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A High-Flying, Daredevil Tribute to the Boris Bike

Trick riders take a vertiginous journey high above the streets of London.

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Browsing an Incredible New 'Social Atlas of London'

With Londonmapper, we can visualize anything from knife crime to hedgehog sightings in the British capital.

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Visualizing London's Evolution From Roman Times to Today

An animation built with georeferenced records of the city's historic road network.

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So Helpful: A Map of Housing Prices at Every London Tube Stop

People can figure out what it'd cost to live at different points of their commute. Your city needs something like this. 

Peek Inside the Imaginary World of London's Anti-Litter Fairies

Here are a few short films about the hard-working construction crews who dispose of your trash.

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London's Bike-Share Program Unwittingly Revealed Its Cyclists' Movements for the World to See

When open data is too open.

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Will London Finally Get Serious About Air Pollution?

Britain's parliament is launching an official enquiry into recent heavy smog. 

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These Women Wish You'd Stop Taking Pictures of Them Eating on the Tube

A Facebook page sparks controversy over privacy rights in public spaces.

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Watch 2 Men Paint Road Markings With Surprising Artistry

Oddly satisfying.

London to Remain Enveloped in Smog Cloud Until Friday

A mix of Sahara desert dust and industrial emissions from Europe has blanketed the city.

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Amazingly, London's Property Boom May Still Have Years to Run

For a first-time buyer, the average home now costs eight times gross earnings, the highest ratio since at least 1983.

Inside London's First Cat Cafe

The $8.50 cover charge hasn't stopped feline-lovers from flocking to Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium.

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The Hunt for London's (Really) Little People

An artist making humorous miniature scenes is transforming the city into Lilliput.

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New Photoshop-Inspired Street Art Is 'Erasing' London

Blending the digital world with the analog.

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London's Century-Old Idea to Address Its Affordable Housing Crisis

The Garden City is back.

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According to at Least One Index, New York Has Overtaken London As the World's Leading Financial Center

A first in the seven-year history of the Global Financial Centres list.

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Some of the Most Beautiful Photos of London Come From Flying Policemen

Breathtaking shots, captured in the line of duty.

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Western Europe's Mild March Has Led to an Air Quality Crisis in France

The entire Paris region's public transportation system will be free this weekend in an effort to stem the early spring smog.

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How Design Can Help Build a 'Transit Culture'

Transit "branding," from a system's logos to its stations, can have a real impact on riders.