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12 November 2007

BBC News

A British MEP is hoping to "fast track" a new EU deal on gun control and says last week's school massacre in Finland should act as a wake up call. Last week, the BBC reported that police in Britain, faced with a flood of easily convertible replica guns, want changes to European laws. Labour MEP Arlene McCarthy, who chairs a key committee, said a new deal could be in place by the end of the year. The new directive would make it harder to buy guns across the EU.... (

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