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 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

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Adelma Tapia Ruiz, from Peru, who lived in Brussels has been identified as the first confirmed victim of the Brussels attacks. Photograph: Facebook

As the hunt continues for the third suspect in Tuesday’s Brussels attacks, details of those killed and injured in the bombings at Brussels airport and(...)

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

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Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump (L)  and Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) rolled up a series of wins on Tuesday. Photograh: Scott Audette/ Javier Galeano/Reuters

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton scored major wins on the biggest night of the US presidential election so far, extending their leads in the races to (...)

A man looks on as he waits for Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump to speak at a campaign rally on Super Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio March 1st. Photograph: Aaron Josefczyk/Reuters

Voters in 12 US states go to the polls on Tuesday as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, who have had the most success in the early nominating contests,(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump: polls put the party frontrunner ahead in Alabama and Oklahoma. Photograph: Reuters

Billionaire Donald Trump has been heavily criticised for refusing to repudiate an endorsement from racist group the Ku Klux Klan. The 2012 Republica(...)

A fan   during a campaign rally for Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

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Hillary Clinton:  “firewall” of southern minority voters held strong against Bernie Sanders. Photograph: Gerald Herbert/AP Photo

After two narrow wins and one heavy defeat in the early nominating states, Hillary Clinton banked her first landslide victory, in South Carolina’s pr(...)