The top five headlines you're waking up to

  1. Donald Trump's wife Melania has defended her husband after a video emerged showing him using lewd terms to describe his relationship with women. Mrs Trump said that the 2005 video "Access Hollywood", in which the billionaire talks about kissing and have sex with women, does not represent "the man I know". She described the Republican presidential nominee's lewd comments as "boy talk" and claimed he was "egged on".

  2. Iraqi pro-government forces have made gains at the start of a large-scale operation to retake Mosul, the last major stronghold of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the country. RAF Typhoon jets and Reaper drones fired missiles and dropped bombs on IS targets during attack. Aid organisations are warning that the battle could lead to a humanitarian disaster.

  3. A review of 10 killings - including the road rage stabbing of a pensioner - has uncovered failings at a mental health trust. Experts examined the deaths of 10 people since 2007, all of which were linked to Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.The review found that the Trust did not always learn fully from previous mistakes and sometimes "severely underestimated" risks posed by its mental health patients.

  4. An alleged sexual assault in Parliament is being investigated by police. Scotland Yard said that a 23 year old had been arrested on suspicion of rape following the alleged attack in the early hours of Friday. The individual arrested was not an MP, however, police stressed.

  5. Police investigating the disappearance of Ben Needham believe the toddler died in an accident near a farmhouse on the Greek island of Kos. Police gave their briefing after a three-week dig for clues on the island, where Ben was last seen on 24 July, 1991. However, his sister, Leigh-Anna, spoke out on Good Morning Britain this morning to say she still holds hope that he could be alive.

Aberfan 50 years on, an emotional return

Detective Sergeant Charles Nunn was working in the Regional Crime Squad in Wales when the Aberfan disaster struck. He was drafted in to take control of the initial response, setting up the mortuary for the reception of the children who died and acting as a makeshift liaison officer with grieving parents.

Now retired, Susanna Reid accompanied Charles back to Aberfan - his first visit there since the 1970s.

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Nick Clegg: 'I have sympathy for Theresa May. She wanted to remain in EU'

The terms on which we leave the EU are tremendously important.

– Nick Clegg

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has denied he's trying to extend Project Fear in the wake of the Brexit referendum.

Speaking on this morning's show, Mr Clegg, who is the Liberal Democrat's European Union spokesperson, called for more clarity on what leaving the EU "actually means".

The top five headlines you're waking up to

1: The battle to free the Iraqi city of Mosul from so called Islamic State has begun. Iraq's second largest city, has been under IS control since 2014. If the military operation to liberate it is successful, it will be the biggest blow yet to IS.

2: The Health Secretary will today unveil landmark plans to introduce a voluntary compensation scheme for parents whose children are damaged at birth in a bid to dismantle the litigation culture which cost the NHS more than a half a billion pounds last year. The major move is among a number of measures being outlined in a key speech by Jeremy Hunt today in an attempt to improve the safety of the NHS crisis-ridden maternity services.

3: Food shopping is set to become significantly more expensive if the government opts for a hard Brexit - by leaving the Single Market. That's according to former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, who will today set out his thoughts on the UK's decision to leave the EU. He'll warn that directly imported goods such as wine, meat and cheese could rise in price by as much as 40 percent.

4: Four in ten people in Britain are living in homes which fail to meet the new Living Home Standard - in areas of affordability, cleanliness and safety. That's according to the housing charity, Shelter.

5: The mother of missing toddler Ben Needham has said she wants to "tear up" the whole Greek island where he vanished as the police search there came to a close. South Yorkshire Police will announce the next phase of the search operation at a press conference later today. For the last three weeks, officers have been excavating land on Kos, where Ben, just 21 months old, had been playing before he vanished in 1991.

MPs to vote on stripping Sir Philip Green of his knighthood

We all know in a business you can make mistakes - this is about what you do when you make mistakes and where your moral compass leads you.

– MP Richard Fuller

For months there have been calls to strip Sir Philip Green of his knighthood following the collapse of BHS, but now Parliament will actually vote on whether it should happen.

The failure of the high-street store put 11,000 people out of work, and also left behind a pension scheme with a £570m shortfall.

MP Richard Fuller who put forward the motion joins us now.

Clown craze prompts surge in calls to Childline

It's terrifying enough for adults but the creepy clown craze that's sweeping Britain is now leaving children across the country so petrified - they're calling Childline.

In just one week the charity was contacted over a hundred times by children scared by the phenomenon - which involves strangers dressing up in clown costumes to frighten people.

Psychologist Anjula Mutanda has advice on how you can put your child’s mind at ease.

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