A New York City subway car  covered in Nazi-themed imagery to promote the new Amazon TV series The Man in the High Castle on November 24th, 2015. The advertising is to be removed. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Amazon. com Inc on Monday agreed to pull advertisements for a new television show featuring Nazi-inspired imagery from New York City’s subway system, (...)

Describing his mammy as “amazing” and “a complete inspiration.” Baz was pleasing humble after the win.

How brilliant is it that an Irish Mammy has just won an international Emmy? And how unlikely is it that she has won one for staring deadly Burmese py(...)

New York City restaurateur Danny Meyer is calling time on tipping across his 13 restaurants in favour of higher wages for all staff, funded by significantly higher prices on all his menus.  Photograph: Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images

I don’t tip because society says I have to. All right, if someone deserves a tip, if they really put forth an effort, I’ll give them something, a litt(...)

New York City firefighters work on the scene where a building undergoing demolition work partially collapsed, in New York on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

A building being demolished to make way for a luxury boutique hotel has partially collapsed in the heart of New York City, killing one construction wo(...)

Colm Toibin: ‘I was editor of Magill at 27. I wrote my first novel as a way of keeping the daily business of Garret Fitzgerald and Charlie Haughey and all those stories at bay.’ Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for BFI

Colm Tóibín is not just famous; he has a public persona. The red-framed spectacles that hang round the writer’s neck are not quite so well known as(...)

Rain or no rain: Dublin is up there as one of the hottest destinations and experiences for the year ahead...say Lonely Planet.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An increasingly cosmopolitan vibe and the centenary of 1916 have formed an unlikely alliance to make Dublin one of the world’s must-visit cities for t(...)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Two museums devoted to food, in London and New York, open this week. First up is the British Museum of Food, left, (bompas(...)

Lauren, a commercial litigation attorney in New York City, and Brian, who works as an operations manager at a hedge fund, Tiger Pacific Capital, are b(...)

Maeve Higgins in New York last year: ‘This place is at its most charming when it refuses to obey the laws of nature.’ Photograph: Michael Nagle

The thing is, I hate being late. When you’re late, everybody can see that you are a disorganised mess, unable to deal with adult life. And that’s e(...)

Professional tennis player James Blake was tackled to the ground and handcuffed by New York police officers for an offence he did not commit.

It was the kind of startling episode that Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to eliminate: a black man tackled to the ground and handcuffed by police officer(...)