Feargus O'Sullivan

The U.K.'s Misguided Attempt to Bring Back the 'Garden City'

A non-profit thinks it's the future of urban development. Here's why they're dead wrong.

Has Germany Figured Out the Way to Keep Rents Affordable?

The country has passed new set of rules to make sure city dwellers don't get priced out of their neighborhoods. Will it work?

How Glasgow Saved Its Coneheaded Duke of Wellington Statue

After a massive public outcry, the city has canceled plans to ruin one of its best-loved monuments.

What Counts as a Living Wage in London?

The mayor says it's $14.15 (or £8.80) per hour, but has no plans to introduce legislation to force employers to pay it.

It Would Actually Be a Big Deal if Brussels Made English an Official Language

This is the city where language is more politicized than anywhere else in Europe.

How to Get Turned Away From Europe's Hottest Nightclub

Berghain's exclusivity is legendary. And a new app isn't going to help you past the velvet ropes.

The Most Complicated Tunnel in the World Finally Opens

Istanbul's $4 billion underwater rail project, which links its European and Asian sections, was nine years in the making. Even now, critics wonder whether it's safe.

There's Only One City in Europe With Both Ample Jobs and Cheap Housing

At least, that's how it feels to Europeans, according to a new survey.

Is Zurich's Drive-In Prostitution Facility a Flop?

The city's innovative approach to keeping women safe may have actually had the opposite effect.

The Gross Reason Berlin's Dogs Are Overdosing on Human Drugs

The German capital is currently reeling from news of a newly identified source of illegal drugs in the canine food chain: junkie poop. 

How Much Is Paris Worth? According to a New Estimate, Just $956 Billion

France is buzzing about a new book that tries to put a price tag on the city, while also tracing its pattern of property ownership over time.

A Fond Farewell to London's Insane Luxury Mega-Basements

The so-called "iceberg homes" of the city's super-rich have finally drawn too much ire.

Welcome to Madrid! Here's a Long List of Things You're Not Allowed to Do

Spain's capital is banning everything from dangerous rollerblading to jumping in a fountain.

The Fight Over Berlin's Charming Street Lights

The city wants to replace its century-old gas lamps with LEDs, but preservationists are crying foul.

25 Years Later, Poland Is Still Trying to Rid Itself of Communist Street Names

Scores of places still bear the hallmarks of the country's brutal past.

Prague: The Las Vegas of Europe No More?

The city just instituted new bans on outdoor debauchery. But will they just push tourists into once-quiet neighborhoods?

Would You Like a Bike With That Coffee?

A couple of cafes in the Czech Republic have created their own bare-bones bike-share, proving you don’t have to go big to succeed.

Nighttime Revelers in Paris Get Shushed By a Bunch of Silent Clowns

It doesn't get much more French than this.

In Paris, Thefts and Vandalism Could Force Bike-Share to Shrink

A whopping 9,000 bikes were damaged or stolen last year, costing the Vélib' system about €1 million.