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  1. Three people have been killed in Ireland in accidents caused by Storm Ophelia. Two women in their 50s and 70s were killed in separate incidents when a tree fell on their car and a man in his 30s died while trying to clear a tree with a chainsaw. Meanwhile, winds of more than 96mph have left 120,000 homes without power and 130 flights cancelled from Dublin airport - and footage has appeared online showing a school's roof flying through the air in Cork.

  2. The comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51, his management company has said. Known for appearing on BBC Two's Never Mind the Buzzcocks, the comic's last tweet simply stated "In hospital" on 8 October. Many of his peers in the comedy and entertainment world have paid tribute to him on the website, with David Baddiel writing: "Sean Hughes was one of the best comics of our generation, and someone I spent formative days with. I can't really believe he's dead at 51."

  3. The death toll of those who perished after a truck bomb went off in Somalia has risen to over 300, according to an ambulance service chief. Fifteen primary school children are among the dead, said Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of the Aamin Ambulance service. He added that more people have died of their wounds in the past few hours.

  4. Actress Alice Evans has told Good Morning Britain about an incident she says took place between her and shamed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in 2002, telling us the Hollywood heavyweight tried to follow her into a bathroom so he could grope her. She also hinted her rejection made Weinstein threaten to ruin her husband Ioan Gruffudd's career.

  5. A Cambridge graduate has pleaded guilty to blackmailing more than 50 people into sending him abusive images of themselves and children. Dr Matthew Falder, 28, pleaded guilty to over 100 charges including sharing degrading images on the dark web.
    The geophysicist, who was employed at the University of Birmingham, humiliated his victims under the name '666devil' and 'evilmind' and now faces years in prison.

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?

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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.

Ed Sheeran injured in London 'bicycle accident'

Singer Ed Sheeran has reportedly broken his arm after being knocked off his bike in a supposed road accident in London.

The star posted a picture of himself in a cast on his Instagram account on Monday after reports circulated of him being involved in an accident.

"I've had a bit of a bicycle accident and I'm currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows", he wrote.

"Please stay tuned for further news. Ed x".

We're sending all our well wishes to Ed for a speedy recovery!

'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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