Irene’s Law – Estimating Tube Journey Times

If you want to get an estimate of how long a journey will take on the London Underground, you count the number of stations and multiply by two, before adding five for every interchange.

Irene’s Law – Estimating Tube Journey Times, April 2, 2017 at 11:37AM

Policing by consent

The Metropolitan Police, which covers most of London, was founded in 1829 on the principle of “policing by consent” rather than by force.

Giving everyday police officers guns sends the wrong message to communities, so this thinking goes, and can actually cause more problems than it solves.

Why London doesn’t arm most of its police officers, March 23, 2017 at 05:09PM