Cosmetics heir and heavy-weight philanthropist Leonard A Lauder has donated 78 pieces to the museum
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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.
Thursday 02 August 2012
A painting by the prominent pop artist Roy Lichtenstein has been discovered more than four decades after it went missing, and has sparked a legal battle to make sure the work, worth £4m, does not disappear again.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Mitt Romney's expected wins in five US states that held primary votes last night will earn him scores of delegates on his way to becoming the Republican presidential nominee and allow him to concentrate on a campaign against Barack Obama.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Markets take fright at Hollande’s election lead as Dutch government steps down over budget impasse. UK Treasury seeks £16bncuts because of uncertainty
Monday 16 April 2012
Leonardo Cimino epitomised the sort of character actor it is impossible to imagine as having been young.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Cruise ship passengers and crew have said prayers at the spot in the North Atlantic where the Titanic sank 100 years ago with the loss of more than 1,500 lives.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Organic farms, swimming pools, even a vintage plane – New York's skyline has hidden delights, as aerial photographer Alex MacLean discovered.
Friday 13 April 2012
Herman Wouk is so old he remembers Simon and Schuster (the people)... which is a good thing because the great American novelist has sold his new book to the publishers at the age of 96.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
A British woman accused of masterminding a multi-million dollar New York prostitution ring has lost a fresh bid to be released from jail on reduced bail.
Friday 16 March 2012
Mex luxe goes north to West 27th Street
Wednesday 07 March 2012
A British-born woman has been accused of running a multi-million pound prostitution ring in New York.
Monday 05 March 2012
The character singer Charles Anthony, who set the record for most appearances at the Metropolitan Opera – 2,928 – during a career that spanned from 1954 to 2010, died on 15 February at the age of 82.
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.
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