Revealed: How Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza "passed over" a classroom full of children – because he though it was empty

Revealed: How Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza 'passed over' a classroom full of children – because he though it was empty Investigation into the shooting has revealed that Lanza ignored a classroom full of children because he thought the room was emptyConnecticut State Police sources reveal the horrifying and chilling sequence of events of December 14thLanza killed 26 people at Sandy Hook – including 20 children in 1st grade Adam Lanza, 20, had clippings and information on every recent mass murder committed inside and outside the United States prior to the massacre he executed at the Connecticut elementary school after Adam Lanza opened fire killing 20 1st graders” class=”blkBorder” /> Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after Adam Lanza opened fire killing 20 1st graders The school had recently performed a practice lockdown drill and the black construction paper that had been put up on the door had been left there – leading Lanza to think the classroom was empty. Roig and her class, sat in petrified silence while they heard Lanza continue past their door

Newtown school shooting: Obama"s tears won"t stop the slaughter

Obama's tears won't stop the slaughter | UPDATED: 09:39 GMT, 17 December 2012 The latest firearm atrocity in America — 20 small children and six adults shot to death by a suicidal 20-year-old ‘loner’, Adam Lanza — is attended by the usual hand-wringing debate about gun control. Those who seek new restraints — particularly on automatic, rapid-firing weapons — say: ‘If not now, when’ But those against gun control quote the 2nd Amendment of the U.S

Sandy Hook shooting: Outrage as Westboro Baptist plans praise gathering outside school

Outrage as Westboro Baptist plans praise gathering outside Sandy Hook Elementary school to celebrate God 'executing his judgement' in horrific shooting rampage that killed 20 children and 6 adults | UPDATED: 10:46 GMT, 16 December 2012 The tight-knit community of Newtown, Connecticut is numb in the aftermath of the heart-wrenching massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school on Friday when a gunman killed 20 young students, all aged six and seven, in addition to six adults. As families mourn the lives that were cut short in this unspeakable horror, an extremist group has announced they plan to congregate at the scene of the tragedy and offer praise to God for 'executing his judgement' – an unthinkable act amidst the sorrow overwhelming the quiet town. A member from the Westboro Baptist Church, an unaffiliated religious group that self-identifies as a church, said on Saturday the group will picket the school in a so-called praise service, while the rest of the nation struggles to move forward after the tragedy.

BBC "reinvents" red button TV service with access to iPlayer and the internet

BBC 'reinvents' red button TV service so viewers can access iPlayer from their sofa Service aims to bring internet content to TV viewersInitially available to Virgin Media customers with Tivo boxes, and rolling out to other with internet connected TVs within months | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 4 December 2012 The BBC has revealed a radical new version of its red button interactive service.

Christmas 2012: Hundreds of Santas take part in charity motorbike ride for children"s hospice

Santa’s got a new sleigh! Hundreds of Father Christmases take part in charity motorbike ride for children's hospiceNearly 600 bikers dressed up as Santa Claus to raise money for charityFather Christmas charity events were held all over the world this weekend, including Liverpool and Maine, U.S.

Two in five adults feel their lives have not met their childhood expectations

Two in five adults feel their lives have not met their childhood expectations | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 3 December 2012 As any budding astronaut will tell you, hoping to own your own home or get married seem fairly run-of-the-mill as far as childhood dreams go. But for many of us, even those simple aspirations have failed to come true. Two in five feel their lives have not met their childhood expectations, a survey found, with many feeling there are fewer options open to them than they had hoped for