New York City police officers set up barricades to contain members of the media outside the building where Rudy Giuliani lives. Federal investigators executed search warrants at Mr Giuliani’s Manhattan residence and office. Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani’s legal difficulties have escalated after the FBI seized phones and computers from his Manhattan apartment and off(...)

Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York, arrives with his associate Lev Parnas before a state funeral service for former US president George HW Bush at the National Cathedral in Washington in December 2018.  Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images

On a warm summer evening last year, Lev Parnas stepped aboard a private cruise around New York Harbour for a gathering of some of Rudy Giuliani’s clos(...)

Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York and now US president Donald Trump’s personal lawyer. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

If a person’s past were another country, Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s lawyer, would be refused a visa. It takes effort to recall that Giuliani made(...)