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# bill-de-blasio - Thursday 9 July, 2020

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 31,328 Views 64 Comments

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

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

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 41,139 Views 123 Comments

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
# Crisis
# Crisis

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

Dec 30th 2019, 5:53 PM 13,502 Views 53 Comments

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
# Backing Down
# Backing Down

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

Sep 20th 2019, 1:48 PM 12,010 Views 8 Comments

“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
# 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 8,147 Views 14 Comments

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
# Vaccination Order
# Vaccination Order

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn

Apr 9th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,693 Views 69 Comments

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
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Mayor of New York declares today as Gerry Adams Day

Mar 17th 2018, 12:41 PM 46,192 Views 202 Comments

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
# New York
# New York

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs

Feb 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 11,260 Views 0 Comments

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
# Chelsea

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

Sep 18th 2016, 7:16 AM 38,418 Views 60 Comments

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
# 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 32,031 Views 11 Comments

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
# Racially Tinged

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

Apr 12th 2016, 7:46 PM 30,017 Views 44 Comments

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
# 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 16,821 Views 32 Comments

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?
# 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 32,951 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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 6,841 Views 0 Comments

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

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 34,321 Views 54 Comments

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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

Jan 4th 2015, 6:37 PM 19,243 Views 40 Comments

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
# Shootings
# Shootings

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Dec 30th 2014, 1:57 PM 14,210 Views 43 Comments

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
# 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 29,374 Views 37 Comments

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
# Skyline
# Skyline

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

Aug 25th 2014, 9:26 PM 15,213 Views 9 Comments

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
# Collapse
# Collapse

Eight people now confirmed dead in New York building explosion

Mar 14th 2014, 10:59 AM 6,912 Views 2 Comments

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
# Explosion

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse

Mar 13th 2014, 9:03 AM 8,274 Views 0 Comments

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'
# 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 10,259 Views 80 Comments

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"
# 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 10,891 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.

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

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 11,734 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?

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

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 8,446 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.

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

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 26,429 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.

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

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 5,143 Views 13 Comments

What’s the proper way? VOTE HERE.

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

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 38 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.

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

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

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Nov 6th 2013, 8:23 AM 17,058 Views 29 Comments

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
# Nyc Mayor
# Nyc Mayor

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

Sep 11th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,124 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.