UK Shooting

Louise Ridley

Now, This Is How You Live Tweet Breaking News... | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

Take a lesson in tweeting social movements from one of Twitter's co-founders, Jack Dorsey, who has headed back to his hometown of St Louis to live-twe...

Alps Murders: Ex-Husband Of Woman Died On The Same Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating the killing of a British engineer and his family in the Alps have revealed his wife was previously married to a man who died ...

Don't Shoot the Messenger! Especially If You're The Taliban

Piers Secunda | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK
Piers Secunda

In the early summer of 2010 I sent an email to the owner of an Afghan press agency called "Kabul Pressistan" expecting no response. The email was t...

Six-Year-Old Boy Shot In Neck

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK

A six-year-old boy is stable in hospital after being shot in the neck, police say. Reports suggest he was wounded after men pushed open the door of...

Why #YesAllWomen Is Not Just About Women

Maria Caspani | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Caspani

This is nothing like a woman being catcalled on her way to work. This is a guy with serious issues who committed multiple murders. He wasn't just a misogynist or a sexist man who thinks women are objects owned by men. Rodger fits the profile of a sociopath.

Three Shot Dead At Jewish Museum

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK

A deadly shooting at Brussels' Jewish Museum has left three people dead and another seriously wounded, the fire department said. French-language ne...

Girl, 3, Accidentally Shoots Dead Brother, 2

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK

In what is becoming a shockingly common occurrence in the US, a two-year-old boy has been accidentally shot dead by his three-year-old sister. The ...

Hackney Shooting Victim Named

PA | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK

A teenage girl shot dead yesterday has been named in news reports and on social media as Shereka Marsh. Police were called to reports of a shooting...

This Keeps Happening...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A four-year-old girl shot and killed her cousin of the same age with a with a rifle she found under a bed at her grandfather's house in Detroit. Th...

Moviegoer Shot For Texting During A Screening Of 'Lone Survivor'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man has been killed and his wife injured after a shooting in an US movie theatre over the use of a mobile phone during a film. The incident, in...

Man Shot Dead On Boxing Day Named

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK

Hassan Isman Omer, a 31-year-old from Poplar in east London, has been named as the victim of a shooting in a nightclub on Boxing Day. He died in ho...

Man Dies In Boxing Day Club Shooting

PA | Posted 26.12.2013 | UK

A man has died after being shot inside a nightclub in London's West End, Scotland Yard has said. One man has been arrested in connection with the s...

Gunman Opens Fire At Paris Newspaper

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK

A city-wide manhunt is underway for a gunman who opened fire at the reception of the Paris building of left-wing newspaper Libération, seriously inju...

Two Arrested Over Taxi Driver Shooting

PA | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK

Two men have been arrested after a taxi driver was shot amid a dispute between two groups of men at a petrol station. Police believe the 61-year-ol...

Taxi Driver Seriously Injured After Being Shot During Row At Merseyside Petrol Station

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK

A taxi driver was recovering in hospital today after being shot at a Merseyside petrol station in the early hours of Saturday. Police believe the 6...

Schoolgirl Shot In Buttocks Told 'Blood Was Her Period'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

A 10-year-old girl shot in the buttocks by a stray bullet was given a sanitary towel and told to go back to sleep by her parents, who thought the bloo...

WATCH: Boy, 3, Among 13 Injured In Mass Shooting At Chicago Park

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK

A mass shooting at a Chicago park has left a 3-year-old boy in critical condition and left 13 people injured. The boy reportedly suffered a gunshot...

SWAT Team Shoot Dead 107-Year-Old Man

Newsy | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

Police were called to a home in Pine Bluff on a domestic disturbance call. Monroe Isadore was later killed by police in a standoff....

'Caught In The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time',

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Police believe a young woman killed while celebrating her birthday was an innocent victim, "caught in the wrong place at the wrong time." Sabrina M...

Killing in the Name of Sport

Chantal Lyons | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK
Chantal Lyons

The people behind these stories all have one thing in common (apart from an enthusiasm for guns) - an arrogant belief that the lives of other animals cannot possibly be worth as much as their own pleasure. The animals whose lives are in question also have something in common - they have all been persecuted to the edge of extinction in the UK.

16-Year-Old Gunned Down In Luton

PA | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

A £1,000 reward is being offered after a 16-year-old boy was left in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the back. The teenager wa...

Retired Police Inspector Found Shot Dead At Home With His Partner

PA | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK

A man found shot dead alongside his female partner was a retired police inspector of 30 years' service, a detective has said. The pair were found d...

'Cameron's Police Guard' Dies From Gunshot Wounds

PA | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

A 43-year-old police officer from a unit that guards the Prime Minister and other high profile figures has been found dead from gunshot wounds. The...

Teenager Killed In London Double Shooting

PA | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK

A teenager died and a man was injured after they were gunned down in a street. The pair were shot in Hindrey Road, Clapton, east London, at 8.20pm ...

Bullet-proof Backpacks and Playground Paranoia Abound in Sandy Hook Fallout

Planet Ivy | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Politics
Planet Ivy

As should probably have been expected in the wake of the December shootings at Sandy Hook, America's knee is still jerking over a month later, in a variety of depressingly haphazard directions.