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NY restaurant unveils $200 french fries
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NY restaurant unveils $200 french fries

And other stories from the stranger side of life
28 Jul 2021
Faultless towers: Waldorf Astoria sets its course for the future
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Faultless towers: Waldorf Astoria sets its course for the future

Iconic Midtown Manhattan hotel is currently undergoing a major renovation
2 Jun 2021
What convening of New York grand jury means for Donald Trump
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What convening of New York grand jury means for Donald Trump

Pundits suggest investigators are moving closer to seeking criminal charges against former president
26 May 2021
Millionaires plot New York exodus to avoid Covid tax hike
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Millionaires plot New York exodus to avoid Covid tax hike

Super-wealthy eye up Florida as some Big Apple residents ‘bid them good riddance’
13 Apr 2021
How doctors pulled off the world’s first double hand and face transplant
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Why we’re talking about . . .

How doctors pulled off the world’s first double hand and face transplant

More than 140 experts perform historic 23-hour surgery on US burn victim
4 Feb 2021
New Yorkers terrified by squirrel attacks
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Tall Tales

New Yorkers terrified by squirrel attacks

And other stories from the stranger side of life
6 Jan 2021
Decapitated body revealed as mannequin
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Decapitated body revealed as mannequin

And other stories from the stranger side of life
18 Nov 2020

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Face-mask that smells of bacon offers ‘heavenly’ experience
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Face-mask that smells of bacon offers ‘heavenly’ experience

And other stories from the stranger side of life
21 Oct 2020
Police seize more than 320,000 used condoms
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In Brief

Police seize more than 320,000 used condoms

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: why antibody rates vary so widely
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In Depth

Coronavirus: why antibody rates vary so widely

Tests show that likely levels of immunity range from 68% in parts of New York to less than 1% in India
10 Jul 2020
Police chase a peacock through Brooklyn
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In Brief

Police chase a peacock through Brooklyn

And other stories from the stranger side of life
1 Jul 2020
Man inserted live eel to cure constipation
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Man inserted live eel to cure constipation

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 Jun 2020
US records the most coronavirus deaths in a single day
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US records the most coronavirus deaths in a single day

President turns fire on World Health Organisation during ‘wild’ daily press briefing
8 Apr 2020
New York calls for federal help as coronavirus cases soar
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In Brief

New York calls for federal help as coronavirus cases soar

State is home to half of total US cases and 5% of those worldwide
23 Mar 2020
Moxy NYC Chelsea review: micro rooms and macro service
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In Review

Moxy NYC Chelsea review: micro rooms and macro service

3 Mar 2020
Harry Winston: Jewellery that tells New York's story
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In Brief

Harry Winston: Jewellery that tells New York's story

The brand's new high jewellery collection takes us from Central Park to Broadway
6 Nov 2019
Sweet space: the best hotel suites around the world
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In Depth

Sweet space: the best hotel suites around the world

Take your next hotel stay up a notch with facilities such as a butler, private lift, and views over the world's most beautiful cities
1 Aug 2019
The Peninsula New York hotel review: We’ll take Manhattan
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In Depth

The Peninsula New York hotel review: We’ll take Manhattan

20 Jun 2019
New York hammer attack: one dead, two injured
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In Brief

New York hammer attack: one dead, two injured

Suspect in custody after seemingly random rampage in restaurant
16 Jan 2019
Lucky diner in New York finds pearl in oyster dish
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Lucky diner in New York finds pearl in oyster dish

Dish served up at city’s famous Grand Central Oyster Bar contains hidden treasure
18 Dec 2018
New York celebrates first shooting-free weekend in 25 years
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In Brief

New York celebrates first shooting-free weekend in 25 years

Milestone marks latest victory as gun crime continues to fall from 1990 high
17 Oct 2018
New York man charged over election day bomb plot
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In Brief

New York man charged over election day bomb plot

Suspect Paul Rosenfeld allegedly planned to blow himself up on Washington Mall as political protest
11 Oct 2018
Why Cynthia Nixon is running for New York governor
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In Depth

Why Cynthia Nixon is running for New York governor

Democrat incumbent Andrew Cuomo facing primary challenge from actor
13 Sep 2018
Woman dies after being partially sucked out of US flight
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In Depth

Woman dies after being partially sucked out of US flight

Plane made emergency landing after debris from exploded engine smashes window at 32,000ft
18 Apr 2018
New York City could ban work emails outside office hours
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In Brief

New York City could ban work emails outside office hours

Proposed Right to Disconnect bill mirrors measures introduced in France, Germany, Italy and Philippines
27 Mar 2018
New York explosion: 27-year-old suspect arrested
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In Brief

New York explosion: 27-year-old suspect arrested

‘Bangladeshi’ suspect arrested following Manhattan subway blast that injured four
11 Dec 2017
Eight dead in New York truck attack
Wreckage of the rental truck used to kill eight people in New York attack
In Brief

Eight dead in New York truck attack

11 others injured after ‘act of terror’ on Manhattan bicycle path
1 Nov 2017
Bloomberg on Brexit: unparalleled stupidity?
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In Depth

Bloomberg on Brexit: unparalleled stupidity?

Michael Bloomberg says Brexit is ‘the single stupidest thing any country has ever done’ - aside from electing Trump
25 Oct 2017
The world's most beautiful 'star beds'
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In Review

The world's most beautiful 'star beds'

From African deserts to the Arctic wilderness, the best places to sleep under the stars
3 Jul 2017
Viceroy Central Park: Balance in the Big Apple
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In Review

Viceroy Central Park: Balance in the Big Apple

Can a 5km run and sunrise yoga soothe body and soul in the hustle and bustle of New York?
17 May 2017
Making Space at MoMA: The women of abstract art
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In Depth

Making Space at MoMA: The women of abstract art

A new exhibition in New York showcases the work of 50 female contemporaries of Pollock and Rothko
14 Apr 2017
Age of Empires: Ancient Chinese artefacts to go on display
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In Depth

Age of Empires: Ancient Chinese artefacts to go on display

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will host the exhibition of 2,000-year-old pieces, including the terracotta army
29 Mar 2017
Best of breaks: The British Airways luxury sale edit
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In Depth

Best of breaks: The British Airways luxury sale edit

From Basque food in Bilbao to swimming with turtles in the Caribbean, there's a trip to suit all tastes
14 Mar 2017
An insider's guide to Manhattan's chicest additions
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In Depth

An insider's guide to Manhattan's chicest additions

Olivier Lordonnois, general manager of iconic New York hotel The Mark, gives us the low-down on the Upper East Side
5 Dec 2016
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