Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 20 Jun 2017

1. Finsbury Park suspect's family 'in shock'

The family of the man suspected of driving a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque in London on Sunday night say they are "in shock" and "devastated" by the news. Darren Osborne, 47, who lives in Cardiff, is being held in custody on suspicion of terror offences.

Finsbury Park attack: Suspect Darren Osborne's family 'in shock'

2. Davis agrees to EU timeline on Brexit talks

Brexit Secretary David Davis met the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, in Brussels yesterday to begin negotiations to take the UK out of the bloc. As had been rumoured, the Tory MP dropped his key demand about the structure of the talks – Britain will settle the terms of its exit before it begins negotiating new trade deals.

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3. Grenfell Tower families receive thousands in relief

Organisers say 180 households affected by the Grenfell Tower fire have received a total of £200,000 in relief. It was also confirmed that 126 hotel places have been allocated to families and 78 households were expected to have been rehomed in the area by last night. The search for victims is continuing, but police say they may never know the true number.

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4. Nasa finds more Earth-like planets

The US space agency Nasa has announced the discovery of another 219 exoplanets – planets which orbit a different star to our own Sun – and says 10 of them may be about the same size and temperature as Earth. Since its launch in 2009, the Kepler telescope has identified 4,034 exoplanets, of which 50 are similar to the Earth.

5. US student dies after release from North Korea jail

US President Donald Trump has condemned North Korea as a "brutal regime" after student Otto Warmbier died. The 22-year-old spent 17 months in jail for allegedly stealing a poster from his hotel during a sightseeing trip. North Korea said he fell into a coma after contracting botulism, but his father said he had been "terrorised and brutalised".

Death of Otto Warmbier raises fears for other North Korea detainees

6. Former Barclays execs charged over financial crisis

Barclays Bank and four of its former executives have been charged with fraud over their actions during the 2008 financial crisis. The case, brought by the Serious Fraud Office, relates to the way the bank avoided a government bailout by raising money from investors in Qatar. Barclay's avoided nationalisation by taking £12bn from Qatar and around £2bn found its way back to the Gulf state.

7. Heatwave warning as temperatures soar

The Met Office has issued a level three amber heatwave warning as Britain faces another day of sweltering temperatures. The warning is one level below a national emergency and the public have been urged to watch out for people with heart and lung conditions, the elderly, babies and young children, who are most at risk. Record temperatures are expected on Wednesday, but cooler weather will arrive by the weekend.

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8. Vaccine 'could stop heart attacks'

A vaccine which could stop heart attacks will be tested on humans after positive results from animal trials. Scientists believe the AT04A vaccine could prove to be a more reliable alternative to the use of statins to lower cholesterol. Tests on vaccinated mice found they had 53% less cholesterol.

9. Nazi memorabilia found in secret room

A cache of Nazi memorabilia, including statues and a device for measuring heads in order to discriminate between races, has been found in a hidden room in Buenos Aires. Argentinian authorities believe the items were brought into the country by a a high-ranking Nazi escaping justice after World War II.

10. Briefing: the Brexit 'divorce' bill

In one of the more memorable moments of the otherwise forgettable election leaders' debates, Paul Nuttall ridiculed the UK's supposed Brexit "divorce bill".

He was slapped down by Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood, who asked if he would refuse to "pay his dues" in a real divorce. "We all know blokes like you," she said, providing the stand-out moment of the 90-minute show.

However, Nuttall's view is shared by many - including, if a leaked discussion during a dinner with Jean-Claude Juncker in late April is to be believed - the Prime Minister. So, what is this Brexit divorce bill and why have our past payments not already covered it?

Brexit divorce bill: what does the UK owe Brussels?

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