IN a saner world it might be possible to say that this was the week that some Brexit chickens came home to roost but we do not know if we are dealing with chickens, cockatoos, parakeets or even a rejuvenated púca resplendent in Halloween battledress.
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Elusive British street artist Banksy, nearing the end of a month-long New York City residency, has launched a scathing attack on the new World Trade Center, calling it “a betrayal”, a “non-event”, and a design that “clearly proclaims the terrorists have won”.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
IT was a bitter political defeat. Formerly a front-runner for one of the United States’ most prestigious offices, an emotional Christine Quinn accepted her failure to secure the Democratic nomination for the New York mayoral election, and with her vanquished hopes went the last vestige of the Irish grip on Gotham.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2013
A judge’s last-minute overturning of New York’s pioneering ban on large size sugary drinks has handed a defeat to health-minded mayor Michael Bloomberg and created confusion for restaurants that had already ordered smaller cups and changed their menus.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013
From the glittering new year’s ball dropping in New York’s Times Square to joyous fireworks in London and cheers in a once-isolated Asian country, the world did its best to ring in 2013 with hope for renewal after a year of economic uncertainty, searing violence and natural disasters.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2013