Generally Brits are lucky to live in a very safe society, where they can feel safe and secure wherever they choose to live. However some places in the UK are obviously safer than others. But where in Britain do people feel the safest?
Tijuana in Mexico and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania also featured in the list, while European cities managed to steer clear
Tokyo wins the top spot, with four great European cities following close behind
Every year Mercer, one of the world's largest HR consultancy firms, releases its Quality of Living Index, which looks at the cities that provide the best quality of life.
Mercer made a list of 230 countries and we took a look at the bottom 29 in the world
While a host of European cities are listed as being among the safest in the world, others surprisingly rank very low
In general it's actually smaller, less busy cities, where people are at their happiest
We live in an age when communication is easy, yet we continue to cluster together for work and play
The UN predicts that by 2050 two-thirds of the global population will live in cities - so what are the affects?
Factors include safety, 'liveability', food security and cost of living
Plus Six Nations property breakdown, empty homes, homelessness, and rents in UK cities
Actor took on three armed soldiers who had surrounded star and crew while they were filming later series of Extreme World 3
A documentary on Birmingham? Thanks but no thanks, I thought to myself while pondering the new series of Reimagining the City. Seriously, Birmingham? It's hardly Florence or Cairo or Cape Town. No one nudges their partner on a soggy January morning and says wistfully, "Darling, wouldn't it be just lovely if we could leave all this behind and disappear to Birmingham?"
Spurs manager plotting how to stop City goal machine that put six past the north Londoners in November
In this week's Lonely Planet 'Great Escape', be the first to catch the Australian sunrise, then re-align your chakras on the shores of New South Wales's blissed-out beach retreat
City are favourites to win the title race although their away form will face a test against a resurgent Spurs side on Wednesday