Ten years on from the MPs expenses scandal, there remains in Westminster a lingering culture of elitism and a 'we know best attitude'.
Housing laws in England can still leave tenants without proper protection, but the latest reforms offer hope for the future.
New research reveals how austerity pushed poor families into debt to pay for basic needs like food, rent and hot water.
The current system favours London and the south east of England – and previous regeneration campaigns have failed to make much of a difference.
The government has had to rethink its roll-out of Universal Credit – but small tweaks to the system won't prevent people on housing benefit from being evicted.
The battle for military power intensifies as Britain faces mounting threats alongside economic uncertainty.
Urban planning should be long-term and visionary, but the public must have a say, too – that's where urban rooms come in.
The UK has fallen victim to drones, chemical weapons and cyber-attacks in recent years. But at least it's got a really big boat.
A few billion is not a massive amount compared to the government's total budget for the year. But it could significantly help school and police budgets.
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.
The deal now needs to be agreed by UK MPs and each EU member state.
Scientists have found ways to trick the brain into thinking you're tasting salt.
Westminster holds its power tight, but that could be bad news for cities and regions.
The harsh realities of being a child in austerity-driven Britain – revealed.
Serious violence is rising, and there's little more that police can do to stop it. Of course, the real culprits are cutbacks to the nation's social protection systems.
The UK pioneered smart cards such as Oyster. But now, experimentation is being stifled as cash-strapped councils struggle to deliver basic services.
The right to housing is enshrined in law in the Netherlands and South Africa – so what would it look like in the UK?
Everybody benefits from more resilient children.
An expert crunches the numbers to reveal just how bleak Britain's bus crisis has become.
Cannabis, medical marijuana and CBD oil explained.