Swedish designer Maria Gustavsson has developed furniture partly made of a new material called 'concrete canvas' for her label 'Swedish Ninja'. We visited her in Malmö to see the process.
Cities hold tons of materials that can be reused — and doing so can address over-exploitation of scarce natural resources. From buildings to electronic waste, we are surrounded by value. So how does urban mining work?
Stricter rules on carcinogenic substances at workplaces have been adopted by the European Parliament. It's added 11 carcinogens to a 2004 directive in a bid to save 100,000 lives across the EU within five decades.
Unusual galleries and bars are attracting more and more tourists to the Hungarian capital's Jewish quarter. Unlike Hungary's prime minister, the alternative art scene does not approve of closed borders.
Colombia signed a peace deal with FARC rebels last November. But large swathes of the county are still mired in violence, as smaller armies try to gain control of the territory. Manuel Rueda reports from Buenaventura.
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