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United Kingdom

12 November 2007

BBC News

Britain has some of the toughest gun laws in the world, and has done a great deal to choke off the supply — but as long as there is a demand for guns there will always be someone willing to find a way to provide them, at a price. Since a ban on handguns was introduced after Thomas Hamilton murdered 16 children and their teacher at Dunblane in 1996, criminals have found it harder and harder to find guns. 'Guns are rare' "The suggestion that Britain is awash with... (

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