Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures as she addresses a VIP reception for the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies in Washington, United States, on Wednesday. Reuters

US Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton took quick aim at presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday night, saying the U(...)

British Labour’s 1983 manifesto was dismissed by one of its own as “the longest suicide note in history”. That inglorious accolade should now pass by (...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes an appearance prior to the start of play and speaks with golfer Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral Blue Monster Course. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

It’s probably no shock to learn that most US golfers tend to vote Republican – but the strength of ill feeling towards Hillary Clinton is perhaps mor(...)

John Kasich is expected to suspend his campaign  to capture the Republican nomination for the November 8th election. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Ohio governor John Kasich is leaving the Republican US presidential contest, sources said, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party’s nomination.(...)

Philippine presidential candidate  Rodrigo  Duterte speaks during a campaign rally in  Manila on  April 23rd. Photograph:  Ezra Acayan/Reuters

Rodrigo Duterte, the frontrunner in the Philippines presidential race, has no problem with extra-judicial killings and wants to reintroduce public exe(...)

Donald Trump pays tribute to rival Ted Cruz at his victory party in Trump Tower in Manhattan, describing him as “one hell of a competitor”. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Indiana is described as the “crossroads of America”, and Texas senator Ted Cruz came here hoping that he could find a route out of the midwestern stat(...)

Ted Cruz has suspended his campaign to be the Republican presidential nominee in light of a resounding win for Donald Trump (right) in Indiana.

Businessman Donald Trump scored a resounding victory in Indiana’s Republican primary forcing his chief rival, Texas senator Ted Cruz, to quit the race(...)

Melanie Lan with her work at the Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Melanie Lan was preparing to move to San Francisco. After three years of working with a natural food company, she needed a change from life in Seattl(...)

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz: “Donald Trump alleges that my Dad was involved in assassinating JFK. Now let’s be clear: this is nuts, this is not a reasonable position, this is just kooky,” he said. Photograph: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called Donald Trump “a pathological liar” in an angry outburst after he claimed that the Texas senator’s fa(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets his supporters as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Century Center in South Bend, Indiana. Photograph: Tannen Maury

An Argentinean TV station has used Donald Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric to help advertise their coverage of this summer’s centenary staging of the(...)