Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 10 Aug 2011

Shrien Dewani

Our popular news catch-up service is posted Monday to Friday at 8.0am. You can rely on it to keep you up to date through the working day with the main news talking points. THree dead in Birmingham as riots continuePolice last night fought looters in Manchester, Birmingham and other Midlands towns. Three people thought to be protecting their community were killed when they were run over by a car in the West Midlands. London remained mostly calm as 16,000 police, up from 6,000, flooded the streets. So far there have been 563 arrests in London and 229 in the Midlands. Rioters need to see it’s not fun, says US criminologist UK riots: day 4 - pictures When the shit hits the fan it’s time to think afresh CAMERON announces 'FIGHTBAcK' after riotDavid Cameron has announced that the "fightback" has begun after four days of violence and looting. Residents in riot-hit areas across England have been using Twitter and Facebook to mobilise the clean-up, while vigilante groups have been seen on the streets. But insurers say the damage in London alone would run into tens of millions of pounds. UK riots: are vigilantes heroes or villains? DEWANI CAN BE EXTRADITED SAYS JUDGEA judge has ruled that Shrien Dewani can be extradited to South Africa to face trial over the murder of his wife, Anni, who was killed on the couple's honeymoon last year. The judge accepted that Dewani was depressed and suffering stress but said he would be looked after in South Africa. Shrien Dewani can be extradited to South Africa BOE DOWNGRADES GROWTH FORECAST Stock market volatility continued today as the FTSE gave up many of its gains from yesterday and the Dow Jones opened down on Tuesday's close. The falls came as the Bank of England cut its 2011 UK growth forecast from 1.8 per cent to about 1.5 per cent, with a grim warning that the "headwinds are growing stronger by the day". PREMIER LEAGUE DELAY WOULD SEND 'TERRIBLE MESSAGE'The start of the Premier League football season, due on Saturday, is under threat because of the widespread violence in London and beyond, but QPR owner Bernie Ecclestone said postponements would send "a terrible message" to the world. The third cricket Test between India and England began in Birmingham as scheduled. MOTHER KILLed HER TODDLERS IN ACT OF REVENGEFiona Donnison, 45, was sentenced to 32 years in jail at Lewes Crown Court yesterday for murdering her two children in an act of revenge against her estranged husband Paul Donnison. The court heard that Donnison had previously been charged with killing another daughter, Emma, thought to have died a cot death. SYRIAN PRESIDENT WILL 'not relent'Syrian despot Bashar al-Assad said yesterday that he will "not relent in pursuing terrorist groups" in the country as his army continued to slaughter protesters in rebel cities with tanks. His defiance came after the Turkish foreign minister told him the violence was "unacceptable". GADDAFI CLAIMs NATO KILLed 85 CIVILIANS IN BOMBINGLibyan officials loyal to Col Gaddafi yesterday claimed that a Nato airstrike had killed 85 civilians from 20 families in a farming village overlooking the rebel enclave of Misrata, and showed the bodies of a woman with two children alongside several men. But western journalists taken to the site were not convinced. POLYGAMIST MORMON SECT LEADER JAILED FOR LIFEPolygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, 55, of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was yesterday sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting two underage followers he took as brides. The jury heard an audiotape of him assaulting a 12-year-old. KATE MOSS T-SHIRT 'SLOGAN' CENSURED BY AsaThe UK website Zazzle.co.uk was yesterday ordered by the Advertising Standards Authority to take down its advertisement for children's T-shirts emblazoned with a quote from Kate Moss which reads: "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels." Campaigners complained the slogan encouraged eating disorders.

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