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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
Germany shooting: far-right extremist behind deadly attack
Hanua shooting
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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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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
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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
Gunman shoots six dead in Czech hospital
Czech shooting
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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.
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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
Three dead and 12 injured in shooting at US garlic festival
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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

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Is it safe to visit Mexico?
Mexico City
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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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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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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
Brazil school shooting ‘inspired by Columbine’
Brazil school shooting
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Naked gunman kills four in Nashville
Four people have been killed after a semi-naked gunman opened fire on a Tennessee Waffle House
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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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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
US school district arms teachers with mini 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
Police cuts ‘probably contributed’ to rise in violent crime
UK Police
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Police cuts ‘probably contributed’ to rise in violent crime

Amber Rudd’s new crackdown on rising gang violence overshadowed by Home Office leak
9 Apr 2018
The 10 deadliest cities in the world
Latin America gun violence, crime, Honduras
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The 10 deadliest cities in the world

Los Cabos tops the list, while four US cities make an appearance
9 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 shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to school massacre
Alleged gunman Nikolas Cruz in court accused of 17 murders
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Florida shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to school massacre

FBI to review handling of warning about Florida shooting suspect
16 Feb 2018
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