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London’s homicide rate is lower than New York’s but London’s rate is rising while New York’s rate is falling. Overall, London’s violent crime rate is higher than New York’s.




Daily Mirror:

Four young people have been stabbed to death in London during a string of apparently unrelated murders over the New Year period.

Scotland Yard confirmed the male victims – a 17-year-old, 18-year-old and a 20-year-old on New Year’s Eve, and a 20-year-old in the early hours of Monday – all died as a result of their injuries.

Five men have been arrested in connection with one of the deaths, the Metropolitan Police said.

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United Kingdom (GB) is estimated to have a population of 65.1 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.6% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 2 million.