Students at the University of Texas at Austin visiting the Jefferson Davis exhibit at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University

Confederate president Jefferson Davis takes you by surprise, suddenly appearing in the corridor of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. At 8(...)

 EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has  claimed Donald Trump’s “decertification” of the Iran nuclear deal  was driven by domestic politics and had no standing in international law. File photograph:Domenic Aquilina/EPA

US president Donald Trump does not have the power to repudiate the Iran nuclear deal, EU foreign policy boss Federica Mogherini said on Friday night. (...)

The Bank of England in London. Britain’s economic growth has been revised downwards to 1.7 per cent by the IMF. Photograph: iStock

The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its forecast for Ireland’s economic performance, as it said the current broad-based global economic upswi(...)

 Ibrahim Halawa  has been acquitted of all charges in Egypt after four years in jail.

The Egyptian legal authorities have not yet begun to process the paperwork for Ibrahim Halawa’s release from jail. “The first stage hasn’t even been (...)

The Guns and Guitars gun store in Mesquite, Nevada, where mass murderer Stephen Paddock allegedly purchased some of the weapons used to kill 59 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas on October 1st. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

It was approaching 10pm on a warm Sunday night, and Paola Bastista was doing what she likes best: enjoying country music at one of the final outdoor m(...)

People at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Photograph: AP Photo/John Locher

US authorities have turned their focus to Marilou Danley, the girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock, as they struggle to establish a motive b(...)

Mourners pay tribute at a makeshift memorial on the Las Vegas Strip for the victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: EPA/EUGENE GARCIA

Las Vegas remained a city in mourning yesterday as police claimed that “hundreds of lives” had been saved by the swift action of officers after a 64-y(...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson takes the stage to address the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, on Tuesday. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

For the first time during the Conservative party conference, there were queues outside the auditorium, with standing room only long before Boris John(...)

People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, where a gunman opened fire killing more than  50 people. Photograph: David Becker/Getty Images

Another day, another mass shooting in America. This time the carnage took place at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, where more than 50 people (...)

House speaker Paul Ryan is expected to meet Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and US special envoy John Deasy this week. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

A fresh move is under way by the Government to secure a deal for Irish immigrants to the United States amid expectations that the US Congress will pre(...)