Cities of the future: digitally-transformed infrastructure

Building infrastructure can result in a complicated and disjointed project desperately in need of digital technologies to connect all parties

Treating city wastewater as a resource

Faced with a rising global water shortage, cities can no longer pour away precious resources and must recycle wastewater

Five top centres of innovation in financial tech

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Leading fintech cities, including London and Berlin, should not be complacent because there are emerging centres of excellence snapping at their heels

Which UK city will be named the ‘City of Culture’ 2021?

We map the 11 cities in the race for the 2021 crown

Bordeaux, Nantes and Marseilles: three bright stars on the horizon

Marseilles Given its gritty past, it was perhaps no surprise that Marseilles stars as the setting for the Netflix series starring Gérard Depardieu as the coke-snorting mayor. Yet France’s second city has undergone a huge metamorphosis from criminal to cultural capital of the Mediterranean and, in 2013, was crowned European capital of culture. As part of [Read more]

The World’s busiest metro systems

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The proliferation of metro systems has rocketed over recent decades, as decision-makers from all corners of the globe recognise their huge potential to enable cities to thrive.As metro continues to grow we take a look at the regional split of metro systems across the world.

Take a trip stateside

New York City

Visitors to America’s great cities are spoilt for choice, but Billie Cohen has an itinerary beyond the usual suspects

Battle for best events in business

Competition among major cities to host economy-boosting business events is strong, so how can UK destinations climb the conference rankings? Yasmin Arrigo finds out