Tokyo wins the top spot, with four great European cities following close behind
Every year Mercer, one of the world's largest HR consultancy firms, releases its Quality of Living Index, which looks at the cities that provide the best quality of life.
New York and London did not make the cut
'Respect the strips of chaos that have a weird wisdom of their own'
In general it's actually smaller, less busy cities, where people are at their happiest
We live in an age when communication is easy, yet we continue to cluster together for work and play
Nearly 17.4 million foreigners visited the UK capital in 2014, while Hong Kong hosted 27.7 million visitors
As recently as 2015, Hull was declared by pollsters the least romantic city in the UK, and the second worst place to live
Plus Six Nations property breakdown, empty homes, homelessness, and rents in UK cities
Actor took on three armed soldiers who had surrounded star and crew while they were filming later series of Extreme World 3
They may have breezed to the top of the Premier League, but the club's attempt to pass Uefa's Financial Fair Play test looks far less simple
'He went out there and hustled and grinded'
In this week's Lonely Planet 'Great Escape', be the first to catch the Australian sunrise, then re-align your chakras on the shores of New South Wales's blissed-out beach retreat
City are favourites to win the title race although their away form will face a test against a resurgent Spurs side on Wednesday
Thanks to its relatively rude financial health, London is a city apart from the rest of the UK. But could it make it as a country in its own right? Sean O'Grady investigates
Local government legislation is seeking to curtail many of the rights enjoyed by motorcyclists