Deadly freedoms

After the horror, the inquest begins - and it reaches deep into society.

Thursday, 22 April, 1999, 12:00am


I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the Dunblane Charity Auction, that was held in Rick's Cafe' on April 1. The total amount raised was $338,547.

This money is presently with the Hong Kong branch of The Royal Bank of Scotland, and will be transferred to the Dunblane Parents Teachers Association (PTA).

5 May 1996 - 12:00am

Tragedy casts a pall over the need for guns in sport

THE chilling headlines and on-the-spot television reports cut deep into the sporting revelry at the recent Cheltenham National Hunt Festival as the sense of disbelief echoed around the world.

24 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Police arrest boy

Police last night arrested a 14-year-old boy armed with several handguns and rifles who had terrified towns west of London less than a week after the Dunblane killings.

19 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Tragedy spurs call for handguns ban

CALLS are growing for a clampdown on guns in Britain, with demands ranging from a total ban on all handguns to a tightening of the way licences are currently granted.

Thomas Hamilton's weapons in Dunblane were all held legally. He was authorised to keep two .357mm revolvers and two 9mm pistols, believed to be the weapons he used in the shooting.

17 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Father's anguish over monster killer

The father of Thomas Hamilton, the man who shot and killed 16 children and their teacher in the Scottish town of Dunblane, yesterday described him as a monster.

15 Mar 1996 - 12:00am