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As it happened this morning: Friday 11 May

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By Cristina Abellan Matamoros
Israel and Iran, Eurovision and expensive parking
Israel and Iran, Eurovision and expensive parking

Good morning, Europe! Here are the key stories we will be following today, Friday, May 11:

Iran/Israel: Israel says it has attacked nearly all of Iran's military infrastructure in Syria after Iranian forces fired rockets at Israeli-held territory for the first time in the most extensive military exchange ever between two adversaries.

Catalonia crisis: Exiled former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has stepped back from putting himself forward for the presidency of the region, instead nominating a newcomer.

Italy deadlock: The anti-establishment Five Star Movement and far-right League say they had made "significant steps" towards forming a government. But the final word rests with Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

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