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New York mayor helps paint Black Lives Matter in front of Trump Tower
# New York City
# New York City

New York mayor helps paint Black Lives Matter in front of Trump Tower

Jul 9th 2020, 9:22 PM 31,352 Views 64 Comments

President Trump responded via Twitter that the mural would denigrate ‘this luxury Avenue’.

Videos of NYPD officers' conduct during protests under investigation
# New York
# New York

Videos of NYPD officers' conduct during protests under investigation

Jun 2nd 2020, 10:22 AM 41,213 Views 123 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 30th 2019, 5:53 PM 13,518 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 20th 2019, 1:48 PM 12,020 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

May 16th 2019, 3:05 PM 8,163 Views 14 Comments

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

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn
# Vaccination Order
# Vaccination Order

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn

Apr 9th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,721 Views 69 Comments

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

Mayor of New York declares today as Gerry Adams Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Mayor of New York declares today as Gerry Adams Day

Mar 17th 2018, 12:41 PM 46,263 Views 191 Comments

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

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs
# New York
# New York

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs

Feb 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 11,283 Views 0 Comments

His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.

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

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

Sep 18th 2016, 7:16 AM 38,466 Views 60 Comments

Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was no terrorist connection.

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

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

Jul 4th 2016, 9:29 AM 32,085 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2016, 7:46 PM 30,049 Views 44 Comments

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

Getting a horse-drawn carriage around New York could become a thing of the past
# Pulling Their Weight
# Pulling Their Weight

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

Feb 5th 2016, 8:21 AM 16,858 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 24th 2015, 10:15 AM 33,035 Views 34 Comments

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

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

This politician's wife threw amazing shade at him on Twitter for his embarrassing Dad tweet

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 6,862 Views 0 Comments

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Topless women in Times Square are 'breaking the law'
# Start Spreading The News
# Start Spreading The News

Topless women in Times Square are 'breaking the law'

Aug 20th 2015, 10:53 PM 34,378 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 4th 2015, 6:37 PM 19,258 Views 40 Comments

Dozens turned their back on the city leader.

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase
# Shootings
# Shootings

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Dec 30th 2014, 1:57 PM 14,232 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 28th 2014, 8:02 PM 29,393 Views 37 Comments

The police commissioner has said it was ‘inappropriate’.

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

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

Aug 25th 2014, 9:26 PM 15,234 Views 9 Comments

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

Eight people now confirmed dead in New York building explosion
# Collapse
# Collapse

Eight people now confirmed dead in New York building explosion

Mar 14th 2014, 10:59 AM 6,943 Views 2 Comments

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

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse
# Explosion
# Explosion

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse

Mar 13th 2014, 9:03 AM 8,290 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 12th 2014, 2:38 PM 10,282 Views 80 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 9th 2014, 12:49 PM 10,908 Views 89 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 10th 2014, 9:47 AM 11,746 Views 104 Comments

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?

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

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

Feb 6th 2014, 12:14 PM 8,476 Views 91 Comments

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.

New York City mayor refuses to take part in St Patrick's Day parade
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

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

Feb 5th 2014, 9:15 AM 26,452 Views 109 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 12th 2014, 4:03 PM 5,304 Views 13 Comments

What’s the proper way? VOTE HERE.

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

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

Jan 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 70 Views 15 Comments

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.

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston
# US Elections
# US Elections

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Nov 6th 2013, 8:23 AM 17,099 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 11th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,143 Views 6 Comments

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.