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Adela Suliman

New York City beats Tokyo to become world's most innovative city

3:02pm GMT

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New York took first place in a list of the world's most innovative cities on Tuesday, with the United States performing strongly for its embrace of smart technology and start-ups.

New York City beats Tokyo to become world's most innovative city

2:22pm GMT

LONDON, Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New York took first place in a list of the world's most innovative cities on Tuesday, with the United States performing strongly for its embrace of smart technology and start-ups.

Extinction Rebellion climate group seeps into oil-rich Middle East

09 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Extinction Rebellion, the grassroots green movement that has blocked city roads, nursed babies outside corporate headquarters and put climate change firmly on the political map in capitals from London to Madrid, is now gaining ground in the Middle East.

FEATURE-Extinction Rebellion climate group seeps into oil-rich Middle East

09 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Extinction Rebellion, the grassroots green movement that has blocked city roads, nursed babies outside corporate headquarters and put climate change firmly on the political map in capitals from London to Madrid, is now gaining ground in the Middle East.

With water a weapon of Middle East war, women seen as worst hit

06 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Water is a weapon of war that is deepening conflict in the Middle East, with women the worst hit, said British-Egyptian playwright Sabrina Mahfouz on the sidelines of her new show.

With water a weapon of Middle East war, women seen as worst hit

06 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Water is a weapon of war that is deepening conflict in the Middle East, with women the worst hit, said British-Egyptian playwright Sabrina Mahfouz on the sidelines of her new show.

It's a man's world, says street artist (reluctantly) dubbed female Banksy

30 Oct 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - She's been called the female Banksy, but acclaimed street artist Bambi is sick of how the media portrays women, saying it builds them up only to knock them down.

Ssssh: As cities surge, some seek a new aim - peace and quiet

18 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Music teacher and composer Haskell Small remembers when the noise became too much for him.

Compulsory photo ID to vote sparks fears of vulnerable Britons losing out

15 Oct 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of homeless people and minority groups in Britain could be blocked from voting in national elections if government plans requiring voters to show photo identification go ahead, civil society groups warned on Tuesday.

FEATURE-New on the menu: Could 'dark kitchens' gobble up Britain's high street restaurants?

08 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Eccie Newton and her sister began making fresh salads and sandwiches to deliver to London office workers, their start-up company Karma Cans became so popular they soon had to expand - and hit a common roadblock: space.

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