Democratic candidate for mayor and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio greets the crowd while arriving at his primary night party yesterday in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images.

and Bill de Blasio, whose campaign for mayor of New York tapped into a city’s deepening unease with income inequality and aggressive police practices,(...)

Thomson Reuters yesterday suspended its practice of releasing closely-watched consumer sentiment data two seconds early to clients who pay extra. Photograph: Reuters/Beck Diefenbach

Some of the world’s top financial data providers are under investigation over the profits that sophisticated investors make by paying for early access(...)

Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer:  asked New Yorkers for forgiveness and a second chance over the prostitution scandal that forced him into the political wilderness for more than five years. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer has become the latest former politician to seek a comeback following scandal by announcing that he plans to run(...)