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Street play Hackney

Divided cities brought together by kids playing in the road

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The labs trying to make government more innovative

Last Christmas, public servants in Denmark were given an advent calendar with...

Ranked: which countries are best – and worst – at governing

The USA is the world’s fifth richest country by GDP per head,...

The six top trends in government innovation

It’s counter-intuitive, but we may actually be living through a golden age...

The Belgian city trying to become the child-friendliest in the world

A city in Belgium is trying to become the world’s friendliest for children,...

Digital tool exposes crony corruption in the most unexpected countries

An international group of researchers has built a ‘digital whistleblower’ exposing crony...

Amsterdam harnesses the sharing economy for social good

Amsterdam has created dozens of new digital platforms encouraging citizens to participate...

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In New York, you can now order a mobile restroom to wherever you are

The service, called Van-Go, is currently being tested free for those who...

GovTech

Tilos is becoming the first Mediterranean island to run solely on wind and solar power

The small Greek holiday destination gets its electricity via an undersea cable...

The Guardian

Last year, global coal production dropped by the biggest margin in history

The statistics from oil giant BP show a fall of 6.2% in...

Inhabitat

Instead of trying to hold back rising seas, the Netherlands are welcoming them in

The Dutch, than whom no one has more experience dealing with water,...

The New York Times

Next year, China will try growing potatoes on the moon

The tubers will be in a ‘mini-ecosystem’ on the planet’s surface, along...

BBC

Sweden’s gender-neutral pre-schools produce more successful kids

The toys are mixed up and children are encouraged to express a...

Quartz