Legal clouds gather over Trump
Convictions that include tax evasion and campaign finance violations committed by two of the US president’s closest associates have enabled investigators to shine a light on the workings of the secretive Trump Organisation
It was by any standards, the week from hell for US president Donald Trump. The week when the worst fears of a notoriously paranoid president with a weakness for conspiracy theories were realised.
Within moments of each other, last Tuesday, Paul Manafort, his former campaign manager and Michael Cohen, his former personal lawyer, were convicted and confessed to a total of 16 criminal charges. On Wednesday it emerged that David Pecker, publisher of the National...
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Analysis: Debt didn’t cause Super League fiasco but it accelerated it
Part four of our look at the financial issues that surround the Super League drama of the last few days examines how debt was the core influence to the hasty moves by Europe’s richest clubs
Susan O’Keeffe: It will take the actions of millions worldwide to truly eliminate racial hated
Totem moments like this week’s Derek Chauvin verdict can give a false sense of progress against racism but what is required is constant vigilance and a widespread change in mindset
Analysis: Football’s super rich can get even richer if they allow the middle class to prosper
The key to maximising football’s financial value is to make more money off each game, and this cannot happen while wealthy clubs leave their former rivals behind
Neale Richmond: No discussion can be off the table when it comes to a shared island
A united Ireland will not simply see the North assimilate into today’s Ireland, it will take a lot of work to build trust and co-operation, but it can be done