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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(...)

Robbie Keane’s five goals in two matches against Gibraltar have enabled him win back top scorer slot in  history of European qualification matches from Cristiano Ronaldo. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Andrea Pirlo was one of the classiest midfield playmakers in Europe for more than a decade, but it turns out that doesn’t count for much in Major L(...)

Oliver Sacks undoubtedly drew from life in his writings though he may have used a measure of embellishment when it suited his purpose. Photograph: Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

(With his absorbing and accessible yet profound accounts of neurological cases and conditions, Oliver Sacks, who has died aged 82, brought the clinica(...)

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks has died aged 82. Photograph: Getty Images

Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and acclaimed author who explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Wh(...)

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