RT News - May 18, 2016 (17:00 MSK)

Protests in France against labour reforms escalate, as President Hollande says he won't make a u-turn on the government proposal. The Queen officially opens the UK parliament, with vows the govenrment will tackle extremism. But critics say it's bordering on islamiphobia. Hundreds of musicians in Brazil sing a song of protest - demanding the interim president leave office while suspended leader Dilma Rousseff faces an impeachment trial.