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The little girl who can finally walk meets Santa

Her parents have said it's the 'best Christmas present they have ever received'... the moment their three-year-old daughter was able to walk unaided to visit Santa Claus three months after groundbreaking surgery.

Esme Hodge was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and Spastic Diplegia and was unable to walk without a special frame... that's until her family raised £80,000 for life changing surgery in America, an operation which is not performed on children as young as Esme on the NHS.

Despite doctors’ estimations of a 6-12 month recovery period, Esme has defied the odds, walking into Santa’s grotto and declaring: ‘Look Santa, I can walk!’

She now plans to walk into the school classroom in September. But first joined us alongside her proud mum, Angela.

Should we ban teacher's Christmas presents?

One school in Falkirk has suggested a ban on buying Christmas gifts for teachers - believing it puts too much pressure on cash-strapped families. But what do you think? Are you planning on buying a gift for your child's teacher this year? If so, how much would you spend? Let us know in our poll below!

Will you be buying a gift for your child's teacher?

According to a This Morning poll, most of us plan on buying a present for our children’s teachers this Christmas. That can’t be said for some parents in Falkirk though; one school has suggested a ban on buying Christmas gifts for teachers, believing it puts too much pressure on cash strapped families. Someone who disagrees is headmaster Serge Cefai, who says children should be able to show gratitude to their teachers, meanwhile Sarah Relf says teachers' presents have got out of control and they're doing a job like everyone else.

Watch the debate and have your say...

Queen of the Jungle Toff tells us: 'My skin hasn't been like this since I was 12!'

I did take in foundation and I’m not ashamed to say that I cover up my spots. I did find it very embarrassing over the years. I feel a lot more confident as I sit here now.

– Georgia Toffolo

She’s been described by her Campmates as a ‘ray of sunshine’ but it was Toff's pure grit and determination that won her the hearts of the nation as she underwent the most gruelling of Bushtucker Trials with a smile on her face.

Straight off the plane from Australia, Toff joins us on the sofa to discuss her Jungle journey, what she intends to do during her reign as Queen of the Jungle, and why her I'm A Celeb diet has given her a new-found confidence.

Gok brings some fairytale magic to our festive apparel 💫

Our very own Fairy Gok-mother is back, and we’re going live to the panto stage in Milton Keynes where Mr Wan is starring in Cinderella!

Gok will be sprinkling a little of his fashion magic into our festive wardrobes - getting us ready for Christmas Day.

Rick Stein's Mexican prawn cocktail with tomato, avocado and chipotle cóctel de camarón

Returning from his tour of Mexico with a little surprise for Holly and Phillip, Rick is in the kitchen to share his recipe for the perfect Christmas starter - prawn cocktail (with a bit of zing)!

Steal Holly's Thursday style

Holly and Phillip's stylist shares the details of our presenters' studio looks with us.

Holly wears jumper from Ted Baker with Zara skirt and LK Bennett shoes

Phillip wears shirt from Arket with NN07 trousers