Byline: Jack Doyle Home Affairs Correspondent
BRITISH cities have lawless 'no-go areas' comparable with the most dangerous parts of Brazil, Mexico and the U.S., according to a United Nations drugs chief.
Professor Hamid Ghodse claimed Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester are on a par with the drug and murder capitals of the world.
The president of the International Narcotics Control Board said the police had lost control of parts of these cities, and drugs gangs had taken over.
But his comments caused fury from police and community leaders.
Tony Lloyd, Labour MP for Manchester Central, said: 'I walk the streets of Manchester on a regular basis. It is not the same as Bogota, it is not the same as Mexico City.
'He is …