Sandy Hook Elementary School

Is It Freedom? The Right to Bear Arms and Shoot (Reflections on Sandy Hook)

April Salchert | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Politics
April Salchert

Do us all a favor and leave the gun at the shooting range and hunting grounds. Keep our homes safe. Keep our children safe. It's a worthwhile sacrifice.

'We Chose Sandy Hook For The Community And The School'

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

The family of a six-year-old British boy murdered in the Sandy Hook massacre have said they will never regret moving to the area for its "community an...

Why the US Should Not Ban Guns

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Politics
Ellen Grace Jones

I hate guns. I wish they didn't exist. But they do. In the wake of the Connecticut shootings this mass knee-jerk call to impose strict firearm laws is an understandable reaction. Unfortunately it isn't the right one.

Inside the Mind of a Mass Killer

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

As North America and the rest of the world try to answer the question 'why' when it comes to the murder of innocent school children, current psychiatric research uncovers patterns to apparently random and motiveless 'mass' killings, which might reveal clues as to their impetus.In a paper just published in the academic journal Psychiatric Clinics of North America, entitled 'Mass Murder: Causes, Classification, and Prevention', Dr James Knoll from the Division of Forensic Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University, New York, reports the most up to date current psychiatric understanding of mass killers.

'He Had Dimples And Blue Eyes And A Mischievous Grin'

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

A six-year-old British boy is thought to be one of the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Dylan Hockley's family, his English...

The Week That Was: The Search For Answers

Carla Buzasi | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

From tragedy in the US to tragedy closer to home, the clamour for answers in the wake of the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha continued this week with calls for an inquiry into both how the hospital handled the prank call that preceded her suicide, and also practices at the radio station where the calls where made from. With the revelation this weekend that three different suicide notes were left, including one which allegedly criticised colleagues at the King Edward VII hospital where Jacintha worked, and where the Duchess of Cambridge was treated, those calls for answers are not going away.

Today is not the day to engage in debate about gun control? Yes it bloody well is...

Libby Plummer | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK
Libby Plummer

On one visit to the US, we did a National Rifle Association of America shooting course, so I have a qualification from the NRA stating that I know how to load and fire a semi-automatic handgun. Preposterous, I know, but true.

Adam Lanza Forced His Way Into Building, Say Police

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK

Evidence has been found that could help explain the motives of the lone gunman behind one of the worst mass school shootings in American history, poli...

The Queen And Cameron Lead UK Tributes To Victims Of Sandy Hook Shooting

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK

David Cameron and the Queen have extended their sympathies to the families of the 27 murdered children and adults who were victims of one of the worst...