In his second dispatch from New York, our correspondent describes the changing mood as Hurricane Sandy batters the East Coast of America
The fatal shooting of two men is just one more episode in America's summer of gun sprees
With five films out this year, Hollywood disagrees with Liam Neeson's view he might be past his sell-by date. The chatty star of Schindler's List tells Gill Pringle about his new nautical role – and the time he serenaded Paul McCartney with a Beatles medley...
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
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.
It was once a no-go area, but now it attracts tourists for the right reasons.
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.
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.
City Slicker - New York: Beat the summer sun to the streets of New York. Kate Simon offers ideas for new and returning visitors
'The travelling process is all in the anticipation'
'Sydney has the best food in the world'
Police in Long Island who earlier this spring rang the alarm about a possible serial killer preying on prostitutes and dumping their remains along lonely stretches of a beachside road now believe they are looking at the gruesome work of at least two murderers or possibly more.
Milton Rogovin, blacklisted during the McCarthy era, was an optometrist who went on to become one of America's best-known social documentary photographers. For more than 50 years, his award-winning photographs chronicled and championed the rights of the disenfranchised, the working class and the underprivileged. He called these people "the forgotten ones".
City Slicker: Perth - Australia's fastest growing metropolis offers a diverse package. Sarah Barrell has some tips for new and returning visitors
Leighton Meester doesn't listen to any compliments given to her.