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Zana Zee Keough: ’Generation Z and the Millennials are both moving politics to the left. In Ireland and America. Both generations are politically active and engaged.’

I never expected my vote to end up in a Supreme Court challenge that could decide the US election. But it looks like that is where it’s headed. This (...)

Traders working  in the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. A handful of upbeat corporate results  lifted European markets. Photograph: Thorsten Wagner/Bloomberg

European stocks hit a more than two-week high on Thursday as strong quarterly earnings, fresh stimulus for Britain’s coronavirus-hit economy and post-(...)

Donald Trump supporters gather to protest the election results at the Maricopa County Elections Department office  in Phoenix, Arizona. Photograph: Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images

Authorities across the US are preparing for more protests after demonstrators took to the streets on Wednesday night in numerous cities following Dona(...)

Supporters for Donald Trump cheer as Texas is called for him  by Fox News at a watch party for Republicans on election day  in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Sergio Flores/AFP/Getty

After four years of head-spinning drama and churning news-cycles, a presidential election in the time of Donald Trump was never going to conclude quie(...)

A Philadelphia election workers processes mail-in and absentee ballots for the general election at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Tuesday. Photograph:Matt Slocum/AP

Pennsylvania has emerged as a hotspot for online misinformation amid misleading posts on social media claiming multiple voting machines had gone down (...)

A Donald Trump supporter holding a QAnon flag  in Keystone, South Dakota. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty

Last year, I inflicted a series of letters to my Irish father on the reading public of the United States and, I am told, several customers at Hodges F(...)

 Hundreds of demonstrators marched in West Philadelphia over the death of Walter Wallace who was killed by police in Philadelphia on Monday. Photograph: Matt Slocum/AP

A curfew was set to go into effect in Philadelphia on Wednesday night, as the city braced itself for a possible third night of protests and looting fo(...)

Former President Barack Obama addresses the crowd during a drive-in rally as he campaigns on behalf of Joe Biden in Philadelphia on Wednesday. Photograph: Kriston Jae Bethel/The New York Times.

Barack Obama laid into US President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, his culpability in national discord and his overall fitness for the jo(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks during an NBC News Town Hall, at the Perez Art Museum, Miami, on Thursday. Photograph: AP

Donald Trump refused to denounce a conspiracy theory peddled by far-right group QAnon as the US president and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden part(...)

England goalkeeper Bert Williams after Joe Gaetjens’ first half goal. File photograph: Getty Images

Frank ‘Pee Wee’ Wallace was the ubiquitous postman or mailman to use the American term, on the USA team that beat England 1-0 at the 1950 World Cup in(...)

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