Feargus O'Sullivan

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London's Current Obsession: Its Own Identity Crisis

A melodrama with roots in reality.

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London's Plan to Move Cyclists to Side Streets

This may actually make sense, thanks to the city's unique street design.

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No One Is Happier About Berlin Being 'Over' Than Berlin

North American media have proclaimed the city is no longer the apogee of cool, and that's just fine.

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Why the Mayor of Copenhagen Wants to Get Into the Marijuana Business

He sees it as the only way for the Danish capital to get a grip on its huge Cannabis trade.

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In Paris, Every Mayoral Candidate Has an Extravagant Plan to Revamp the City

Swimming pools in the Seine, restaurants in old metro stations, and more.

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Portugal's Bid to Fight Tax Evasion With Free Cars

The country is launching a lottery that recipients can enter every time they make a purchase.

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Spain's Latest Housing Crisis: Criminals Posing as Fake Landlords

They're getting away with it because the scale of the country's real estate problems is just so big.

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How Istanbul Will Define This Decade

Istanbul is on pace to become Europe's most populous metro between 2017 and 2018. How will the city handle it?

Swedish Trade Unions Are Making Fun of Your Sad, Non-Swedish Lifestyle

A tongue-in-cheek video makes the case that even an average Swede is better off than an upper-class American.

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Hating Paris Is So Hot Right Now

The world's most beautiful city just keeps getting attacked in the English language press.

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Plans For a Bike-Friendly Boulevard Are Met With Anger, Protests in Spain

Outcry over irresponsible spending on a beautification project have led to 40 arrests in the city of Burgos already.

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One of Spain's Biggest Architectural Boondoggles Just Keeps Getting Worse

Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences was built to lure visitors. Instead, it's caused nothing but problems.

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The Challenge of Selling Bike-Share in a Hilly City

Lisbon can be hard to navigate on two wheels. But the city is launching a bike system anyway.

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Hamburg's Neighborhood Redevelopment Battle Has Led Police to Declare a State of Emergency

An explosive struggle has pitted developers against the city's ultra-left.

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Europe's Most Congested City Contemplates Going Car-Free

A new mayor in Brussels wants to turn a central axis into a pedestrian-only zone.

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Dublin's Quest to Banish Vacant Lots

The Irish capital is pockmarked with empty parcels. With tough new property laws planned for this year, that could change.

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Why the London Tube Wants to Help You Do Your Grocery Shopping

Transport for London is working on a plan to replace its ticket offices with pick-up points for online shopping.

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A Paris Metro Car, Gift-Wrapped

Alas, city transport bosses do not seem to have enjoyed this stunt as much as their riders.

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Why So Many of London's Historic Theaters Are in Bad Physical Shape

The ceiling collapse at the Apollo is a sad reminder of the sorry state of West End infrastructure.