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.

John Prescott gets personal...

It's never a dull moment when John Prescott is a guest on Good Morning Britain and this morning was no exception, when the former deputy Labour leader joined Piers and Susanna live from the party's conference in Brighton.

With a special appearance from a copy of the Labour manifesto, Lord Prescott made his feelings quite clear on illegal strikes and Brexit.

It's the interview the internet's been talking about all morning... find out why, above!

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Should rape suspects remain anonymous?

I don’t believe that people accused of an offence that rips the soul out of its victims should have that additional cloak of anonymity

– Gabrielle Browne

Victims of sexual assault are normally granted anonymity, but there are now claims for men who are accused of rape to remain anonymous.

To discuss this debate we were joined by Gabrielle Browne, who doesn’t believe those accused of sexual assault should be given any protection, saying it enables the perpetrators "to hide behind a cloak of anonymity.”

Gabrielle then went on to say: “If we’ve got a process of open and fair justice - justice has to be seen to be done.”

Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. FIFA will allow football players to wear poppies and remove it from its forbidden list. Once the new rules are agreed, players will be allowed to wear poppies on the pitch, but only on the conditions that the opposing team agree.

  2. Donald Trump has been heavily criticised after calling NFL fans to boycott games if the players kneel during the American national anthem. At Sunday's NFL game in London at Wembley stadium, a high number of players from both teams went down on one knee in an apparent response to Mr Trump's comments. Players have been taking the stance in protest of perceived racial injustice and police brutality in America.

  3. Chancellor Angela Merkel has won for a fourth term as the general election exit polls showed her party (Christian Democrat Union) took the largest share of the vote. The results also revealed the far right anti-nationalist party is set to become the third largest party in Germany's parliament.

  4. All eyes were on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during the Invictus Games opening ceremony over the weekend. The star of the TV series Suits, was sat next to her friend Markus Anderson - the man who introduced Meghan to Prince Harry last year. The two lovebirds kept their distance as 18 seats separated them from one another.

  5. Seven terror attacks have been foiled by police since March, Sadiq Khan has revealed. The London Mayor said counter-terror experts have told him there has been a shift in the threat, rather than a spike in attacks, this year.

Top headlines you're going home to

  1. Prime Minister Theresa May has told other EU countries that Britain wants to be their "strongest friend and partner" after Brexit. The comments came in a high-profile speech in Italy, in which Mrs May was spelling out more details of Britain's EU withdrawal plans in a bid to break the deadlock in Brexit talks. Mrs May proposed an implementation period during which "the existing structure of EU rules and regulations" would apply - and people from the EU would continue to be able to "live and work" in the UK under a registration scheme.

  2. Uber has vowed to appeal after Transport for London stripped the company of its licence to operate in the capital. TfL concluded that the minicab app is "not fit and proper" to operate in the capital due to concerns which have "public safety and security implications".

  3. An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and possessing explosives over the Parsons Green Tube terrorist attack. Thirty people were injured when
    the device partially exploded on a rush hour train at Parsons Green tube station early last Friday.

  4. Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for a volcano on the tourist island of Bali to the highest level, and more than 11,000 villagers have left their homes around the mountain, officials said. It was the third time in little more than a week that the alert level has been raised for Mount Agung.

  5. Prince harry has arrived in Toronto ahead of tomorrow night's opening ceremony of the Invictus Games. It is rumoured that he will be joined at some point during his nine-day visit to Canada by his US actress girlfriend Meghan Markle, who lives and works in the host city.

Boy receives brilliant dental hygiene warning from the tooth fairy

I was a little bit horrified! I've never really got a letter from someone, especially the tooth fairy.

– Sam received a letter from the tooth fairy advising him to take better care of his teeth

Getting your little ones to brush their teeth every morning and night - AND PROPERLY - is a daily battle, but one dad has had a helping hand from... the tooth fairy, yes you heard that right!

Should abortion be decriminalised?

We're feeding a multi million pound abortion industry and it's going to get worse

– Anne Scanlan

Many people might be surprised to know that terminating a pregnancy is still technically illegal in the UK, despite the abortion act being passed over half a century ago.

Earlier we were joined by Anne Scanlan, the director of an anti-abortion organisation, who fears decriminalising terminations will make “abortion on-demand”.

On the other side of the fence we were joined by Kate Smurthwaite, who supports decriminalising abortion and believes the majority of people in Britain want the right to choose.