Juan Guaidó, president of Venezuela’s national assembly, holds a copy of the Venezuelan constitution during a rally against  president Nicolás Maduro’s government  in Caracas on Wednesday. Photograph: Carlos Garcia/Reuters

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself the interim leader of the country on Wednesday with the backing of the United States, as ant(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC on Wednesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will propose a scheme offering visas and residence rights to Americans who want to move to Ireland in exchange for protection (...)