Latest News Wires Barcelona wins $6.5 million urban innovation prize

Barcelona won a global urban innovation contest sponsored by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies. It's winning project is to create a network of support for elderly residents.

By , Associated Press

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Barcelona, Spain, has captured the 5 million euro ($6.5 million) grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life.