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Cumbria shootings prompt gun control debate

By Ian Dunt and Alex Stevenson Derrick Bird’s shooting spree across Cumbria yesterday, which left 12 people dead, has prompted a debate on the effectiveness of Britain’s gun laws. Police have revealed that the 52-year-old had been a licensed firearms holder for the last 20 years. Home secretary Theresa May confirmed the license covered both… Read more »

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Cumbria shootings: Cameron reacts

By Ian Dunt David Cameron has expressed his shock at the shooting spree which took place in Cumbria in his first PMQs as prime minister. In an opening statement to the House, Mr Cameron informed the Commons of the shooting spree. “A number of people have been shot and at least five people have died…. Read more »