According to a recent news report, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is thinking of introducing a diesel scrappage scheme
Imagine a future where your furnishings and clothes are made locally by artisans and makers who live on your street. Your
What does this year hold for the urban innovation agenda in the UK? Like many others, I completely failed to predict the Brexit vote or the Trump Presidency. But I'm having another go at the crystal ball gazing this year because I still think it's useful to speculate about - and prepare for - the future. So, here are my five predictions for UK cities in 2017.
Last year, by the light of a spring moon, I spent a night creeping the flowerbeds and secluded corners of London's Regent's
As the work begins and the dust starts to settle on this year's Autumn Statement, I think we can see it as a real shot in the arm for infrastructure, R&D and innovation. These measures should see a real return in terms of productivity and growth. They should, too, help the UK keep up in telecomms developments. And they present a great opportunity to push even harder on urban innovation, so our companies can continue to develop and sell world-beating products and services that help cities thrive.
For generations, governments across the world have regarded economic growth as the primary driver of better living standards for their people.
The previous coalition government's 'nudge unit' (the Behavioural Insight Team) was inspired by the work of US academics
Once the heart of Cameroon's economic growth and bustling with tourism, the Far North region is now a key frontier in the struggle to contain and counter the threat of Boko Haram. But in spite of the extreme destruction wrought upon local communities and infrastructure, and amidst an ongoing armed conflict, the region stands not only to benefit from outside CVE (countering violent extremism) support but, moreover, has lessons of its own to share.
Every day, millions of people across the world turn to technology to help them plan a journey - whether they need to figure
Currently, London is facing highly complex socio-economic challenges; a shortage of affordable housing for vulnerable people and students, a slowdown of social mobility due to inflation and high university fees, and a brain drain due to rising living costs.