May Update
  • Trump shifts story on Stormy Daniels payment - his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about an affair she says she had with Trump in 2006. Trump had denied knowing about the payment to Daniels when questioned by reporters on Air Force One last month.

  • Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts after days of earthquakes- State of emergency, following several days of earthquakes, the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island began to spew ash and released lava into a residential neighbourhood Thursday evening. Mandatory evacuations are underway in the area, affecting about 10,000 people. On Thursday morning, a magnitude-5.0 quake centered south of the Puu Oo crater rattled the Big Island.
  • Votes are in! With more than 4,000 seats to get across England, council elections are the first big test of political opinion since last year’s democratic election. There seems to be uncertainty of the outcome with the two main parties.
  • ‘Fierce dust storms in northern India have already left at least 125 people dead and scores more injured. Strong winds and lightning have devastated many villages in the two states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Many of those who died were sleeping when their homes collapsed around them’- BBC News