A worker inspects a C-series plane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Belfast’s Bombardier aircraft factory has its roots in a period of intense co-operation and friendship between the north Atlantic neighbours of Canada(...)

The Dallas Cowboys take a knee prior to the US national anthem, ahead of their NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale. Photograph: Matt York/AP Photo

Earlier this week I found myself in the departure lounge of a Philadelphia airport waiting for a connecting flight. It was the time of the evening whe(...)

Tom Price: his resignation is the latest high-level departure from the Trump administration. Photograph: Getty

Tom Price, the US health and human services secretary, has resigned from the Trump administration under mounting pressure over his use of government-f(...)

A classic car passes in front of the American embassy in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Alejandro Ernesto/EPA

The United States has ordered more than half of its diplomatic personnel to leave Cuba, amid growing concern about a spate of illnesses and maladies t(...)

Irma Maldanado stands with her pets in what is left of her home after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The Trump administration has lifted a restriction on foreign vessels transporting cargo to Puerto Rico, amid accusations that the federal government h(...)

Chelsea Manning is assisted with a microphone before an appearance in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the US. Photograph: Steven Senne/AP Photo

September traditionally heralds the start of the academic year, when universities across the United States embrace the changing seasons and return to (...)

US president Donald Trump and Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell at a meeting about tax reform. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Republicans will publish details of their tax reform proposals the week beginning September 25th, House speaker Paul Ryan announced on Wednesday, as n(...)

Demonstrators protest in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme  in Jersey City, New Jersey, on  August 30th. Photograph:  Kirsten Luce/New York Times

US president Donald Trump on Tuesday scrapped a programme that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young men and women who were brought into the (...)

A handout photo made available by South Korea defence ministry shows a Hyunmoo-2 missile being launched at an undisclosed location on the east coast of South Korea. Photograph: EPA

The United States accused North Korea of “begging for war” at an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council on Monday, a day after the r(...)

Former special US special envoy to Northern Ireland, Gary Hart: Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The former US special envoy to Northern Ireland, Gary Hart, has condemned the proposal by the Trump administration to abolish the diplomatic role as “(...)