Former US president Bill Clinton talks with his daughter Chelsea after she addressed the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. The meeting has become more of a Clinton family affair in recent years. Photograph: Ray Stubblebine/EPA

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams, businessman Denis O’Brien and former Irish president Mary Robinson will be at the annual meeting of the Clinton Gl(...)

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Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond implored Scots to grasp the ‘opportunity of a lifetime’ to secure independence in a vote tomorrow that coul(...)

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton and her husband, former US president Bill Clinton, at the Harkin ‘steak fry’ in Indianola, Iowa. Photograph: Reuters/Jim Young

Hillary Clinton has sent another strong signal that she may run for the presidency in 2016 when she returned to the politically significant state o(...)

Brian Farren, Linda O’Shea Farren, Brian O’Dwyer and Maurice Buckley, president  of the Ireland Chamber of Commerce. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

It was a dank, wet evening on Dublin’s leafy Raglan Road last night, but that didn’t stop 80 guests filing into Fitzroy House for an evening of chat (...)

Hillary Clinton: has yet to declare whether she will run as a presidential candidate in the next US elections. Photograph: Matthew Healey/The New York Times

The organisers of tonight’s Dublin fundraiser for Hillary Clinton hope to use the event to establish a network of US supporters in Ireland in expecta(...)

Gary Hart is also meeting with representatives from the UK and Irish governments on his visit across the Atlantic. Photograph: Reuters

A former US senator tasked by Washington to assess the state of the peace process in Northern Ireland has met politicians in Belfast.Gary Hart, a two-(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has accused the Government of being ‘too passive’ on the peace process.  Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has accused the Government of being “too passive” on the peace process.As the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire (...)

Nancy Soderberg was Bill Clinton’s deputy national security adviser

A senior aide to former US president Bill Clinton has accused unionists and nationalists of an “abysmal abdication of leadership” and of being “far to(...)

Course of action: US president Barack Obama golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club, Martha’s Vineyard, at the weekend. Photograph: Steven Senne/AP

Fore! Score? And seven trillion rounds ago, our forecaddies brought forth on this continent a new playground, conceived by Robert Trent Jones, and ded(...)

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Image of the week: Clipper crazy “Where do you want to go today?” Two decades ago, Microsoft used to ask Windows users this question all the ti(...)