Richard Gaisford

Richard Gaisford is Chief Correspondent for Good Morning Britain. Richard has been reporting on major global events and headline stories since Valentine's Day 2000. Since then he has fallen in love with broadcasting at breakfast time, grabbing a front row seat at history making events all around the world.

Pressure on Clegg to mend party rifts

Pressure is growing on Nick Clegg to mend the rifts in his party following the resignation of the Lib Dem peer Lord Oakeshott yesterday.

He claims the party is 'heading for disaster' with Nick Clegg in charge, Richard Gaisford is live from Westminster.

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Should first aid be on the curriculum?

New research shows most children are not being taught the skills to save a life at school, despite seven out of ten young people saying they would not know how to help a family member in an emergency.

Richard Gaisford joins us live from a school where they've been teaching their pupils first aid all morning - we find out how they're getting on.

Luckily for her uncle, 14-year-old Jasmine Goddard had done six years of first aid training at school and was able to recognise the signs of a stroke and get the right assistance for him, fast. She shares her story.

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Tenth anniversary of the Queen Mary 2

A day of celebration is underway in Southampton to mark the tenth anniversary of the world famous liner Queen Mary 2.

Here sister ships - Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria - have sailed with her from Portugal to mark the occasion. The Duke of Edinburgh will pay a royal visit to the Southampton waterfront later - a decade after the Queen named the ship there.

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Religious leaders call for more meat labelling

Should halal and other religiously observant food preparations be more clearly spelled out on food labels? Religious leaders are coming forward to say more must be done to make people aware of whether they can eat certain foods according to their beliefs.

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Violence surges in Ukraine

A pro-Ukrainian rally turned violent on Monday evening after a group of protesters attacked the march in Donetsk.

Our correspondent Richard Gaisford and cameraman Simon Llewellyn were among those attacked.

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About Richard Gaisford

Richard Gaisford

Richard Gaisford is Chief Correspondent for Good Morning Britain.

Richard has been reporting on major global events and headline stories since Valentine's Day 2000. Since then he has fallen in love with broadcasting at breakfast time, grabbing a front row seat at history making events all around the world.

Among an ever growing list of achievements Richard was the first UK reporter to broadcast live from Basra after the Iraqi city fell to UK forces in 2003. He was in the Atacama Desert in 2010, reporting live as the Chilean miners were rescued and reunited with their families. A year later he made his way to the Tsunami hit coast of Northern Japan, broadcasting live from the devastated cities close to Fukushima. Richard had previously reported from Thailand and Indonesia following the Boxing Day Tsunami of 2005.

In 2011 Richard was chosen to travel with William and Kate to Canada on their first Royal Tour. He has reported on a number of other state occasions, most notably the funerals of Pope John Paul II and Nelson Mandela. He anchored coverage of the 2008 Olympics from Beijing and reported from South Africa during the World Cup in 2010.

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