Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have decisively won their respective primaries in New York, strengthening their prospects of becoming presidential ca(...)

 US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders: He  is expected to attend a small, invitation-only conference at the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

If US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders thought that a trip to the Vatican tomorrow would result in a campaign boosting photo opportuni(...)

  Dr Arthur Laffer

Donald Trump would make a great US president because he can’t be bought, says US economist Arthur Laffer. The Republican Party stalwart and low-tax (...)

Learn from these historical hotties: the Gore-Booth sisters, Constance and Eva, circa 1895. Copyright Sligo County Library

Happy International Women’s Eve. I am sure you are all putting your gender-equality resolutions in place so that we can collectively make sure we wil(...)

Sorcha has been struggling to get her message across on the doorsteps of Kimmage, Harold’s Cross and Terenure – and it’s not just because she’s gone (...)

In the 1985 film Back to the Future, the ‘future’ saw us in a world with hoverboards and flying cars but nobody imagined we’d be using smartphones to(...)

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson from Broad City

VINYL Sky Atlantic, February If you’re making a drama about the 1970s New York music scene, what better man to have on your creative team than Mick (...)

Attempts within Republicanism to mount an anti-Trump campaign appear unlikely to succeed - the party has been hijacked by its own members. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Stephen Colbert, host of the US’s Late Show, a mix of chat and satire, the other night warned his audience that Donald Trump might actually w(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. File  photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The computer memory stick at the centre of Denis O’Brien’s latest legal action contains some 80 files – including newspaper cuttings, Dáil and legal t(...)

Hillary Clinton: in the running in spite of being a woman. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton is the frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic Party presidential nomination. In 2008 she reached second place in the primaries, winnin(...)