Mazars Ireland managing partner Mark Kennedy: ‘We are seeing very high levels of participation by the financial services sector in the climate agenda.’

The commitment of the global financial services sector to playing its part in tackling climate change was highlighted during Cop26 with the emergence (...)

Mark Carney: ‘We now have the essential plumbing in place to move climate change’. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Reuters

The Mark Carney-led coalition of international financial companies signed up to tackle climate change has up to $130 trillion of private capital comm(...)

Jimmy Neary: his Manhattan bar attracted politicians, media players, archbishops and more, drawn as much by Neary himself as by the lamb chops he served. Photograph: Michelle V Agins/NYT

James (Jimmy) Neary Born: September 14th, 1930 Died: October 1st, 2021 Jimmy Neary, an Irish immigrant who boarded a ship to the United States in the(...)

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos in Los Angeles in January 2019. Photograph: Elizabeth Lippman/New York Times

I find this all quite taxing. Infrastructure talks just collapsed, with Republicans scratching their heads, wondering where on earth we could find the(...)

 New York mayoral candidate Andrew  after visiting St Athanasius Catholic Academy in Brooklyn. Photograph: Getty Images

Crammed inside a modest store in the Bensonhurst neighbourhood of Brooklyn, a small but vocal crowd has gathered. Just after 11am, Andrew Yang enters (...)

Bill Bratton, who has led police forces in both New York City and Los Angeles, in Manhattan on Saturday. Police morale ‘has never been as low as it is right now in the 50 years I’ve been dealing with it’, he says. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

US cops have never been so blue. “The morale has never been as low as it is right now in the 50 years I’ve been dealing with it,” says Bill Bratton, t(...)

New York’s wealthy are starting to feel a little uneasy as tax issues grows.

On a recent morning, Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president and New York City mayoral hopeful, was providing comfort to one of the city’s beleague(...)

Boom mics on: US president Joe Biden has some important people around to the Oval Office for a masked chat. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Mind the Gap It was “legends only” representing the White House in the Oval Office on Tuesday, with US treasury secretary Janet Ye(...)

David Dinkins marching at the front of the 29th annual African-American Day Parade in Harlem, flanked by Al Sharpton and Ruth Messinger, in 1997. Photograph: Michael Schmelling/AP

David Dinkins, a barber’s son who became New York City’s first black mayor on the wings of racial harmony but who was turned out by voters after one t(...)

Supporters and staff greet Democratic US Senate candidate Rev Raphael Warnock as he enters his campaign headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph: Jessica McGowan

As the race for the White House went down to the wire this week, captivating the attention of the nation and the world, another contest remained too c(...)

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