A worker hangs a paper mache figure depicting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a workshop in Reynosa, Mexico, Angry Mexicans can beat it with a stick. Photograph: Reuters/Daniel Becerril

Arturo Palomino slapped down a domino during a game set up beside his lonely stall at a bus station in the Mexican capital. “If I had Donald Trump (...)

 Donald Trump  as he announces his candidacy for the US presidency:  his comments about Mexicans   have made him stand out in a crowded field of Republican candidates. Photograph:  Christopher Gregory/Getty Images

It’s hard to say what’s more shocking: the outrageous remarks property magnate Donald Trump has made since he announced his presidential candidacy or (...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The R&A has joined golf’s most influential organisations in distancing itself from disparaging comments US presidential candidate Donald Trump mad(...)

Chambers Bay. “The margin for error was so slim with the amount of run-off areas around the greens that sometimes the worse the shot you hit the better the result.” Photograph:  Harry How/Getty

If you dare to be different, you really should do something exceptional. Chambers Bay is very different and it is exceptional but is it a good golf co(...)

 Donald Trump  announces his candidacy for the US presidency at Trump Tower  in New York City. Mr Trump is the 12th Republican who has announced running for the White House. Photograph: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images

Canadian rock veteran Neil Young has continued a American tradition of recording artists asking Republican candidates to stop playing their music afte(...)

US real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Property tycoon and TV personality Donald Trump has announced his candidacy for the 2016 US presidential election, in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory (...)

Donald Trump is in Co Clare. Speaking to radio, he said: “I’m going to announce something that I think is going to be very dramatic and is going to make a lot of people very happy on June 16th.” Photograph: PA

US businessman Donald Trump has said he will make a “dramatic” announcement on June 16th amid speculation that he could run for the White House. Spea(...)

Former Texas governor Rick Perry at the announcement in Dallas yesterday of his candidacy for US president in 2016. Photograph:  Ron Jenkins/Getty Images

With 521 days to go until the US presidential election, the field is already packed with candidates. Far more Republicans have declared; among (...)

Virgin Atlantic will tell the Dáil Transport Committee that a sale of the State’s share in Aer Lingus will have significant negative effects on connectivity and ticket prices. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Virgin Atlantic will tell the Dáil transport committee the sale of the State’s shareholding in Aer Lingus to its rival International Airlines Group (I(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe recently said “everyone from Richard Branson to Donald Trump” had expressed a view on the possible sale of Aer Lingus. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA Wire

Virgin Atlantic will face “searching questions” when it brings its concerns about the possible sale of the State’s shareholding in Aer Lingus to the D(...)