Early voting at a  polling station at West Los Angeles College in Culver City, California on Sunday. Photograph: Mike Nelson/EPA

As the midterm election campaign finally comes to a close on Tuesday, the issue of voter fraud and the integrity of the election process has again rai(...)

Former FBI director James Comey testifies before a US senate committee. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Lordy, what a fine day to be Donald Trump. Three hours of earnest James Comey testimony before the Senate intelligence committee and the president of (...)

Selina’s loyal “body man” Gary (the brilliant Tony Hale), her walking handbag, is  likely to be buried with her

Just a year ago, when a female candidate for the US presidency had won the popular vote, but unfortunately not the electoral college, while a foreign (...)

Carrie Lam signs autographs during  campaigning in Hong Kong this week. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Carrie Lam, the favourite to be named Hong Kong’s chief executive on Sunday in a limited poll heavily weighted in favour of pro-Beijing candidates, ha(...)

Final preparations are underway ahead the inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president of the US. Photograph: Samad Jewel/AFP/Getty Images

As Donald Trump prepares to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, we asked Irish readers living there to tell us how they (...)

“Many working people voted for the guy who said he would change the rigged system.” Photograps: Getty Images

As Democrats in the US plan a new campaign to win back the White House and Congress, a few lessons can be learned from the recent election. First, D(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton and governor Andrew Cuomo cast their votes for Hillary Clinton as electors at the New York State Senate in Albany on Monday.  Photograph: Nathaniel Brooks/New York Times

In Florida, protesters swarmed the state Capitol rotunda, one hoisting a “Trump Is Too Rusky” sign featuring a hammer and sickle. In Wisconsin’s State(...)

 Protestors opposed to  Donald Trump petition to the electoral college on the eve of its vote during a candlelight vigil in Los Angeles. Photograph: Eugene Garcia/EPA

The US electoral college is expected on Monday to officially select Republican Donald Trump as the next president in a vote that is usually routine b(...)

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein speaks during a news conference outside Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. File photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

A US judge in Pennsylvania on Monday rejected Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s request for a recount of the state’s ballots in last month’s presiden(...)

Donald Trump and  sons Eric  and  Donald Jr attend a “Celebrity Apprentice All Stars” press conference in 2012. The property mogul became a reality TV megastar in 2004 as the ringmaster of “The Apprentice”. Photograph:  Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

“What does a Donald Trump Presidency mean for the Westmeath community in the US, full story in this weeks issue”. This tweet from the Westmeath Topic (...)

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