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As it happened this morning: Friday 4th May

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As it happened this morning: Friday 4th May

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Good morning Europe! Welcome to our morning coverage of European and international news on Friday, May 4.

Hawaii volcano: Lava eruptions have followed a series of earthquakes on the US island, forcing evacuations.

Nobel prize: The committee which awards the Nobel Prize for literature has announced it will postpone this year's decision to 2019.

English elections: Theresa May has survived her biggest test since the UK general election as her Conservative Party largely held off challenges from the opposition in local elections.

ETA dissolution: The Basque Separatist group ETA has disbanded after a six-decade campaign for independence that saw hundreds killed.

Twitter passwords: The social network advised users to change their passwords after discovering some were visible on internal databases

Trump and Stormy Daniels: US President Donald Trump admits his lawyer paid for the porn star's silence and that he reimbursed him. But, in a series of tweets, he denies the money came from election campaign funds.

Cosby and Polanski expelled: The US academy that runs the Oscars film awards has expelled Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski. Cosby has been convicted of sexual assault and Polanski has admitted statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in the 1970s.

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