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The quick and expert briefing on the biggest news stories. Our team of specialist correspondents plus guests bring you information and analysis you can trust so you get What You Need To Know in minutes.

    How to beat hay fever as the heatwave hits

    How to beat hay fever as the heatwave hits

    After a cold, damp and slow start to summer, we’re finally feeling the heat.

    As the strong sunshine gets to work, temperatures are looking likely to soar over the next week and Brits can finally get basking.  

    But, how long will this hot spell last? Could this be our only scorcher for the summer? And why are we about to be hit with a pollen bomb?

    ITV Weather Presenter Becky Mantin tells Sangeeta Kandola what you need to know...

    • 11 min
    Are fans losing confidence in Gareth Southgate?

    Are fans losing confidence in Gareth Southgate?

    A dismal one all draw to Denmark was just what England didn’t need to settle the shaky Euros nerves.

    Outclassed by the Danes, Southgate’s side seemed muddled and lacklustre.

    They left the pitch at full time with boos and jeers from normally loyal travelling fans ringing in their ears.

    So, what’s going on? Has the tide turned against Southgate? And can he turn it around?

    ITV News Sports Editor Steve Scott tells Lucrezia Millarini what you need to know... 

    • 11 min
    Can the General Election make a dent in the cost of living crisis?

    Can the General Election make a dent in the cost of living crisis?

    Jamie works two jobs. His day starts before the sun rises and won’t end until it sets.

    He’s just one of many battling Britian’s Cost-Of-Living crisis.

    But now the phrase has become so ubiquitous, it risks losing its true meaning. And for those like Jamie, it’s become a question of surviving, not living.

    But could the general election be a turning point? 

    ITV News Investigations Editor Daniel Hewitt tells Lucrezia Millarini what you need to know... 

    • 12 min
    The TikTok election: How to spot fact from fiction

    The TikTok election: How to spot fact from fiction

    2024 has been dubbed the year of the TikTok election.

    And now, we’re only half-way through Britain’s general election campaign and already the social media platform has been flooded with misinformation.

    But where is it coming from? Is it really making an impact? And how do you sift the fact from the fiction? 

    ITV News Digital Video Producer George Hancorn tells Faye Barker what you need to know... 

    • 14 min
    Why has hoarding become so dangerous?

    Why has hoarding become so dangerous?

    There's around 1.2 million hoarders across the UK.

    Many don’t even recognise they have a problem.

    On the surface, it might seem like someone is being messy, but hoarding is a disorder and can be a coping mechanism for other things.

    But at what point does it become dangerous? And is there enough help out there?

    ITV News Reporter Sam Holder tells Yasmin Bodalbhai what you need to know... 

    • 10 min
    Can voters relate to the Prime Minister?

    Can voters relate to the Prime Minister?

    As the country gears up for the general election, ITV’s Tonight programme is taking you one step closer to the leaders of Great Britain’s largest political parties.
     
    In one of a series of interviews, Paul Brand speaks to the Prime Minister to find out whether he has the plan or the personality to win.
     
    It was an interview which made headlines for a number of reasons here, Paul Brand brings you What You Need To Know…

    For more on this, tune into the Tonight programme on ITV, on Wednesday 12th June at 7pm.

    • 8 min

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