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#Michael Bloomberg

# michael-bloomberg - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump
# Race For The White House
# Race For The White House

Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 41,996 Views 47 Comments

The former New York Mayor has been the talk of the Democratic campaign this week.

# michael-bloomberg - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate
# Las Vegas
# Las Vegas

Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate

Feb 20th 2020, 7:04 AM 18,970 Views 21 Comments

The former New York mayor was forced to defend his record on race and gender as well as his personal wealth.

# michael-bloomberg - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom
# Democrats
# Democrats

Leading Democrats sharpen attacks on Michael Bloomberg as Nevada caucuses loom

Feb 16th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,871 Views 7 Comments

Much of the criticism centres around past positions and comments being slammed as crude, racist or misogynistic.

# michael-bloomberg - Sunday 24 November, 2019

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid
# Road To The White House
# Road To The White House

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches US presidential bid

Nov 24th 2019, 3:35 PM 26,487 Views 47 Comments

The 77-year-old officially launched his campaign online this morning.

# michael-bloomberg - Friday 8 November, 2019

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports
# Ex NYC Mayor
# Ex NYC Mayor

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg preparing to join 2020 Democratic presidential race, US media reports

Nov 8th 2019, 7:05 AM 14,447 Views 36 Comments

The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork in at least one state this week declaring himself a candidate.

# michael-bloomberg - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Egyptian student who threatened Donald Trump on Facebook agrees to leave US
# Visa Revoked
# Visa Revoked

Egyptian student who threatened Donald Trump on Facebook agrees to leave US

Mar 8th 2016, 6:50 PM 23,759 Views 44 Comments

Meanwhile, Michael Bloomberg has ruled out a White House bid.

# michael-bloomberg - Thursday 5 June, 2014

New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks
# Soda Ban
# Soda Ban

New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks

Jun 5th 2014, 3:15 PM 13,769 Views 36 Comments

The regulation has been staunchly opposed by restaurants, cinemas and fizzy drinks makers.

# michael-bloomberg - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum
# 9/11
# 9/11

Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum

May 15th 2014, 4:02 PM 17,179 Views 61 Comments

Barack and Michelle Obama visited the $700 million museum today ahead of next week’s opening.

# michael-bloomberg - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

New York bans sale of cigarettes to under 21s
# Smoking
# Smoking

New York bans sale of cigarettes to under 21s

Oct 30th 2013, 10:46 PM 11,532 Views 37 Comments

The city council voted today to raise the minimum age for purchasing both cigarettes and electronic-vapour cigarettes.

# michael-bloomberg - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal
# Weiner
# Weiner

NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits to another sexting scandal

Jul 23rd 2013, 10:02 PM 14,337 Views 32 Comments

Weiner, who was forced to resign as a congressman after sending explicit pictures of himself to women, is now implicated in another scandal as he plots a mayoral bid.

# michael-bloomberg - Friday 31 May, 2013

Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House
# Ricin
# Ricin

Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House

May 31st 2013, 7:44 AM 6,298 Views 15 Comments

It is said to be ‘similar’ to an apparently poison-laced letter sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently.

# michael-bloomberg - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

# michael-bloomberg - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Enda Kenny meets Mayor Bloomberg in New York, gives him a teapot
# Teapot Taoiseach
# Teapot Taoiseach

Enda Kenny meets Mayor Bloomberg in New York, gives him a teapot

Mar 16th 2013, 1:00 PM 10,136 Views 71 Comments

A teapot from the Taoiseach….

# michael-bloomberg - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Poll: Should large fizzy drinks be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should large fizzy drinks be banned?

Mar 12th 2013, 9:57 AM 9,248 Views 96 Comments

Plans to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks have been quashed in New York – but should such a ban be introduced in Ireland?

# michael-bloomberg - Monday 11 March, 2013

US judge blocks New York ban on giant sodas
# Soda Ban
# Soda Ban

US judge blocks New York ban on giant sodas

Mar 11th 2013, 9:08 PM 14,705 Views 70 Comments

The judge ruled the measures were “arbitrary” and he was banning the plan “permanently”.

# michael-bloomberg - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

NYC marks 20th anniversary of first World Trade bombing
# NYC
# NYC

NYC marks 20th anniversary of first World Trade bombing

Feb 26th 2013, 8:29 PM 9,705 Views 23 Comments

A ceremony was held to honour the six people who died 20 years ago in the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

# michael-bloomberg - Friday 4 January, 2013

NBA player sprains ankle after tripping on a waitress taking New York mayor's drink order at a Knicks game
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

NBA player sprains ankle after tripping on a waitress taking New York mayor's drink order at a Knicks game

Jan 4th 2013, 3:42 PM 1,870 Views 1 Comment

Bloomberg asked for water and popcorn, FYI.

# michael-bloomberg - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings
# Crime
# Crime

Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings

Dec 30th 2012, 4:00 PM 6,368 Views 35 Comments

The most murders New York City recorded in a single year? 2,245 in 1990. In 2012? That number is down to 414.

# michael-bloomberg - Friday 28 December, 2012

Second person pushed in front of New York subway train
# USA
# USA

Second person pushed in front of New York subway train

Dec 28th 2012, 2:49 PM 24,376 Views 16 Comments

Woman hunted in case of second subway line fatality in a month.

# michael-bloomberg - Friday 9 November, 2012

New Yorkers told to ration petrol
# Sandy
# Sandy

New Yorkers told to ration petrol

Nov 9th 2012, 2:36 PM 4,608 Views 18 Comments

The city mayor signed the order in the hopes of reducing wait times at gas stations.

# michael-bloomberg - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

New York, New Jersey set for second storm evacuation
# United States
# United States

New York, New Jersey set for second storm evacuation

Nov 7th 2012, 4:59 PM 11,532 Views 6 Comments

Après chois, le déluge.

# michael-bloomberg - Monday 5 November, 2012

New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks
# Sandy
# Sandy

New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks

Nov 5th 2012, 8:22 AM 5,220 Views 5 Comments

Tens of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed or damaged by superstorm Sandy now need to find somewhere to live – and temperatures are plunging dramatically.

# michael-bloomberg - Sunday 4 November, 2012

# michael-bloomberg - Saturday 3 November, 2012

New York marathon runners vent frustration
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

New York marathon runners vent frustration

Nov 3rd 2012, 6:17 PM 27,047 Views 34 Comments

Some of those prevented from competing expressed their understanding, while others were less sympathetic.

# michael-bloomberg - Friday 2 November, 2012

Common sense: NYC cancels marathon
# Sandy Recovery
From The42
# Sandy Recovery

Common sense: NYC cancels marathon

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:54 PM 14,983 Views 14 Comments

Mayor Michael Bloomberg rowed back on his initial decision to let the race go ahead, calling it a ‘a source of controversy and division’.

# michael-bloomberg - Thursday 1 November, 2012

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal
# Sandy
# Sandy

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal

Nov 1st 2012, 6:24 PM 15,622 Views 17 Comments

The United States is facing a bill of tens of billions of dollars in the wake of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy.

# michael-bloomberg - Monday 29 October, 2012

'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US

Oct 29th 2012, 9:40 AM 17,576 Views 40 Comments

Financial markets have closed and residents along the Eastern Seaboard have been told to evacuate as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

# michael-bloomberg - Thursday 13 September, 2012

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months
# Fizzy Drinks
# Fizzy Drinks

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months

Sep 13th 2012, 10:06 PM 15,504 Views 67 Comments

The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# michael-bloomberg - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

'Queen of the Rom-com', writer Nora Ephron, dies at 71
# R.I.P.
From The Daily Edge
# R.I.P.

'Queen of the Rom-com', writer Nora Ephron, dies at 71

Jun 27th 2012, 8:29 AM 3,412 Views 5 Comments

The Hollywood screenwriter of ‘When Harry met Sally’ and ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ passes away from pneumonia.

# michael-bloomberg - Thursday 31 May, 2012

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks
# Gulp
# Gulp

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks

May 31st 2012, 12:55 PM 8,393 Views 66 Comments

NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.

# michael-bloomberg - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Gallery: Meet the 23 richest politicians in the world
# Rich List
# Rich List

Gallery: Meet the 23 richest politicians in the world

Mar 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 10,742 Views 16 Comments

Money, meet power. Power, money.

# michael-bloomberg - Monday 21 November, 2011

Terror suspect charged over New York City 'bomb plot'
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Terror suspect charged over New York City 'bomb plot'

Nov 21st 2011, 11:00 AM 600 Views 0 Comments

Jose Pimentel is accused of planning bombs across the city to kill police and US Army veterans.

# michael-bloomberg - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Gallery: The 10 most influential people in finance...
# Power 100
# Power 100

Gallery: The 10 most influential people in finance...

Nov 8th 2011, 6:28 PM 795 Views 6 Comments

…according to the US wealth management magazine Worth, including the German Chancellor and new ECB chief.

# michael-bloomberg - Friday 14 October, 2011

# michael-bloomberg - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Dozens arrested at Occupy Boston as anti-Wall Street movement spreads
# Occupy Wall Street
# Occupy Wall Street

Dozens arrested at Occupy Boston as anti-Wall Street movement spreads

Oct 11th 2011, 10:59 AM 1,098 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, the NYPD has spent over $1.9m on its Occupy Wall Street patrols so far.

# michael-bloomberg - Saturday 17 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 17th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,674 Views 6 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Has Norris got the numbers for the Áras and what about McGuinness?; which country looks set to legalise same-sex marriage; and have you seen Ireland’s version of the Haka?

New York Mayor warns of mass riots
# Riots
# Riots

New York Mayor warns of mass riots

Sep 17th 2011, 11:21 AM 405 Views 6 Comments

New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that the US is at risk of seeing mass riots if new jobs are not created for young people.

# michael-bloomberg - Sunday 11 September, 2011

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero
# 9/11
# 9/11

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero

Sep 11th 2011, 6:30 PM 1,235 Views 9 Comments

Images from the emotional ceremony held at the National September 11 Memorial in New York today.

# michael-bloomberg - Friday 9 September, 2011

9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"
# Flight 93
# Flight 93

9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"

Sep 9th 2011, 11:42 AM 2,320 Views 4 Comments

Audio recordings made on the day of the 9/11 attacks document the reactions of flight crew, air traffic controllers and the US military as events unfolded.

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