Trump offers 'support' to May after polls setback

The picture was different in Scotland, where Conservatives scored gains against the Scottish National Party of Nicola Sturgeon. "But he still doesn't have that many seats". And eventually Harold Wilson managed to form a government. May's strategy paid off in this regard. The EU's chief negotiator said the bloc's stance on Brexit and the timetable for the talks were clear, but the divorce negotiations should only start when Britain is ready.

A year of toss-ups at the 71st Tony Awards

The 71st annual Tony Awards , given for excellence in the Broadway theater, will air live on CBS on Sunday, June 11, starting at 8 p.m. Kevin Spacey will host. Shows that tower this year will likely have long lives in theaters across the country as something as simple as " Come From Away " and as complex as " Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 " find new audiences.

May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco

May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco

With no clear victor emerging from Thursday's election a wounded May has signalled she will fight on, and will visit the palace at 12.30pm (11.30pm NZT). "I'm afraid we ran a pretty terrible campaign", Soubry said. May had unexpectedly called the snap election seven weeks ago, even though no vote was due until 2020.

Iran blames Trump for new Mid-East muddle

The United Arab Emirates cut postal ties to Qatar on June 8 while Saudi ally Bahrain reiterated a demand that Doha distance itself from regional foe Iran. Only an hour later, Tillerson sat in the front row in the Rose Garden as Trump enthusiastically embraced the move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and others to punish Qatar.

Victory or bust as thrilling Champions Trophy climax looms

Pakistan suffered a 124-run thrashing at the hands of arch-rivals and defending champions India but then notched up an upset win over world number one side South Africa to stay alive. "It was just the other team that played better cricket than us on that day. Any team can beat anyone" he said. "He's that type of player that when the team needs him he'll turn it up, I'm sure about that".

Qatar must 'end support for terror' to stop Gulf tensions

Qatar must 'end support for terror' to stop Gulf tensions

Meanwhile, Reuters reports that the Turkish parliament "approved a draft bill allowing its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar", apparently in support of the Qatari government. They need to make a decision; they can't have it both ways. They accuse the energy-rich Gulf nation of supporting terror groups, charges denied by Qatar.