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As it happened: Thursday morning, May 3

As it happened: Thursday morning, May 3
By Emma Beswick
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Euronews brings you the latest news and updates as they happen this morning.


Good morning Europe! Welcome to our live coverage of European and international news on Thursday, May 3.

The main stories today:

Liverpool in Champions League final

  • Liverpool survived a dramatic late fightback from Roma to reach the Champions League final.

  • They lost to the Italian side 4-2 but won 7-6 on aggregate thanks to their three-goal lead from the first leg.

  • Jurgen Klopp’s men will face 12-time champions Real Madrid in Kyiv on May 26.

Facebook data scandal firm ‘closes’

  • Cambridge Analytica, the consultancy at the centre of the Facebook data scandal, is closing.

  • The firm was accused of improper use of data on 87 million users of the popular social network site.

  • "The siege of media coverage has driven away virtually all of the company’s customers and suppliers," the company's statement said.

Explosion at Jewish festival

  • As many as 10 people were injured in an explosion at a Jewish festival in Stamford Hill, north London, according to police.

  • Dramatic video footage was captured by a member of Hatzola, a local Jewish ambulance service, showing the moment of the explosion at the Lag baOmer celebration.

  • The cause of the explosion has not yet been confirmed.

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