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Expensive London Is Still the U.K.'s Top Destination for Young People

High cost of living hasn't stopped British Millennials from flocking to the city.

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Yup, Now You Can Drive a Grown-Up Version of the 'Cozy Coupe' Toy Car

Childhood fun for adults. 

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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.

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These 2 Charts Prove American Drivers Don't Pay Enough for Roads

The failure is especially clear when compared to spending by Europeans.

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The Real Reason Creative Workers Are Good for the Economy

A new study shows that creative class workers spur innovation, no matter their field.

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Cities Are Innovative Because They Contain More Ideas to Steal

Two economists argue urban environments help foster the borrowing of ideas even better than they harvest original ones.

"Regenerating Poynton"

Lots of Cars and Trucks, No Traffic Signs or Lights: Chaos or Calm?

A new film makes the case for Poynton's shared space experiment.

How Britain Is Helping Its Citizens Buy Bikes

A government tax incentive program has made cycles affordable for thousands.

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Want Healthier Seniors? Give Them Bus Passes

Researchers find free rides on public transit can spur physical activity in older adults.

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Can Easing Planning Rules Boost the Economy?

The British government hopes so.

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The U.K.'s Most Depressing Shopping Centers, When They Were New

An unpolished look back at post-war urban renewal in Great Britain.

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U.K. Towns Compete For Vaunted City Status

Towns will compete to gain new honorary status as a "Lord Mayoralty"