Executive chairman of Madison Square Garden James Dolan (left) with Phil Jackson. Photograph:  Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Shortly before the NBA season began, Phil Jackson announced that the New York Knicks had begun “mindfulness” training to make them better understand a(...)

Syd Cheatle: concerned about a Government decision to cut funding for community development officers.

“The funding continues as far as March and, after that, nobody knows what is going to happen. Obviously we are trying to lobby to prevent it being cut(...)

The people most thankful for Thanksgiving, the biggest holiday in the American calendar, this year appear to have been retailers. The National Retai(...)

Fifteen years go by in the blink of an eye. It’s that long since Mos Def’s debut album appeared. The Brooklyn rapper was no naive tyro – he’d relea(...)

The body of a man is brought ashore today at Baltimore Lifeboat station at about 8.30am after a sailing incident last night. The remains were brought inshore on the smaller vessel and transferred to the main RNLI lifeboat. Photograph: Provision

Two survivors of a west Cork boating accident that claimed the life of a 66-year-old man spent the night on an uninhabited island after their vessel (...)

Applegreen  is also building a number of motorway “super service stations” in Ireland

So thrilled is Applegreen/Petrogas with its nascent push into the US, that the forecourts retailer is already looking to expand its network. Bob Etchi(...)

 Tonalist (Joel Rosario) lands the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park, New York.

Vinny Fitzpatrick had never worn a nasal strip before and it felt kind of funny, as if it his nostrils were being pulled back slightly. But he could b(...)

21st-century Foxx

Settled by the Dutch during the 1650s, Oyster Bay, Long Island is one of America’s oldest addresses. Impeccably manicured, with tasteful flourishes(...)

Brendan Behan aboard the Cunard Liner Queen Elizabeth, at Pier 90, North River, Manhattan. Photograph: Fred Morgan/NY Daily News Archive/Getty Images

I was standing in a thrift store on Long Island. There were walls and walls of books, but the long-term emigrant’s eye was drawn, in the usual (...)

 Plucky surfers plough  through  snow on Rockaway Beach, New York, today. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

At least nine people are thought to have died due to a winter storm which has hit the northeastern United States bringing travel chaos as it dumped n(...)