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Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

Syrian refugees test the resources of Jordan’s capital | Financial Times

Jordan has a world of problems, all visible in its expanding capital, Amman: too many unemployed young people, rising food and energy prices, …

Middle East

3Space offers empty buildings rent-free to charities | Financial Times

Above a red-brick government office in Wimbledon, a new model of business is taking shape. In the unadorned open-plan space, plain white tables are …

Housing

Building the ideal city | Financial Times

In 1593, the Venetians decided to build a new city to celebrate victory over the Ottomans at the Battle of Lepanto. A fortified city in the shape of …

Urbanism

Fresh approaches for judging the FT/City Ingenuity Awards | Financial Times

Last year the FT/Citi Ingenuity Awards judging panel chose Kenya’s Community Cooker Foundation as the winner of the Energy category and as the …

European Parliament

Parinaam listens to the needs of Bangalore’s ultra-poor | Financial Times

Elaine Ghosh spent much of her life worrying about the poorest families in Bangalore’s most deprived slums. But towards the end of her life – she …

India

Sanergy’s Fresh Life squat toilets tackle Kenyan poverty | Financial Times

Gladys Ndungwa Ndambuki had never seen a slum before. The 28-year-old grew up in Kenya’s bulging capital Nairobi, but only when the insurance company …

Housing