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New York Times wins three Pulitzers

2015-04-21 10:31

The New York Times has won three prestigious Pulitzer Prizes and a St Louis newspaper took the breaking news photography award for its coverage of the racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Ninja turtles back to film in New York

2015-03-23 17:00

A sequel to children's box-office hit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will start filming in New York next month.

New Yorkers spend nearly 60% of income on rent

2015-03-04 08:55

Rent will gobble up nearly 60% of New Yorkers' income in 2015 with the median cost of an apartment to rise to $2 700 a month, according to a real-estate website.

Record 56.4 million tourists flocked to NY

2015-02-03 10:15

A record 56.4 million tourists visited New York last year, drawn by its diverse culture, low crime and "dynamism," and generating $61.3bn.

Plane searched at JFK after false bomb threat

2015-01-20 07:43

Authorities say a passenger jet at John F Kennedy Airport was given the all clear following a bomb threat.

Could cable cars solve NY commuter nightmare?

2014-12-23 09:45

One real estate executive, inspired by an Alpine holiday in France, believes that cable cars can solve New York's transport problem.

Huge digital billboard lights up Times Square

2014-11-19 09:30

New York's Times Square has been illuminated by the world's highest resolution video display screen of its size, which will feature art and ads until New Year.

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

2014-10-24 05:42

As a New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola after volunteering in West Africa, health officials face the challenge of deciding how wide a net to cast for his possible contacts in the largest, most crowded city in the US.

Dow, S&P 500 hit records on Alibaba momentum

2014-09-19 07:49

The Dow and S&P 500 have bolted to fresh records on continued momentum from the Federal Reserve decision and enthusiasm ahead of Alibaba's expected IPO.

This is how you get random strangers to smile

2014-09-16 07:57

YouTube user Meir Kalmanson recently found a simple and easy way to get the notoriously grumpy New Yorkers to smile.


A detective has landed in hot water after being filmed having a raging rant against an Uber driver.

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Car is king as Dubai overtakes NY, London

2015-03-16 11:02

The number of vehicles in Dubai has doubled over the past eight years giving the Gulf emirate more cars per person than New York or London.

Boston bombing jury selection almost completed

2015-02-04 10:22

Jury selection could be completed by the end of next week in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Blizzard shuts down New York City, Northeast

2015-01-27 08:36

A life-threatening blizzard has barrelled into the US Northeast, affecting up to 20% of Americans by making people housebound and halting thousands of flights.

US broker gossip site attracts controversy

2014-12-30 09:07

AdvisorHUB, a year-old gossip and news website for the brokerage industry, has been trying to sell data about its readers to major firms.


In today's news headlines: Anni Hindocha’s family speaks about while defamatory comments made by Shrien Dewani’s brother are made public, tensions simmer in Mbizana, in the Eastern Cape, after police shot and killed two people and New Yorkers protest over a decision not to indict a police officer for choking a man to death. Watch.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton are planning a trip to New York

2014-11-17 15:38

Prince William and Kate Middleton are to visit New York in the coming month.

Orders stream in ahead of Alibaba debut

2014-09-19 16:19

A top New York Stock Exchange executive says hundreds of thousands of orders for shares of Alibaba have been placed ahead of the stock's trading debut.

Brakes on New York women-only taxis for now

2014-09-16 10:15

The debut of a car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficent number of drivers.

World Trade Centre to become new business hub

2014-09-10 08:37

New York officials say a completed World Trade Centre complex will create a vibrant district and make Lower Manhattan a business and shopping destination.

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