The Law and Justice party are making a grab for the Polish capital, by making it massive, but ultimately residents may pay the price.
Palace of Westminster at dusk in 2007.
A century before the modern environmental era, experts realized that London's dirty air was corroding its new Parliament building. This insight led to some of the first air pollution laws.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has signed off on the Badgerys Creek airport plan. The aim now should be to maximise the benefits of its construction.
With one of the world’s largest infrastructure pipelines, Australian governments could leverage their procurement spending power to benefit the communities where the work is done.
Cock and bullion: the $2,000 pizza.
On sale in New York for US$2,000. Don't all rush at once.
Continue cooperation is crucial.
London and Brussels should be constructive about Brexit – for both their financial benefit.
Meet Bench Girl (you’ll have seen her before).
How the news media distorts the reality of alcohol – new findings.
Detail from Jenny Hval’s album Blood Bitch.
In a world seemingly spinning out of control, music has important roles to play – either to reflect or interpret the state of affairs, or simply to provide solace.
What a novelty: Qantas chief Alan Joyce and WA Premier Colin Barnett announce the new non-stop route.
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Qantas's new non-stop route from Perth to London might be a watershed for travel times between Australia and Europe. But super-long-haul routes won't do much to cut aviation's greenhouse emissions.
Will the evidence finally convince polluted cities to clean up their act?
It's about time Europe ditched the diesels – so what are the alternatives?
DBox for Eric Parry Architects
Skyscrapers are the new cathedrals – but are we worshipping a false idol?
Joe Corré's stunt to end the Punk.London celebrations by torching lots of punk stuff misunderstands the movement completely.
A painted bus sculpture entitled ‘Punk'ed’ by artist Valerie Osment at Trafalgar Square in 2014.
In March this year, Joe Corré announced that on November 26 he would burn his collection of punk memorabilia. As the son of Malcolm McLaren (manager of the Sex Pistols) and renowned fashion designer Vivienne…
Cities are realising that having great nightlife is not just about entertainment – it also means a 24-hour economy.
Which way forward?
Nearly six months on from the UK's shock vote, there looks very little room for manoeuvre in negotiations.
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Heathrow's bid for a third runway is not over yet. Political wrangling, environmental concerns, planning and financing must all be overcome.
Bringing a broader, more diverse nightlife to cities will be key to ensuring they thrive in the 21st century.
The Garden Bridge Trust
In a busy city like London, green space is a valuable commodity.
On the same day that London's legendary Fabric closed permanently, Berlin's infamous techno club Berghain was granted a tax break.
The closure of one of London's most famous clubs is part of a bigger and more worrying trend in the city.