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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