Despite the fact that handguns were banned in that country in 1997, Great Britain's Daily Mail is reporting that gun crime has almost doubled in the past decade.
In some parts of the country, the number of offences has increased more than five-fold.
In eighteen police areas, gun crime at least doubled.
The report goes on to say that the number of women charged with firearms offences in London has increased six-fold in the past year - 12 have been charged since January.
More at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1223193/Culture-violence-Gun-crime-goes-89-decade.html