describe how the "incredibly jealous" Butler had beaten her with a metal pole in their abusive relationship, and repeatedly punched her in the face outside a pub. Hillman admits that although there is guilt for not acting sooner, she is still incredibly scared of Butler and had to put the safety of her son first.

Ben Butler has been jailed for six years for murdering his six-year-old daughter.

Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. A gun and bomb attack at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport has left at least 36 dead and nearly 150 injured. Turkish officials have said they believe there were three suicide bombers involved in three separate explosions - all three attackers blew themselves up after police opened fire. The attack on Europe's third busiest airport has been blamed on Islamic State - although no group has claimed responsibility yet.

  2. Let the race to succeed David Cameron begin! Boris Johnson and Theresa May are the front runners, as other Tories throw their hats in the ring to become the next Prime Minister. MPs wanting to stand need to be nominated by two others to get onto the ballot paper.

  3. Meanwhile, the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has shrugged off a huge vote of no-confidence, but faces a challenge to his leadership today. As many as 150 MPs are expected to vote to oust Corbyn, who has vowed to stay on in the top job.

  4. Players due on court today at Wimbledon include British qualifier Marcus Willis - the World No. 772 - who is scheduled to take on 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer after his shock opening round win against Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis on Monday.

  5. And Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley join Susanna to talk about growing old disgracefully and being Absolutely Fabulous on the big screen!

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Sir Richard Branson: 'We're heading towards disaster'

I don't believe the public believe what a mess their vote would cost

– Sir Richard Branson

He was the best-known entrepreneur who campaigned to stay in the EU and we all know what happened next - and now Sir Richard Branson thinks a second referendum might be our only hope.

He tells us how much of a hit the vote has already been to the economy, revealing that his own companies have lost a third of their value and that we'll be heading for a recession.

Supermodel Tyra Banks has teamed up with Sir Richard for a competition to pitch business ideas. The grand finale of Virgin Media's VOOM competition is an annual contest for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

They both join us to talk businesses and what Brexit might mean for the future.

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Jeremy Hunt 'seriously considering' Tory leadership

There needs to be some democratic endorsement of the terms on which we leave

– Jeremy Hunt gives his thoughts on Brexit

Jeremy Hunt has exclusively told Good Morning Britain that he is "seriously considering" joining the leadership race in the Conservative party, meaning he could be a contender for our next Prime Minister.

Watch the full interview with Susanna and Piers above, where the Health Secretary tells us about his throughs on Brexit and the division within the UK and its major parties.

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Chris Eccleston Stands Up To Bullying

Bullying is endemic across the UK and across society, according to anti-bullying charity The Diana Award.

According to their figures, 81 percent said bullying was commonplace at school and nearly 60 percent thought it was a frequent occurence at work.

We set up a social experiment with three child actors, two playing bullies and one playing the victim. Over the course of an afternoon of filming we watched to see if anyone would step in to help the young person being teased.

Meanwhile, Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston joins us to tell us about his involvement with anti-bullying campaign Stand Up To Bullying, as he vividly remembers being bullied himself when he was at school.

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It's all over for England in the Euros - manager Roy Hodgson has resigned

  1. OUT - AGAIN! England Manager Roy Hodgson has resigned after England lost to Iceland at Euro 2016. Meanwhile, the team's captain Wayne Rooney has described being beaten by the smallest nation to ever reach the finals of a major tournament as "embarrassing".

  2. David Cameron has condemned "despicable" incidents of hate crime reported in the wake of the UK's decision to leave the EU. Since the vote, there have been reports of racism on social media and a number of groups have reported a rise in incidents of racism and hate crime.

  3. Meanwhile the PM today faces his European counterparts for the first time since the Brexit vote as the European Parliament holds an Extraordinary Session on Britian's departure from the EU. Cameron will then attend the European Council meeting of EU heads of State along with Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande where he is expected to brief them on the the course of action for the UK.

  4. Bullying is endemic across the UK and across society according to the Diana Awards. According to their figures 81% of respondents said bulling was commonplace at school and nearly 60% thought it was commonplace at work. A host of celebrities talk about their experiences of bullying.

  5. CURTAINS FOR CORBYN? As his own party and even a national newspaper call for his resignation, Jeremy Corbyn's role as leader of the Labour Party is on thinner ice than ever. Meanwhile nominations for a new Conservative leader opens tomorrow and closes Thursday. A new leader is needed by 2nd September - but could a General Election be on the cards?

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Could Scotland veto Brexit?

I think she's doing exactly the right thing

– Alex Salmond on Nicola Sturgeon's actions since the EU Referendum result

While the UK as a whole has voted to opt out of the European Union, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain - triggering calls for independence referendums.

What does this all mean for the future of the United Kingdom? As Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland may try to veto Britain's exit from the EU, we speak to former First Minister Alex Salmond.

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Osborne: Britain is 'open for business'

Our economy is about as strong as it could be to face the challenge

– George Osborne

George Osborne has made a speech reassuring financial markets following the country's decision to leave the EU.

The Chancellor, speaking from the Treasury on Monday morning, said although the result of the referendum wasn't what he was hoping for, he was confident in our economy, saying contingency plans means 'we are prepared for the unexpected'.

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