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Beverley Turner: how to have a happy birth

I'd had two brilliant births but I seem to be the exception to the rule

– Beverley has written a new book

Writer and mum-of-three, Beverley Turner has co-written a book with midwife to the stars, Pam Wild, called The Happy Birth Book.

Shocked by the fact that so many women were conditioned to 'rock up to the hospital and keep your fingers crossed that everything will be alright,' Beverley joined forces with Pam to offer some practical advice for pregnancy and the following weeks after birth.

Beverley shares three children with her husband, Olympic runner James Cracknell.

Take That's former manager: I've got my mojo back

When it all went wrong with Take That, I stopped doing management, I was burnt out. I couldn't even listen to music.

– Nigel Martin Smith is managing new boyband, Yes Lad

They made it to Judges Houses on X Factor last year and now Yes Lad have been tipped to be the next big boyband. It helps that they've been snapped up by the man who launched Take That 26 years ago, Nigel Martin Smith.

Rory, 'ADHD is my worst enemy and best friend'

There will be families watching this who have children with ADHD... you live in a world of frustration and despair

– Rory's new documentary explores the science behind the diagnosis

We're used to him being the funny man and Rory Bremner has had us in stitches with his brilliant impressions of politicians from both here and across the pond, but tonight we see a more serious side to Rory as he examines the science behind the diagnosis of ADHD, having recently discovered he has it himself.

People still say, 'it's about bad parents and naughty children' and we just have to get rid of that stigma

– Rory's show concentrates on the science behind ADHD

Emmerdale's abuse storyline gets positive response

Last night we saw Emmerdale badboy, Pierce Harris, attack his new wife Rhona on their wedding day.

Actor Jonathan Wrather, who had played Pierce since 2016, spoke of the 'positive feedback' that they've had to the recent storylines.

It was great to work with a fight director. All of that needed to be choreographed... it was very hard hitting.

– Jonathan and the Emmerdale team were committed to ensuring they did the difficult subject justice

Bananarama announce huge comeback tour!

80s pop group Bananarama are back after almost three decades! The original line-up is set to reunite for the first time in 29 years with a huge UK comeback tour - and we couldn't be any more excited!

The group, famous for hits including Robert De Niro's Waiting..., Cruel Summer, Venus and Love In The First Degree, sold 40 million records and last performed together at the Brit Awards in 1988.

Welcome back girls!

Jessica Knowles: Embracing life as a single mum

It's been an incredibly difficult year for Jessica Rose Knowles. The 29-year-old mum-of-one battled cervical cancer as she endured the challenges of a marital breakdown from her TV presenter husband, Nick Knowles.

Jessica joined Lorraine on today's show to talk about overcoming all of that to focus on being a mum to son Eddie and documenting life as a single parent in a series of blogs to help other mums.

Talking about her high-profile split from the DIY SOS host, Jessica said that despite their marriage being over for good the pair remain friends for the sake of their son.

''We've got each other for life because we've got Eddie and that's what we've got to work for,'' Jessica said.

Watch the full interview above.

BGT's mini magician Issy Simpson

I was a tiny bit nervous but very, very excited

– BGT hopeful Issy Simpson

She's the mini magician who made a BIG impression on the Judges at the weekend, BGT hopeful Issy Simpson joined Lorraine to reveal what other impressive tricks she has up her sleeve.

The eight-year-old trickster from Blackpool, who wowed the panel with her spellbinding act, was first introduced to the art of magic by her ex-magician Grandad Russ Stevens who accompanied her on the sofa this morning.

What a little star! 🌟 Best of luck Issy!

Kym Marsh talks 10 years of Corrie!

Can you believe it's been 10 years since Kym Marsh arrived on the Coronation Street cobbles? What a decade it's been for her character Michelle Connor...

Fresh from her nomination for a British Soap Award, Kym joined Christine to reflect on her time on the street and to give us the low-down on her latest storyline ...

Will Michelle ever find it in her heart to forgive Leanne following her epic betrayal?

I don't see anything resolving any time soon ...

– Kym Marsh on the ongoing dispute between her character Michelle and Leanne

Hmmm, judging by Kym's response, that looks very unlikely!