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United Kingdom

1 September 2002

Sunday Mercury (UK)

Tough new laws restricting the use and ownership of airguns is expected in the Queen's Speech in November — after a spate of shootings across Britain. MPs believe they have won a nationwide campaign for stricter control of the weapons following a meeting last week with Home Office Minister Bob Ainsworth. They want to crack down particularly on the sale of air rifles and pistols bought from car boot sales and over the internet with no security or safety checks being... (

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