Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 16 Nov 2010

Prince William and Kate Middleton

Our popular news catch-up service is posted Monday to Friday at 8.0 am. You can rely on it to keep you up to date through the working day with the main news talking points. PRINCE WILLIAM TO MARRY KATE MIDDLETONClarence House announced this morning that Prince William and his girlfriend Kate Middleton became engaged during a holiday in Kenya last month and that their wedding will take place in London next spring or summer. Both are aged 28 and have known each other since they attended St Andrews University together. Official: Prince William to marry Kate Middleton Pictures: When Wills met Kate AUNG SAN SUU KYI RISKS REARRESTOn her second day of freedom, the pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi used an interview with the BBC's John Simpson to call for a "non-violent revolution" in Burma. She appeared to be raising the stakes after talking of reconciliation the previous day. There are concerns that her challenge to the junta might led to her rearrest. She is free now - but Gen Than Shwe is watching NEW MICHAEL JACKSON VIDEO APPEARS ONLINE A music video that Michael Jackson had to abandon in 2003 when police raided his Neverland ranch, leading to child molestation charges of which he was acquitted in 2005, has been completed and has turned up online. According to the TMZ site, the video for the song One More Chance is "the real deal". It will be included in a DVD boxed set of Jackson's videos going on sale on November 22. Watch a clip of 'One More Chance' New Michael Jackson album out in December UK TORTURE CLAIMANTS TO BE PAID 'MILLIONS'The government has paid millions in compensation to seven former terrorism suspects, including Binyan Mohamed, who were detained at Guantanamo Bay and claimed that British security forces colluded in their torture. The government paid out to avoid a protracted court case which would have exposed MI6 to public scrutiny. ZUCKERBERG LAUNCHES 'NEXT GENERATION' MAIL Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg yesterday hailed the end of email - which he called "too slow and formal" - at an event in San Francisco where he announced a "next generation" mail system. It will combine Facebook's instant messaging system, SMS, Facebook messages and email in one place and allow users to respond to any messages in real time. Facebook bids to become the messaging hub EUROZONE PANIC: PRESSURE MOUNTS ON IRISH Pressure is growing on Ireland to accept an economic bailout from either the EU or the IMF as European leaders and central bankers fear the current instability will spread. Portugal is at particular risk: its already weak economy could be sunk by the rising cost of borrowing in the light of Ireland's troubles. CHOLERA: HAITIANS PROTEST AGAINST UN FORCES Haitians have launched violent protests against UN peacekeepers, claiming that troops from Nepal are to blame for introducing cholera to the island. The current cholera epidemic has claimed more than 900 lives in Haiti. The UN says there is no evidence to support the accusation. In pictures: cholera stalks Haiti flood victims CHANDLERS LEARN OF FATHER'S DEATHPaul and Rachel Chandler's delight at being freed by Somali pirates turned to sorrow when they were told that Paul's 99-year-old father had died while they were being held captive. The couple were informed while resting at the British high commission in Nairobi en route to Britain. The government continues to insist that it paid no money towards the $1m ransom. Chandlers' freedom: The story of Mohamed Aden iTUNES sells beatles musicThe long-running dispute between the Beatles and Apple is over. For the first time since iTunes was launched, the Fab Four's music is available to be purchased from the online music store. It follows protracted talks between representatives of the band, their record label EMI and Apple. ASDA TO CREATE 7,500 NEW JOBSAhead of its third-quarter results, due later today, the supermarket group Asda has announced that it plans to create 7,500 new jobs in the UK next year, 3,500 of them at new Asda stores and 1,500 of them at Netto stores, the Danish discount chain it purchased earlier this year. Asda is owned by the US retail giant Wal-Mart.

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Jack Bremer is a London-based reporter, attached to The Week.co.uk. He has reported regularly from the United States and France.