They dont get to be kids: what it’s like to grow up in a US murder capital

This summer alone 13 infants got killed with artilleries in St Louis, Missouri being at home or around home is no guarantee of safety It exclusively makes Tajae Redden, 13, about a instant to walk to her home in north…

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Capital in waiting: trepidation in corner of Borneo earmarked as the new Jakarta

Plan formally announced in August will see 1.5 million people move to brand-new asset, but both residents and conservationists have conveyed deep concerns Sugio’s orchard is his life’s work and a great source of pride for the 79 -year-old resident…

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The soul of Perpignan: how a Gypsy community halted the bulldozers

The French city wanted to demolish large portions of its St Jacques neighbourhood as part of a wider development plan. It had not been able to anticipated with its residents Never schedule a demolition in St Jacques for the afternoon….

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Turf it out: is it time to say goodbye to artificial grass?

Its neat, easy and a stunning 2bn global market. But as plastic grass makes over our cities, some told that it light-green exclusively in colour If your attention during the Women’s World Cup was on the tone rather than the…

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Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints

More than 4,000 signal petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighbours A national debate has been provoked in the Netherlands after the human rights council succession a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy. Questions…

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These Cities Will Track Scooters to Get a Handle on Regulation

It’s moving day for a controversial data standard that has pitted cities against some private transportation companies, like Uber and Lyft, that want to operate on their streets. Tuesday, 15 cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco,…

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Tokyo’s tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up?

As Japans capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the worlds largest megalopolis disappears absolutely global On a warm May evening in the constrict alleys of Omoide Yokocho( Memory Lane) next to the…

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Sterile or stirring? Britain’s love-hate relationship with new towns

Paternalistic social engineering or make-Britain-great-again utopianism? A new archive film collection takes a look at the UKs contentious postwar towns ” People sometimes say to me,’ You must get a terrific kick out of having been responsible for a huge…

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Queer today, gone tomorrow: the fight to save LGBT nightlife

They existed homophobia and Thatcher. But is gentrification now sounding the death knell for gay sororities and pubs? We assemble the artists combating to save them On a summer’s epoch in 2017, in garden-varieties near the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in…

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The economics and trade-offs of ad-funded smart city tech

In order to have Consider this an ongoing discussion about Urban Tech, its intersection with regulation, issues of public service and other intricacies that people have full PHDs on. I’m merely a bitter, born-and-bred New Yorker trying to figure out…

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