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While the Flatiron building is only two metres wide at one end, some very narrow homes such as the Keret House contain a kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedroom. We take a look at the narrowest buildings on the planet.
With three in 10 people in Japan over 65, the number of citizens with dementia is rising. We look at how a tracking system implemented in Itami, a city with 200,000 inhabitants, aims to make life easier for these patients and why it is controversial.
For half a millennium, the Roman Colosseum was the scene of fierce gladiatorial combat, chariot races, parades of exotic animals and even public executions. We analyse the construction of the world's largest amphitheatre, which has also been a source of inspiration for emblematic films such as Gladiator.