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Protesters on Federal Plaza in Chicago on Tuesday call for the impeachment of US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

From Boston Common to the French Quarter in New Orleans, a series of protests reverberated across the US on Tuesday evening to call for President Dona(...)

A customs post outside Newry, Co Down. File photograph: Pacemaker

The EU customs union in 1968 abolished tariffs between member states, but it was the introduction of the single market in 1993, based on a common set (...)

Supporters react to election results during the watch party for Kentucky’s attorney general Andy Beshear, running for governor against Republican incumbent Matt Bevin, in Louisville. Photograph: Harrison McClary

As America passed the one-year mark until the presidential election, there was mixed news for Democrats this week. On Tuesday, several states held lo(...)

Henry Red Cloud’s solar-powered battery trailer: “It’d run one-third of your house easily.”  Photograph: Stephen Starr

Down a dirt track on South Dakota’s bucolic Pine Ridge Reservation, Henry Red Cloud is working out a plan to help Native and indigenous communities ar(...)

Jonathan Van Ness: ‘You’re never too broken to be fixed.’ Photograph: Isak Tiner/New York Times

Jonathan Van Ness was having a late breakfast at the Empire Diner, around the corner from his one-bedroom apartment in the Chelsea area of New York ci(...)

Anyone purchasing vaping liquid products while on holiday in the US or via mail order, is placing themselves in danger. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

As the number of deaths from a lung illness related to vaping in the United States reaches at least five and with about 450 people affected by the ill(...)

Rachel Waite, originally from Wisconsin, USA, with her dog Rooney. Photograph: Dave Meehan for The Irish Times

When Rachel Waite was 10 years’ old, an Irish family moved into her local area. She briefly met the McCarthy boys while in primary school but it wasn’(...)

Shane Lowry with the Claret Jug and his grandmother Emily Scanlon during his homecoming to Offaly after winning the British Open at Portrush. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“Absolutely,” is the reply from Shane Lowry when asked if he’d carry the Irish flag at the Olympics opening ceremony in Tokyo next year. Lowry’s win (...)

President Donald Trump speaking on Friday: “People come into our country illegally, we’re taking them out legally – very simple. It’s not something I like doing,” he said. Photograph: Samuel Corum/The New York Times

Raids on undocumented immigrants living in the United States will begin on Sunday, President Donald Trump has confirmed, prompting widespread fear am(...)

 Astronaut Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin poses next to the US flag on July 20th, 1969 on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. Photograph:   NASA/Liaison

The world will soon salute the day a human first walked on the moon 50 years ago on July 20th, 1969. Many events will be held in Ireland to acknowledg(...)

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