Ulster Unionist Assembly member Mike Nesbitt, former Ireland international Trevor Ringland and Rev John Dunlop. File photographs: The Irish Times/Inpho

A “civic unionism” group of more than 100 people from various sections of Northern Irish society has challenged what it says is a nationalist assumpti(...)

Charlie Alliston (20), arrives at the Old Bailey in London.  Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

A former courier has been convicted of causing bodily harm to a mother-of-two who died after he mowed her down on a bicycle in east London. Charlie A(...)

Democratic US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane O’Meara Sanders arrive for a meeting with Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a hotel in Washington, earlier this week. Photograph: Reuters

The primaries are officially over. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are attacking each other over the Orlando tragedy. Final touches are being made(...)

The meeting marks the start of discussions between the candidates on how they might unify the party and to campaign against the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump up to the November election. Photograph: NYT/AP/Bloomberg

Democratic rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders met for the first time since the former US secretary of state became her party’s apparent preside(...)

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Los Angeles, California, on June 6th, 2016. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic presidential nomination winning over the delegates she needs to be the party’s candidate in the White Hous(...)

Hillary Clinton: with less than two weeks before the first ballots of the election are cast in Iowa, Clinton, who promised she would “work for every vote” is having to do just that. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stepped up her attacks on rival Bernie Sanders as a new poll gave him an eight-point lead in Iowa, t(...)

Bolton Wanderers Macron Stadium is up for sale. Photograph: PA

Bolton Wanderers have avoided moves in the high court to have the club wound up. The bottom side in the Championship were given until 22nd February to(...)

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gives a thumbs up to supporters in the crowd as Senator Bernie Sanders (left) and former Governor Martin O’Malley (3rd left) shake hands with moderators Martha Raddatz (2nd left) and David Muir (right) at the end of the the Democratic presidential candidates debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Hillary Clinton largely looked past her Democratic rivals in Saturday night’s debate, instead repeatedly assailing the Republican field, led by Donald(...)