Greene King urged to ban fox hunt meets

Greene King is facing calls to roll out a nationwide ban on hunts meeting at its pubs amid new reports hunts are still chasing and killing British wildlife.Read more

Charity offers cautious welcome to Scottish Government’s announcement on fox hunting legislation

A leading animal welfare charity has given a cautious welcome to today’s (Wednesday) announcement from the Scottish Government on its intentions to bring forward a Bill to strengthen current fox hunting legislation.Read more

Eight reports of kills by fox hunts since Boxing Day

Distressing photos and video show the brutal nature of fox hunting in the English countryside.Read more

Calls for National Trust to pull Portman Hunt’s licence after fox killed

The National Trust is being urged to cut ties with the Portman Hunt after it was witnessed killing a fox yesterday.Read more

National Trust cancels hunting licence for the South Shropshire Hunt

The National Trust has cancelled its controversial hunting licence for the South Shropshire Hunt at the Long Mynd.Read more

Countryside rejects hunting in favour of observing nature

New polling of rural residents in England and Wales shows ‘countryside values’ are based on respect for nature – not killing for sport.


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Scottish Government urged to let common sense prevail in fox hunting announcement

A Scottish Government announcement on the future of fox hunting in Scotland is expected in the New Year. As hunts embark on their Boxing Day activity, League Scotland is calling for common sense to prevail to really ban hunting in Scotland.Read more

Court finds in favour of ferry companies which banned pheasant chicks shipped for shooting

A French court has ruled in favour of ferry companies which stopped carrying pheasant chicks for the shooting industry because of welfare concerns.Read more

Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium demolition bid welcomed by animal groups

Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium may be demolished under plans to re-develop the site - a move welcomed by the League Against Cruel Sports.Read more

BBC exposes a hunt ‘training hounds to kill fox cubs’

A hunt has been seen by the BBC targeting fox cubs in the English countryside in a bid to train its hounds to kill. A journalist accompanied a League Against Cruel Sports professional investigator monitoring their activity earlier this year.Read more

National Trust should follow council and ban Beaufort Hunt, claims animal welfare charity

The National Trust’s Horton Court Estate should follow the lead of Tetbury Town Council by banning the Beaufort Hunt from their land, says the League Against Cruel Sports.Read more

Campaigners light up London in grouse shooting protest

Campaigners gathered outside the Utility Week Awards this evening to highlight the cruelty of grouse shooting taking place on moorland managed by Yorkshire Water.Read more

Borders huntsman found not guilty of illegal fox hunting

Case against second huntsman withdrawn.Read more

Hunting cancelled at National Trust Polesden Lacey Estate

Animals safe on National Trust estate following deluge of protestRead more

Employment tribunal regarding ethical veganism - League statement

Reports on the BBC today discuss a tribunal case regarding whether veganism is a ‘philosophical belief’. The League responds.Read more

Calls for National Trust to pull Surrey hunt’s licence after fox killed.

The League Against Cruel Sports has responded to the killing of the fox by renewing calls for National Trust Polesden Lacey to end its relationship with the Surrey Union Hunt. (Warning: distressing images featured)Read more

Cockfighting conviction wins the police praise from the League

North Yorkshire Police have been praised by a leading animal welfare charity following the successful conviction of a cruel cockfighting ring.Read more

Fox killed during hunt at National Trust estate

The League Against Cruel Sports has renewed its call for hunting to be banned on the National Trust’s Buscot and Coleshill Estate following a fox being killed.Read more