Phillips is not the only mature woman to have been replaced by a rising star.
Fern Britton gave a teary goodbye on her last day of 'This Morning' earlier in July as she celebrated her 52nd birthday after 10 years presenting the show.
The popular morning TV host shocked the nation in March when she announced that she would be leaving. There was much speculation as to who the next person would be to join co-host Phillip Schofield, with popular favourites including Myleene Klass, Fearne Cotton, Cheryl Cole and Christine Bleakley.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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