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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump’s remaining time in office could be a horror show for America. File photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP Photo/Bloomberg

Calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office intensified on Thursday, as the fall-out from Wednesday’s attack by his supporters on the US Ca(...)

Andrew Day, chief executive of Keywords Studios, at South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin headquartered video games specialist Keywords Studios has agreed a deal to buy games development services provider High Voltage for up to $50 m(...)

Donald Trump: “They have to pay the ultimate price. They can’t do this. They can’t do this to our country.” Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Donald Trump is not only provoking fury among opponents in his race to complete a spate of federal executions in his last weeks in office. He is also (...)

A Norwegian Air Boeing 737-800 landing at Riga International Airport in Latvia earlier this year. Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is bidding to stall the troubled airline’s $1 billion lawsuit against it while the Scandinavian carrier lines up a rescue attempt in the Irish courts. Photograph: EPA/TOMS KALNINS

Boeing is bidding to stall troubled airline Norwegian Air’s $1 billion lawsuit against the US aircraft manufacturer while the Scandinavian carrier lin(...)

People wait in line to get tested for Covid-19 in Los Angeles, California, on Monday. Photograph: Getty

There were just over 59,000 Covid-19 patients in hospitals across the United States on Monday, the country’s highest number ever of in-patients being(...)

Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty

It is set to be third time lucky for Joe Biden, the veteran Democratic politician who failed in attempts to become US president in 1988 and 2008. At (...)

Democratic presidential candidate  Joe Biden with his running mate  Kamala Harris at the The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden moved closer to victory on Friday night, even as America faced the possibility of a protracted legal battl(...)

Voters in California backed a ballot proposal by Uber, Lyft and its allies that cements app-based food delivery and ride-hailing drivers’ status as independent contractors. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP

Uber and Lyft stocks soared on Wednesday after California voters endorsed the gig economy’s blistering campaign not to count drivers as employees, eve(...)

A protest against a ballot initiative that would allow Uber and Lyft to continue classifying drivers as independent contractors. The proposition was carried, curtailing the ability of drivers to claim employee rights. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

In referendums across the US voters at state level directly engaged with a range of hot-button issues from abortion to tax policy which saw huge spend(...)

Relatives mourn during the burial of 65-year-old Maria Joana Nascimento in August, who died suspectedly from the coronavirus, at Vila Formosa Cemetery, in the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

New cases of Covid-19 in the United States hit a two-month high on Friday with more than 58,000 infections reported as Brazil surpasses 150,000 corona(...)

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