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.(...)

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(...)

Donald Trump greets his supporters  at a campaign rally in South Bend, Indiana. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

Donald Trump is the first Republican that Tamara Kil-Myers, a nurse from South Bend, Indiana, has ever voted for. The businessman rocking American p(...)

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(...)

Cruz control: Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on a campaign stopover in Osceola, Indiana. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Indiana is looking like Ted Cruz’s last stand. Even some of the Texas senator’s die-hard supporters in the Hoosier State acknowledge that this is a ma(...)

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton: on some foreign policy issues, it’s Hillary the Hawk against Donald the Quasi-Dove. Photographs: Damon Winter/Zach Gibson/The New York Times

It seems odd, in this era of gender fluidity, that we are headed toward the most stark X versus Y battle since Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Donal(...)

 An egg is thrown at a cardboard cutout of republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a protest outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel where Mr  Trump was speaking in  California on Friday. Photograph:  Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will have essentially sealed the Republican US presidential nomination if he wins Tuesday’s contest in Indiana, wh(...)