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Former US president Barack Obama speaks at the memorial service of US senator John McCain  at National Cathedral in Washington on Saturday. Photograph:  Chris Wattie/Reuters

Former US president Barack Obama has honoured John McCain as “a warrior, a statesman, a patriot who embodied so much that is best in America” as he le(...)

Former vice-president Joe Biden speaks at a memorial service for Senator John McCain in Phoenix, Arizona: “I’m a Democrat and I love John McCain.” Photograph: Brian Snyder

John McCain was a “giant among all of us”, former vice-president John Biden said on Thursday as he paid tribute to his friend and long-time colleague (...)

Meghan McCain, daughter of  John McCain, touches the casket during a memorial service for her father in Phoenix, Arizona, US. Photograph: Jae C Hong - Pool/Getty Images

Residents lined up at the Arizona statehouse on Wednesday to pay respects to the late US senator John McCain, the Vietnam War hero and two-time Republ(...)

A makeshift memorial to US senator John McCain, who died on Saturday night.  Photograph: Robyn Beck / AFP

Donald Trump bowed to pressure and ordered flags to be flown at half-mast to honour John Mc Cain, following widespread criticism of his response to th(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and President Donald Trump at the White House in March: Trump’s attacks on the press have escalted since he became president. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Following the fatal shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland last week, the Committee to Protect Journalists reported that the(...)

A woman holds a copy of the Capital Gazette during a candlelight vigil to honour the five people who were killed inside the Capital Gazette newspaper Annapolis, Maryland, in the United States. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

‘They were just trying to do their job for the public.” This comment on the five staff murdered last week at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Marylan(...)

Mourners stand in silence during a vigil in response to a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom on Friday in Annapolis. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP

More than 1,000 people have marched through Maryland’s capital to remember the five people killed in a newspaper office shooting. Hoisting #Annapolis(...)

 Capital Gazette special publications editor Wendi Winters, one of the victims of shooting at the newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Photograph: AFP/Capital Gazette

The small city of Annapolis, Maryland, was to hold a vigil in the public square on Friday night for the five newspaper staff murdered in their office (...)

Police respond to a shooting at the offices of the Capital Gazette, in Annapolis, Maryland, the US. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The gunman who killed five people and gravely injured several more in a Maryland newsroom had a long-running feud with the newspaper. Suspect Jarred (...)

Davenport Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businessman Noel O’Callaghan’s hotel group plans to spend €30 million on a facelift for three of its Dublin properties. The news comes days after it (...)

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