As it happened this morning: Wednesday, May 16

As it happened this morning: Wednesday, May 16
By Emma Beswick
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Welcome to our live updates on the latest stories from Europe and elsewhere.


Good morning, Europe! Welcome to our live coverage of European and international news on Wednesday, May 16.

The main stories today:

US/North Korea summit: North Korea has called off high-level talks with South Korea, throwing into doubt an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump. It is upset over US-South Korea military exercises.

Gaza deaths:After Monday's death toll at the Gaza border, there have been angry exchanges at the UN between Israeli and Palestinian envoys.

Nuclear deal:Iran has claimed it and European powers have made a good start in talks over how to salvage the Iran nuclear deal.

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