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United Kingdom

12 January 2003

Telegraph (UK), Opinion

Last Friday, the Home Office hosted a summit meeting the purpose of which was to "do something" about the increasingly serious problem of guns on our streets. Gun crime was up by more than a third last year. That is not a short-term blip. Over the past 50 years, the long-term trend has been relentlessly upwards. In the whole of 1954, there were four robberies in London in which guns were used. Today, four armed robberies take place in London every day. So the... (

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