The US recorded its fastest rate of annual house price growth since 2005 in the first quarter of this year. Photograph: iStock

Rising prices, insufficient supply, bidding wars. The current state of the housing market is not solely an Irish problem. As the United States emerges(...)

Having been anointed as the coolest place on the planet by National Geographic magazine, Ireland’s most north-westerly county is back in the headlines(...)

The People’s Bank of China in Beijing:  the bank,  the ministry of housing and urban-rural development and the ministry of finance have lowered the downpayment required on a second apartment  to 20 per cent. Photograph:  Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

As investors slowly start to count the cost of the recent collapse in the Chinese stock markets and begin to seek other options, the sell-off could dr(...)

Hillary Rodham Clinton signs copies of her book “Hard Choices” at Bookends Bookstore earlier this month in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Bloomberg estimates that the potential candidate for the 2016 presidential election earned $12 million since leaving her post at the State Department in February 2013. Photograph: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton has earned at least $12 million in 16 months since leaving the State Department, according to an analysis of data compiled by Bloomber(...)