A group of Central American migrants attempt to cross the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas. Photograph: Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times

The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum programme an(...)

EasyJet shares were the biggest gainers on the FTSE on Tuesday. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Ireland’s benchmark index outperformed European markets on Tuesday in terms of percentage gain even though Germany’s Dax hit a record high after closi(...)

A protester outside the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals courthouse in San Francisco, California, February 7th, 2017, while the court hears arguments regarding President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries. Photograph: Noah Berger/Reuters

President Donald Trump’s administration asked a US appeals court on Tuesday to rule a federal judge was wrong to suspend a travel ban the president im(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has accused the bank and the official overseeing his US bankruptcy of a “tirade of vilification” of him.

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has accused the bank and the official overseeing his US bankruptcy of a “tirade of vilification” o(...)

David Drumm leaving the Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Lawyers for the former Anglo Irish Bank have urged a US appeals court to reject a second bid by the bank’s former chief executive David Drumm to over(...)