The UN predicts that by 2050 two-thirds of the global population will live in cities - so what are the affects?
Factors include safety, 'liveability', food security and cost of living
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
A documentary on Birmingham? Thanks but no thanks, I thought to myself while pondering the new series of Reimagining the City. Seriously, Birmingham? It's hardly Florence or Cairo or Cape Town. No one nudges their partner on a soggy January morning and says wistfully, "Darling, wouldn't it be just lovely if we could leave all this behind and disappear to Birmingham?"
Spurs manager plotting how to stop City goal machine that put six past the north Londoners in November
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
For Britain to prosper, cities must prosper. They are engines of growth
Sao Paulo demonstration billed as the year’s first action against the summer tournament ended in tear gas and rubber bullets after cars were torched and bank windows smashed
The single-engine Cessna 150 was only 10 minutes into a flight from the town of Forbes yesterday afternoon when the pilot lost consciousness
Destroyed by the Second World War, and still raw from both Nazi occupation and its subsequent 45 years of Soviet rule, Warsaw is a city whose history is writ large upon its public spaces.
A look ahead to this week’s FA Cup fourth round match at City Ground
The Olympic Hall Juan Antonio Samaranch has been rebuilt having been destroyed in the Bosnian War and Torvill and Dean will return to the scene of their greatest success
Could Britain’s chronic housing shortage be solved by using insurers’ assets? Jamie Dunkley and Russell Lynch report
Government and rebel leaders in South Sudan have signed a ceasefire – the first step towards peace in the country after five weeks of violence in which more than 1,000 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands forced from their homes.