The family of three women who were shot dead in County Durham on New Year's Day 2012 have criticised the government for not changing gun laws.
New home office guidance has been issued this week but the law will remain the same.
Earlier this year a coroner at the inquest into the Horden shootings called for "root and branch" changes to how guns are licensed. Frances Read reports.
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He has admitted his squad were simply not good enough to avoid another scrap for Barclays Premier League survival.
The incident took place on Sunday October 4th close to Marton Road in the town.
71-year-old Robert Howard was in jail at HMP Frankland and was due to give evidence at a re-ordered inquest in Belfast.