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Party founder Hermann Kelly at the Irexit Freedom to Prosper conference at the Bonnington Hotel, in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A new political party, Irexit Freedom to Prosper, campaigning for Ireland to leave the EU will field candidates in next year’s European elections, its(...)

US president Donald Trump owes his grip on eminent Republicans to cravenness on their part and ruthlessness on his. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

Consider some headlines from the serious press over the past year. “Why Americans should fight Donald Trump’s isolationism.” “Trump’s Neo-isolationism(...)

Oprah Winfrey speaks at the Golden Globes. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/Courtesy of NBC/Handout via Reuters

Oprah Winfrey’s speech at the Golden Globes was as powerful as reports have suggested. Few people hearing it live could have doubted that it would bos(...)

A protest against the appointment of  alt-right media mogul  Stephen Bannon as Donald Trump’s   chief strategist. Photograph: David McNew/AFP/Getty Images

Donald J Trump is president-elect of the United States and the “alternative right” gave him a big assist on his way to the Oval Office. Known as the “(...)

 Melania Trump speaks  to delegates  at the Republican National Convention as Donald Trump walks off the stage: The two original speech writers were not aware of how significantly the address had been changed until they saw it delivered  on television on Monday night. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty

It was the biggest speech of Melania Trump’s life, and her husband, Donald, wanted it to be perfect. The Trump campaign turned to two high-powered spe(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump: “The most enjoyable thing about the Trump phenomenon has been watching him make monkeys out of a lot of people who had it coming.”   Photograph: Robert F Bukaty/AP

Here’s why the Trump campaign is wicked fun: I watched Donald Trump in New York for decades, as a bachelor swanning, a party fixture mingling, a maste(...)

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich  in the spin room after the Republican candidates’ debate in New Hampshire. Photograph: Reuters/Rick Wilking

Some New Hampshirites have stopped answering their phones. The calls come several times a day from pollsters asking how they will vote in Tuesday’s “f(...)

US congresswoman Carolyn Maloney speaks during a ‘Ready for Hillary’ rally in New York. Photograph: Darren Ornitz/Reuters

When my brother Michael was a Senate page, he delivered mail to John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon, who had offices across the hall from each other. (...)

Trial by media: the New York Daily News the day after the attack. Photograph: Daily News Archive/Getty/PBS

The bare fact of the story is chilling almost a quarter of a century on. In the dusky light of April 19th, 1989, a young white woman was accost(...)