gun violence

School shootings: what can be done to stop them? 
Semi-automatic AR-15s for sale at a gun shop in the US
Talking point

School shootings: what can be done to stop them? 

The shooting at a school in Uvalde has reignited the debate over gun control in America
10 Jun 2022
What happened at the NRA convention?
Protester holding 'Be pro life, abort NRA' sign
Why we’re talking about . . .

What happened at the NRA convention?

Gun lobby members claim Texas school shooting was orchestrated to overshadow event
30 May 2022
What is the ‘great replacement’ theory?
The Buffalo Bills visit the scene of the Buffalo shootings
Getting to grips with . . .

What is the ‘great replacement’ theory?

Manifesto linked to Buffalo shooting suspect Payton Gendron described black Americans and immigrants as ‘replacers’
19 May 2022
Everything we know about the Buffalo shooting
Police and FBI agents investigating the racially motivated attack
In Depth

Everything we know about the Buffalo shooting

Police investigated suspected shooter after school threat last year
16 May 2022
‘Breaking the law is a resigning matter’
Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Instant Opinion

‘Breaking the law is a resigning matter’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
13 Apr 2022
Should parents be held responsible for school shootings?
Jennifer Crumbley, Ethan's mother, in court
In Focus

Should parents be held responsible for school shootings?

Parents of perpetrator of latest US school shooting charged with involuntary manslaughter
17 Dec 2021
America’s vigilante killings: a ‘terrifying trend’
Person holds sign reading 'the whole system is guilty!'
In Focus

America’s vigilante killings: a ‘terrifying trend’

‘This is not normal – or, for a people, sustainable’
2 Dec 2021

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Kyle Rittenhouse: teenager on trial for BLM protest killings
Kyle Rittenhouse breaks down while giving evidence at the Kenosha County Courthouse
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Kyle Rittenhouse: teenager on trial for BLM protest killings

The 18-year-old is charged with shooting three people during civil unrest on Wisconsin streets
12 Nov 2021
Terror in Plymouth: what motivated Jake Davison?
Police at the scene on Biddick Drive in Plymouth
Getting to grips with . . .

Terror in Plymouth: what motivated Jake Davison?

What we saw last Thursday could be confirmation that a new terror threat has arrived
19 Aug 2021
Jasmine Hartin: Lord Ashcroft’s daughter-in-law released on bail after shooting police officer dead
An aerial view of Belize
Why we’re talking about . . .

Jasmine Hartin: Lord Ashcroft’s daughter-in-law released on bail after shooting police officer dead

Lawyer who posted bail for former partner of Andrew Ashcroft says the socialite has been ‘emotionally abused’
1 Jul 2021
‘Shooting of Sasha Johnson reminds us of gun crime’s human cost’
Sasha Johnson
Instant Opinion

‘Shooting of Sasha Johnson reminds us of gun crime’s human cost’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 May 2021
Instant Opinion: no nuance in the ‘age of identity politics’
JK Rowling
In Depth

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
Germany shooting: far-right extremist behind deadly attack
Hanua shooting
In Brief

Germany shooting: far-right extremist behind deadly attack

Suspect who shot 10 people dead railed against ethnic minorities on far-right website
20 Feb 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Kaitlin Bennett
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In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Kaitlin Bennett

Right-wing US social media activist sparks protests at university campus
19 Feb 2020
New Jersey shooting: what happened?
Jersey City Shooting, Police
In Depth

New Jersey shooting: what happened?

Six killed including one police officer in four-hour stand-off in kosher supermarket
11 Dec 2019
Gunman shoots six dead in Czech hospital
Czech shooting
In Brief

Gunman shoots six dead in Czech hospital

The gunman opened fire in waiting room before fleeing and later killing himself
10 Dec 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.
In Depth

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
Three dead and 12 injured in shooting at US garlic festival
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In Brief

Three dead and 12 injured in shooting at US garlic festival

Donald Trump tells people to be ‘careful and safe’ after incident at California park
29 Jul 2019
Is it safe to visit Mexico?
Mexico City
In Depth

Is it safe to visit Mexico?

North American nation’s murder rate has hit all-time high in 2019
24 Apr 2019
Nipsey Hussle dead: rapper shot in LA
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In Brief

Nipsey Hussle dead: rapper shot in LA

Grammy nominee gunned down hours before he was to attend meeting on how to tackle gang violence
1 Apr 2019
What is survivor’s guilt?
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In Brief

What is survivor’s guilt?

Second Parkland massacre survivor takes their own life in less than a week amid calls for greater mental health support
26 Mar 2019
Plymouth mass shooting: who can own a firearm?
Plymouth mass shooting
In Depth

Plymouth mass shooting: who can own a firearm?

Police force investigated after killer Jake Davison was given back a gun and permit last month
21 Mar 2019
Brazil school shooting ‘inspired by Columbine’
Brazil school shooting
In Brief

Brazil school shooting ‘inspired by Columbine’

Former students use guns, crossbow and hatchet in attack that leaves eight people dead
14 Mar 2019
Strasbourg gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police
French police have killed the suspect involved in a terror attack in Strasbourg
In Brief

Strasbourg gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police

Chekatt killed after he opened fire on officers in suburban street
14 Dec 2018
Brazil cathedral shooting: five dead in church attack
Campinas cathedral shooting
In Brief

Brazil cathedral shooting: five dead in church attack

Shooter identified as a 49-year-old systems analyst with no criminal record
12 Dec 2018
Three killed in Chicago hospital shooting
A bullet lodged in the side of a police officer’s gun following a shooting in Chicago
In Brief

Three killed in Chicago hospital shooting

Officer avoids injury after gunman’s bullet lodges in the side of his gun
20 Nov 2018
Pittsburgh synagogue shooter could face death penalty
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In Brief

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter could face death penalty

Worst anti-Semitic attack in US history claimed lives of 11 people
29 Oct 2018
Crimea college mass murder: what do we know?
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In Brief

Crimea college mass murder: what do we know?

Unidentified explosive device was detonated inside the dining room of Kerch Polytechnic College
18 Oct 2018
Manchester shooting: attempted murder probe launched
Manchester shooting
In Brief

Manchester shooting: attempted murder probe launched

Two children were among the ten people injured when shots were fired at a street party in Moss Side
13 Aug 2018
Capital Gazette: five dead in US newspaper shooting
Five people have been killed by a lone gunman at the newsroom of a US newspaper
In Brief

Capital Gazette: five dead in US newspaper shooting

Police say Jarrod Ramos conducted a ‘targeted attack’ against the Maryland newspaper
29 Jun 2018
Why the far-right is surging in Sweden
Police blocks anti-neo-nazi protesters in Stockholm last year
In Brief

Why the far-right is surging in Sweden

EU’s most liberal country could be next to face populist earthquake, analysts suggest
27 Jun 2018
Porn blamed for US school shootings
Protesters call for gun control in Florida in the wake of the Parkland school shooting
In Brief

Porn blamed for US school shootings

Tennessee lawmaker saying pornography and video games ‘root causes’ behind school massacres
31 May 2018
Naked gunman kills four in Nashville
Four people have been killed after a semi-naked gunman opened fire on a Tennessee Waffle House
In Brief

Naked gunman kills four in Nashville

Shooter fled on foot after being disarmed by restaurant customer
23 Apr 2018
Toddler playing with loaded gun shoots pregnant mother
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In Depth

Toddler playing with loaded gun shoots pregnant mother

Three-year-old girl ‘had no idea what she had done’, says Merrillville police officer
19 Apr 2018
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