Violent Crime Falls Rapidly as UK Becomes More Peaceful Place

Violent Crime Falls Rapidly as UK Becomes More Peaceful Place

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london hydrogen busThe UK is becoming a more peaceful place with rates of violent crime and murder falling more rapidly in the past decade any other Western European country, researchers say.

Violent crime overall was down by a quarter in the decade ending in 2012, and murders were cut in half, according to the UK Peace Index, a report compiled by the Sydney-based Institute for Economics and Peace.

(READ the story in the Independent)

 

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