Facebook chief executive  Mark Zuckerberg  testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington in April 2018. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP Photo

As Democrats reeled from Donald Trump’s shock victory in the 2016 US presidential election, thoughts soon turned to who could take on the Republican p(...)

 Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends a debate with French parliament members at the National Assembly in Paris last week. File photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Greta Thunberg is to sail across the Atlantic in a high-speed racing yacht next month to attend UN climate summits in the US and Chile. The journey w(...)

Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar , Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Rashida Tlaib: have criticised Donal Trump and challenged their own Democratic leadership. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

US president Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four liberal Democrats in Congress, who have become known as “The Squad”, calling on the(...)

Democratic congresswomen  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and  Ilhan Omar with Republican House member Haley Stevens in Washington on January 4th last.   Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has doubled down on his inflammatory comments about four young congresswomen, arguing that they should “apologise” to the Un(...)

A Border Patrol agent speaks to immigrants after taking them into custody on Tuesday in Los Ebanos, Texas. Photograph:  John Moore/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has said that migrants were “living far better” in Border Patrol detention centres than in their home countries, one day aft(...)

US House of Representatives judiciary committee chairman Jerrold Nadler. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/New York Times

Congressional Democrats have ramped up their investigations into Donald Trump’s conduct by issuing a subpoena for an unredacted version of Robert Muel(...)

May 2019 edition of ‘Irish Tatler’, the first under a ‘new vision’ for the print product, now owned by Irish Studio.

You don’t need a magnifying glass to detect the reasons why the mood in the women’s magazine sector hasn’t been especially glossy of late. The challen(...)

Chelsea Manning addresses the media outside federal court in Alexandria, Virginia on Tuesday.  Photograph: Matthew Barakat/AP

Former US army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was jailed on Friday after a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, held her in contempt for refu(...)

Paul Manafort was expected to face up to 24 years in prison. File photograph:   Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Paul Manafort, US President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager has been sentenced to 47 months in prison by a judge in Virginia for bank and tax f(...)

Protesters opposed to Amazon’s  New York campus on the steps of city hall in New York. Photograph: Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

Amazon is pulling out of its plan to build a second headquarters in New York following widespread local resistance to the project. The decision is a (...)

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