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Instant Opinion: no nuance in the ‘age of identity politics’
JK Rowling
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Instant Opinion: no nuance in the ‘age of identity politics’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 12 June
12 Jun 2020
New Jersey shooting: what happened?
Jersey City Shooting, Police
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New Jersey shooting: what happened?

Six killed including one police officer in four-hour stand-off in kosher supermarket
11 Dec 2019
Instant Opinion: men ‘get away with murder’ using rough sex
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Instant Opinion: men ‘get away with murder’ using rough sex

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 15 November
15 Nov 2019
Gun violence: why does the US have so many mass shootings?
The scene where a gunman opened fire on a crowd of people in Dayton, Ohio.
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Gun violence: why does the US have so many mass shootings?

Attack rate has increased to average of more than one every day this year
6 Aug 2019
Can the world learn from Switzerland’s gun culture?
Man with a gun
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Can the world learn from Switzerland’s gun culture?

The Week Unwrapped looks at the Alpine nation where firearms ownership is high but mass shootings are low
24 May 2019
What happened at Dunblane?
Dunblane
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What happened at Dunblane?

Sixteen school children and a teacher were massacred by a lone gunman 23 years ago this week
15 Mar 2019
Dead tattoo artist’s skin to be preserved and framed
Tattoo artist Chris Wenzel’s skin will be preserved and framed
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Dead tattoo artist’s skin to be preserved and framed

And other stories from the stranger side of life
15 Nov 2018

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Las Vegas shooting: why hotel is suing 1,000 victims
Las Vegas Shooting
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Las Vegas shooting: why hotel is suing 1,000 victims

Lawyers for survivors of the massacre say decision to file claims is ‘utterly reprehensible’
18 Jul 2018
Porn blamed for US school shootings
Protesters call for gun control in Florida in the wake of the Parkland school shooting
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Porn blamed for US school shootings

Tennessee lawmaker saying pornography and video games ‘root causes’ behind school massacres
31 May 2018
US gun violence in six chilling statistics
A pistol is fired at a US gun show
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US gun violence in six chilling statistics

Santa Fe High School in Texas becomes scene of latest fatal school shooting
18 May 2018
US school district arms teachers with mini baseball bats
Baseball bats
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US school district arms teachers with mini baseball bats

Pennsylvania teachers issued the batons as ‘last resort’ defence against school shooting
12 Apr 2018
US school pupils walk out in gun-control protest
Thousands of US school children walked out in protest about gun violence
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US school pupils walk out in gun-control protest

One month after Parkland shooting, teenagers demand action by Congress
15 Mar 2018
Dunblane families send message to Parkland survivors
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Dunblane families send message to Parkland survivors

Scottish community reaches out to Florida students on 22nd anniversary of UK’s last school shooting
13 Mar 2018
Gun controls win over Republicans with small majorities
Anti-gun protests have rocked Washington since February's Parkland school shooting
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Gun controls win over Republicans with small majorities

Lawmakers in swing states are giving up decades of party orthodoxy on gun ownership
8 Mar 2018
Florida Senate rejects assault weapon ban
Florida Senate
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Florida Senate rejects assault weapon ban

School shooting survivors in uproar as only two Republicans back ban plan
5 Mar 2018
Trump stuns lawmakers with call for tighter gun control
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Trump stuns lawmakers with call for tighter gun control

President appears to break from Republican Party line by opposing NRA
1 Mar 2018
Celebrities donate millions to gun control march
Oprah Winfrey
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Celebrities donate millions to gun control march

Oprah Winfrey matches George and Amal Clooney’s donation as Florida students push for action
22 Feb 2018
Gun amnesty bid to get weapons off British streets
Stolen guns lead to teen's arrest
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Gun amnesty bid to get weapons off British streets

National firearms surrender initiative follows 27% rise in gun crime in the UK last year
13 Nov 2017
Texas shooting: Air Force ‘failed’ on gunman history
Texas shooter Devin Kelley was court-martialled by the Air Force in 2014
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Texas shooting: Air Force ‘failed’ on gunman history

Missed data entry allowed Devin Kelley to purchase firearms despite court martial
7 Nov 2017
At least 26 dead in Texas church shooting
26 dead following church shooting in small Texas town
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At least 26 dead in Texas church shooting

Police say gunman shot himself following chase by local residents
6 Nov 2017
Scout ‘asked to leave troop’ for quizzing senator
Scouts and cubs taking the scouting oath
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Scout ‘asked to leave troop’ for quizzing senator

11-year-old Ames Mayfield’s questions on gun control deemed ‘too political’, mother says
23 Oct 2017
NRA calls for regulation on ‘bump stocks’
NRA calls for regulation of bump stock sales in the US
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NRA calls for regulation on ‘bump stocks’

‘Strategic’ move comes after modification was used in deadly Las Vegas shooting
6 Oct 2017
Why gun violence is dropping as gun sales rise
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Why gun violence is dropping as gun sales rise

US statistics tell a contradictory tale – but the good news is that murders are falling
2 Jun 2016
iPhone 'can be unlocked with £120 high street device'
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iPhone 'can be unlocked with £120 high street device'

Newspaper investigation reveals worrying flaw in Apple's security system
5 Apr 2016
US gun sales hit 20-year high as Obama announces crackdown
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US gun sales hit 20-year high as Obama announces crackdown

Barack Obama dubbed 'best firearm salesman' in the US as fears over regulation spark buying frenzy
6 Jan 2016
Tearful Obama announces tightening of gun control
President Barack Obama
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Tearful Obama announces tightening of gun control

Emotional US President to target background check loopholes
6 Jan 2016
San Bernardino mass shooting: 'just another day in America'
Swat police arrive at San Bernardino shooting
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San Bernardino mass shooting: 'just another day in America'

At least 14 people were killed when a heavily armed couple stormed a disability centre in California
3 Dec 2015
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