“Fatbergs,” these vast bundles of congealed grease, are becoming the stuff of urban legend—but preventing their formation can be complex.
Pro-car protestors publish Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s direct telephone number. But that doesn’t mean she’s prepared to listen.
Public asset or provocation?
The country’s educational successes are undeniable, but simply demolishing school walls alone won’t necessarily replicate them.
Probably not. But a story about vengeful spirits and a colorful local politician speaks to the Irish struggle over history and modernity.
Fearful of rising rents, the municipality is asserting its right to block investors from buying apartment buildings. Other cities across Europe are sure to watch how this plays out.
For centuries, pets have lived alongside humans in the Dutch capital, but there’s no official record of them. One photographer set out to change that.
Too many rental bikes are clogging up much-needed parking space, city hall says. But what’s the plan?
But, if it plays its cards right, the French capital can use the 2024 Summer Games to speed redevelopment.
A local design icon is disappearing in alarming numbers.
Kebabs and selfie sticks are just the tip of the iceberg in the national struggle to wrest control of historic city centers.
A years-long debate over a bridge pits the city’s vision for the future against the national government’s.
It’s the latest to join a global movement, but London’s mayor says it’s not enough.
A massive new commuter rail project is stoking centuries-old resentment in Britain’s north-south divide.
In Spain, time is complicated.
However, he's not completely wrong about Napoleon.
Unlike many cities, the French capital has made good on its promise to re-open urban waterways to bathers. How did they do it?
Catalonia plans to shorten work hours—but don’t call it the end of the siesta.
Bloomberg Philanthropies teams up with French cities trying to break out of the national mold.
A German report suggests sustainable success more than two years after a wage law took effect.
Visitors are underestimating the country’s dangers—and taking locals for granted.