BREAKING: Pheasant shooting will end on Welsh public land

Natural Resources Wales has agreed to end pheasant shooting on Welsh public land during a key meeting this afternoon, in a landmark move which has been welcomed by leading wildlife-protection organisations.Read more

BBC slammed for its defence of illegal fox cub hunting

A complaint has been made to the Controller of BBC Radio 4 over its coverage of illegal fox cub hunting in its flagship radio drama The Archers.Read more

The League protests bullfighting’s bloody stain on Spain

Holding a sign reading “abolish bullfighting”, Godalming-resident and League Against Cruel Sports staff member Luis Calvo-Ramos joined over 30,000 people at the weekend to demand the Spanish government puts an end to bloody bullfights.Read more

Backing for the People’s Manifesto for Wildlife

The People’s Manifesto for Wildlife launched today by naturalist and TV campaigner Chris Packham has been praised by animal welfare campaigners at the League Against Cruel Sports.Read more

Case abandoned against men accused of hunting foxes and blocking badger sett.

Despite clear video evidence, a case has been dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service against a huntsman and three terriermen involved in hunting foxes and blocking a badger sett.Read more

Key decision due on future of pheasant shooting in Welsh National Forest

Natural Resources Wales is set to make a key decision on the future of pheasant shooting on Welsh public land following a joint-campaign between League Against Cruel Sports and Animal Aid.Read more

Kimblewick Hunt pulls out of Thame Show following disease concerns from animal welfare charity.

The Kimblewick Hunt has withdrawn its controversial hound parade scheduled to be held at the Thame Show on Thursday, following concerns about the risk of disease being spread to livestock being raised with show organisers.Read more

“Choose wildlife or grouse shooting,” campaigners tell Yorkshire Water following key meeting.

“Yorkshire Water must choose between enhancing wildlife and the environment, as set out in its business plan, or allowing it to be damaged by grouse shooting interests..." says Nick Weston, Head of Campaigns at the League.Read more

Prince William goes grouse shooting – then meets Prince George for lunch

Prince William took part in a grouse shoot at the Balmoral Royal Estate on Friday, before meeting his son, Prince George, for lunch. It's been reported as the five year old’s ‘first grouse shoot’.Read more

Campaigners urge Yorkshire Water to drop grouse shooting during bank holiday weekend of action

Campaigners have held a weekend of action in four Yorkshire Coast towns as part of a campaign urging Yorkshire Water to stop leasing moorland for grouse shooting.Read more

Ban on puppy farms praised by League

News that the Government is to ban unethical puppy farms in England has been welcomed by the League Against Cruel Sports.Read more

Trial date set for Quantock Staghounds members accused of illegal deer hunting

Two members of the Quantock Staghounds accused of allegedly illegally hunting a deer with hounds are to face trail at Taunton Deane Magistrates’ Court on Monday, November 12.Read more

Charity calls for help to tackle wildlife crime as hunts target and kill fox cubs

An appeal for more information on the activities of fox hunts across the country has been launched as reports have emerged of them training their hounds to kill by targeting fox cubs in woodland areas.Read more

Death of 100 dogs exposes the ‘secret’ threat of disease from hunts

Government accused of letting down farmers by ignoring the threat of disease being spread by hunts.Read more

Severed stag-head presented as country show ‘prize’ by controversial deer hunting pack.

A severed stag’s head was presented by the controversial Devon and Somerset Staghounds as a ‘prize’ at the Dunster Show on Friday.Read more

Quantock Staghounds members to appear in court on charges of illegally hunting a deer

Two members of the Quantock Staghounds are due to make a first appearance before Taunton Deane Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 21st August 2018.Read more

Illegal hunting in the sights of former top cop at Bird Fair

Martin Sims, our Director of Investigations, and former Chief Inspector of Sussex Police & Head of the National Wildlife Crime Unit will give an interesting and insightful presentation at Bird Fair this Friday, all about The Hunting Act: 13 years on.Read more

Hebden Bridge protest urges Yorkshire Water to drop grouse shooting

Hebden Bridge, UK - Nearly 100 campaigners protested in Hebden Bridge on Saturday lunchtime to urge Yorkshire Water to drop grouse shooting from moorland across the region, on the day before the season opens.Read more