What the UK and Australia did differently after mass shootings

What the UK and Australia did differently after mass shootings
(CNN)It has become a predictable affair. A mass shooting happens, there is a call for tighter gun laws and then it's business as usual.The UK has some of the world's strictest gun-ownership laws and it is now rare for civilians to own private firearms.The turning point for the country came in 1996, when 43-year-old Thomas Hamilton used legally owned handguns to kill 16 children, all ages 5 and 6, as well as a teacher, before taking his own life.The

Exotic Animal Kids’ Entertainment Parties Facing New Licensing Laws In The UK

Exotic Animal Kids’ Entertainment Parties Facing New Licensing Laws In The UK
With nearly 200 mobile zoos in the UK, it seems that those who run "exotic animal" parties for kids will now need an official license before they can work. This was down to the fact that animal protection society the RSPCA had picked up on animals being mistreated and kept in inappropriate living conditions. They told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire television show that this included meerkats and even raccoons. The new changes will come under the Animal Welfare Act 2006