The number of people caring unpaid for friends or family members has now reached 6.5million across the country.
Monday will be the start of Carers Week, aiming to raise awareness about those who spend much of their lives caring for someone else, and the problems they face.
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Nottinghamshire Police are holding a press conference after the disappearance of 13-year-old Amber Peat.
A family say they're lucky to be alive after a can of deodorant exploded setting fire to their kitchen.
Police have expressed concern for a missing 13-year-old girl who was last seen on Saturday.