Dunblane Massacre

Dunblane: Dealing With the Past Through Commemoration and Remembrance

Nick Taylor | Posted 12.03.2017 | UK
Nick Taylor

This week the people of Dunblane, Scotland will again share in the immense pain caused by the shootings in a school. Many people affected will share their experiences and some will relive that trauma. So why is it that in terms of these evil and tragic acts of violence cause us to come together to commemorate and open up our thoughts again, for some creating great pain and dividing many people on how we should remember or forget.

Dunblane Survivor 'Sometimes Feels A Bit Sorry' For Gunman Thomas Hamilton

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Aimie Adam, a survivor of the Dunblane massacre, broke down on national television this morning as she said she "feels sorry" for gunman Thomas Hamilt...

Dunblane School Head Teacher Reveals 'Guilt Lives With Me' Over Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.03.2016 | UK

The former head teacher of Dunblane Primary School has broken his 20-year silence to describe how he remains racked by guilt over the tragedy. In a...

The USA Should Be Learning From Gun Control In The UK

Ian Middleton | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics
Ian Middleton

As a non-US citizen watching yet another parent interviewed after yet another gun massacre in the USA, I can only nod in impotent agreement as the tormented father of one of the victims, Richard Martinez, screams anguished questions at his own government, asking what has been done to prevent these repeated tragedies. The plain answer of course is : Nothing.

WATCH: Murray Cries As He Is Granted Freedom Of Stirling (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Sport

Andy Murray struggled to hold back tears as he was granted the freedom of Stirling on an emotional return to his home town. The Wimbledon champion ...

Gun Fight at the Ukip Corral

Gregor Smith | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gregor Smith

Nigel Farage is frequently described as a "populist" and "man of the people" (although seemingly only by his critics), but last week he did something uncharacteristically un-populist...

So Guns Don't Kill People, Do They?

James Christie | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK
James Christie

I wasn't in Newtown, Connecticut last night, but I was in Dunblane, and as soon as BBC Scotland correspondent Colin Blane heard of the attack which ki...

Having A Smashing Time

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Sport

Andy Murray was given a hero's welcome in his home town of Dunblane in Scotland on Sunday, following his historic five-set victory at the US Open Cham...

Dunblane Survivor To Be Sentenced

PA | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

A survivor of the Dunblane massacre who tried to rape a pensioner in her own home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. Ryan Liddell attacked the ...