US president Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen and  Trump. Photograph: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s long-time personal lawyer has said Mr Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 US presidential campaign becau(...)

The biggest percentage gainer was former Paddy Power Betfair chief executive Breon Corcoran whose remuneration package rose 105.7 per cent. In the year he left the betting company Mr Corcoran, now the chairman of Bank of Ireland, received €3.2 million

The bossesof Ireland’s top 20 companies earned, on average, 33 times more than their staff and secured pay increases twice as large as their employees(...)

 Donald Trump with Omarosa Manigault in  2016. The former White House aide has caused a stir with what she says is a recording of her sacking by the president’s chief of staff. Photograph:  Erik S Lesser/EPA

I doubt I will ever forget the first time I fired someone. The casualty was a young reporter, unfairly thrust into too big a job at an outfit too sma(...)

Omarosa Manigault Newman has released fresh audio recordings that she claims show she was offered ‘hush money’ by Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. File photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

The former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has released fresh audio recordings that she claims show she was offered “hush money” by Donald T(...)

US president Donald Trump makes a comment to the press about former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman during a Bikers for Trump event in Bedminster, New Jersey. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump has called Omarosa Manigault Newman “a lowlife” in his first public response to the former White House aide’s tell-all book. Manigault (...)

US president Donald Trump chairs a meeting with administration and state officials on prison reform at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey on Thursday. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump is a “racist” who has used the “N-word” repeatedly, Omarosa Manigault Newman, once the most prominent African American in the White House(...)

Former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/AFP/Getty Images

Rex Tillerson’s sacking is the latest in a series of notable firings and resignations from president Donald Trump’s White House since he took office o(...)