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Britain is only just getting to grips with the fast 4G network – but in Sweden, they’re already moving on to the next, even faster network. Stockholm and Tallin in Estonia will be the first cities in the world with the new 5G mobile network – which will be rolled out in 2018.

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The new European Urban Agenda should improve the quality of life in cities but also the EU governance. It is about developing new working methods, including partnerships and selective impact assessments of legislation.

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There is a town 31 miles west of Tokyo where street lights turn on as people walk past at night. Rooftop solar panels power the hundred-plus homes during the day, while fuel cells and batteries take over in the evenings at this year-old community on the site of a former Panasonic factory.

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) published an analysis today on the technological and sociological drivers of employment.

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Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek. Pascal Mittermaier is TNC’s Global Managing Director for Cities. Follow Pascal on Twitter: @PascalMitter.

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Las mejores imitaciones del mundo están China . El gigante asiático está repleto de copias de relojes Rolex o bolsos de marca, pero la cultura de la copia va mucho más allá del mundo de la moda o la electrónica.

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark—At first glance, the square known as Tåsinge Plads doesn’t look much different from other parks in Copenhagen. A young couple lounges on a small hill surrounded by newly planted trees and wildflowers. Children laugh and play.

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A city’s metropolitan governance structure has a critical influence on the quality of life and economic outcomes of its inhabitants. This column quantifies the impact of governance on productivity using data from five OECD countries.

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