New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited Florida this weekend, on a trip likely intended to boost his profile as a potential presidential candidate. Instead, the scandal-plagued Republican arrived in the Sunshine State under a cloud. On Saturday Dawn Zimmer, the Democrat mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey, claimed in a television interview that two of Christie’s close aides had threatened to withhold Hurricane Sandy relief funds from her city if she continued to oppose a major property development plan backed by the Governor.
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Monday 19 August 2013
Miami, New York and New Orleans in the United States, and Guangzhou in China are together expected to shoulder 43 per cent of the burden
Sunday 23 June 2013
Hurricanes, referred to as “acts of God” by insurers and seen by others as harbingers of the effects of climate change, are becoming more common as an unexpected side-effect of efforts to reduce pollution, research indicates.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Put some structure into your coffee-table reading matter with these weighty tomes about the buildings that surround us.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
There are reports that debris was carried over 100 miles from Moore
'It's a complete gut job': Eerie new photographs emerge of abandoned New York subway station that is STILL closed and in need of $600 million repairs following Hurricane Sandy
Monday 29 April 2013
Until October last year, the South Ferry subway station was used by an estimated 30,000 people every day
Sunday 24 March 2013
Turning pistols into piccolos sounds like the kind of hippie dream that died out with flared trousers. But a group of UK musicians is doing just that, taking the theatre of war and giving it its own orchestra pit.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Isn't he the next Republican presidential candidate?
UK snow: Commuters face battle with ice, floods and plummeting temperatures, as it is revealed wintry blast could last until mid March
Monday 11 February 2013
Commuters could face miserable journeys to and from work well into next month
Friday 08 February 2013
Quvenzhané Wallis is astonishing as six-year-old Hushpuppy, who lives with her often absent father (“Daddy could have changed into a tree or a bug, there wasn't no way to know”) in the poverty-stricken “Bathtub” area on the Louisiana Bayou.
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Sunday 30 December 2012
Time after time in 2012, Bloomberg photographers came through with striking, pointed, poignant and just plain beautiful images, from the dire impact of Hurricane Sandy to the people voting on Greece's role in the European Union, from Facebook's IPO fiasco to the Fukushima Dai-Ichi meltdown.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Amid the political horse trading, politicians ignore climate change at their peril
Monday 26 November 2012
Attempts to create a new climate treaty failed in Copenhagen three years ago
Tuesday 20 November 2012
The city was decimated by Katrina, but now it's blazing a recovery trial
Friday 16 November 2012
President Barack Obama on Thursday promised residents of New York and New Jersey hit by superstorm Sandy that they will get a coordinated federal, state and local effort to rebuild their devastated neighborhoods.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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