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There are 3,938 holders of shotgun and/or firearms certificates aged 17 or under, the figures showed

Hundreds of children aged under 13 have shotgun certificates

Alice Gross disappeared from her home in Hanwell, west London, on August 28 2014 (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Coroner issues legal ruling as Alice Gross inquest jury begins deliberations

Douglas Slade has been jailed for 24 years (Avon and Somerset Police/PA)

Paedophile group member jailed for 24 years

Police are investigating the incident, which occurred at Bramley Shopping Centre in Leeds

Polish man told to 'leave this country' in hate attack outside his Leeds shop

Kayleigh Haywood was raped and murdered in November last year (Leicestershire Police/PA)

Gardener must serve 35 years for murdering schoolgirl Kayleigh Haywood

People pay their respects on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

Bloodiest day of WW1 remembered 100 years on at Somme memorial

George Osborne said a 'supreme national effort' is required to overcome the Brexit vote fallout

George Osborne warns of 'significant negative shock' to budget after Brexit vote

Jeremy Corbyn may win a leadership election but his support in the Labour Party is dwindling, according to the YouGov poll

Labour leadership challenge on Corbyn likely in 'next few days' - John McDonnell

The Gambling Commission has looked at the losses made by people in online betting

Gambling losses increase sharply to £12.6bn

The three children were born within the space of six months to three different surrogate mothers

Judge condemns 'dishonesty' of same-sex couple in surrogacy case

Evidence suggests GPs do not always have access to basic cancer tests

Direct access to cancer tests urged for GPs

Daniel Craig attending the World Premiere of Spectre

Bond movie Spectre triggered highest number of complaints in 2015

The wet and dreary weather is in stark contrast to July 1 2015

Grey start to summer pales in comparison to last year's hottest ever July day

FreeTime gives smart meter customers free electricity between 9am and 5pm on Saturday or Sunday

Free electricity at weekends on offer to British Gas smart meter customers

Water cannon are used in many foreign countries to control crowds, but the Home Secretary banned their use in London

Boris Johnson's water cannon to be sold off without being used

UK trials of automated and driverless cars are currently taking place in Bristol, Greenwich, Milton Keynes and Coventry

Safety fears over UK's driverless car trials in wake of US death

EasyJet will lobby British and EU governments to retain the status quo in the aviation market

EasyJet draws up plans to potentially move legal HQ to Europe

Dan Evans during his match against Alexandr Dolgopolov

Roger Federer faces second Brit challenge from Dan Evans

Jay Z performing at The O2 Arena, London

Apple 'considering takeover' of Jay Z's Tidal streaming service

Michael Gove speaks at the Policy Exchange in London, where he set out his case for becoming prime minister

Michael Gove declares himself 'the candidate for change' in leadership pitch

Gareth Bale says Wales are Belgium's 'bogey team'

Wales in history-making bid to reach Euro 2016 semi-final

MPs said that prostitution laws need to be rewritten

Prostitution laws need to be urgently rewritten, say MPs

A charity warned that many over-55s failed to use sun tan lotion

Skin cancer cases soar among 'sun, sea and sangria' generation

Muirfield golf club captain Henry Fairweather announces the outcome of a membership ballot on the admission of women as members

Royal Troon golf club to vote on admitting female members

Luke Elsworth, 19, was offered a job with easyJet after taking one of the fastest possible routes to becoming qualified (EasyJet/PA)

High-flyer Luke becomes UK's youngest airline pilot

A leading watchdog said health workers should never assume a 'do not resuscitate' order is in place when caring for terminally ill children

Medics told never to 'assume' orders not to resuscitate patients are in place

Citizens Advice are warning of a wide range of scams in which people are being conned out of tens of thousands of pounds

Investment scam victims being fleeced an average £20k

John Baker was killed during an attempted robbery in Glasgow

Police make arrest after stabbing death of man, 76

Edinburgh Castle was the scene of a candlelight vigil

Nicola Sturgeon calls for reflection as Scotland marks Somme anniversary

The ozone layer is healing, scientists say

Ozone layer over Antarctica on the mend, scientists say

The new database contains the names of around 16,000 doctors, nurses and other health workers who have received payments or benefits in 2015

30% of health professionals refuse to be named on drug firm payments database

The Queen leaves Westminster Abbey in London after a service to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

Battle of the Somme's legacy 'should be work towards reconciliation'

An aerial view of Gatwick Airport in Sussex

Airport expansion decision deferred until at least October

The court was asked to rule if a woman can use her late daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild

Woman wins Court of Appeal ruling over dead daughter's frozen eggs

The market continues to bounce back after the Brexit vote

FTSE 100 surges as Carney signals rates cut

Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to resign

Corbyn under fire for 'offensive' comments at anti-Semitism event

Heather Watson has previously spoken of receiving death threats after losing matches

Heather Watson: I looked at Twitter abuse to punish myself after Wimbledon loss

Experts say that on average 200-300 earthquakes are recorded in the UK each year

'Windows rattled' as small earthquake hits Manchester

Wales fans in Paris after they beat Northern Ireland in a Euro 2016 knockout clash

'Exemplary' Wales fans praised ahead of Euro 2016 quarter-final

The BBC has led tributes to Gordon Murray who has died at the age of 95.

Trumptonshire creator Gordon Murray dies aged 95

Police have revealed information about the number of terrorism-related arrests

Record number of women terror suspects arrested

There were 1.1 million hospital admissions in 2014/15 for diseases caused by alcohol or made worse by it

Deaths linked to alcohol on the rise

The show was broadcast on the Queen's 90th birthday

Jokes about Queen's sex life on Radio 4 breached BBC guidelines

The photo shows a vivid aurora, similar to the Northern Lights on Earth, over one of the gas giant's poles (Nasa/PA)

Jupiter 'puts on firework party' before arrival of space probe Juno

Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn in They Died With Their Boots On.

Gone with the Wind actress turns 100

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has moved to quell fears Brexit could undermine the UK's position as a leader on climate action

Government adopts target for 57% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

The former Kincora Boys home, as a senior ranking MI6 officer rejected any suggestion his organisation had been aware of the abuse

Senior MI6 officer quizzed over note claiming agent aware of Kincora sex abuse

Dame Judi Dench once joked that she would like to have Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's name inked on her bottom

Dame Judi Dench gets tattoo for 81st birthday

Some 57,750 households were accepted as homeless by their local council in the last year, figures show

Homelessness on 'shocking' scale amid surge in households with nowhere to live


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