Sandy Hook school shooting: President Obama prepares to address Newtown at emotional memorial service

'These tragedies MUST end': Obama signals tougher gun laws just moments after comforting devastated families of Sandy Hook massacre victimsPresident led interfaith service in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday night'We can't tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end. And to end them we must change,' Mr Obama said at memorialPresident questioned if we are 'prepared to say that such violence visited on our children is somehow the price of our freedom' Mourners waited in drizzling rain for hours to access eventA number of families whose children attend Sandy Hook Elementary School were frustrated after being denied seats even though visitors were waved into auditorium | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 17 December 2012 In the wake of Friday's unspeakable tragedy, it is hard to imagine that anyone would be smiling in Newtown, Connecticut.

What the NHS needs even more than money – a dose of kindness

What the NHS needs even more than money – a dose of kindness | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 4 December 2012 Even today, 19 years on, I can still remember every second of the day my world crashed in. It was a wintery evening in the run-up to Christmas, and my new daughter’s eyesight did not seem to be functioning