Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 16 Jun 2016

1. England score late winner to beat Wales at Euro 2016

Daniel Sturridge scored an injury time winner for England as they beat Wales 2-1 in a dramtic encounter at Euro 2016. A Gareth Bale free kick gave Wales a first-half lead but bold substitutions from England manager Roy Hodgson paid off in the second period as Jamie Vardy equalised for England, before Sturridge struck in the 92nd minute to put England top of Group B.

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2. Brexit an 'economic danger' to UK's biggest cities

The leaders of the UK's ten biggest cities outside London, all Labour councillors, have written an open letter warning that leaving the EU would put the UK's commercial hubs in "serious economic danger". Meanwhile, Leave campaigners have accused the Bank of England of "peddling phony forecasts" to support the Remain camp.

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3. Clement Freud: Third woman claims assault

A third woman has come forward to claim she was raped by Sir Clement Freud, after an ITV documentary last night alleged the former Liberal MP, who once shared an office with Sir Cyril Smith, had abused two young girls between the 1940s and 1970s. The broadcaster's widow, Jill, said yesterday she was "shocked" and "deeply saddened" by the news.

4. Wreckage of missing EgyptAir flight found

Egyptian investigators say they have found the wreckage of EgyptAir flight MS804, which crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing 66 people. A ship-based search has found "several main locations" on the sea floor between Crete and Egypt. Signals from the plane's black box were also detected - but will stop soon.

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5. Clinton savages Trump over Orlando shooting

White House hopeful Hillary Clinton has turned on her Republican rival, Donald Trump, saying "not one of [his] reckless ideas would have saved a single life in Orlando". Referring to the mass shooting in a gay club in the city at the weekend, the presumptive Democratic nominee called for tighter controls on selling guns.

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6. Disney World alligator attack: body found

The body of a two-year-old boy who was dragged into a lake by an alligator at Disney World in Florida has been recovered after a 16-hour search by divers using sonar equipment. Lane Graves was snatched from the shore of an artificial lake on Tuesday evening. His father fought with the animal but could not stop it from taking his son.

7. Cliff Richard will not face abuse charges

Sir Cliff Richard will not face charges related to historical sexual abuse claims due to lack of evidence, the Crown Prosecution Service announced. The decision was made after a review of evidence related to allegations made by four men about offences between 1958 and 1983. The claims first came to light in 2014. Richard was never arrested.

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8. Sports participation down since 2012

Figures from Sport England show fewer people are playing sports now than in 2012, when it was promised that the London Olympic Games would "inspire a generation" and have a focus on legacy. Some 15.8 million people now play sport or exercise at least once a week, down 0.4% .

9. MP Jo Cox dies after being shot and stabbed

Labour MP Jo Cox has died in hospital after being shot and stabbed in West Yorkshire this afternoon. Cox, who represents Batley and Spen, was attacked after a surgery in Birstall and airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary, but died soon afterwards. A 52-year-old man has been arrested.

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10. Briefing: Why Prince William is appearing in a gay magazine

The Duke of Cambridge has made history as the first member of the

royal family to feature on the cover of a gay magazine. Prince William

appears in the July issue of Attitude, after inviting members of the

LGBT community to Kensington Palace to discuss bullying and issues

surrounding mental health. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along

with Prince Harry, are leading the Heads Together campaign, which aims

to end stigma around the subject.

Prince William makes history on gay magazine cover

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