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Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a read more

Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.

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because that was the only way they felt they could survive.

because that was the only way they felt they could survive.

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Whenever I felt like slitting my wrists I used to like listening to depressed singers from the 1970s. It was read more

Whenever I felt like slitting my wrists I used to like listening to depressed singers from the 1970s. It was great music for a misunderstood teenager. And when I'm feeling misunderstood these days, I'll stick on a bit of Leonard Cohen.

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In my 26 years I haven't run into a baby who was rolled over on in bed, or who suffocated read more

In my 26 years I haven't run into a baby who was rolled over on in bed, or who suffocated next to mom. Possibly it happens, but it happens a lot more often with moms who are bottle-feeding and have babies in cribs.

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Many young people carrying real or imitation firearms do so in a mistaken attempt to either boost their image, or read more

Many young people carrying real or imitation firearms do so in a mistaken attempt to either boost their image, or from a misguided idea about self-protection. In addition, most London shootings involve members of the black community and are often related to deprivation, gang rivalry or the illegal drug trade.

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You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say sounds self-serving and hypocritical.

You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say sounds self-serving and hypocritical.

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My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest levels of gun crime in the country. But the problem read more

My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest levels of gun crime in the country. But the problem is no longer confined to inner city areas. Gun crime has spread to communities all over Britain.

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This is a historically significant victory for women worldwide but for Jamaicans in particular. Portia has already made history, and read more

This is a historically significant victory for women worldwide but for Jamaicans in particular. Portia has already made history, and looks set to consolidate her place in the history books of the future by becoming Jamaica's first female prime minister. She has proven herself to be a likeable and strong-willed woman. I am sure she will prove herself very worthy of this place in history and will serve as an inspiration for women the world over.

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My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable.

My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable.

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She has proven herself to be a likable and strong-willed woman. I am sure she will prove herself very worthy read more

She has proven herself to be a likable and strong-willed woman. I am sure she will prove herself very worthy of this place in history and will serve as an inspiration for women the world over.

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