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Cities of the Future

What will the cities of the future look like, and will we like living in them? Vast megacities are emerging, notably in the developing world, as people migrate towards urban centres in search of work. Cities in the richer world also need to find ways improve the quality of life for their inhabitants. How should urban planners cope with these pressures and develop strategies for the future? In this week’s edition of Newshour Extra, Owen Bennett Jones and his guests discuss how best to make these urban spaces the best possible places to live and work.

WHO: Zika "spreading explosively"

WHO warns Zika virus is "spreading explosively"; Should Joseph Fiennes play Michael Jackson?; Stalin's poo laboratory

Photo shows an Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries the Zika virus, as seen through a microscope. Photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Gbagbo in the Dock

Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo stands trial at the ICC; WHO to hold emergency meeting on the Zika virus; Can berries burn the middle aged bulge?

Picture: Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo arrives for the start of his trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

(Credit: Reuters/Peter Dejong)

Zika Vaccine Hunt

Inside Zika testing lab; EU warns Greece over border controls; crossing The Empty Quarter.

(Photo: A lab researcher works with mosquitos at a lab in Columbia. Credit: AFP/Getty Images.)

27/01/2016 GMT

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

El Salvador Advises Women To Avoid Pregnancy Due To Zika Virus Outbreak

El Salvador's deputy Health Minister on Zika; Demark passes controversial migrant bill; how two American sailors' voyage became mission impossible.

(Photo: A city worker fumigates to combat the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus in El Salvador. Credit: AP.)