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After years of decay, Jamaica's capital city has begun to see its heart restored. Martin ED Henry meets a man who has devoted the last 12 years to this challenging task.
Michael Smith encounters the Western face of Islam--and meets British Muslims who are fighting back against Islamophobia.
President Clinton has put race relations high on his political agenda. The following article by Carolyn Barta, reprinted with permission of 'The Dallas Morning News' (16 February), looks at an initiative which already has an impressive track record.
Britain, where more people are living longer and alone than ever before, may need up to 4 million new houses, prompting fears of rural destruction. But what about renovating existing housing stock? Michael Smith finds out how Birmingham's largest housing estate is being rescued from urban decay.
Another major global UN conference - this time on cities - has taken place in Istanbul.
The people of a former red light area have run the pimps and drug dealers out of town. Now they have launched a plan to regenerate their district. Mary Lean investigates.
Commuters in Western cities are becoming inured to the sight of the young person huddled under a blanket in the railway station. He holds a cardboard notice: `Hungry, broke and homeless'. What can be done? Mike Lowe takes London as a case-study.
Decisions - love them or hate them, you often have to make them. And usually others feel the effects for good or ill. Warren Buckley, who graduated in political science in 1989, looks for pointers on how to face that
By the year 2000, nearly half the people on earth will live in cities.
`Bridge Park' was created and is run by a largely black community, many of whom would once have fitted the stereotype well. What has made it work?
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