8 beautiful British cities – and where to get their best views

A well-chosen view captures both a city and its context, and in Britain we are spoiled with some beautiful examples of both.

My Life in Cities: Michael Palin

As part of National Geographic's Cities Special, the travelling Python talks about his fondness for Calcutta, the excitement of Istanbul – and the two British cities he’s called home.

One city, 187 countries: photographing the cultural diversity of Britain's largest city

New Londoners project looks inside the homes and into the lives of a cross-section of cultures who call the city home.

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