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25 August 2007

Times (UK)

Sometimes, listening to politicians, police and the media, it can sound as if there is a gun-toting criminal on every street corner. The truth is far more nuanced. Serious gun crime is concentrated in particular parts of England and Wales; internationally, the country has a low death rate from guns compared with EU states such as France and Finland. Where is gun crime prevalent? Fifty-five per cent of firearms offences in England and Wales for 2005-06 were in three... (

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