As it happened this morning: Friday 4th May

Hawaii volcano, English elections, Twitter
Hawaii volcano, English elections, Twitter
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The latest on May's election test, ETA's disbanding and Trump's Stormy Daniels saga as it happened on Friday, May 4.


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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