Surface tension

Simon Hacker looks at the growing movement for shared space – and asks whether it’s time for us to go “naked”.

UK roads crack up over cold Christmas

Campaign website Potholes.co.uk is urging UK motorists to be vigilant on the roads and watch out for thousands of potholes in order to avoid a hefty repair bill before Christmas, as freezing conditions in the last week have heralded the start of this winter’s “pothole season”.