TV presenter Georgie Barratt discusses the day's top stories in more detail.
Muhammed Ali hospitalised after being found ‘unresponsive’ by guests
Boxing legend Muhammed Ali was taken to a US hospital last night after it was reported he was found ‘unresponsive’ by guests in his home who tried to wake him up. His representative has not yet confirmed these reports.
It comes just a week after he was released from hospital following a urinary tract infection.
‘The Greatest’ is thought to be in intensive care, but it is reported he is resting and has his wife Lonnie and daughter Hana with him.
Average life expectancy to hit 100 for next generation
Those born in the next generation will live to 100 and beyond, according to reports published by the Office for National Statistics.
It is thought the average life expectancy for women will reach 100 by 2057, with men reaching the same milestone by 2080.
Though increased life expectancy, immigration and a baby boom mean the UK’s population has grown by almost eight million since the 1980s, the ONS pointed out that living longer will increase pressure on the NHS and care services, as well as pensions.
Sam Smith, George Ezra and Ed Sheeran lead the Brit Awards
The Brit award nominations have been announced, with multiple awards up for grabs for Sam Smith, George Ezra and Ed Sheeran.
Between them, the three have received 13 nominations, with five for Smith and four for Ezra and Sheeran. They are all nominated in the most important categories for which they are eligible and will go head to head for British male solo artist and British album of the year.
FKA Twigs and Ella Henderson lead the way for British female awards.