Pleascach, who was runner-up at Navan, winning the Taggersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two future Group One winners emerged from the 2015 Irish Stallion Farms Salsabil Stakes and Curragh trainer Patrick Prendergast is hoping his star fil(...)

 People place flowers and candles in the Place de la Bourse to pay tribute to the  victims of the attacks in Brussels last week. Photograph: Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images

Belgian prosecutors on Monday released a man they had charged in connection with last week’s deadly Brussels bombings, saying they did not have enough(...)

 Democratic presidential candidates  Bernie Sanders  and Hillary Clinton: Clinton has a commanding lead of 1,121 delegates to Sanders’s 479, including super-delegates. Photograph: Kamil Krzaczynski/EPA

The “Super Saturday” presidential nominating contests in five states – four in the Republican race and three in the Democratic – threw up mixed result(...)

Republican presidential candidate hopefuls Donald Trump and Ted Cruz  greet each following a debate sponsored by on March 3rd, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz split victories in four nominating contests with front-runner Donald Trump on Saturday, bolstering Mr Cruz’s (...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump: his strategy is under the spotlight. Photograph: EPA

It is clear from the ferocity of the attacks on Donald Trump that the businessman has the upper hand in the race to win the Republican nomination. W(...)

“Look at those hands. Are they small hands?”

The eleventh Republican presidential debate descended into a blizzard of insults with Donald Trump even going so far as to defend himself from ridicul(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaking on “Super Tuesday”  night in Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver a speech today laying out his case against Donald Trump, despite the billionaire’s sw(...)

US  Republican  presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses supporters after being declared by TV networks as the winner of the Nevada Republican caucuses. Anger in other southern states could push businessman closer to winning the Republican nomination. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters.

Mississippi’s vast flatlands, laced with the remains of a fading industrial base, are fertile ground for the incendiary populism of Donald Trump. F(...)

A statement from Adele’s spokesman said the singer has not authorised her music for use in any political campaign. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters/Files

British singer Adele made clear on Monday that she has not given permission for anyone to use her music for political campaigns. Adele’s spokesman is(...)

 Pedestrians walk on Amsterdam Avenue on Sunday in New York city. Most of New York’s streets were cleaned up overnight after a huge snow storm hit the mid-Atlantic states. Photograph: Getty

New York city has slowly emerged from a massive blizzard that paralysed much of the US east coast, while snowy gridlock gripped the nation’s capital (...)