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Britain checking gun license applicants' social media, medical records

Police will have to check someone’s medical history before giving them a firearms licence and should also scour their social media history, under new rules issued by government after the Plymouth gun attack.
1 month ago|London, United Kingdom

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BBC News
BBC NewsC

Plymouth shootings: Medical history checks for all gun licences

After the Plymouth shooting, firearms applications will need a doctor's assessment.

1 month ago|United Kingdom
The Guardian
The GuardianL

Police to check medical and social media history before issuing gun licences

New government rules after Plymouth shooting mean doctors must pass on health concerns

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
Daily Mirror
Daily MirrorL

Brits must undergo mental health checks for gun licences after Plymouth shooting

Home Secretary Priti Patel has confirmed the new measures will see police officers scrutinising people's social media accounts for the first time

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
The Washington Post
The Washington PostL

Scarred by mass shooting, Britain to check social media, medical records of gun license applicants

Two months after a shooting rampage in England, London is tightening firearms licensing procedures.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
The Hill
The HillC

Britain checking gun license applicants' social media, medical records

Starting Nov. 1, people seeking a gun license in the U.K.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail

Medical history to be checked as rules for gun licences tightened

The Government has set out measures to toughen up firearms rules.

1 month ago|Oxford, United Kingdom
The Press
The Press

Medical history to be checked as rules for gun licences tightened

The Government has set out measures to toughen up firearms rules.

1 month ago|York, United Kingdom
The Argus
The Argus

Medical history to be checked as rules for gun licences tightened

The Government has set out measures to toughen up firearms rules.

1 month ago|Brighton, United Kingdom
Daily Echo
Daily Echo

Medical history to be checked as rules for gun licences tightened

The Government has set out measures to toughen up firearms rules.

1 month ago|Southampton, United Kingdom
Evening Standard
Evening StandardR

Medical history to be checked as rules for gun licences tightened

The Government has set out measures to toughen up firearms rules.

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
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C 33%
R 17%
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Daily Mirror
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