Conservative author Peter Schweizer, a former speechwriter for Republican president George W Bush, has claimed in his book “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich” that Hillary Clinton made policy decisions while US secretary of state that benefited donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The publisher of a controversial new book that looks at the ties between Bill and Hillary Clinton and donors to their charity has made several factual(...)

Errol Brown: radiant self-confidence. Photograph: PA Wire

Errol Brown, who has died aged 71, became one of the most successful artists in British pop. With his band Hot Chocolate, and with production assistan(...)

Jamaica’s 4x200 relay team strike a pose on the medal podium after winning the event at the IAAF World Relays Championships in Nassau Bahamas; Nickel Ashmeade, Jason Livermore, Rasheed Dwyer and Warren Weir. Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters

Jamaica won the showcase 4x200 metres relay without Usain Bolt as their American rivals dropped the baton at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas(...)

The sizzling jerk chicken The smell of the open air. From this hill I can see Half way across the country. By God I love Jamaica. (...)

Studio rat: Daniel Lanois. Photograph: Brad Barket/Getty/CBGB

Daniel Lanois is on the road again. He’s calling from a hotel in Seattle as his tour heads up the west coast of the United States and into his nati(...)

She’s one of the most compelling singers to ever grab a microphone and glare down the barrel of an audience, but how much do we really know about G(...)

Digicel chairman Denis O’Brien. He has lobbied regional regulators strongly over the takeover, which he says should only go ahead after a major sell-off of overlapping assets

The proposed $3 billion (€2.7 billion) deal by the telco Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) to take over Columbus International appears to be (...)

Studio One remains Jamaican music’s mother ship. Clement “Coxsone” Dodd’s label and studio was where the sound of young Jamaica was minted in (...)

Digicel has accused UPM of bypassing its Haitian systems to terminate international calls on its network for free using a sophisticated technique

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile phone company owned by Denis O’Brien, has stepped up its war on internet telephony firms it accuses of profiting from a(...)

A north of England council has been asked to fly the Tricolour to mark the Easter Rising centenery next year. Photograph: Ed Pritchard/Getty

A council in the north of England has been asked to consider flying the Tricolour to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising next year. The request c(...)