US president Donald Trump uses an umbrella after stepping out of Air Force One in  Maryland. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Donald Trump was promising to destroy a vile criminal cartel. Unfortunately, not his own. But one could be forgiven for mistaking the vicious tactics (...)

 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump: “It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to,” he tweeted. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

Donald Trump railed against his fellow Republicans on Twitter yesterday, after a week in which many in the party have deserted him following the relea(...)

Colin Powell: the former secretary of state and retired four-star general called Donald Trump a “national disgrace” and “international pariah” in a leaked email. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

After a series of vacillations by Donald Trump on whether he would release his medical records, the Republican presidential nominee offered details on(...)

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addresses delegates on the final night of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump used Twitter, as per his habit, to respond to Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech on Thursday night. In a brief series of tweets, the Re(...)