New York

Girls: new HBO comedy puts Sex and the City in the shade

Next Big Thing
Wed 18 Apr, AT 13:56

It's set in New York and has plenty of graphic sex, but it's smarter than Carrie Bradshaw's series

The Scream

Munch's The Scream set to join world's priciest paintings

One-Minute Read
Wed 2 May, AT 13:29

One of the world's best known paintings is expected to fetch $80 million at auction today

Charlie Sheen 'threatens lawsuit' over topless sushi room

The Tabloids
Tue 1 May, AT 13:00

Red top tales: Strip bar forced to pull 'Charlie Sheen Room', The Wanted told to avert eyes from Britney

Barnes & Noble

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble team up to boost Nook e-reader

First Reaction
Tue 1 May, AT 09:01

Huge $605 million investment will help Nook compete against Amazon Kindle and Apple iPad

Empire State Building and One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center relieves Empire State of record - and cash

First Post
Mon 30 Apr, AT 15:06

Latest addition to New York's skyline will be tallest in the US although, skyscraper purists might beg to differ

Christopher Hitchens

Orwell shock: no posthumous prize for Christopher Hitchens

First Post
Wed 25 Apr, AT 10:28

Friends had expected his last book, Arguably, to be a shoo-in for the political writing award

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

Who are the 9/11 suspects and what are they charged with?

Briefing
Thu 5 Apr, AT 08:45

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, alleged mastermind of attacks, and four others face death penalty

Titanic - Julian Fellowes

Historians put holes in ITV's Titanic for period inaccuracies

One-Minute Read
Mon 2 Apr, AT 11:43

Titanoraks complain of dances that never happened and a solitary stoker keeping the engines turning

Captain Clayton Osbon

Passengers tackle 'crazy' pilot yelling about bombs and Iraq

Video
Wed 28 Mar, AT 13:09

'Say your prayers... We're all going down!' screams captain to terrified travellers on JetBlue flight

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro feels the wrath of an unamused Newt

First Post
Thu 22 Mar, AT 17:27

Hollywood star forced to apologise after joking about the Republican contenders’ wives

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