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.
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.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
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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.