Governance

Five ways Britain’s industrial strategy can make the most of devolution

The powerhouse is dead – long live the powerhouse.

What has mayor George Ferguson done for Bristol?

The man in the red trousers.

How good is Isis at running cities?

Or: why Luton really needs to up its bin collection game.

Think our city boundaries are a mess? Consider China, and then think again

"You're sure this cow qualifies for the right to urban healthcare?"

Paris is asking its citizens to decide how it spends €500m by 2020

On the world's largest participatory budget.

Why does nobody want to devolve power to Bristol?

One of Britain's richest cities has been forgotten.

Devolution cannot begin and end in London and Manchester

Are small cities getting left behind?

Here's why devolution to Britain's cities will be a top-down process

Three lessons that must shape Britain's city policies.

Scotland's cities are battling Holyrood for control over their own affairs

The SNP doesn't think much about calls for devolution.

Bogotá: The 476 year-old teenager

Colombia’s capital has recently suffered from official corruption. But now it’s bouncing back.

Here's why it matters where we draw city limits

The greenbelt isn't the only thing holding cities back.

No, Greater Manchester never voted no to a mayor

Manchester and Greater Manchester are not the same thing.

Mayors ruling the world? No thanks

Why the parliament of mayors is no substitute for national parliaments.

What’s Hong Kong protesting about?

The least popular electoral reform ever.

US cities turn could turn to “community mini bonds” to fund infrastructure projects

New financial regulations have sent the cost of municipal bonds soaring. But Denver has found an alternative

Could a planning app increase citizen engagement?

Better than a sign on a lamppost.

Devolution debates lead to unexpected shouting matches at Labour's autumn conference

Fear and loathing and sub-regional governance policy.

Referendums are everywhere in England – you just haven't heard about them

Wait til you hear about the Tettenhall Yes campaign.

English devolution: why cities might be the answer

But, frankly, none of the answers are very good.

Rob Ford’s greatest hits

Best. Mayor. Ever.

What will the referendum result mean for Scotland's cities?

Will more powers for Holyrood mean less for Glasgow and Edinburgh?

After nearly 14 tumultuous years in power, Berlin’s mayor is stepping down

Klaus Wowereit departs amid blazing rows about delays to the city’s new airport.

Why do most city branding campaigns fail?

Actions speak louder than words.

“It’s striking how London is the only major conurbation that features on a global scale of any relevance.”

Jim O’Neill, the chair of the City Growth Commission, talks to CityMetric.

Where does London end?

It's not as simple as you think.