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London house prices rise by 358 percent in 20 years

London house prices rise by 358 percent in 20 years

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London house prices have risen from an average of £83,000 to £380,000 in the past two decades, official figures show. This £297,000 increase since 1995 represents a 358 percent rise in London house prices according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS report analysed property sale data from 112 towns and cities in England and Wales with more than 75,000 inhabitants. The data corresponds with a report compiled by media group Trinity Mirror earlier this month which indicated that median house prices in the W1B1 postocde in Westminster  have risen 1,875 percent from £200,000 in 1995 to £3.95m in 2015. London is not the fastest rising In the past five years house prices in London have increased by 38 percent. This is not the fastest however, as house prices in Camb
Are strategies to prevent radicalisation working?

Are strategies to prevent radicalisation working?

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With a rise in the number of young Britons joining extremist groups such as ISIL the effectiveness of the government's Prevent strategy to prevent radicalisation is being questioned. Report Amie Filcher and Steff Humm. Sub edited by Kait Borsay. The identification of Mohammed Emwazi as ISIL extremist “Jihadi John” has provoked criticism of the Prevent strategy, which seeks to pre-empt and block radicalisation through terrorist propaganda. An arm of the UK’s counter-terrorism policy, CONTEST, Prevent aims to counter the risks of radicalisation by challenging the promotion of extremist ideologies and offering support to individuals deemed most at risk of being drawn into terrorism and the institutions they might belong to. The strategy, introduced in 2003 and amended in 2012 to in