Democrat Christine Hallquist, the first transgender woman to be selected to run for governor of a US state, at her primary election night party in Burlington, Vermont. Photograph: Caleb Kenna/Reuters

Democrats in Vermont have chosen the first transgender nominee for governor for a major US party, in primaries that also saw Minnesota Republicans rej(...)

The fallout from Brexit has many in Northern Ireland – from indigenous firms to inward investors – questioning just what the local landscape will look like when the UK does eventually leave the EU. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Brexit or no Brexit, it is business as usual for the chief executive of Invest NI as he heads to the United States this week to tell American companie(...)

Labour MP Margaret Hodge, chairwoman of the House of Commons public accounts committee. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

PricewaterhouseCoopers is guilty of promoting tax avoidance by major multinationals “on an industrial scale”, the House of Commons’ Public Accounts(...)

Labour MP  Margaret Hodge, chairman of the public accounts committee, has told PwC to “just clean up your act”. Photograph: PA

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ role in helping Shire Pharmaceuticals to cut its tax bill by lending billions from a Dublin subsidiary to one in Luxembourg th(...)