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United Kingdom

15 September 2015


The UK could face more massacres like the Cumbria shootings unless "chaotic" firearms licensing is overhauled, a police watchdog has warned. In a highly critical report, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary said lessons have not been learned in the wake of tragedies such as the killing of 12 people by taxi driver Derrick Bird in Cumbria in 2010. HMIC highlighted weaknesses in arrangements for assessing an individual's medical suitability to have a firearms... (

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