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Suffering from hay fever? Watch our expert's advice!

It’s said to be the highest pollen count in over a decade - with around 20 million of us expected to be affected by hay fever over the next few weeks. According to the Met Office, grass pollen levels are to blame - triggering reactions which include sneezing, coughing, runny or blocked noses, itchy watery eyes, headaches, earaches and tiredness. So how can we take on hay fever?

From the right amount of antihistamines to reducing the redness - to what products to buy - top Hay fever expert Dr Glenis Scadding is here with all the advice you need.

Martin Lewis' summer sales round-up

Last chance free £100 plus 2% cashback on bills, summer sale round-up, cheap Odeon tickets and 16-17 summer holiday camp. These are our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’ Quick Deals.

Remember, deals can change quickly, even while I’m on the programme. So always double-check the terms and conditions before spending. Plus, while I hope these deals will save you cash, don’t spend if you can’t afford it, don’t need it, or won’t use it.

Is it important for children to learn how to fail?

Back in the day, taking part in your school sports day egg and spoon race or jumping around in a sack was seen as fun, with just a touch of competitiveness, but today the races seem to mean so much more! This week, parents at one school in Cardiff have been using video evidence to dispute the final result of their children taking part, plus - last year, a survey revealed more than half of primary schools were to hold non-competitive sports days where everyone was seen as a winner.

So has it all gone too far, and is it important for children to learn how to fail?

Former Olympic hurdler and mum of three Sally Gunnell says yes - being competitive teaches children the realities of life, and losing makes them more determined to win.

However parenting blogger Harriet Shearsmith says sports day should be optional - her children go to a non-competitive school where everyone is given a certificate for competing and seen as a winner.

This Morning Emergency Services Award - nominate now!

We are looking for members of the Emergency Services who have gone beyond the call of duty, and are deserving of the This Morning Emergency Services Award.

Please note that nominees must be 16 or over, and were either working or volunteering for the Emergency Services at the time of their deserving act.

If you are under 18, please get permission from your parent or guardian before you nominate and please also get permission from the nominees parent or guardian if they are under 18.

Nominations close at 11:59pm on Friday 31st August 2018.

Full terms and conditions apply. Please note that the winner and nominee may be required for filming for use on This Morning.

Make a nomination on the Pride of Britain website

Do you feel safe on the streets of Britain?

We read about shocking stories of violent crime on our streets every single day, from criminals on mopeds stealing mobile phones, to violent ‘smash and grabs’ or tragic burglaries, as was the case with one elderly woman earlier this month.

Recently on the show, we asked whether we'd lost control of our streets, and this week Mark Williams-Thomas returns to show us how to protect ourselves and our valuables, and how to avoid becoming just another statistic.

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Grenfell Tower fire, one year on

A year ago today, Zoe LeVack arrived at the foot of the Grenfell Tower at around 9am. She remembers the streets looking like a ‘war-zone’ as carloads of clothes and food arrived and masks and water bottles were handed out in their hundreds.

That day, Zoe set up Kids On the Green, a shoestring organisation which has helped the children of the Grenfell community to try and overcome their trauma.

Zoe joins us alongside Michelle Widdrington, whose children attend Kids on the Green sessions, and her former partner Ishmael Francis-Murray, who was born and grew up in the Grenfell Tower.

The kids addicted to Fortnite... but is it a force for evil?

It’s the video game that children can’t get enough of, but Fortnite is causing concern for parents across the nation, and nursery schools are even sending out warnings about its addictive nature. Just last weekend it was revealed a nine year old is in rehab after becoming so engrossed in the game she wet herself to avoid moving away from her computer screen.

Kendal Parmar is another mum who knows just how devastating online gaming can be - her 15-year-old son is set to be the first child diagnosed with a gaming addiction by the NHS.

Kendal joins us to talk about how her son’s obsession with gaming has affected her whole family, alongside head teacher Christine Cunniffe, who is seeing primary school children hooked on Fortnite.

'I risked my own freedom to get cannabis for my son'

Please give me back Billy's medication today, because he needs his medication. This is not anything to do with recreational - you're signing his death warrant

– Billy's mum Charlotte Caldwell shares her plea to the Home Office

Charlotte Caldwell is a mother on a mission to save her 12-year-old son, Billy, from enduring life-threatening epileptic seizures.

After becoming the first child in the UK to be prescribed medicinal cannabis on the NHS last year, Billy Caldwell’s potentially deadly seizures disappeared for months. However, after Home Office officials warned their GP to stop prescribing the drug to her son, she was left with no choice but to travel to Canada and obtain the medical cannabis legally over there.

Risking her own freedom, and years in jail, Charlotte flew back from Canada yesterday carrying the cannabis oil. But she was devastated when it was immediately confiscated by customs officials at Heathrow.

Charlotte joins us today, alongside Dr Ranj, to tell us why she’s prepared to do it all again to ensure Billy gets the medication she believes he so desperately needs.