Coronavirus and the British gun trade

As coronavirus sweeps the UK, what’s happening to the gun trade? We’ve all seen the scenes in the US of people queueing up outside gun shops, eager to get their hands on weapons, ammo or both, in some sort of “end of times” precursor. In Britain, we’re not quite there… yet. Ben O’Rourke visits gun shops in the North-East of England to find out.

▶ Rob Foster and Colin Barker at Pickering Guns
▶ Dave Bamlett at DAB Shooting Supplies
▶ Robin Walecki at Emma Rifles
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