I was editor of the Daily Mirror on that day back in 1996 and will never forget the appalling TV footage of those poor Scottish mothers sprinting to the small primary school, many already howling with anguish at the thought of what might have happened to their five-year-old children. And I still remember the blind terror I felt when I lost my son Stanley, then aged two, for half an hour at a cricket match on a field surrounded by a small running creek. But I was lucky: he finally emerged from where he’d been hiding – big, cheeky grin intact. To even try to conceive of how you would feel if your child was shot multiple times in the head by a Rambo madman at school is just impossible.Then, 16 five-year-old children were slain in their classroom. Beautiful young lives snuffed out before they had a chance to fulfil any of their potential. I honestly don’t know how you would ever carry on with life.On Princess Cruises, adventure meets elegance, class and style.With luxurious onboard amenities and a variety of exotic and exciting destinations, a Princess cruise is great for a holiday with friends, a family cruise or a romantic retreat.
It began a week before I went on air for CNN, in January 2011.It’s no exaggeration to say that America’s unique fondness for guns pretty much got cemented by hatred of us Brits and the War of Independence.But the main reason the more fervent gun-rights activists give is a fear of their own US federal government using its army to impinge on their freedom.The US firearm murder rate is 19.5 times higher than the 22 next most populous, high-income countries in the world.