As US politicians weigh up controversial plans to arm teachers in the wake of the Florida massacre, schools have revealed the extreme measures they are taking to protect children.
Bullet-resistant doors, exploding smoke bombs, armed officers and live video links are among the steps taken by education chiefs to
Donald Trump said has signed a memo set to ban deadly 'bump stocks' which turn firearms into machine guns like those used in the Las Vegas massacre.
The President has directed the US Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices” that increase the speed in which a
A self-confessed gun fanatic filmed himself sawing his gun to pieces in protest over the Florida shooting.
Scott Pappalardo films himself with his AR-15 assault rifle which he said he had bought and legally registered over 30 years ago.
And he is such a believer in the second
A dad has been ordered to pay £600 after taking his child out of school for a weeks holiday without permission.
The unnamed father was prosecuted by Solihull Council for removing the pupil from Fordbridge Community Primary School, the Birmingham Mail reports.
He did not attend Birmingham Magistrates'
A twisted killer who battered a dad-of-one to death rapped about attacking people over drugs - before doing it for real with horrific consequences.
Darren Colecozy rapped about selling drugs and getting a shotgun before killing Joseph McKeever over a missing £130,000 cannabis shipment.
One of his chilling lyrics included:
Education secretary Damian Hinds has ruled out creating new grammar schools but he does want existing selective schools to expand.
The new education chief said that he would that he would enthusiastically back the expansion of England’s existing 163 Grammar schools.
Theresa May pledged to increase the number of
A student who survived the Florida shooting that left 17 people dead has called out Donald Trump - demanding he kick start legal change to prevent future school shootings.
Emma Gonzalez battled back tears as she delivered a fiery speech at the rally today, in which she said that
A huge gun fair with free entry for kids went ahead yesterday – just 47 miles from the school shooting which rocked America days earlier.
Anger erupted as the Florida Gun Show was staged despite last Wednesday’s massacre in which a teenage shooter left 17 students
On Wednesday it emerged that Little Ant and Dec have decided to quit Saturday Night Takeaway because they've 'outgrown' their roles.
However, it's now been claimed that schoolboys Neil Overend and Hadyn Reid are leaving because at the tender ages of 10 and 11, they're in danger of eclipsing
The FBI have admitted mishandling a tip that the Florida high school shooting suspect 'wanted to kill' today, as the first victim was laid to rest.
Families mourned as the first of many funerals took place for the victims of the mass shooting where 17 lives were lost.
An orphaned 19-year-old who participated in paramilitary drills with a white nationalist group was charged with 17 counts of murder yesterday.
Nikolas Cruz is suspected of gunning down staff and students with a legally bought AR-15 rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida, on Valentine's
Students captured the full horror of the Florida school shooting in harrowing footage of blood-soaked classrooms and screaming teens cowering from the High School gunman who shot 17 dead.
In one clip students are seen desperately trying to crouch down out of sight of the shooter as
Parents shared the desperate messages sent by their children while trapped in a Florida High School shooting.
Terrified teens ran past dead bodies and screamed in horror as they fled Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland where a 'crazed' gunman killed 17 people yesterday.
Students and staff barricaded themselves
A BBC presenter read out the shockingly long list of US school shootings so far this year, one at a time.
It took Radio 4's Eddie Mair almost two minutes to read even the basic details of the 18 gun incidents to have taken place in American schools in
The suspected gunman has appeared in court for the first time since the atrocity in Florida and will be remanded in custody.
Nikolas Cruz, was charged on Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder, with the victims including an assistant football coach who gave his life to protect students.
A girl's head was split in two and two of her friends were injured when the blades of a lawnmower flew off at high speed.
Teenager Nur Afini Roslan was playing on her school's field when the horrific accident happened.
The 14-year-old was killed instantly when the flying
Police have revealed there have been several copy cat threats at schools in Florida following the shooting at a Parkland high school.
Terrified teens ran past dead bodies and screamed in horror as they fled a Florida high school where a 'crazed' gunman killed 17 people in the
A YouTube user called 'Nikolas Cruz' revealed plans for a mass shooting nine months ago, according to reports.
The faceless account - which is under the same name as the suspected gunman who killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida - posted a
A football coach who shielded students from a gunman at a Florida high school was one of 17 people killed in the mass shooting.
Aaron Feis was hailed a hero in the aftermath of the Valentine's Day massacre at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
He was fatally wounded when
A teacher heroically hid 19 of her students in a classroom closet as a gunman stalked a Florida high school, killing 17 people and wounding more than a dozen others.
Melissa Falkowski kept the students in her classroom after hearing gunshots and then ushered them into a
A "troubled" 19-year-old gunman killed 17 people when he opened fire at a school in Florida yesterday.
The shooting, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, is now ranked as the second deadliest act of gun violence on a US public school campus.
The suspect, Nikolas Cruz, was arrested
A teenage student who survived a Valentine's Day massacre at her high school has told of a chilling encounter with the mass shooting suspect as terrified youngsters fled.
Alexa Miednik said she briefly spoke to Nikolas Cruz, who is accused of killing 17 people and wounding more than a
A police probe is underway amid allegations that 17 students at a American high school became ill after eating pot brownies.
The illegal ovenbaked treats were consumed at the Global Communications Academy in Hartford, Connecticut, today, Fox 61 reports.
Thankfully no one was taken to hospital as a
The gunman who left at least 17 dead in the Florida mass school shooting was a "troubled" former student obsessed with guns.
Police arrested 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz at the scene without incident.
Wearing a gas mask, he threw a number of smoke grenades into the corridors on the third floor
A schoolboy brought the world live updates as America suffered yet another mass school shooting on Valentine's Day .
Police say there are "multiple fatalities" and dozens injured after a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The carnage began just before pupils
Pupils cower under desks amid deafening gunfire during a mass school shooting which left at least 16 dead in Florida.
The horrifying video was widely shared on social media the aftermath of the tragedy at Parkland High School on Wednesday.
Bullets began ringing out just a children were getting ready
Little Ant and Dec have sensationally quit hit ITV show Saturday Night Takeaway.
Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly's latest tiny tribute act have been on the show for five years - but the idea has been around since 2003.
Kids Neil Overend and Haydn Reid took over from longstanding pair
A brave teacher has claimed she has been sexually harassed by male students who she says have touched, phoned and sent her obscene emails.
Eva Rieder has joined the #MeToo movement and told the school board she had been a victim of harassment at least a dozen times in
A behind-the-scenes interview with Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran has revealed a great deal about their friendship - and how Taylor helped her friend find love.
The footage, which comes from a behind-the-scenes look at their song with rapper Future, End Game, sees the BFFs discussing everything from Ed