If this sounds trivial to you, you don’t know Britain.
Also, a tony California beach town shoos away smelly persons from its libraries, and the Olympics outlaws everything.
Examples of industrial operations edging in on public lands, and the people who oppose them.
Photos from around Africa's new most populous city.
Pensions and benefits are making up a much bigger portion of the city budget over time.
According to a new study, community clinics keep costs down and do a better job treating patients.
Ramiro Gomez plants cardboard cutouts of domestic service employees in wealthy neighborhoods.
G4S, which has a record of mismanagement in Britain, faces scrutiny in the press and from lawmakers.
Recently refurbished Washington Park is grounding an impressive historic preservation movement.
Foreclosures and high employee compensation could add more cities to the state's string of bankruptcies.
One of China’s last walled cities is having an identity crisis.
Which metros have the largest share of working class jobs?
One British designer imagines future office space as symbiotic orchid farms.
New research confirms that human psychology isn't the cause. Physics is.
London pays tribute to Saturday Night Fever with a party in some abandoned train tunnels.
The British Armed Forces could provide up to 16,500 personnel for the Olympics, 7,000 more than are in Afghanistan.
Queens Councilman Peter Vallone wants to end the trend of naming infrastructure after living people.
Allowing bus riders to board in the rear as well as the front is common outside the U.S., but few American transit agencies have been willing to try it.
Spotty sales, an illegal black market, and corporate favoritism have marred the ticket buying process for this summer's games.