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Sheffield City Region to have elected mayor in 2017

George Osborne recently signed an agreement with the leaders of the city of Sheffield and its surrounding councils, paving the way for an elected mayor.

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Is climate change linked to low birth weights?

A new study suggests that declining rainfall and an increasing number of hot days are affecting pregnant women.

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Which countries are doing best for their older populations?

The 2015 Global AgeWatch Index assessed 96 countries to find out what works for older people and what needs to be done.

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Gridlocked cities

A new study names Istanbul as the most gridlocked city in the world.

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Johannesburg tops Africa millionaires list

According to a new report, Johannesburg has the highest number of millionaires in Africa.

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Four US Cities Awarded Placemaking Grants

Four cities in the US have each been given $3 million for placemaking projects.

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California’s Response to Drought

According to officials, water use in California dropped by 31.3% in July, exceeding the mandate of a 25% reduction.

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