Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 19 May 2016

1. Paris to Cairo flight 'crashed after sharp turns'

The EgyptAir jet that disappeared en route from Paris to Cairo made two sharp turns before plunging into the Mediterranean Sea, it has been claimed. The Airbus A380 with 66 people on board disappeared from radar 175 miles north of the Egyptian coast at 2.30am local time. There have been reports of debris found in the sea. There was a Briton among the passengers.

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2. Hunt and junior doctors agree 'step forward'

An agreement has been reached between the department of health and junior doctors, hailed by health secretary Jeremy Hunt as a "significant step forward" and by the BMA as the "best and final way" to end the dispute which has led to NHS strikes. The deal will now be put to the vote by the BMA's 40,000 members and could be rejected.

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3. Warning that superbugs will kill millions

Infections which have developed resistance to drug treatments - superbugs - will be killing someone every three seconds by the year 2050 if no action is taken, an influential global review has warned. The report recommends raising public awareness of the problem and reducing antibiotic use, both in health and in agriculture.

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4. Supreme Court says PJS cannot be named

The Supreme Court has ruled that a celebrity who had an extra-marital threesome cannot be named. The married star, known only as PJS, secured a privacy injunction in January, but the Court of Appeal said the ban should be lifted after he was identified outside the UK. He appealed ans senior judges have now ruled that there is no public interest in "kiss and tell" stories.

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5. Portugal runs on renewable power for four days

Portugal met all its energy needs from renewable sources for four days straight earlier this month, analysis has shown. This milestone for clean energy generation comes days after Germany announced it had done the same for one day - Sunday 15 May - with power prices effectively negative at several points during the 24-hour period.

6. Trayvon Martin killing: Gun sold in auction

The gun used by neighbourhood watch member George Zimmerman to shoot dead unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 has been sold, according to an online auction site. Zimmerman had attempted to list the gun on two other sites which both refused to handle the sale. He described it as an "American icon" used in self-defence.

7. Buckingham Palace intruder arrested

A man was arrested in the grounds of Buckingham Palace after scaling a wall on Wednesday night. The 41-year-old was found in the palace grounds by police officers seven minutes after an alarm was activated. He was unarmed and was arrested on suspicion of trespassing on a protected site. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were in the palace at the time.

8. Google patents sticky cars to protect crash victims

Google has filed a patent for a coating on the front of cars to which a pedestrian would stick if hit in a crash. The patent says this would help minimise injury to the victim - and the layer would "ideally" only become sticky in the event of collision. It is intended for use in self-driving cars but would also work in a normal vehicle.

9. Muirfield banned from hosting the Open

Muirfield golf course has been barred from hosting the Open championship after a vote to admit women members failed. The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, which owns the course, needed two thirds of its 648 eligible voters to back the move, which was supported by the committee, but only 64 per cent of the members were in favour.

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10. Briefing: The Queen's Speech

The Queen unveiled a raft of planned new laws during the annual State Opening of Parliament yesterday. A radical shake-up of the prison system, a crackdown on extremism and reforms to the care system were at the heart of this year's Queen's Speech.

David Cameron described the package as a "One Nation Queen's Speech from a progressive, One Nation, Conservative Government". But details of some of the 21 bills set out this morning are already coming under scrutiny, with anti-extremism proposals and plans to replace the Human Rights Act long proving divisive.

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