A second storm is set to hit the region over the next few days that could be even worse, just as the clean up begins
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Saturday 24 March 2012
The advertising-agency drama returns for its fifth season next week. Already lost the plot? Will Dean, author of the definitive book on the show, brings you up to speed
Friday 16 March 2012
This uneven crime caper is full of plot-holes and clichés, but it's redeemed by a perky script, Alan Alda's convincingly shady banker Arthur Shaw, and a lovely performance from Matthew Broderick as a disgraced financier.
Friday 02 March 2012
Will you be frying tonight? Britney, Kim Kardashian and her coven and K$sha (her keyboard clumsiness, not mine) will be. I'm not talking about the oil-based cooking technique. Instead, I refer to the "vocal fry", a non-fattening and newly identified way of speaking that is, apparently, big with young women in the US.
Monday 27 February 2012
The son of the murdered US Senator Bobby Kennedy is facing criminal charges after a confrontation with two nurses as he tried to take his newborn baby for fresh air, his lawyer said yesterday.
Sunday 26 February 2012
The sad woman in the attic
Saturday 25 February 2012
Detroit Pistons shooting guard Ben Gordon has confirmed his intention to play for Great Britain at the Olympics.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
Ben Gazzara managed a career that embraced critically acclaimed independent and art-house films, popular movies, television and stage. He may be best known for three searing performances in John Cassavetes films but also worked with directors such as Otto Preminger, Spike Lee, the Coens and Lars von Trier. He claimed that youthful idealism made him turn down a lot of roles but in later years he refused few jobs, simply to maintain a comfortable lifestyle. In such a prolific career his ability to make the smallest gesture register means he is often better than the films he is in.
Monday 31 October 2011
A snowstorm with a ferocity more familiar in February than October hit the American north-east over the weekend, knocking out power to 2.7 million, affecting air and road travel and dumping more than two feet of snow in some areas. Officials warned that it could be days before many see electricity restored.
Wednesday 26 October 2011
A Formula One race will be held in 2013 along the Hudson River just minutes from New York City, a New Jersey official said yesterday.
Tuesday 18 October 2011
The link between income disparities and financial crises is more than just a coincidence
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Wednesday 24 August 2011
The former New York governor Eliot Spitzer and Slate online magazine are being sued by two ex-insurance executives who claim they were defamed in a column by Mr Spitzer.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Easyjet.com launches its spring schedule this week. Book now to get low fares to some 300 destinations, for departures from 25-March to 24 June 2012.
Sunday 31 July 2011
The "Stacey's Mom" hitmakers will have to work hard, this late in the day, to shake off the perception of being essentially a poor man's Weezer.
Saturday 23 July 2011
Newcastle winger is in Argentina having chemotherapy
Actors star in Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight'
Human faces unique 'because we don't recognise each other by smell'
Man's attempt to avoid being impounded heavily criticised
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Why I haven't washed my hair in three years: It isn't greasy, it doesn't smell
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
- 5 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute