Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 9 May 2011

Samoa, Polynesian nation to jump forward in time

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. PAKISTAN LAUNCHES INQUIRY OVER BIN LADEN Pakistan has launched an inquiry into how Osama bin Laden was able to live in the city of Abbottabad, apparently undetected by security services. Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani said allegations of complicity and incompetence were "absurd", but on Sunday night US president Barack Obama said: "We think that there had to be some sort of support network for Bin Laden inside of Pakistan". JEMIMA KHAN DENIES CLARKSON SUPER-INJUNCTIONJemima Khan has denied taking out a super-injunction to suppress "intimate pictures" with Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson, saying they did not exist. Theirs were among names of celebrities who were alleged by a Twitter user to have obtained gagging orders. Khan later said she had received "vile hate tweets" because of the rumours. MUSLIM ATTACKS ON CHRISTIANS KILL 12 IN CAIROTwelve were killed and at least 180 wounded as radical Salafi Muslims attacked Coptic Christians in Cairo and burned the Saint Mena church, claiming that Muslim women were being held against their will. Egypt's justice minister Abdel Azziz al-Gindi said 190 protestors would be prosecuted and that security forces would react with "an iron fist". In pictures: Sectarian violence flares in Cairo Briefing: What is Salafism and should we be worried? SAMOA JUMPS FORWARD IN TIMEThe island nation of Samoa in the South Pacific is to switch to the other side of the international dateline and jump forward in time by one day. At present it is 21 hours behind Australia but from December 29 this year it will be three hours in front when it switches to the west of the dateline. The move is to boost business with Australia and New Zealand. PIPPA OFFERED $MILLIONS TO STAR IN PORN FILMPippa Middleton and her brother James were yesterday offered millions by the US pornography giant Vivid Entertainment. Owner Steven Hersh offered Pippa $5 million for "just one scene", and James $1 million. The offer came as the Middletons fought to control a leak of racy snapshots sold to news agencies, blaming disloyal friends. Pippa Middleton ‘offered $5m to star in porn film’ PUBLIC KEPT IN DARK AS POLICE 'DISCIPLINED IN SECRET'Police forces are sacking 160 officers every year and disciplining dozens more at secret misconduct hearings which do not identify offenders, the Times reveals this morning with files from all 52 police authorities obtained through freedom of information requests. Misconduct included assault, perverting the course of justice, and carrying firearms when drunk. CLEGG ATTEMPTS COMEBACK WITH TOUGH LINE ON NHSNick Clegg yesterday promised "a louder Lib Dem voice" in government, starting with NHS reform, to show that the party is "a moderating influence on the Conservatives". Clegg is trying to reassert himself follows the Lib Dem "wipe-out" at last week's elections. Meanwhile, the Royal College of GPs has warned that proposed NHS reforms risked "unravelling and dismantling" the service. The Mole: Pressure grows on David Cameron to ditch Cable KLITSCHKO IS A 'FRAUD' CLAIMS HEAVYWEIGHT HAYEBritish heavyweight boxer David Haye warmed up for his fight against Ukranian Wladimir Klitschko in July by describing his opponent as a "fraud" at a press conference. Haye claimed Klitschko, who holds the IBF, IBO and WBO belts, cherry picked his opponents and said he would knock him out. Klitschko responded by promising to teach Haye a "lesson". PUBLIC SECTOR PAY BEATS PRIVATE BY ALMOST 50%British public sector workers get almost 50 per cent more in pay, pensions and holidays than their counterparts in private companies, according to a report from the think tank Policy Exchange out today. The gap widened between 2008 and 2010. Only those at the top of the pay scale - bankers, footballers, TV stars - do better in the private sector. RIO FERDINAND STALKER JAILEDThe woman who was convicted of stalking Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand last month has been jailed for 10 weeks and given a 10-year restraining order. Judge Nicholas Saunders described her as "predatory and manipulative" and said she lived in a "fantasy world". As she was led away Imru, from Peckham in south London, told the judge: "I stick two fingers up at you." Man Utd close in on title after beating Chelsea 2-1

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