UK Guns

Man Shot Dead By Police In North London

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK

Police have shot a man dead after they were called to reports that a person armed with a firearm was making threats to kill, PA reported. Horrified...

Adam Hills Destroys US Gun Control Laws In Hilarious Rant

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Adam Hills has continued his usual trend of hilariously skewering current events in his latest 'Last Leg' rant, this time tackling US gun control laws...

It Starts With a Change in Culture

Jared Joffe | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK
Jared Joffe

It's both sad and distressing that this kind of news is no longer surprising for us on the other side of the world. I have had strong views about gun control for a long time, and feel compelled to share them with you today.

Police Have Foiled A Massacre Plot At The Pokemon World Championships

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech

Boston Police have successfully stopped two men from carrying out what could have potentially been a horrific gun attack during the Pokemon World Cham...

Should Britain Be Arming Ukraine?

Iain Overton | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Politics
Iain Overton

Before we throw weapons at the Ukrainian crisis, we need to ask two fundamental questions: does Ukraine really need our arms?  And what would happen to them once the violence ended?

How To Cook Bacon With An Assault Rifle, Because America

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Dustin Ellermann, a competitive shooter, has found an interesting way to cook breakfast - by firing off a few hundred rounds per minute. All you ne...

Two-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shoots Himself Playing With Father's Gun

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK

An American toddler died on Wednesday after shooting himself with his father's gun. Kaleb Ahles, 2, is reported to have removed the loaded firearm ...

Too Many Smartphones, Not Enough Guns: Fox Reporter's Take On Charlie Hebdo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Russell Brand Asks: Does Fox News Terrorise Us? Another day another Fox News bombshell. Allow us to introduce you to Emily Miller, an...

Policeman Accidentally Shoots Himself Next To Horrified Wife

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK

Incredible footage from inside a lift shows the moment a US police officer accidentally shot himself in front of his horrified wife. Darryl Jouett ...

Man Arrested After 'Gunman Fired Shots At School Workmen'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after reports that a gunman fired shots at school workmen. Dorset Police confirmed a man ...

Well That's One Way Of Making Your Mark

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A school in Nevada is allowing its students to pose with guns and hunting weapons in their yearbooks - as long as its in good taste. The Broken Bow...

Girl, 9, Accidentally Kills Shooting Instructor While Firing An Uzi

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

A nine-year-old girl being taught to fire an Uzi submachine gun shot her instructor dead when she lost control of the powerful weapon. Charles Vacc...

'Gun Selfie' Attempt Results In Tragically Predictable Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech

A selfie-obsessed man shot himself in the head while reportedly attempting to take a picture of himself with a gun. Oscar Otero Aguilar, 21, a vet ...

Lads on Torah Part II: The Holy Bits of the Holy Land

James Dann | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Comedy
James Dann

Apparently, The Gaza Strip isn't just a lap dancing club in Golders Green, nor is it a new waxing technique adopted by Israeli women. Believe it or not, it is in fact a place where stuff has been kicking off for a long time...

Student Shot Dead By Teen Who Turned Gun On Himself As He Sat On School Toilet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A talented student was shot dead and a teacher left injured during a shooting spree by a teen gunman who was later found slumped over a toilet after t...

Glock Can Still Fire A Shot! Gun Maker Expecting A Baby At 84

Posted 28.05.2014 | UK

Gaston Glock, the big daddy of the gun world is set to be a father, at the ripe old age of 84. The octogenarian is expecting his first child with ...

Ned Simons

David Cameron Accused Of Breaking Ministerial Code By Freezing Gun Price

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been accused of breaking the ministerial code by blocking a planned increase in the cost of buying a gun. The cost of a gun licen...

The Horrific Shooting of a 15-Year-Old Girl Exposes the Reality of Girls, Guns and Gangs

Polly Courtney | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK
Polly Courtney

We have become aware of - almost immune to - the impact of gangs, guns and drugs on teenage boys in our communities. We turn the pages blithely as newspaper headlines scream of gang-related stabbings in Brixton, confused shootings in Tottenham... But girls? In gangs? Until now, it has barely crossed our minds. We like to think it doesn't happen.

'100 Retweets And I Shoot Someone': Chilling Tweets As Man Aimed At Passers-By

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Tech

A man has been arrested after apparently threatening to shoot random passers-by if he gained 100 retweets on Twitter. Police suspect Dakkari Dijon ...

No Massacre Valentines

Wendy Wason | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Comedy
Wendy Wason

He lifts the gun and takes a few shots. I thought this might be fun and a bit of a laugh and now I feel like I enlisted for a war when I was pissed and it's not funny any more. But I'm here and I've seen Sandra Bullock doing it on films. How hard can it be?

Police Question Man Dressed As Banana With AK47 Rifle On His Back

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

Police have questioned a man dressed as a banana with an AK47 rifle slung across his back. The 18-year-old was briefly detained after worried resi...

Man Dies After Gun Fired In Hunting Shop

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

A man in his eighties has died after a gun was fired at a hunting shop. Police were called to John Powell Gun Makers in Reigate, Surrey, following ...

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...

SCARY: 159 Guns Were Sold On Reddit In Six Months

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

What's Reddit good for? Not just having fun with Sir David Attenborough, apparently. According to a new report, 159 guns were sold on Reddit in jus...

'Lawful' Shooting of Mark Duggan May Have Further Consequences

Polly Courtney | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK
Polly Courtney

>Mark Duggan was lawfully shot dead by police on 4 August 2011. The jury reached this verdict on Wednesday at the end of a 4-month inquest, contrary to expectations - at least by Duggan's family. The news prompted fears of another riot...