Roger Stone (centre), a longtime political advisor to US president Donald  Trump, and his wife Nydia (left) arrive for his sentencing hearing at the DC Federal District Court in Washington, DC on Thursday. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Roger Stone, the longtime confidant of Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison following nearly two weeks of controversy over how the (...)

Donald Trump’s trial opens in the Senate today. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.

The US Senate on Tuesday may begin to hear opening arguments in an impeachment trial to determine whether to remove President Donald Trump from office(...)

US speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: ‘I’m not holding the articles indefinitely. I will turn them over when I’m ready, and that will probably be soon.’ Photograph: Tom Brenner/Reuters

Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House of Representatives, says she intends to transmit articles of impeachment against US president Donald Trump t(...)

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange: the S&P 500, which sets the tone for markets globally, passed a landmark in August as it recorded its longest rally, having gone nine and half years without a fall of at least 20 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

US-China trade tensions. Brexit. Fears of a global recession. Drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil refineries. Donald Trump becoming the third US presid(...)

Bill Clinton returns to the Oval Office after offering an apology for his actions during a Rose Garden speech on December 19th, 1998, the day the House of Representatives voted to impeach him. Photograph: Paul Hosefros/New York Times

The US House of Representatives is expected to vote on Wednesday on House Resolution 755: “Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United State(...)

Glanbia was in demand, gaining 4.8 per cent to €10.10.

European shares fell on Tuesday for the first time in five sessions as UK prime minster Boris Johnson, buoyed by a landslide electoral victory last w(...)

US secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in support of Mesut Özil’s broadside against Beijing, ‘ truth will prevail’.

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Tuesday came out in support of Arsenal player Mesut Özil for his criticism of China’s treatment of ethnic Uighur (...)

US president Donald Trump has been accused of criminal and civil bribery in a House of Representatives judiciary committee report. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

Democrats accused US president Donald Trump of “multiple federal crimes” on Monday as the US House of Representatives prepares to hold a historic vote(...)

President Donald Trump: lawmakers have a constitutional duty to hold him to account for his actions, say Adam Schiff and Jerrold Nadler. Photograph:  Danny Wild/USA Today Sports

Democrats in the US House of Representatives made a last-minute pitch to Republicans on Sunday for why they should put partisanship aside and vote to (...)

Democrat Richard Neal was one of three congressmen to sign the letter asking British parties to show a ‘continued commitment to an open Irish border’. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Three senior members of the US Congress have called on the leaders of the UK’s political parties to uphold the Belfast Agreement on the eve of the Bri(...)

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