A 12-year-old student armed with a semi-automatic handgun shot and killed a math teacher and critically wounded two classmates before killing himself at his Nevada middle school on Monday, law enforcement officials said.Tuesday, 22 October, 2013, 11:07am 2 comments
A British man pleaded guilty yesterday to making Facebook threats to kill 200 people at a school in the United States, which sparked a major security alert that saw thousands of pupils kept at home. Reece Elliot, 24, a father-of-one from South Shields in northeastern England, posted the messages on a tribute site for a Tennessee teenager who was killed in a car accident.27 Apr 2013 - 2:14am
The Sandy Hook school shooting in the United States last month was as shocking as it was baffling. To many non-Americans, the right to bear arms and the strident defence of that right by a large portion of that country's population fly in the face of common sense.12 Jan 2013 - 11:23pm
Miguel Caballero has been making bullet-proof clothes for politicians and other bigwigs for 20 years, but not for kids. The latest US school massacre has changed that.
This year he plans a line for children -- T-shirts, vests, and combination backpack-vests -- and geared toward the US market.3 Jan 2013 - 12:35am
Time almost stands still at Now TV
After reading the correspondence focusing on Now TV often showing repeats of BBC series, I am writing to say that this is too often the case and is widespread across English-language channels.
Now Broadband TV might transmit over the internet, yet is a company where time almost stands still.3 Jan 2013 - 4:21am 5 comments
1. The New York Times30 Dec 2012 - 2:36am
Police in Arizona said they arrested a 16-year-old student who threatened in an online video to "kill everyone" at her high school, then kill herself.
The teenager was a student at Red Mountain High School in Mesa, a suburb of Phoenix, the office of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said.22 Dec 2012 - 3:43am
Most children in Newtown returned to classes yesterday for the first time since last week's shooting, but survivors stayed at home and Sandy Hook school remained a crime scene.
In a thin drizzle, yellow school buses once again rolled through the Connecticut town, where 5,400 children are enrolled.19 Dec 2012 - 4:33am
I write regarding the mass shooting on Friday morning in Newtown, Connecticut, in which 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School before taking his own life.
America is familiar with gun-related mass shootings, including a recent mall shooting in Oregon and The Dark Knight Rises theatre shooting in Aurora, Colorado, in July.19 Dec 2012 - 1:52am
The brutal murder of 20 children and seven adults in Newtown, Connecticut, shakes us to the core as individuals and requires a response as citizens. The United States seems to reel from one mass gun killing to another - roughly one a month this year alone. America needs to find a better way.19 Dec 2012 - 1:52am 2 comments