Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 8 Mar 2016

1. EU and Turkey sketch out 'one in, one out' deal

The European Union has agreed an outline deal with Turkey to halt the flow of migrants from Syria to Europe. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said last night's talks had reached a "breakthrough" but more time was needed to secure the deal. The plan will see one refugee settled in Europe for every migrant returned to Turkey from Greece.

2. Boris Johnson: officials told not to contradict EU line

Senior officials in the London mayor's office have been told to either agree with Boris Johnson's view that Britain would be better out of the European Union or keep quiet, a leaked email shows. Chief of staff Sir Edward Lister said the instruction only applied to official business, although that is not clear from the email itself.

3. Former Sun editor guilty in Johnson case

David Dinsmore, a former editor of The Sun, has been found guilty of breaching sexual offences legislation by publishing a photograph of footballer Adam Johnson's 15-year-old victim. The newspaper had pixelated the picture but the judge said this was not enough. Johnson was found guilty of sexual activity with a child last week.

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4. Most young women 'have been harassed'

A YouGov study has found 85 per cent of UK women between the ages of 18 and 24 have been sexually harassed in public, with 45 per cent reporting unwanted sexual touching. According to the report, 64 per cent of women of all ages have been harassed, with 35 per cent touched. Only 11 per cent said someone had intervened to help.

5. Maria Sharapova banned after admitting drug use

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been provisionally suspended from the game after admitting she failed a drugs test at the Australian Open. The player has been taking the newly banned meldonium for ten years for health reasons. "I made a huge mistake," she said.

6. Carole King to play first UK gig in 25 years

Singer and songwriter Carole King is to perform in the UK for the first time in more than 25 years. She will play her classic album Tapestry in its entirety along with other hits at the BST festival in London's Hyde Park this summer. "I can't wait to perform Tapestry... in the heart of one of my favourite cities," said King.

7. MH370: searchers 'hopeful', two years on

Australian and Malaysian authorities say they are still "hopeful" of finding the wreckage of MH370, exactly two years after the Malaysia Airlines jet disappeared with 239 people on board. Only one piece of debris, a flaperon found on Reunion, has so far been confirmed as part of the Boeing 777. The search has cost more than £92m so far.

8. Leicester City fan cashes in £250,000 bet early

A Leicester City fan who stood to win £250,000 from a £50 stake if his team won the Premier League has cashed out with £72,000 winnings - hours before he could have scooped £91,000 following the team's 1-0 win over Watford. Ladbrokes congratulated the punter on "holding his nerve this long". The odds have now shortened from 5,000-1 to 5-4.

9. AC/DC halts tour over deafness fears

Rock band AC/DC have postponed the ten remaining shows of a US tour after lead singer Brian Johnson was warned he risked going totally deaf if he carried on. The band said the gigs would be rescheduled with a guest vocalist. In September 2014, band member Malcolm Young left when he was diagnosed with dementia.

10. Briefing: Jeremy Corbyn, Dan Jarvis, and the leadership rumours

Speculation is growing that Labour MP Dan Jarvis could replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader after he received a flurry of payments from private party donors. Jarvis, who represents Barnsley Central, was given £16,800 from hedge fund manager Martin Taylor and £12,500 from recruitment firm owner Peter Hearn last month, which suggests the politician is "being groomed" to take over from Corbyn, The Times suggests.

Jeremy Corbyn is a 'disaster', says Stephen Hawking

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