Grouse moor management under fire again as footage reveals more horrors

The League Scotland and OneKind have released further evidence of horrific practices on Scotland’s grouse moors. This follows the recent exposé of mountain hare slaughter in the Highlands.Read more

Alleged fox cub killing

The League Against Cruel Sports has reacted to the announcement by West Mercia Police that five people are to be charged with animal cruelty offences after footage appeared to show live fox cubs being taken into a kennel of hunting hounds in Herefordshire.Read more

League statement

Statement from Iain Blake-Lawson, Chair, League Against Cruel Sports Board of Trustees.Read more

Grouse Shooting Ends on Ilkley Moor

Driven Grouse Shooting has officially come to an end on Ilkely Moor in West Yorkshire, the last municipal moorland in the UK where the practice was permitted.Read more

Nearly three-quarters of people in Wales oppose the shooting of ‘game’ birds

A new poll shows the Welsh public is overwhelmingly opposed to shooting and killing ‘game’ birds for ‘sport’.Read more

Charity challenges National Trust ‘nature’ policy after witnessing deer hunt on Trust land

Animal welfare campaigners are renewing calls on the National Trust to protect wildlife on its land after fresh evidence emerged of a hunt chasing deer on moorland managed by the Trust in Somerset.Read more

Plastic danger hits British wildlife

A heartbreaking photo of a stag with plastic strewn around its antlers on the League's Baronsdown sanctuary captured the attention of the British public when it appeared on the front page of the Daily Mail this week.Read more

Gambling with horse welfare over Aintree jump hazards is unacceptable

The British public are being called on by the League Against Cruel Sports to abstain from betting on this year’s Grand National after a horse died on the first day of the Aintree meeting.Read more

Fox hunt supporters convicted of brutal attack on charity workers

Two men were convicted today at Leicester Crown Court of seriously assaulting two League Against Cruel Sports professional investigators who were attacked whilst monitoring a fox hunt on behalf of the animal welfare charity.


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Protest at National Trust property over them licensing the notorious Warwickshire Hunt

A demonstration was held outside the National Trust’s Upton House and Gardens on Sunday to protest at their decision to grant a licence to the notorious Warwickshire Hunt.Read more

Blood sports opponents welcome fox hunting conviction

The League Against Cruel Sports has welcomed the conviction of the former huntsman of the Fitzwilliam Hunt for illegally killing a fox with a pack of hounds.Read more

Government toughens its stance on ivory sales

The UK Government have announced plans for a total ban on ivory sales, offering a helping hand to the elephants and rhinos threatened by the effects of trophy hunting and illegal poaching.Read more

New figures indicate the scale of illegal hunting across Britain

REVEALED: The scale of illegal hunting in Great Britain and the thousands of animals still being killed every year in the name of 'sport'.Read more

Conviction for animal cruelty shatters the myth of trail hunting

The League has welcomed the conviction of a gamekeeper for animal cruelty, after a fox - believed to be awaiting release so it could be chased and killed by a local hunt - was kept in cruel conditions in a shed.Read more

Badger cull extension threatens two celebrity badgers

Two badgers that were rescued and rehabilitated by wildlife carers face being shot as part of extended badger culls, despite testing negative for Bovine TB.Read more

Shocking exposé of mass killing of Scotland’s mountain hares

Extraordinary footage has revealed the brutal, military style mass killing of Scotland’s mountain hares on grouse moors.Read more

Northern Ireland a ‘safe-haven’ for animal abuse, says League

The law fails to protect animals in Northern Ireland, as Belfast man is acquitted of all animal cruelty charges.Read more

The Carve-up – Hunt chases, kills and dismembers a young stag

Shocking footage of a deer being carved up for trophies highlights the urgent need to strengthen the Hunting Act.Read more