Tiger Flowers was abused for his colour but never lost his cool
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Wednesday 09 January 2013
At least 57 people were injured, two critically, when a commuter ferry struck a dock in New York City's financial district during Wednesday morning's rush hour, officials said. A corner of the ferry was ripped open, and passengers said people fell on each other, screaming and crying.
Sunday 06 January 2013
Plath's timeless narrative still resonates
Wednesday 02 January 2013
If there is one thing forever associated with New Year's Eve in New York it's the sight of a shimmering ball dropping down a 130ft pole in Times Square. The ball is reported to be some 12ft in diameter, weighing around 5kg, and is watched by millions around the country – and the world. Touching down at midnight, it signals the beginning of the new year, and has been a staple of the city's celebrations for more than a century.
Monday 31 December 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was admitted to a New York hospital yesterday after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month.
Saturday 15 December 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who skipped an overseas trip this past week because of a stomach virus, sustained a concussion after fainting, the State Department said.
Sunday 09 December 2012
Last call at the Lenox Lounge in Harlem will be just that on New Year's Eve, as its owner will unplug its iconic neon sign and put away the shot glasses on the low mahogany bar for the very last time, unable to pay the $20,000-a-month rent now being demanded by the landlord.
Sunday 09 December 2012
An offer you can't refuse from the Godfather of New York's avant-garde
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Who let the dogs out? Residents of New York's Upper West Side have been wondering just that after being terrorised by a pair of collies on the loose.
Thursday 29 November 2012
Another brush with the law for the Hollywood actress
Wednesday 28 November 2012
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York faces the possibility of tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue if a lawsuit over its allegedly misleading admissions policy succeeds.
Monday 26 November 2012
Ah, the dashing heir to the Earl of Grantham
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Nothing was unconsummated about The Many Lives of William Klein, the pioneering photographer, film-maker and Imagine subject.
Thursday 08 November 2012
A billion-dollar blitz of art buying at New York auction houses could rewrite the record books
Monday 05 November 2012
Hundreds of displaced runners helped with the clean-up and distributed supplies instead of running in the marathon yesterday.
Thursday 01 November 2012
New York City moved closer to resuming its frenetic pace by getting back its vital subways today, three days after a superstorm left neighbouring New Jersey stunned by miles of coastal devastation.
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- 4 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
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