Donald Trump speaking to the media after the first Republican presidential debate. A feud with Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly has failed to dent his popularity, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Donald Trump continued to defy the laws of political gravity on Monday as a Reuters/Ipsos poll found the real estate mogul holding on to a wide lead (...)

US presidential candidate  and businessman Donald Trump. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Embattled Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has hit back at critics who say he went too far with caustic comments about a US television n(...)

Donald Trump was uninvited from the RedState Gathering after saying in a CNN interview that Fox News’s Megyn Kelly “had blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever”. Photograph: Getty

Donald Trump has been officially banned from one of the biggest gatherings of conservative activists after implying he received hostile questioning du(...)

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker  listens as Donald Trump speaks during the Republican presidential debate. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 0:36

Donald Trump dominated the first Republican presidential debate, where the property mogul was the literal and figurative centre of the action. Trump d(...)

Barrack Obama during a news conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, today. Photograph: STR/EPA

President Barack Obama has lashed out at Republican presidential candidates for making what he called “ridiculous” claims about his policies and “outr(...)

Donald Trump has infuriated Republicans by criticizing fellow members of the party and made many of them uncomfortable with harsh remarks about illegal immigration and other issues. Photograph: Joshua Lott/The New York Times

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump persisted in his attacks on fellow Republicans on Tuesday, calling US Senator Lindsey Graham an “idiot” and givin(...)

An insult too far

It was only a matter of time before Donald Trump went too far. Throughout his raucous campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, the propert(...)

John McCain: “It’s just totally inappropriate for Mr Trump to say that he doesn’t like to be with people who are captured.” Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

US senator John McCain urged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday to apologise to US military families for saying prisoners of war(...)

Donald Trump: asked whether John McCain was owed an apology, Mr Trump told ABC talk show This Week: “No, not at all.” Photograph:  Joshua Lott/New York Times

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has stirred controversy again after questioning the war record of Republican senator John McCain, a fo(...)

Republican presidential contender and businessman Donald Trump. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump attacked Arizona senator John McCain’s war record on Saturday, saying the former prisoner in North Viet(...)