Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 16 May 2016

1. Calls for inquiry into Old Trafford 'fiasco'

The mayor of Greater Manchester is calling for a full inquiry after it emerged that the fake bomb that prompted an evacuation of Old Trafford before yesterday's match between Man Utd and Bournemouth was a training device left behind by a private company. Tony Lloyd described the false alarm as a "fiasco". The Premier League match has since been rearranged for Tuesday at 8pm.

Security firm to be axed after £3m Man Utd bomb 'fiasco'

2. Church invests millions into Google despite tax controversy

The Church of England is investing millions of pounds in Google despite the web giant's tax record. Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc, is listed in a report among the church's "20 most valuable equity holdings", although the size of its investment is not specified. The church has not raised the issue of tax avoidance with Google despite its vow to confront companies accused of it.

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3. Warmest April ever is the seventh record month in a row

April has become the seventh consecutive month to break global temperature records, according to Nasa. Last month was 0.24C warmer than the previous warmest April on record, which was in 2010. Climate change campaigners have called for action in the wake of the new figures. Several northerly regions, including the US state of Alaska, saw very hot temperatures during April.

4. Trump says UK relationship will not be 'very good'

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump says he will not have a "very good relationship" with David Cameron if he wins this year's election, after the PM called him "stupid, divisive and wrong" for wanting to ban Muslims from entering the US. He also called London mayor Sadiq Khan "very rude" after two men got involved in a spat. "Tell him I will remember," he added.

London Mayor Khan slams foreign investors for leaving homes empty

5. Road rage killer guilty of manslaughter

A man who stabbed a pensioner to death in a road rage attack has been convicted of manslaughter. Matthew Daley, 35, who suffers from mental health problems, was cleared of murder at a trial after claiming diminished responsibility. He stabbed 79-year-old Donald Lock to death after a minor collision on the A24 in Findon, near Worthing in July last year.

6. Queen's birthday marked at star-studded equine bash

A horse-themed show featuring celebrities of stage and screen has been held to mark the Queen's 90th birthday. The event in the grounds of Windsor Castle included displays by famous military and civilian horse troupes from around the world. Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Zara Tindall and Lady Louise Mountbatten took part in the parade of horses.

Queen's 90th birthday: Five highlights from the weekend

7. Natalie Bennett to step down as leader of Green Party

Natalie Bennett will step down as leader of the Greens this summer, saying she believes she has established her party as a national force. Bennett, who will remain leader until the end of August when her second two-year term expires, acknowledged that she was not a "spin-trained, lifelong politician". Party membership grew from 13,000 to 60,000 under her leadership.

Caroline Lucas makes joint bid for Green Party leadership

8. Cameron says Brexit would hit the poor hardest

The poor would be hit hardest by the economic consequences of leaving the EU, claims David Cameron. In a move seen as a bid to reach out to Labour voters, the PM said a Brexit would see prices rise and threaten jobs. Writing in the Daily Mirror, he said leaving would be "a national error". Meanwhile, more than 300 business figures have signed a letter in the Daily Telegraph in support of Brexit.

Brexit: Theresa May says ‘trust me’ to deliver

9. Attenborough: 'health & safety' would have held me back

Sir David Attenborough says health and safety could have prevented his big break in television. "I wouldn't change them," he said of his early days, travelling the globe to make programmes. "Looking back I don't think you would let two kids in their 20s just go off like that," he continued. "Nobody asked us anything about health and safety or anything else."

10. Teenager Rashford named in England squad

Roy Hodgson has named 18-year-old Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in his provisional 26-man squad for Euro 2016, although there is no room for Arsenal winger Theo Walcott. Also included are Jacjk Wilshere and Jordan Henderson, although both are returning from injury lay-offs. Andros Townsend also makes the cut after Danny Welbeck was ruled out through injury.

Euro 2016 squad: Rashford and Walcott – a tale of two teenagers

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