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Quiz: Do you know the law when it comes to driving with your phone?

Police forces across the UK will be running targeted Don't Text and Drive campaigns next week - but do you know what exactly could get you stopped?

It's a year since new penalties came in, meaning those caught using their phone while driving now get six points on their license and a £200 fine - double what it was previously.

Take the quiz above to make sure you know the laws for staying as safe as possible on the roads.

Showbuzz: Brigitte Bardot criticises #MeToo movement

Brigitte Bardot has made waves by calling the #MeToo movement 'hypocritical', saying women have flirted and used their sexuality to get what they want, as well as men.

Richard tells us more in today's Showbuzz as well as bringing news of Kylie's new single and more from his interview with Vin Diesel.

Vin Diesel does his best British accent

When Richard Arnold caught up with Vin Diesel to talk about Fast and Furious Live, he unearthed a talent we never knew the action hero had...

Watch the Hollywood heavyweight show us his enthusiastic British accent, above!

Plus, while we're on the subject of cars, can you guess our presenters' first cars? Take the quiz below and share your result.

Bournemouth footballer Tyrone Mings talks about racism on social media

From the top of the game right down to the grassroots - racism in football continues to be a problem in the sport.

This morning we were joined by Bournemouth defender Tyrone Bings, who regularly receives racist abuse on social media following his clash with a Manchester United player last March 2017.

The sports star said: “It’s gone on for too many years now, where people have been able to get away with it, either through fake profiles or being able to hide their identity.”

Tyrone, then went on to say more “preventative measures” should be put in place to help combat racism online.

Watch the full interview above.

Pro wrestler Mike Parrow speaks on trying gay conversion therapy

Professional wrestler Mike Parrow spoke on TV for the first time on today’s Good Morning Britain about coming out as a gay athlete.

Mike, who came out four years ago, said at one point he tried to ‘cure’ his homosexuality using gay conversion therapy.

He said: “There’s no role models for athletes. Athletes tend to come out after they retire because of fear of maybe rejection, fear of different pay, fear of people just not accepting them for who they are."

When talking about gay conversion therapy, Mike said: “It was my choice, and I can’t tell you whether it works or doesn’t work, this is why it didn’t work for me and this is my opinion and why I left."

Watch the full interview above.

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Should schools ban kids from dressing up as pop stars and professional athletes?

Schools normally teach kids to reach for the stars, but one school in Wilshire has caused controversy because they have banned pupils from dressing up as stars and athletes for their future job day.

Instead, they want kids to come to school dressed as more achievable career aspirations. Is this the right approach to take or could it do more harm than good?

We were joined by Olympic medalist Iwan Thomas who said he was “disgusted” by the school and stressed if wasn’t for his school pushing him to achieve his dream, he would not have been an athlete.

Watch the full discussion above.

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Top five headlines you’re waking up to

  1. The California couple who were accused of torturing their 13 children have pleaded not guilty. It is alleged the couple committed years of abuse, leaving their children malnourished, undersized and cognitively impaired. The couple’s alleged acts were brought to light when their 17-year-old daughter climbed out of the window and called 911. She said she had been plotting her escape for two years.

  2. Boris Johnson has raised a prospect of building a second crossing between Britain and France. The Foreign Secretary said "good connections" were important between the two countries, and suggested the Channel Tunnel might simply be "a first step." Johnson went on to say that the countries had agreed to establish a panel of experts to look at major projects.

  3. Former British boxing champion Anthony Small has been charged with encouraging terrorism. The 36-year-old Muslim convert from south east London is accused of encouraging acts of terrorism after posting a video on social media in September 2016, the Metropolitan Police said.

  4. A drone has been used to rescue two teenagers who got into difficulty swimming in rough seas in Australia, in what has been hailed a "world first". The drone dropped an inflatable raft to the pair, which the boys were able to use to get back to safety. The drone was able to reach the two boys in just 70 seconds, compared to the six minutes it would take for a more traditional rescue.

  5. Is it wrong for children to have a ‘besties’ in a playground? Well, that’s according to one psychologist who supports this growing trend in American schools. Prince George’s school have discouraged it pupils from having ‘best friends’ - but is this the right approach to take for young kids? We’ll be discussing this topic during the show.

Top five headlines you're going home to

  1. A wolf who escaped from an animal sanctuary was recaptured after being on the loose for five hours. Thankfully, the wolf was lured into a trailer by 62-year-old Teresa Palmer. She said: "The fact he went through a field of sheep on his way shows he would never be a threat to the public". There's now growing speculation that his enclosure gate at the Wolf Conversation Trust site may have been left open deliberately.

  2. Thousands of people have been left without power as the snow and gale-force winds slammed into the UK. Some parts of Scotland were greeted with a thick blanket of snow this morning, while winds reaching over 70mph caused damage in the southern part of the country.

  3. Last month Wales recorded the highest number of people visiting accident and emergency for any December. The average number of patients visiting A&E in December 2017 was 2,656 - that’s 5.4% higher than December 2016. The Welsh government figures were released after The Royal College of Emergency Medicine in Wales warned that patient safety was being "compromised daily" due to the extreme department pressures.

  4. England cricketer Ben stokes is due to appear in court on an affray charge on the same he’d be making his international return in New Zealand. Mr Stokes will face the Bristol Magistrates Court on February 13 for the incident that took place outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The charge of affray is made under the Public Order Act 1986 and effectively relates to fighting in public.

  5. Radio and TV presenter Chris Tarrant is “sorry” after pleading guilty to drink-driving. The 71-year-old was over the limit while behind the wheel of his Mercedes on 16th December. He has been disqualified from driving for 12 months and fined £6000.