Should NHS patients be questioned on their sexuality?

New NHS guidelines advise health professionals to ask for patients' sexuality to ensure that they're not discriminated against.

This morning we were joined by Doctor Peter Swinyard who disagrees with asking patients about their sexual orientation - and Doctor Sarah Jarvis who says there are medical reasons to support the new health guidelines.

Our Good Morning Britain poll revealed that 28 percent of our viewers think it's fine to ask for patients sexual preferences - but 72 percent say it isn't. What do you think?

Watch the full debate above

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David Ginola: I was dead nine minutes

Retired Tottenham football star David Ginola told us about how he died for nine minutes after suffering a cardiac arrest whilst playing in a charity football match.

The former L'Oreal model explained that if his friend, fellow footballer Frederic Mendy, hadn't performed CPR on him then he wouldn't be alive today.

This morning he joined Good Morning Britain to raise awareness about the importance of CPR, as less than one in 10 people survive an out of hospital cardiac arrest.

'I'd like to touch your boobs': Actress opens up about alleged Weinstein encounter

British Actress Alice Evans has told Good Morning Britain she felt duty bound to go public about her alleged encounter with Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

She claims the disgraced movie mogul propositioned her but she turned down inappropriate advances back in 2002.

This comes as British police investigate a number of sexual assault allegations against Weinstein, including one made by Hollyoaks actress Lysette Anthony, who claims he sexually assaulted her in her own home.

Alice, who’s the wife of ITV's Liar star Loan Gruffudd, said Weinstein “had everything everyone wanted - he was in a position of power”.

Watch the full interview above

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Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. Ex-hurricane Ophelia is on course to slam into the UK and Ireland today bringing winds of up to 80mph. The Met Office issued an amber warning for Northern Ireland, highlighting a "potential risk to life and property."

  2. Killer drivers who cause death by dangerous driving could face life in prison. The government has announced plans to give out tougher sentences to people who cause fatal crashes by committing offences such as speeding or using mobile phones.

  3. Can having an affair be beneficial to your relationship? That's what psychotherapist, Esther Perel is claiming and we're talking to her this morning. One client told her, it's cheaper than a facelift and much more effective than an anti-depressant. Do you agree? Send your comments to and let us know what you think and we might share some of your comments on the show.

  4. The Oscars board has voted to expel shamed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein from the awards ceremony following sexual harassment claims made by over 30 women. Police are investigating further allegations against the Hollywood producer, as a third woman has contacted the British police with more claims of sexual assault.

  5. Meanhwhile, James Corden has been criticised for making jokes about Weinstein as he hosted an event in Los Angeles. While he was on stage the TV presenter said: "It's a beautiful night here in LA. So beautiful, Harvey Weinstein has already asked tonight up to his hotel to give him a massage.”

Top headlines you're going home to

  1. Gloria Allred, the high-profile women's rights lawyer who is representing some of Harvey Weinstein's alleged victims, has told Good Morning Britain that recent sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood are just the 'tip of the iceberg'. The film producer is facing multiple sexual assault, harassment and rape claims. Weinstein has 'unequivocally denied' any claims of non-consensual sex. Watch the full interview here

  2. Australian authorities are hunting a crocodile suspected of killing a grandmother in Queensland. Anne Cameron's clothes, walking stick and what appeared to be human remains were found near a creek bank in Port Douglas, two days after the 79-year-old went missing from her care home. Mrs Cameron suffered with dementia and authorities believe she wandered into tropical forest and became disorientated.

  3. A 17-year-old girl is believed to have been sexually assaulted on three separate occasions as she walked home from a night out. It is believed she was repeatedly attacked over the course of an hour after she became separated from her friends following a visit to a club in Tower Hamlets, east London, on Friday 29 September.

  4. Moors murderer Ian Brady has been denied his last request for music at his cremation. A High Court judge today ruled that Brady's body must be disposed of with "no music and no ceremony". Brady, who with his accomplice Myra Hindley tortured and murdered five children in the 1960s, died aged 79 on May 15 this year.

  5. Shoppers have only this weekend left before the old round pound rolls out of general circulation - with hundreds of millions of coins still to be handed in. While some stores, including Tesco, Aldi and Poundland, will let people continue spending their round pounds for a limited extra period, the coins will no longer be legal tender from midnight on Sunday. Around 400 to 450 million old round coins are still lying around in wallets, pockets and piggy banks up and down the country!

Victoria Derbyshire: 'Cancer chips away some of your armour'

At that moment there was a profound shift in my life where you think, 'wow, I might have cancer'. It's a bit of a shocker.

– Victoria Derbyshire

Broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire has spoken candidly about her battle with breast cancer in a bid to raise awareness and encourage others to check their breasts regularly for signs and symptoms.

Victoria was diagnosed with the disease in 2015 and recorded her journey through treatment in a series of powerful video diaries.

Around 87% of women don't check their breasts regularly, but Victoria, a mum of two, says it is so important to self check for signs of change.

Watch the full interview with Victoria above.

Victoria's new book, Dear Cancer Love Victoria, is out now.

Top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. The growing threat of antibiotic resistance could lead to a "post-antibiotic apocalypse" if action is not taken, warned England's chief medical officer.
    Professor Dame Sally Davies said that if antibiotics lose their effectiveness it will spell "the end of modern medicine".Without the drugs used to fight infections, common medical interventions such as caesarean sections, cancer treatments and hip replacements would become incredibly "risky", she said.

  2. British police have reportedly launched an investigation into an allegation of sexual assault involving Harvey Weinstein dating back to the 1980s. Merseyside Police said it had received a report on Wednesday morning alleging a sexual assault had taken place in the London area in the 1980s.A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "We can confirm the Met was passed an allegation of sexual assault by Merseyside Police on Wednesday 11 October. "The allegation will be assessed by officers from Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command."

  3. An episode of Carpool Karaoke starring Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington has been released in tribute to the singer. It was filmed on July 14 - six days before the American rock singer was found dead at his home in California. In the video, Bennington can be seen laughing and singing along with host Ken Jeong and his bandmates Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn.

  4. An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been freed by a network with ties to the Taliban after being held hostage for five years. Pakistan secured the release of Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Joshua Boyle.Mrs Coleman was pregnant when they were abducted while traveling in Afghanistan in 2012. The couple had their three children while being held by the Haqqani network.

  5. Prince Harry has accepted a posthumous award by Attitude magazine for his late mother's work in breaking down the stigma attached to HIV and AIDS and urged people to "embrace regular testing". Picking up the Legacy award Harry delivered a heartfelt speech in London on Thursday night about Princess Diana's impact on people affected by HIV and Aids, 20 years after her death.

Top five headlines you're going home to

  1. The Brexit negotiations are at a "disturbing deadlock" over the question of the UK’s exit bill, according to EU’s chief negotiator. Michel Barnier said the latest round of talks are failing to make “massive steps forward” and wants to delay talks on the post-Brexit UK/EU trade relationships.

  2. Earlier we heard from TV reporter, Lauren Sivan, one of the first women to break her silence and accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. She told us the Hollywood movie mogul allegedly cornered and sexually assaulted her when she was a young news anchor. Watch the full interview here.

  3. Tick tock, tick tock - time is almost up to use up your old £1 coins. It’s the last chance to raid your piggybanks and check down the back of your sofas. Get the latest deals and tips from Martin Lewis here.

  4. In today’s entertainment news, guess which superstar is launching their very own social media app. Get the latest showbiz gossip from Richard Arnold’s Showbuzz here.

  5. It’s the news Arsenal fans didn’t want to hear. Arsene Wenger admitted that star players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could be sold in January if their contract situations are not resolved. Piers Morgan won't be happy!