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POLL: Have you ever experienced sexually inappropriate behaviour at work?

In recent weeks the papers have been awash with reports of sexual misconduct within the entertainment industry.

Do you think the recent headlines have opened up a wider conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace? Has it made you think differently about what the appropriate boundaries are? Maybe you’ve been affected by these issues?

Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter

POLL: Do you think ripped jeans are suitable for a would-be princess?

Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle have made their first public appearance together at the Invictus Games in Toronto.

Meghan was particularly dressed down for the occasion in ripped jeans and a white shirt. We want to know your thoughts. Should a would-be princess dress a bit smarter? Or do you think Meghan should be able to wear whatever she likes?

DEBATE: Is there such a thing as 'too fat to teach'?

On this morning’s show, we were joined by journalist Hilary Freeman who says the overweight teacher she met at a prospective nursery was one of the main factors in deciding not to send her daughter there - as it sets a bad example.

The headline has caused a global debate, but does she have a point? Should role models like nursery school workers and teachers be setting a better example when it comes to size?

Joining Hilary to discuss the topic was mum and plus-size blogger Becky Barnes, who strongly disagrees.

EXCLUSIVE: Nick Clegg and wife Miriam reveal son Antonio’s private cancer battle

You very quickly move from the shock, to trying to support your child as they’re battling through this very heavy treatment.

– Nick Clegg on son Antonio's cancer diagnosis

Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam were devastated in September 2016 when their 14-year-old son Antonio was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma - a rare form of cancer. After months of chemotherapy, Antonio is now thankfully in the clear.

Nick and Miriam joined Lorraine in the studio this morning for an exclusive interview to tell their story and raise awareness for Bloodwise, who do important research into the disease.