(these are BBC HEADLINES ONLY for the last month)
1 Knifeman grabs money in robbery - A robber wielding a knife threatens shop staff and grabs money from the till.
2 A man who murdered his partner in front of her two daughters has been jailed for life at Cardiff Crown Court. Paul Viner, 45, stabbed Donna Brough, 39, to death with a sheath knife at her home in Tylorstown, Rhondda, after she returned home late from a night out.
3 Fresh efforts to cut knife crime - Proposals aimed at helping Scottish police reduce knife crime are setout by ministers at Holyrood.
4 Men held after house knife raid - Police in Grimsby arrest two men in connection with an raid at a house in Nunsthorpe.
5 Knife held to customer's throat - A man holds a knife to a customer's throat during a robbery at a Tyneside petrol station.
6 Armed robbery at service station - Police hunt two men who robbed a petrol service station armed with a handgun and knife.
7 Armed robber holds up nightclub - A hooded robber armed with a knife holds up a nightclub in Derby.
8 Man has knife held to his throat - Two men hold a knife to a man's throat during an assault in a street in Cumbria.
9 Knife-crime battle is stepped up - Police patrols aim to crack down on knife crime in a north London borough.
10 Diamond robber photofit released - Police release an image of a suspected jewellery robber who threatened a couple with a knife.
11 Man with knife robs betting shop - Police are hunting a man armed with a knife who robbed a betting shop in County Durham.
12 Men's sex attack on woman in car - A woman was sexually assaulted by two men carrying a knife who got into her car in central London.
13 Knife gang assaults man in park - A man is punched and threatened by a gang of four as he walks home through a Northampton park.
14 Man still in custody over knifing - Police continue to question a 24-year-old Grimsby man over the stabbing of a New Year's Eve partygoer.
15 Knife attack on video shop staff - A member of staff at a video shop in Rushden is threatened with a knife during a robbery.
16 Man in court over knife rampage - A man appears in court charged with murder and five counts of attempted murder following knife attacks in London.
An armed citizenry is a bulwark against thuggery.
As the song asks: "When will they ever learn when will they ever learn?"
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FLASH!!!! UPDATE!!!!! THIS JUST IN: FOXNEWS reports that there's been another stabbing in London - at a stampede near a midnight grand opening for a new IKEA! FOX: "The stabbing victim, a man in his 20s, was attacked at around 1:30 a.m. near the IKEA store, a spokeswoman for London's Metropolitan Police said, adding that his condition did not appear life-threatening."