Sharp rise in deaths of homeless people in England and Wales, official data shows
"Every death of someone sleeping rough on our streets is one too many. Each is a tragedy, each is a life cut short"
Wherever I park my car, that's my home: U.S. homeless find refuge in safe parking
"Now, instead of giving people a ticket, they'll direct them to the safe parking lot"
Homeless Muppet finds her place on Sesame Street
Lily joins yellow Big Bird and duo Bert and Ernie to offer hope to the growing number of children worldwide who lack a permanent home
Boxing on a bridge? Tbilisi reinvents its public spaces
It is not how most cities do public spaces, but Tbilisi is shaking off decades of Soviet rule to reinvent itself
Kenya struggles to give life to futuristic 'Silicon Savannah' city
Grandiose plans, red tape and a lack of funding have left Konza Technopolis - dubbed the Silicon Savannah - way behind schedule
New migration accord recognizes key role of cities
For cities, compact's biggest breakthrough is that public services should not discriminate based on whether someone has migrated legally or illegally
Is your city a tree hugger or kicker?
In Melbourne every tree in the city is tagged and given an email address, while in Milan residents can read about their local trees online
Cities plant more trees to curb wild weather, boost healthy living
Big cities are increasingly turning to trees to help protect them from heatwaves and floods
Singapore tests on-demand buses to ease congestion, as Asian cities watch
On-demand public buses already run in parts of New York and Chicago. A service in Helsinki was popular, but proved to be too costly for the city
G20 in grip of 'collective amnesia' told to fix housing crisis
From Toronto to Sydney, governments are increasingly under pressure to boost housing affordability and tackle a growing problem of urban homelessness