Tom Wright

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Pablo Matera with his Argentina team mates, celebrating their victory against New Zealand. Photograph: Getty Image

In devising a game plan to defeat the might of New Zealand, Argentina coach, Mario Ledesma, accepted that the Kiwis had more skill and pace than his P(...)

New Zealand’s Ofa Tu’ungafasi departs after a red card during the Tri-Nations and Bledisloe Cup match against Australia last weekend. Photograph: Getty Images

New Zealand prop Ofa Tu’ungafasi will miss the rest of the Tri-Nations after being handed a three-match ban for a high tackle on Australia’s Tom Wrig(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with  US  vice president Joe Biden  at Government Buildings, Dublin, in 2016.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Spirits in the Irish Government, gloomy after overnight trends towards President Donald Trump, rose throughout the day as Joe Biden began to close the(...)

The UK’s  ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch: It is unclear precisely what Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be the next prime minister, will do. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Britain and the US have been plunged into a full-scale diplomatic dispute, centred on Kim Darroch, the UK ambassador to Washington. On Tuesday, Donal(...)

Britain’s exit from the European Union has made the prospect of a hard border in Northern Ireland more likely, a US congressional committee has heard,(...)

The minority Government faces existential threats from Brexit and a Trump presidency. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Next Friday, Donald Trump becomes president of the United States and on Tuesday Theresa May will make her long-awaited speech setting out her prioriti(...)

Susan Rice, President Obama’s national security adviser, said the US must “walk and chew gum at the same time” in dealing with immediate crises and long-term threats. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

President Barack Obama has identified Russian aggression and Islamic extremism as concerns but stresses no single threat or region would dominate A(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry stands beside a barricade at the Shrine of the Fallen in Kiev yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque

As the crisis in Ukraine escalated over the weekend, a senior United States government official said in a briefing call on Sunday that the Whit(...)