The world's largest floating vessel 'The Prelude' launches from a dock in South Korea
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Zhang Xin, the Chinese tycoon seven times richer than the Queen, set to buy America's most expensive office tower
Tuesday 12 March 2013
One of China's richest women is set to buy America's most expensive office tower.
Sunday 03 March 2013
A former prison inmate has baffled authorities in New York City after being caught breaking back into two local jails in recent days pretending to be an inspector with a fake gold badge and papers.
Friday 22 February 2013
The trajectory of an A-list fall out rarely surprises. Star meets star, egos run out of sync, agents plant bitchy stories in the press. But this week - with the Shia LaBeouf and Alec Baldwin split - gossip watchers were treated to a bizarre twist in the old routine. First, a macho and apparently heartfelt apology posted on Twitter. Second, the revelation that this email was almost entirely cribbed from a 2009 essay in Esquire. Oops!
Wednesday 20 February 2013
It is nice if, after nicking something, you are persuaded by your conscience to give it back.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Q&A: Travel unravelled
Into the Big Apple's core: New images reveal massive Grand Central-style subway station being built in New York
Friday 08 February 2013
When completed in 2019 the tunnels will bring subway and commuter rail services to under-served stretches of New York
Monday 28 January 2013
When is a foot not a foot? When it's a Subway Footlong, according to a picture posted by a customer which has been doing the rounds on the internet. The Australian sandwich connoisseur whipped out his measuring tape – as you do – and discovered that his sandwich came up short. A mere 11-ish inches.
Friday 25 January 2013
So what you need to do is pack very few clothes, in a small suitcase. Then put that suitcase inside a big, empty suitcase." My sister's silence at the other end of the phone lasts a moment, then the penny drops.
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
- 1 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 2 How black gold was hijacked: North sea oil and the betrayal of Scotland
- 3 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 4 Scientists sequence oldest human DNA from fossilised leg bone found in Spain
- 5 ‘Put it in my mouth’: Viewers outraged by apparent reference to oral sex in VIP e-cig advert