Aantor Fitzgerald, the US investment bank that lost two-thirds of its workforce in the September 11 attacks, is planning a flotation that would end its 66-year-old partnership status.
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Sunday 04 September 2011
A decade on from the attacks, David Usborne recalls walking the eerie streets of Manhattan, while three photographers share the unexpected ways they captured the aftermath
Sunday 04 September 2011
Sunday 07 August 2011
The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the US is marked by composer Steve Reich with a piece performed by the Kronos Quartet, triple-tracked, and incorporating recordings of the words of air traffic controllers on duty at the time. Haunting and harrowing, the uncomprehending first reactions are combined with a score both alarming and consoling. Also here, Mallet Quartet (2009) and Dance Patterns (2002), but it is WTC 9/11 which packs the most powerful punch.
Monday 25 July 2011
A cross made of steel beams salvaged from the World Trade Center wreckage has been returned to the site, where it will form part of amemorial to those who died in the 11 September attacks in 2001.
Thursday 30 June 2011
The number of suspected terrorists arrested by police almost halved last year, figures showed.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
The English National Opera (ENO) is to stage an opera based on the 1985 hijacking of cruise liner the Achille Lauro by Palestinian terrorists. The ENO's director John Berry has branded the opera the "most controversial of the past 50 years".
Sunday 15 May 2011
Tuesday 08 March 2011
New video of the 9/11 attacks, shot from a police helicopter, has been published on the internet.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Friday 26 November 2010
Sunday 03 October 2010
Sunday 05 September 2010
Friday 20 August 2010
Saturday 14 August 2010
President Barack Obama, after skirting the controversy for weeks, is weighing in forcefully on the planned mosque near the site of the destroyed World Trade Center, saying a nation built on religious freedom must allow it.
Friday 23 April 2010
A man who was wrongly accused of training the September 11 attackers will be given compensation, the Ministry of Justice confirmed today.
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