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Ireland’s general election – the Guardian briefing

What are the issues? Ireland’s economy is set to dominate the election. The Republic suffered a severe downturn after the financial crash in 2008, with...

Queensland solicitor general disqualified from advising on Campbell Newman case

The Queensland solicitor general was disqualified from giving advice to the government on the state’s largest known defamation payout because he acted for Campbell...

Spain’s second general election in six months brings more uncertainty

In December, Spain’s leftwing parties scored a narrow triumph over the incumbent, pro-austerity People’s party (PP) of the prime minister, Mariano Rajoy. They won...

Trump’s maverick campaign seeks to switch gears for general election

After sweeping aside his Republican rivals, Donald Trump and his advisers must now build a campaign for the general election that shows he is...

Bill Shorten rebukes Stephen Conroy over attack on governor general

Bill Shorten has rebuked a senior member of his team for making remarks critical of the governor general. On Monday morning, Stephen Conroy accused Sir...

No Brexit general election if Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership

Boris Johnson would not call a general election immediately if he won the Conservative party leadership election and took over as prime minister, it...

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Property funds halt trading as Brexit fallout deepens

The fallout from the Brexit vote reverberated through the markets on Tuesday as two more City property funds barred investors from withdrawing their cash...

Standard Life shuts property fund amid rush of Brexit withdrawals

Investors in Standard Life’s property funds have been told that they cannot withdraw their money, after the firm acted to stop a rush of...

Commercial property fund freeze – all you need to know

Commercial property funds have emerged as a weak link in the financial sector in the wake of the Brexit vote. Two funds have been...