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# bill-de-blasio - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Videos of NYPD officers' conduct during protests under investigation

In one video, an officer appears to draw his gun on a crowd of protesters.

# bill-de-blasio - Monday 30 December, 2019

New York mayor slams 'growing anti-Semitism' in the US following Hanukkah killings

De Blasio announced a series of measures to tackle the problem, including an intensified police presence in Jewish communities

# bill-de-blasio - Friday 20 September, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls out of US presidential race

“I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election, and it’s clearly not my time.”

# bill-de-blasio - Thursday 16 May, 2019

New York mayor Bill de Blasio announces bid for the White House in the 2020 elections

In a video today, De Blasio took a shot at President Trump, branding him a ‘bully’.

# bill-de-blasio - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn

New York mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered all residents to be vaccinated.

# bill-de-blasio - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Mayor of New York declares today as Gerry Adams Day

Mayor Bill De Blasio paid tribute to Adams for his pursuit of a united Ireland.

# bill-de-blasio - Friday 16 February, 2018

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs

His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.

# bill-de-blasio - Sunday 18 September, 2016

29 people injured after 'intentional' explosion in New York neighbourhood Chelsea This post contains videos

29 people injured after 'intentional' explosion in New York neighbourhood

Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was no terrorist connection.

# bill-de-blasio - Monday 4 July, 2016

Central Park explosive device that "severely damaged" man's leg wasn't meant to hurt people - police

A homemade explosive device went off yesterday and left a man seriously injured.

# bill-de-blasio - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

A Hillary Clinton joke about 'coloured people time' is causing controversy Racially Tinged This post contains videos

A Hillary Clinton joke about 'coloured people time' is causing controversy

The joke was made with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

# bill-de-blasio - Friday 5 February, 2016

Getting a horse-drawn carriage around New York could become a thing of the past

A new plan wants to limit their use to inside Central Park.

# bill-de-blasio - Saturday 24 October, 2015

'It's like the Burning Man of rats': Have you heard about the rat crisis in New York?

To many residents, it feels like the rats are winning.

# bill-de-blasio - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge This politician's wife threw amazing shade at him on Twitter for his embarrassing Dad tweet Dad Tweets

# bill-de-blasio - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Topless women in Times Square are 'breaking the law'

A special task force has been set up to crack down on the practice.

# bill-de-blasio - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Cops protest against NY mayor at slain police officer's funeral

Dozens turned their back on the city leader.

# bill-de-blasio - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Some members of the NYPD have accused Bill de Blasio of fostering anti-police sentiment.

# bill-de-blasio - Sunday 28 December, 2014

NYPD officers turned their backs on the city's mayor when he spoke at cop's funeral

The police commissioner has said it was ‘inappropriate’.

# bill-de-blasio - Monday 25 August, 2014

Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge "for fun" has been charged

Yaroslav Kolchin took some pictures from the top before coming down.

# bill-de-blasio - Friday 14 March, 2014

Eight people now confirmed dead in New York building explosion

A number of people remain missing after two buildings in Harlem were destroyed in a gas explosion.

# bill-de-blasio - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse Explosion This post contains videos

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse

The death toll is expected to rise as the search goes on through the rubble of the two buildings.

# bill-de-blasio - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

No u-turn from Taoiseach on NY parade, says sexuality of marchers 'is a matter for themselves'

Kenny has repeatedly defended his attendance at the parade despite its ban on posters and slogans advocating LGBT rights.

# bill-de-blasio - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Boston mayor is negotiating but will only march if St Patrick's parade is "inclusive"

Martin Walsh says that he has met with the parade organisers and emphasised to them that Irish people have been oppressed throughout history.

# bill-de-blasio - Monday 10 February, 2014

Poll: Should Ministers take part in the NYC Patrick's Day parade? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ministers take part in the NYC Patrick's Day parade?

Joan Burton has already said she will not take part in the parade over its treatment of gay groups, but should other ministers follow suit?

# bill-de-blasio - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Kenny plans to participate in St Patrick's Day parade that NY mayor will boycott

Enda Kenny will not be following Bill de Blasio in boycotting the event over its ban on pro-gay rights expressions, but the Tánaiste insisted the LGBT community has encouraged Irish government participation.

# bill-de-blasio - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

New York City mayor refuses to take part in St Patrick's Day parade

Bill de Blasio says he will not walk in the parade because of the ban on participants from carrying signs for gay rights.

# bill-de-blasio - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Do Irish people eat pizza with their hands, or a knife and fork? Pizza This post contains a poll

Do Irish people eat pizza with their hands, or a knife and fork?

What’s the proper way? VOTE HERE.

# bill-de-blasio - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Column: Boston and NYC – a tale of two new mayors

Both New York and Boston have elected new mayors to replace long-term incumbents. Larry Donnelly takes a look at what we should expect to see from Bill de Blasio and Martin Walsh.

# bill-de-blasio - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.

# bill-de-blasio - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Bill de Blasio ahead in Democratic NYC mayoral poll, Christine Quinn third

De Blasio emerged as the surprise top choice among Democratic members with Irish-American hopeful Christine Quinn falling to a disappointing third. Anthony Weiner received just 5 per cent of the vote.