Study reveals world’s most walkable cities | Cities

The world’s most walkable cities include London, Paris, Bogotá and Hong Kong, according to a report.…

‘Dramatic’ plunge in London air pollution since 2016, report finds | Environment

Air pollution in London has plunged since Sadiq Khan became mayor, with a 94% reduction in…

‘Like a storage shed blown in by a gale’ – Plymouth’s new £46m Box gallery | Art and design

If ever proof were needed that quality of architecture is no barrier to popularity, it can…

‘Covid is an opportunity’: Pret a Manger’s CEO on its fight for survival | Business

The Pret a Manger head office in Victoria, London, has all the trappings of an internet…

UK rides the wave of micromobility by embracing e-scooters | Global

The UK’s journey to legally embrace e-scooters has taken another zip forward with the start of…

Children raised in greener areas have higher IQ, study finds | Environment

Children growing up in greener urban areas have increased intelligence and lower levels of difficult behaviour,…

Fear and fatalism in Birmingham as Covid cases surge | UK news

If news that Birmingham was facing a local lockdown troubled drinkers around the Gas Street basin…

Manchester to build first city centre park in 100 years | UK news

The government is to contribute millions to fund Manchester’s first city centre park in 100 years,…

How George Floyd’s death sparked a wave of UK anti-racism protests | UK news

The killing of George Floyd by a white police officer took place thousands of miles away…