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2011-05-13 10:36:18

Tackling knife violence -- young men view things differently Knife carrying is seen as a legitimate response both to potential threats and to the lack of protection provided by authorities, according to a study of young white British males published in this week's BMJ. In a letter to the journal, Damien Riggs from Flinders University in Australia and Marek Palasinski from Lancaster University in the UK, say that while they appreciate the call for an integrated approach to tackling knife...

2009-04-03 12:41:00

FRANKLINVILLE, N.Y., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced hunters know that the right tools can make all the difference in the field -- so the experts at Ontario Knife Company(R) have introduced the ultimate hunting companion: the new Ontario Knife Company Ranger Series Little Bird Orange G10(TM). This amazingly sturdy, versatile 4" knife provides the best of both worlds -- compact design and incredible toughness -- with a unique sweeping curved 1.75" blade that provides the maximum in...

2008-09-09 21:00:17

By Fiona Evans The 12 youngsters from schools across Bradford spent three weeks of their summer holiday and two weeks of the new autumn term developing a piece of theatre based on knife crime, which will be shown in secondary schools, parents, family and friends.Working with police school liaison officers from West Yorkshire Police's Bradford South division and theatre education company, Twisting Yarn, the pupils have spoken to a senior detective and a coroner for the research through the...

2008-07-16 00:00:32

The number of assault victims needing emergency hospital treatment has soared by 30 per cent in four years - and Yorkshire is among the worst affected areas, a new report says. The figures come as the Government was accused of making a humiliating U-turn over its plans to combat knife crime by forcing offenders to meet face to face with stabbing victims in hospital. Two days ago the Government said those caught carrying knives might be taken to hospitals to learn about the impact of...

2008-07-12 18:00:18

By MARK JEFFERIES STARS of The Bill have backed our campaign after the knife killings of two extras in the long-running TV series. Ben Kinsella, 16, and Robert Knox, 18, who were both stabbed to death in the street, had appeared on the hit ITV show. Andrew Lancel, who plays Det Insp Neil Manson, said: "Ben and Rob were both in an episode and when knife crime happens to someone you know it makes it so close to home. I am 100 per cent behind the Mirror's campaign. There has to be a zero...