29 Feb 2016 – The chief constable of one of Britain’s larger police forces blames the “fast parcel” postal system for an alleged rise in illegally held firearms in Britain, according to The Guardian.
The NRA has scored a rare victory after engaging with MPs to help ease chaotic MoD rules on the movement of cadet units’ rifles to and from ranges.
24 Feb 2016 – Vicky Ford MEP, the EU Parliament’s ‘rapporteur’ for the EU gun ban plan, has asked the shooting community to send her positive plans for the EU gun ban draft instead of abuse.
23 Feb 2016 – An EU press release published today shows a remarkable about-turn on the EU gun ban plan, possibly suggesting that public opinion is having an impact on Eurocrats’ proposals.
Updated, 23 Feb 2016 – An unfortunate German journalist has been shot at a press conference called to announce the introduction of a new service pistol.
23 Feb 2016 – Following on from this morning’s programme about target shooters in the UK, UK Shooting News can say it wasn’t half as bad as the written summary suggested. Dare I say it, this was actually a balanced piece of TV.
Update 2: 23 Feb 2016 – Being broadcast later this morning is the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire show. It includes a segment about shooting made by one Benjamin Zand and featuring popular YouTube personality EnglishShooting.