Conor McGregor stands with his lawyer Jim Walden during his arraignment in Brooklyn Criminal Court on Friday. Photograph: AP

Noon is approaching at Brooklyn’s courthouse and Justice Connie Malfiore Melendez is going about her business. A gaunt looking middle-aged man in han(...)

President Donald Trump: he has repeatedly claimed on social media that the courses are among the best in the US

Four Trump Organization golf courses, including one at US president Donald Trump’s Bedminster, New Jersey, residence, were vandalised, with slogans cr(...)

Upstate New York woman Margot Gerster said: ‘I got to hug her and talk to her and tell her that one of my most proudest moments as a mother was taking [my daughter]with me to vote for her.’

An upstate New York woman, hoping to take her mind off of the US election results with a hike through the woods of Westchester County, bumped into ano(...)

‘The story of how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rose and reinvented themselves and embraced and brawled is the story of New York itself.’ Photograph: Zach Gibson/The New York Times

The sensational, spidery plot of the most gripping game of thrones in modern history is best captured by two images. The first is from Donald J Trump’(...)

Glenn Close: ‘I think that [men versus women] pent-up anger hadn’t been expressed, and ‘Fatal Attraction’ was like drilling down to that layer of anger between the sexes, and it just blew up.’ Photograph: Getty

Glenn Close is delighted to hear that I’m calling from Dublin. “Oh, say ‘hi’ to John Banville for me!” she says and, I’m not sure if she’s joking, so(...)

Hillary Clinton claims victory in the Democratic presidential primary at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York on Tuesday. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton claimed victory in the Democratic presidential primary last night, becoming the first woman in the 240-year history of the United Stat(...)

Brian Wright and Jane Chambless Wright at home in the former Cooracloona national school, Co Leitrim. Photograph: James Connolly

On the road between Glenfarne and Kiltyclogher in north Co Leitrim lie the remains of two perfectly ruined houses, their stone walls crumbled, their r(...)