Homelessness in the UK has been rising for a decade – short term funding may have offered respite, but it won't lead to long term solutions.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at the Walthamstow youth project, Spark2Life.
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Knife crime is a symptom of the toxic environments that adults create around children.
An attack in London left a man dead. But did you hear about it?
London is struggling to manage a violent crime epidemic, yet the Manchester attack attracted global attention.
Lin-Manuel Miranda plays Jack, a lamplighter, in the sequel to the original 1964 film.
The lamps that once lit London's streets have come to symbolize a certain time and place in British history.
History repeats itself.
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When people don't trust the government, the media or police, they are less inclined to play by the rules and more likely to lash out violently.
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London's low emission zone has started to reduce air pollution – but not enough to protect children's lungs.
Cathy Yan’s Dead Pigs.
BFI London Film Festival
This year's London Film Festival presented a contemporary view of China rarely seen in European cinema.
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For a nation in the grips of a housing crisis, you'd expect high-rise developments to be good news – unfortunately not.
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There are early indicators that London's fortunes could be shifting.
City Skyline and Main River in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Economic polarisation across Europe is becoming an important phenomenon, in part driven by monetary policies that can increase office prices and can even affect the fundamentals that drive the markets.
The closure of a London pie shop raises questions regarding the relationship between food and identity.
As extreme weather events, like Hurricane Florence, become more common it is time to ask what it will take for the world to finally tackle climate change. Encouragingly, there may be a historical precedent: Victoria London’s handling of the ‘Great Stink’, where growth had turned the River Thames into an open sewer.
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As climate extremes mount, let's reflect on Victorian London's 'Great Stink' sewage crisis - when things finally became so bad authorities were forced to accept evidence, reject sceptics, and act.
As traffic slows down, research is gathering momentum.
House prices in London fell by 0.6% in June after years of high growth.
Residents of Pandanad sit in a bus stop surrounded by flood waters, in Kerala, India.
Uncontrolled growth at the expense of the environment will severely exacerbate the impacts of climate change. As shown with tragic floods in India, our cities are not prepared for extreme events.
The policing of black British culture has a long history.
Nelson Mandela garnered much support from the UK during apartheid in opposition of the then government’s stance.
From the early 1980s, local governments in the UK began renaming streets, housing estates and community centres after Mandela as an act of protest.
A sad fate for England’s bus service.
An expert crunches the numbers to reveal just how bleak Britain's bus crisis has become.
It’s not natural.
London doesn't meet the criteria for a national park – not even close. Calling it that could undermine the label itself.
A Heathrow expansion is going to benefit the rich and hurt the poor.