Europe

North Macedonia: The long history behind the country’s new name

Previous suggestions included New Macedonia, Upper Macedonia, Vardar Macedonia and Macedonia-Skopje.

Germania: Hitler’s failed plan to tear down Berlin and build a Nazi Supercity

The first glaring problem is the obviously very boring name.

If Juncker wants a stronger, more united Europe, he should listen to its cities

Big on big things and small on small things.

“While member states talk, cities act”: the mayor of Ghent on Europe’s migration crisis

An open letter from Daniël Termont, the mayor of the Belgian city of Ghent.

“You English, you always think you know everything”: on Brussels and Brexit

Museums, moules and misery in the capital of the European Union.

Which is the largest city in Europe?

The dark star meets its match

Podcast: The permanent way

Trains! Trains! Trains!

British cities are falling behind their European competitors – so what do we do?

Funny how this didn't come up in the referendum.

The vast majority of British cities are less productive than the European average

We need to stop telling ourselves we're a rich country.

The Google Autocomplete Tour of Europe

What does the internet think of Europe’s cities?

European cities are flying the union flag to campaign against Brexit

Our long national nightmare is over – or just beginning!

What would Brexit mean for British cities?

What could possibly go wrong.

Here's everything we learned from this map of all Europe's tram systems in Czech

In many ways, we feel, this is the ultimate CityMetric post.

We think of Canada as a long way north – but half its population lives south of Milan

The average European lives a long way north of the average Canadian.

The Helsinki to Tallinn tunnel could be operational by 2030

Talsinkifix! Talsinkifix! Talsinkifix!