Is the NHS in crisis? More than four in 10 hospitals in England declared a major alert in the first week of the new year as they encountered unprecedented pressures. Sixty-six out of 152 trusts raised the alarm with an increasing amount of bed shortages, cancelled cancer operations and closing birthing centres. The number of major alerts are the highest of the winter. Major alerts are raised when hospitals are struggling to see patients quickly enough
Theresa May will make her highly-anticipated major speech on Brexit tomorrow. Reports have suggested Mrs May will commit to pulling out of the single market if the European Union fails to make concessions on the free movement of its citizens
Are schools in crisis? Six major unions are so worried about the future of our schools, due to real-terms funding cuts, they have joined together to warn of the bleak outlook. Schools are having to increase class sizes and some are even considering closing one day per week. 98% of schools now face a real terms reduction in funding for every pupil. On the show today we’re joined by a Headteacher who is already considering closing their school one day per week
The Women and Equalities Committee have launched an inquiry as new research reveals that many fathers do not feel supported in the workplace to care for their children. 53% of millennial fathers want to downshift into a less stressful job because they cant balance the demands of work and family life . Twice the number of fathers compared to mothers believe that flexible workers are viewed as less committed and that working flexibly will have a negative impact on their career.
Tragic father-of-four Bradley Moore was stabbed to death outside a branch of McDonalds in Greater Manchester. A 12-year-old boy appeared in both Oldham Magistrates' Court and Manchester Crown Court on alongside two 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old. The four boys, who cannot be named because of their ages, are all charged with murder and are put on trial today
If you start saying Meryl Streep is overrated I think you're probably missing the boat, in terms of your acting
Richard Arnold sat down with stars Ben Affleck and Sienna Miller to discuss their latest movie Live by Night.
The pair gave their thoughts on the the tension between most of Hollywood and President-elect Donald Trump and love scenes!
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The country mourns the death of former England, Aston Villa and Watford manager Graham Taylor, who passed away yesterday at the age of 72 of a suspected heart attack.
Luther Blissett, who was once managed by Taylor, came onto our sofa to share his memories of the man who had such a huge influence on his football career.
Blissett was 18 years old when Taylor joined Watford as a manager and he provided him with all the tools he needed to get his career off the ground - and told us of how the manager had a desire to have his football players "prepared" for all situations.
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She first hit the music scene in 2000 and now Sophie Ellis-Bextor is back with her new single Wild Forever from her latest album Familiar.
The singer-songwriter, who is mum to four boys, talks to us about her music-making process and the brood she's raising with her husband, The Feeling musician Richard Jones.
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Alzheimer's is a disease associated with the elderly but research has shown that in 2017 around 11,000 people under the age of 65 will be diagnosed with dementia.
What's more, some develop symptoms in their prime, with Good Morning Britain hearing from the parents of one mother of two who started showing signs at 30 and by 39 ended up bedridden and unable to speak or recognise members of her family.
So, when does 'a senior moment' become a real concern?
Dr Sarah Jarvis joins us to tell us why we should be aware of the several forms of dementia and although many cases are genetic, what we can do to decrease the chances of developing it.
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