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Jo Brand on her big screen debut and her hopes for the future of the NHS

I think it’s important to deal with a subject like mental health with humour as long as it’s coming from the right direction

– Jo Brand on tackling the issue of mental health in her movie

Jo Brand is making her film debut in a movie based on her own critially acclaimed novel about mental illness.

The More You Ignore Me stars Sheridan Smith and is released today.

Britain's ugliest dog steps out on the catwalk

On today’s show, we had Britain’s ugliest dog and Britain’s most beautiful dog.

Despite being named Britain’s ugliest pooch, Chase has managed to land a modelling contract. Whilst Gucci poochie Iraida is a long time dog supermodel gracing the pages of magazines.

Taking a lead from the one and only pop icon Kylie Minogue, who celebrates her 50th birthday today; the two canines stepped out on the catwalk with a Kylie inspired look delivered by our Mark. We thought they both looked fur-abulous.

Could EastEnders knife crime storyline help save lives?

EastEnders’ Lorraine Stanley has played Karen Taylor for no longer than a year in the mighty soap.

But in that time she’s caused a stir with her kids, and was even caught throwing a punch at Sharon Mitchell. Despite her tough exterior, nothing could prepare Karen and her family for the shocking stabbing of her son Keegan by a gang on the Square.

In tonight’s episode, the story grows more shocking as we learn that Keegan's friend, Shakil has also tragically been stabbed and died from his injuries.

The storyline has very much acted as a reminder about the recent epidemic of knife crime in London. Lorraine who plays Karen hopes that the scene - which shows the devastating impact of such attacks - will help serve as a reminder and prevent it from happening again in the future.