Climate-KIC "Climathon" rallies international movement to tackle climate change

EU’s largest public private partnership addressing climate change pulls-in representatives from 100+ cities for world’s largest climate action hackathon...Read more

Norway proposes "Tesla tax" on heavy electric cars

A controversial tax proposal has been put before the Norwegian Parliament by the minority government that would impose a tax on electric cars over two tonnes....Read more

£10m investment for HS2 facility

The University of Leeds is investing £10m to develop the UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and system integration....Read more

Sheffield City Region will receive £10m to improve transport infrastructure

As part of a national drive to improve local roads and public transport, Sheffield City Region will receive government funding to develop its local transport networks....Read more

Liverpool City Region hosts first Digital Summit

At the first Digital Summit held in the Liverpool City Region, Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham discusses why the region has the potential to become a home for global tech companies....Read more

The digitalisation of primary and urgent health services

As the NHS clears the way for a roll-out of online GP consultations, and councils such as Essex County Council have begun skype 'visits' for some elederly residences, have we entered the future of digital health services?...Read more

Growing AI in the public sector

Copenhagen Lord Mayor's proposal to ban diesel vehicles by 2019

Universal Credit will lead to "hardship and misery" for those most in need

William Barker discusses the need for cyber-training in local authorities

West Midlands Combined Authority to launch bike sharing scheme

The "Southern Powerhouse" sets out its stall

Number of jobs in public sector will grow not shrink as automation bites.

Sheffield City Region focusses on "inclusive growth"