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The High Society Bank Robber

He was wealthy, a member of New York City society, and a patron of the arts. And he was also the secret mastermind behind the biggest bank heists of his day.

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Acid Attack Horror Grows in Iran

Zealots on motorcycles are throwing acid at women whose veils are deemed too loose in the ancient city of Isfahan. Are they defying the law, or enforcing it?

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Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.

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We All Have a Rosebud in Our Pasts

Like Charles Foster Kane, all of us have owned objects, some fancy, some humble, that embody the past and keep it alive for us, says a historian who told New York City’s history in 101 objects.

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Call for Trafalgar Square smoking ban

Smoking could be banned in Trafalgar and Parliament squares as well as the city’s parks if a report by London’s Health Commission is implemented.

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How the Ice Cream Girl Beat City Hall

City officials said ‘Chubby’ Campanella wasn’t prominent or heroic enough to get a street named after him. But his daughter Maria, whom he taught the ice cream business, didn’t give up.

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How High Fashion Saved the Ballet

The classic arts are having a tough time—labor disputes, slashed budgets, and a struggle to fill seats. But the New York City Ballet seems to have found the answer: Valentino.

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Aston Villa 0-2 Manchester City

Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero score late to send Manchester City second in the table with victory over Aston Villa.

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How to Save Silent Movies

Screening and celebrating silent movies is a tough business. But in Jersey City the fight goes on, with fabulous organ accompaniment.

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Manchester City 1-1 Roma

Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti’s goal gives Roma a point.

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Former city centre nightclub on fire

Crews from 10 fire engines tackle a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds city centre.

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Hong Kong democracy protesters defy tear gas, baton charge in historic standoff

City’s Admiralty district descends into chaos as chanting protesters converged on police barricades

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Wedding Bells for George & Amal

The Floating City sinks under the weight of celebrities and the paparazzi who stalk them as Clooney and Alamuddin prepare to tie the knot.

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Francisco Goldman’s Other Lost Love

Francisco Goldman has written eloquently about the death of his wife. Now he confronts head on the possibility that he might lose his beloved adopted city as well.

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Cosby: From Track Star to Ugly Sweaters

The comedian’s biographer, Mark Whitaker, talks about Cosby’s eccentricity, his trademark storytelling, his views on race, his litigiousness, and those ugly Huxtable sweaters.

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‘Excessive’ care home fees claim

Glasgow City Council accuses private care homes of demanding “excessive fees” and thwarting plans aimed at limiting the cost of care.

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Anfield stadium expansion approved

Liverpool FC is given permission to increase Anfield stadium’s capacity from 45,000 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.

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Cracking Memphis’s Huge Rape Kit Backlog

The city just discovered hundreds of untested rape kits—adding to its backlog of more than 12,000 kits collecting dust on police shelves. And it’s hardly alone.

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New York City’s New Mystery Art Piece

When a new, abstract sculpture was installed in New York City’s Meatpacking District, The Daily Beast asked viewers what it looked like to them. The answers were…interesting.

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