Twin Towers are elephant in room at new World Trade Center

It’s here because the Twin Towers are not, but don’t mention that when you visit the three-floor observatory at the top of the new World Trade Center tower.
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How to get from Brooklyn Bridge to Riker’s Island

A Frenchman has become the latest tourist to embarrass the New York security apparatus by managing to scale the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Women-only taxis in New York? No thanks

A women-only taxi service has launched in New York after facing legal complications over its discriminatory policy. SheRides is now legally acceptable, but is it good for women?

A Tale of Two Indias

Two stories emerged from India this week. One was the case of two Indian women in New York from two contrasting backgrounds being treated very differently in the media. But there’s just one issue in all thess dichotomies...

The internationally acclaimed artist Robert Longo

"The embodiment of a brave new art." Meet the internationally acclaimed American artist Robert Longo.
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The bad boy of the photo world asks Eve Jackson if girls from Birmingham are good in bed.


At 82 can you still call someone as a ‘bad boy?’ I’m not sure. ‘Bad’ might be a bit strong but William Klein, without doubt, still has a definite glint in his eye. The artist, film-maker, and fashion photographer is best-known for his strange, exhilarating images of Fifties New York that have influenced generations of photographers. 60 years on his unique vision hasn’t faded. He’s this year’s guest of honour at the Visa Pour l’Image photojournalism festival in Perpignan in the south of France. When we meet he pretends to be unimpressed by the event and the work that he’s seen– it’s only later he confesses to finding it interesting and says it’s a delight to be there. (Something he’d probably deny if you asked him.) His work is startlingly different to all the other work on show.