Bernie Sanders arriving at the Vatican for a conference commemorating the 25th anniversary of ‘Centesimus Annus’, a high-level teaching document by Pope John Paul II on the economy and social justice at the end of the Cold War. Photograph: Angelo Carconi/EPA

On Friday afternoon when the time came for US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to address the Holy See’s Pontifical Academy of Social (...)

 US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders: He  is expected to attend a small, invitation-only conference at the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

If US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders thought that a trip to the Vatican tomorrow would result in a campaign boosting photo opportuni(...)

Peugeot’s 2008 DKR in action

The only things more ugly than Peugeot’s 2008 DKR are the roads it is built to race on. Of course, even associating its name with a Peugeot that mere(...)

Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner: Due in court over sale of dollar future contracts. Photograph: Eitan Abramovich AFP/Getty Images

These are difficult days for South American presidents, with both serving and former members of this select group snarled up in a series of corruption(...)

Bolivia’s president Evo Morales answers questions from the press  in La Paz on Monday a day after Bolivians appear to have rejected his bid to seek a fourth term in office. Photograph: Aizar Raldes/AFP/Getty Images

Bolivia’s president Evo Morales looks set to suffer his first significant electoral reversal after a decade in power as voters appeared to reject a pr(...)

A man is seen walking next to a graffiti that reads “Evo no” after the referendum rejection in El Alto, Bolivia, on Sunday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Bolivian president Evo Morales looked headed for defeat in a referendum on whether the leftist leader can seek a fourth term in office, according to e(...)

Bolivia’s president Evo Morales: faces accusations of influence-peddling involving his former partner. Photograph: EPA/ABI

A corruption affair involving his former lover has suddenly left Bolivia’s president Evo Morales facing the possibility his decade-long electoral win(...)

 The scales (statue) of justice on the roof of the Four Courts Building in Dublin.
Judgments: Key cases in brief

Tribunal costs decision was justified in light of deception and falsification of documents Lowry v Mr Justice Moriarty [2016]IEHC 29 (High Court, Hedi(...)

Fumigating to prevent dengue, chikunguya and Zika virus at El Angel cemetery, in Lima, Peru. Photograph: Martin Mejia/AP Photo

Pregnant women are being advised to consider postponing travel to areas affected by Zika amid global concern at the spread of the mosquito-borne virus(...)

A man fumigating a house in Mexico City, Mexico as part of the country’s campaign against the Zika virus. Photograph: Mexican Secretary Office of Health/EPA

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended its travel warning to another eight countries or territories that pose a risk of infe(...)