Cathy Yan’s Dead Pigs.
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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.
Green rooftops give a backyard feel to smaller housing units in Sydney
Research shows if Australia encourages greenery on buildings, it will reduce temperatures in the city, as well as potential for flash flooding. It also creates new habitats and socialising spaces.
Getting rid of this scourge is nothing to be sneezed at.
London's super rich are building thousands of subterranean palaces.
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New research has rubbished perceptions of Roman Britain as a region inhabited solely by white Europeans.
When big data is used for police profiling and surveillance, it puts human rights on the line.
TfL's money troubles worsen, as passenger numbers fall for the first time in two decades.