Inner Cities

Life in Perth

More than 2000 people have responded to a <i>WAtoday</i> survey following its series of reports and commentary examining life in Perth:<p>The responses …

Perth, Australia

Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit

© Reuters. Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit<p>By Christian Shepherd and Pei Li<p>BEIJING, July 18 (Reuters) - A low-budget …

Box Office

Animal rights 'zealots' want to shut down farming sector: Joyce

FULL INTERVIEW: Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has told Sky News animal rights 'zealots' are working to shut down the farming sector. On …

Cities

Glenville riot through the terrified eyes of 14-year-old boys

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Embers from the Glenville riot still smolder. Memories run hot for some of the young baby boomers who lived through the violent …

Cleveland

Ashton Sanders on getting mentored by Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2

<i>The Equalizer 2</i> is filled with beatdowns and bloodletting, but some of the action sequel’s most potent sequences involve neither. Central to the plot …

Red Carpet

Say what? Three bedroom houses now cheaper than two bedroom units in Brisbane

New research has found it is now cheaper to rent a three-bedroom house than a two-bedroom unit in Brisbane.<p>IT IS now cheaper to rent a three-bedroom …

Housing

Creating a new Australian Dream

Wollert is a case in point. Census data shows that the population of the suburb 26km north of Melbourne’s CBD has grown from 348 in 2006 to 9,060 in …

Housing

Melbourne woman, 19, dies after reports of a stabbing at a gatecrashed party in CBD apartment block

'A chaotic scene': Melbourne woman, 19, dies after reports of a stabbing at CBD apartment block when a party she was attending was gatecrashed<p><b>A</b> …

Crime

Melbourne's top dogs: Why each suburb has its own most popular breed

French bulldogs in Port Melbourne, Jack Russells in Werribee: a look at Melbourne’s dog ownership shows we’re a city of pretty diverse tastes when it …

Pets

Wolverhampton shooting: Police begin murder inquiry

<b>A man has died in hospital after being shot in an inner-city area of Wolverhampton.</b><p>Police were called to Valley Road, Park Village, after of gunshots were heard at about 21:10 BST on Friday.<p>Minutes later, officers said they were made aware of a man with serious injuries who had been driven to …

NHS trust

Small-bar revolution breathes new life into NSW cities as assault rates plummet

Some of New South Wales's old industrial heartlands are leading the charge in resurrecting their night-time economies with a flurry of small bars and …

Entertainment (Australia)

£2.8 million funding to tackle deadly air pollution in Coventry

Funding for a number of new initiatives to tackle air pollution - thought to be responsible for more than 100 deaths in Coventry each year - has been …

Pollution

Jim Crow rides on RTD’s bus

Back in college I saved up $500 in beer money, a considerable feat at any age, and bought a very-sexy, very-used Datsun 210. This two-door tin …

Transportation

Winnipeg's satisfaction with transit system is waning: survey

The annual community trends and performance report is a snapshot of the hundreds of services provided by Winnipeg city hall, their cost, comparisons …

Roads

Tony Blair issues warning on violent crime: UK cities are losing the battle

Tony Blair issues a warning today that British cities are losing the battle against violent crime.<p>In a major intervention, the former prime minister …

Crime (UK)

Meet the First Black Woman to Own a Male Professional Sports League in the U.S.

Evelyn Magley has made history as the first African American woman to ever own a male professional sports league in the United States. Magley and her …

Nonprofits

Birbalsingh slams unions at Edinburgh Book Festival

The London teacher who hit the headlines at last year's Conservative autumn conference over revelations of "chaos" in schools, and then found herself …

Education

70 prefab units provide housing for inner-city destitute

The City of Johannesburg’s new Housing MMC, Meshack van Wyk, recently paid a visit to former inner-city residents who have been housed in the south …

Housing

Busy weekend ahead for Ottawa festival goers

There's plenty on the roster this weekend for Ottawa festivals.<p>Here's a look at some of the things you might want to check out if you are looking for …

Ottawa

NFL player CJ Anderson to host free football camp for kids

Carolina Panthers running back and Vallejo native CJ Anderson is hosting a football camp on July 21 at Vallejo High School. The camp is free of …

Cities

Review: John Cooper Clarke, Riverfront Theatre, Newport

Review<p>John Cooper Clarke<p>Riverfront Theatre, Newport<p>AS national treasures go, John Cooper Clarke is an anomaly.<p>Pipe-cleaner thin, sporting his …

News (Wales)

Seven iconic buildings to explore at Open House Melbourne |

On Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July, the doors to some of the city’s more interesting, iconic and outstanding buildings will for Open House Melbourne. …

Architecture

Inner-city trust bemoans the lack of property funding for black developers

Inner-city property funder the Trust for Urban Housing Finance (TUHF) is lamenting the lack of funds available for black entrepreneurs looking to …

Business (South Africa)

Homes evacuated after city grass fires

Parks in inner city Birmingham were hit by a series of grass fires as the hot dry spell continued.<p>Homes were evacuated in Bordesley Green after a …

Birmingham City FC

The American middle class can no longer afford private schools

For decades in the aftermath of World War II, Catholic schools offered a way for American children to access a quality education regardless of their socioeconomic background or religion. As the archbishop of Washington, DC, cardinal James Hickey, reportedly said: “We don’t educate children because …

Private Schools

Brisbane’s city fringe suburb Coorparoo evolves into trendy urban destination of choice

Coorparoo has emerged as one of Brisbane’s most highly desirable suburbs, with demand for property pushing up prices by 5% across inner city areas in …

Cities

Kevin Durant Praises LeBron James’ Lakers Move

Kevin Durant might still be celebrating the Golden State Warriors’ most recent NBA championship win, but LeBron James is the new talk of the …

Lebron James

Common Says the Obamas Are Focused on Solutions Amid Trump Scandals: 'They Are Optimistic Human Beings'

Barack and Michelle Obama are staying positive and family-focused as President Donald Trump roils their old office with controversy, the Obamas’ …

Donald Trump

Arsht Center’s AileyCamp celebrates its 10th Anniversary.

For the last 10 years 1,000 low income, inner-city middle school children in Miami have gotten the chance to perform on the same stage as world-class …

Middle School

Coffee discount slammed as unfair

A move by leading coffee chains Starbucks and The Coffee Club to offer discounts to customers who bring their own reusable cups has been slammed as …

Customers