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Big ideas

Urban transformation often begins on a local scale, as these inspiring initiatives prove

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Eastern promise

Moscow has been undergoing a massive programme of urban renewal but this scheme to make the city more liveable isn’t without its costs.

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Local authority

Be it Brazil or Beirut, effective urban regeneration needs ideas from residents who understand their city’s problems and potential. Here’s a global line-up of innovative citizen initiatives.

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Europe briefing

Greece’s smart city, Poland’s left-wing mayor (and potential future president) and Lisbon’s street art.

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Americas briefing

A school of cities in Toronto, São Paulo tries to do dockless bikes right and can a park in South Carolina bridge racial divides?

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Defence briefing

Why modern militaries are offering cushy perks to recruits and the Thai military’s surprising new mascot.

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Lion's den

Despite its athletes, writers and conservation efforts winning international acclaim, Kenya’s divisions, corruption and poverty gap are curbing its potential.

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Decision time

As New Caledonians get ready for a referendum that will decide their relationship with France, not all of the Pacific archipelago’s inhabitants are on the same page.

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Same difference?

Zimbabwe has a new leader who’s talking reform and wooing foreign investment. Is the rhetoric enough to reverse the country’s economic crash and restore international relations?

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Diplomacy briefing

Promoting the Spanish tongue, Finnish education models and the Nobel Peace prize winner whose women’s movement helped end Liberia’s civil war.

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Defence briefing

Historical narratives in Poland, fighter-jet revenue in Sweden and the US marines branch into radio.

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High hopes

Happiness is up, stability is back but political divisions and crime concerns cloud Dutch skies.

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Jump-start a nation

Paraguay has been blighted by dictatorship, corruption and mismanagement. As the country goes to the polls will any candidate deliver real change? Many believe it’s now or never.

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