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November 23, 2006, 5am PST
<p>A parking enthusiast drives around the United Kingdom to find the best car park experience.</p>
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November 16, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>A new government policy aims to address the severe housing shortage in Mumbai, India, by promoting new construction and increasing foreign investment.</p>
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October 27, 2006, 8am PDT
<p>President Bush approves plans for a 700km border fence between the United States and Mexico, to the dismay of the Mexican government and immigrant advocates.</p>
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October 23, 2006, 5am PDT
<p>The Blacksmith Institute has released a list of the 10 most polluted spots on earth. Three of the hotspots are in Russia, with the remainder in various countries.</p>
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October 22, 2006, 9am PDT
<p>The Government of Delhi clears several slums on the banks of the Yamuna river to make way for the athletes housing for the 2010 commonwealth games.</p>
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October 10, 2006, 11am PDT
<p>Shenzhen and Pudong (near Hong Kong and Shanghai respectively) were developed as Special Economic Zones (SEZs). Now India's plans to fast-tract and focus such development into designated areas have run into opposition from diverse sectors like India's left.</p>
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September 4, 2006, 11am PDT
President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, John Holdren believes the threat from global warming is worse than previously believed and crticizes the Bush administration for its response.
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August 23, 2006, 5am PDT
Senior researchers at the Centre for Cities discuss whether the UK should look towards Europe or the US when making urban policy.
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August 14, 2006, 4am PDT
Blighted and forgotten waterfront areas are on track for development in Scotland using 19th century new towns as inspiration.
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July 18, 2006, 5am PDT
With major world cities growing in size and economic power, could the next step be independence?
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July 14, 2006, 1pm PDT
Mayor Ken Livingston is proposing raising the city's congestion charge for SUVs to £25, while providing discounts for low-emissions vehicles.
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July 12, 2006, 9am PDT
As part of a larger, worldwide series, Guardian's architecture critic Dejan Sudjik writes about grand plans for Detroit's turnaround.
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June 23, 2006, 2pm PDT
A report requested by the U.S. Congress validates the theory that the earth has grown hotter in the last century.
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June 15, 2006, 10am PDT
Daily, hundreds of thousands of people are migrating from rural to urban areas. While cities in developed countries have the economy and infrastructure to handle the influx, developing countries are flooded with people and drowning in problems.
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May 11, 2006, 8am PDT
A U.S. foreign policy magazine and think tank have released a ranking of 146 nations by their degree of failure. Sudan tops the list.
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May 4, 2006, 12pm PDT
Only four days after President Morales' decision, gas companies in Bolivia are making decisions about nationalizing, or leaving. They have 180 days from May 1 to decide.
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April 19, 2006, 2pm PDT
The San Francisco Bay Area is investing in seismic retrofit projects for public infrastructure, such as strengthening hospitals, bridges, overpasses, and water mains. But private residences remain vulnerable.
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April 18, 2006, 10am PDT
The New Orleans Times-Picayune and Biloxi Sun Herald win prizes for public service in their coverage of the hurricane aftermath.
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April 18, 2006, 9am PDT
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 and the subsequent fire devastated the city known as "Paris of the West" and ranks as one of the nation's worst disasters in history.
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April 16, 2006, 5am PDT
A recent court case has focused attention on Johannesburg's decrepit housing, although the government insists its building pace is adequate.
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