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Ken Livingstone on riots, debt and the end of the world

Labour's London mayoral candidate has offered a group of sixth form students his recipe for reviving the capital

Frustration fallout after EastEnders declines Olympic Park move

The BBC's decision not to move the production base of its flagship soap to the Games broadcast centre makes the job of filling that space in the lo...

Panel examining the riots lacks independence and teeth

To ensure the avoidance of politically expedient explanations, a public inquiry into the unrest should have been established, says Patrick Vernon

Can the armed forces embrace sustainability?

John Elkington explores the role of the military in a more sustainable futureIn the aftermath of the rioting and looting in London and other cities...

Now is the perfect time to debate the historical and future role of financial markets

'Responsible' investing has been shown to be both practical and often profitable. But the sad truth is that financial markets remain disengagedFina...

Breweries across the world strive to decrease beer's water footprint

Leon Kaye shares the best practice of brewing companies trying to reduce their water usageWhether brewed in tiny microbreweries or mammoth bottling...

Can communications technologies lead to a more sustainable future?

Investing in technology could reduce carbon emissions, encourage job creation and grow the US economy - so what's stopping us? Asks Paul DickinsonL...

Getting creative with data

• When does information become a force for change?• Adam Oxford finds art in analysisYou're in the local supermarket buying a box of breakfast ...

How to begin balancing good intentions with the need to make money

Only when we honestly face up to our own conflicting motivations can we start working towards a positive futureI have been feeling my way round a m...

Boris Johnson says London riots “are not a simple issue.”

London's Tory Mayor has said that the riots' "background field of causation" is "very, very, various."

What motivates consumers to make ethically conscious decisions?

A breakdown of how UK adults and Guardian readers approach sustainabilityThere is a hunger for information from companies that are seeking to under...

How to think about your grande latte on a finite planet

It takes more than 200 litres of water to make just one latte, but what are the key questions that we need to answer in order to reduce our resourc...

Sustainability skills and good business skills are increasingly the same thing

The University of Exeter is offering the first sustainable MBA. But shouldn't all MBAs be teaching these skills?It's been described as one of the m...

How businesses can help communities rebuild after the riots

The model of corporate community engagement created after the riots of the early 1980s can help engage young people againThe violence and criminali...

Wake up and smell the scorched phoenix feathers

• The Phoenix Economy report argued that the economic crisis offered a rare opportunity to reboot our economic and business models• Now the sme...

Partnership working brings safe water to Kenya's poor

Collaboration between service providers and businesses means that water supplies serve the wider communityNaivasha is a lake town of key water reso...

How do we put a value on green infrastructure?

It's widely acknowledged that green spaces benefit the environment, society and the economy, but what factors should governments consider when deve...

How this government can turn its green vision into reality

The Government has set out a new vision for working with business on the green economy but all departments must be involved if it is going to be a ...

England and Wales feel pain and gain in draining World Cup warm-up

Injuries to Lewis Moody and Morgan Stoddart exact a heavy price, but the rewards will be felt in New Zealand

Telling Ken: the Livingstone roadshow

A public meeting in North Hackney showed Labour's mayoral candidate in platform-building and listening mode

Hitting the bottle: Hackney’s new refill scheme for wine lovers

Do you like your vino red, white or green? Borough Wines's bring-your-own-bottle service cuts cost and carbon drastically

Olympic land saga: salmon and compensation

With London 2012 less than a year away, the land on which the games will take place has yet to be fully paid for

Signing off - best of Guardian Edinburgh

A big thank you to our users as we take a look back of some of the blog's highlights and invite you to share your favourite stories from the past y...

Edinburgh Writers' Bloc confronts Mr Big Society

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Writers' Bloc. Ahead of its next show on Wednesday, Morag Edward shares the story of one of Edinburgh's wi...

Filmmakers challenged to make a video for local bands

Mitchell Museum, FOUND and Kid Canaveral talk to Ali George about handing their music over for an EIFF video competitionEdinburgh music download po...

Edinburgh today: LaterLeith, tram expenses and aliens in Broughton

A round up of what's happening in Edinburgh through the eyes of local bloggers and news sitesGood morning Edinburgh! Today is the final day of the ...

Forest Cafe video update

The Forest is facing closure. Here's a video update on what its community of volunteers and supporters are doing to try to save one of Edinburgh's ...

Opinion - sign Edinburgh's card of LGBT solidarity with Moscow

Jane Carnall shares her memories of a Pride march on Broughton Street in 1995, and says countries opposing such marches should be ashamedLast week ...

Edinburgh today: bus campaign, new music fund and Reclaim The Night

Our daily round up from the city's blogs, news sites, Twitter and FacebookGood morning Edinburgh. More than 1,600 people who campaigned for the rei...

Edinburgh hacks and hackers teaming up for news innovation day

We need your ideas - what locally useful application should we make?A contingent of hacks (journalists) and hackers (computer programme developers)...

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