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Protesters on Federal Plaza in Chicago on Tuesday call for the impeachment of US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

From Boston Common to the French Quarter in New Orleans, a series of protests reverberated across the US on Tuesday evening to call for President Dona(...)

Margaret Murray Washington in 1915 in the Library of Congress.

Margaret Murray Washington had a precarious start in life. The daughter of an Irish immigrant sharecropper and an African-American mother, who worked (...)

(The US House of Representatives will vote later on Wednesday on articles of impeachment against US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has denounced the impeachment inquiry as an “illegal, partisan attempted coup” in an extraordinary letter to House speaker N(...)

In a letter to House speaker Nancy Pelosi, US president Donald Trump said ‘more due process was afforded to those accused in the Salem Witch Trials’. Photograph: Ron Sachs/EPA

US president Donald Trump denounced the impeachment inquiry as an “illegal, partisan attempted coup,” in an extraordinary letter to House speaker Nanc(...)

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer giving a news conference in Washington on  December 9th. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The senior US Senate Democrat called on Sunday for the Republican-led chamber to demand testimony from four current and former White House aides in a(...)

An Irish Congress of Trade Unions  report estimates it would take an ordinary worker 212 years to earn the same as CRH chief executive  Albert Manifold  in 2018.

A new report drawn up by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) estimates it would take an ordinary worker 212 years to earn what the chief executi(...)

A bus is on fire following demonstration against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill  in New Delhi. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

More than 100 activists protesting against a new Indian citizenship law were injured in New Delhi on Sunday as they clashed with police who used tear (...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson speaks to supporters during a visit to see newly elected Conservative Party MP for Sedgefield Paul Howell. Photograph: PA

British prime minister Boris Johnson has vowed to repay the trust of former Labour voters in northeast England who switched to the Conservative Party (...)

Democratic chairman Jerry Nadler speaks to the press after the House judiciary committee’s vote on the articles of impeachment in Washington on Friday. Photograph:  Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

The House judiciary committee has passed two articles of impeachment against US president Donald Trump, paving the way for a full impeachment vote in (...)

 The Judiciary Committee delayed voting on articles of impeachment against US president Donald Trump until Friday morning. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US lawmakers will vote Friday on whether to move forward with impeaching Republican president Donald Trump, as the Democratic head of the Judiciary C(...)

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