Bow down to your squires and say hello to Victorian philanthropy 2.0
Mayor of New York says Britain had yet to catch up with American idea of large-scale giving
Six-foot-five public advocate sweeps past controversial candidate Anthony Weiner in race for Democrats’ nod
The world of journalism was rocked to its foundations last night as a top newsman claimed to have discovered the secret of "journalese".
Global tour for trademarks indicates an Apple smartwatch is in the works
New performance statistics make sorry reading for England
Two threatening letters sent to New York City's mayor and his group that advocates for gun control contained traces of the deadly poison ricin, police have said.
Obama vowed to push for tighter gun-control laws in the wake Sandy Hook massacre
Tourism bosses in Chelyabinsk hope to build a 'Meteor Disneyland' in the southern Russian city
Rather than recoiling from the gun, Americans are emptying stores of ‘sporting rifles’ while online prices soar
China says it will seek a higher "quality and efficiency" of growth next year, signaling new leaders may accept a reduced pace of expansion in exchange for a more sustainable model.
A winter storm brought gusting winds, rain, snow and the threat of flooding to America's north-east coast, menacing travellers with icy roads, snarling a railway line - and knocking out power to thousands who only recently got it back after Superstorm Sandy.
Mere days after a devastating superstorm swept through the region, leaving a trail of destruction behind it, the residents of New York and New Jersey are facing another crisis.
But there are less dramatic examples that make a strong case too
In a surprise endorsement, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced in the wake of Hurricane Sandy that he will vote for President Barack Obama in next Tuesday's election because "we need leadership" from the White House on climate change.