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Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain put on hold

US president told Theresa May he did not want trip to go ahead if there were large-scale public protests • Support our journalism by becoming a Guardian supporter or making a contribution Donald Trump has told Theresa May in a phone call he does not want to go ahead with …

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Theresa May’s top advisors quit after election failure

Theresa May’s top two aides have quit after the Conservative Party’s poor showing in the UK election. Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, both May’s co-chiefs of staff, announced they were resigning after the Tories failed to win a majority. May is fighting for her political life after calling the snap …

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Raqqa: US-backed forces advance in IS ‘capital’

US-backed Syrian forces have advanced into the western part of so-called Islamic State’s “capital” of Raqqa, they and a monitor report. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the move had opened up a second front inside the Syrian city. They entered the eastern part earlier this week. Its fighters were …

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UK Election: Conservatives may lose majority

Exit polls in the UK general election suggest that Conservatives headed by the Prime minister Theresa May may lose their majority, while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has a chance of increasing his party’s presence in parliament. According to exit polls Conservatives’ results may fall a few seats short of an …

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