A plane just flew around the world using nothing but solar power – CityMetric


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A plane just flew around the world using nothing but solar power
CityMetric
Earlier this week, Solar Impulse 2 became the first plane in history to circumnavigate the globe using only renewable energy sources. With pilots Bertrant Piccard and André Borschberg taking turns in the cockpit, the two-tonne, 72m wingspan plane flew …

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Eat Well for Less?, Long Lost Family, Versailles, Boy Meets Girl…tonight’s TV highlights – Herts and Essex Observer


Herts and Essex Observer

Eat Well for Less?, Long Lost Family, Versailles, Boy Meets Girl…tonight’s TV highlights
Herts and Essex Observer
Cooking is a relatively simple affair. You buy some ingredients, go home and rustle up some delicious dishes. Except some people prefer ready meals to making meals from scratch, not caring about the amount of salt or other potentially harmful contents.

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Where did Pokemon Go get its maps from? – CityMetric


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Where did Pokemon Go get its maps from?
CityMetric
It reminds me of this piece of work, by James Cheshire and Oliver O’Brien – two researchers at UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis – which plots life expectancy by tube station. The shading shows reflects deprivation in individual areas:.

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Creating the right environment for digital advertising to thrive – IAB UK

Creating the right environment for digital advertising to thrive
IAB UK
This year the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) UK’s annual flagship Engage conference has extended across two full days, for the first time ever. The event, which takes place at The Barbican, London on 12th & 13th October – promises to excite and wow …

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Creating the right environment for digital advertising to thrive – IAB UK


IAB UK

Creating the right environment for digital advertising to thrive
IAB UK
This year the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) UK’s annual flagship Engage conference has extended across two full days, for the first time ever. The event, which takes place at The Barbican, London on 12th & 13th October – promises to excite and wow …

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Creating the right environment for digital advertising to thrive – IAB UK

Creating the right environment for digital advertising to thrive
IAB UK
This year the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) UK’s annual flagship Engage conference has extended across two full days, for the first time ever. The event, which takes place at The Barbican, London on 12th & 13th October – promises to excite and wow …

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Brexit: What’s the most pro-European city in Britain? – CityMetric


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Brexit: What’s the most pro-European city in Britain?
CityMetric
It reminds me of this piece of work, by James Cheshire and Oliver O’Brien – two researchers at UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis – which plots life expectancy by tube station. The shading shows reflects deprivation in individual areas:.

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Hannah Fry: ‘There’s a mathematical angle to almost anything’ – The Guardian


The Guardian

Hannah Fry: ‘There’s a mathematical angle to almost anything’
The Guardian
Far from being a mere pop scientist, however, Fry is a much-published researcher and a lecturer at UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), where she specialises in the mathematics of urban and social systems. After gaining her PhD in fluid …

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Let the hunger games begin: UberEats, the Uber for food delivery, has launched in London – CityMetric


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Let the hunger games begin: UberEats, the Uber for food delivery, has launched in London
CityMetric
In my humble opinion, one of the best things about living in a city is that, with a few jabs at my phone, I can order most sorts of food directly to wherever I am. No calling and painstakingly reading out numbers from a paper menu. No leaving the house.
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We kind of love this new, circular take on the Paris metro map – CityMetric


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We kind of love this new, circular take on the Paris metro map
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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Bonus podcast: Fear and loathing in Miami – CityMetric


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Bonus podcast: Fear and loathing in Miami
CityMetric
It reminds me of this piece of work, by James Cheshire and Oliver O’Brien – two researchers at UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis – which plots life expectancy by tube station. The shading shows reflects deprivation in individual areas:.

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Podcast: Fear and loathing in Miami – CityMetric


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Podcast: Fear and loathing in Miami
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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How could London’s new “Night Tsar” improve the city? – CityMetric


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How could London’s new “Night Tsar” improve the city?
CityMetric
It reminds me of this piece of work, by James Cheshire and Oliver O’Brien – two researchers at UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis – which plots life expectancy by tube station. The shading shows reflects deprivation in individual areas:.

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House prices are increasing five times faster than wages, and five other depressing charts about housing – CityMetric


CityMetric

House prices are increasing five times faster than wages, and five other depressing charts about housing
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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Here’s a 20 minute video of some ducklings walking through Cambridge to get to the River Cam – CityMetric


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Here’s a 20 minute video of some ducklings walking through Cambridge to get to the River Cam
CityMetric
It’s a dark and scary world some times, isn’t it? Terrorism. Economic collapse. Boris Johnson talking about Hitler. So here’s something to lighten the mood a bit. It’s a very long video of a family of ducklings on tour around Cambridge. (Cambridge is a

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10 lessons Sadiq Khan must learn from his predecessors’ time in office – CityMetric


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10 lessons Sadiq Khan must learn from his predecessors’ time in office
CityMetric
Now that the victory celebrations are over, the hard work of running London begins. New mayor Sadiq Khan will be well aware of the scale of the challenge ahead – with the housing crisis, rising costs of living, increasing transport costs and a likely

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Winter may be coming to Westeros – but our next ice age is on hold – CityMetric


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Winter may be coming to Westeros – but our next ice age is on hold
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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19 other things Zac Goldsmith can do, now he won’t be mayor of London – CityMetric


CityMetric

19 other things Zac Goldsmith can do, now he won’t be mayor of London
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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London, reimagined: alternative tube maps – in pictures – The Guardian


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London, reimagined: alternative tube maps – in pictures
The Guardian
Cost of living. This map reveals the average monthly cost of renting a one-bedroom flat at every stop on the London Underground network. Hyde Park is the most expensive at £2,920m, and Hatton Cross comes in cheapest at £324. Photograph: Thrillist …

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London, reimagined: alternative tube maps – in pictures – The Guardian


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London, reimagined: alternative tube maps – in pictures
The Guardian
Cost of living. This map reveals the average monthly cost of renting a one-bedroom flat at every stop on the London Underground network. Hyde Park is the most expensive at £2,920m, and Hatton Cross comes in cheapest at £324. Photograph: Thrillist …

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Here’s everything we learned from an analysis of the colours on every metro map in the world – CityMetric


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Here’s everything we learned from an analysis of the colours on every metro map in the world
CityMetric
Alright, alright, I’ll stop. As you obviously know, because that’s the kind of cool dude you are, those are the colour palettes used be three of the world’s most famous metro maps – the London Underground, Paris Metro and New York Subway respectively.

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London elects: What will a new mayor mean for Heathrow Airport? – CityMetric


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London elects: What will a new mayor mean for Heathrow Airport?
CityMetric
With Heathrow already operating at 98 per cent capacity, airport expansion will be one of the biggest issues facing the next mayor of London. Whoever is elected to the position won’t have the final say – that power lies with the UK government – but

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As another London club closes, Amsterdam shows why we need a “night mayor” – CityMetric


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As another London club closes, Amsterdam shows why we need a “night mayor”
CityMetric
If you like going dancing in London, you’ve probably heard the bad news already. Dance Tunnel, the intimate Dalston club that has hosted DJs like Prosumer, Tama Sumo and Ben UFO, will close in August. In an announcement on Facebook, the club said …

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What has mayor Joe Anderson done for Liverpool – and how will the new city region mayor change things? – CityMetric


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What has mayor Joe Anderson done for Liverpool – and how will the new city region mayor change things?
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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Here’s why experts agree the EU is good for Britain’s environment – CityMetric


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Here’s why experts agree the EU is good for Britain’s environment
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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We’ve toured Winston Churchill’s secret base on the Piccadilly Line – CityMetric


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We’ve toured Winston Churchill’s secret base on the Piccadilly Line
CityMetric
Before it became crucial to winning the Second World War, Down Street tube station was a bit useless. A stop on the Piccadilly Line (back when the line was known as the Great Northern Piccadilly and Brompton Railway), it was in the heart of Mayfair

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The man who voiced the “Mind the Gap” announcement has died – CityMetric


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The man who voiced the “Mind the Gap” announcement has died
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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Quiz: Can you name the city from one photograph? – CityMetric


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Quiz: Can you name the city from one photograph?
CityMetric
Finally, our map of the week – which, I’ll be honest, we do no justice to whatsoever – is this magnificent piece of work by Duncan Smith of UCL’s Centre for Advanced spatial Analysis. It shows, at a glance, the growth of all the world’s major cities

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