Fox hunting figures show the scale of the killing

The shocking scale of fox hunting still taking place in the British countryside 14 years after the blood sport was banned has been highlighted by a new set of figures. Read more

Calls for permanent hunting ban on National Trust land

Animal welfare charity the League Against Cruel Sports is calling on the National Trust to turn hunt licence suspensions into permanent bans at three of its properties. Read more

Calls for National Trust to make hunting ban permanent

The National Trust has been called on to permanently ban the Surrey Union Hunt from its land on the Polesden Lacey estate in Bookham. Read more

Hunt accused of illegally targeting fox cubs

Six members of the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt are appearing at Nottingham Magistrates Court on Tuesday, April 30, accused of hunting fox cubs. Read more

Horse deaths at Aintree: charity calls for tighter safety regulations to protect horse welfare

The League Against Cruel Sports has issued a statement following the tragic death of Up for Review during today’s Grand National at Aintree. Read more

Grand National should be suspended until horseracing is safer, says charity

The League Against Cruel Sports is once again calling on Aintree Racecourse and the British Horseracing Authority to put vital safety measures in place in for the horses running the Grand National. Read more

Trail blazing council votes to ban fox hunting on its land

In a landmark decision made yesterday, Nottinghamshire County Council has banned trail hunting on its land. Read more

Scottish Government must act now to protect mountain hares

Revive, the coalition for grouse moor reform, in which the League is a partner, is calling on the Scottish Government to act to protect Scotland’s iconic mountain hares. Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg: entertaining the hunt

The Mendip Farmers Hunt – which met recently at the country home of Jacob Rees-Mogg MP in Somerset – has been caught on camera fox hunting. Read more

East Sussex hunt fox kill leaves locals in tears

A teenaged boy and his mum were left distraught after discovering the mutilated body of a fox in a field used by the local hunt. Read more

National Trust cancels hunting licence for the Kingston Lacy Estate

The National Trust has cancelled its controversial hunting license for the Portman Hunt at Kingston Lacy Estate. Read more

Campaign group calls for urgent action to end muirburn on grouse moors

New footage shows Scotland’s uplands on fire as part of intensive management to protect game birds farmed for commercial shooting Read more

University of Wales suspends pheasant shooting

The University of Wales has suspended pheasant shooting following a campaign by the League Against Cruel Sports. Read more

Thurlow Huntsman convicted of illegally hunting a fox for ‘sport’ and assault

A huntsman in Suffolk has been convicted of illegally hunting a fox for ‘sport’ and assaulting a man attempting to stop him killing the animal. Another man was convicted for assault. Read more

Victory for birds and the people of Wales – as Court rejects shoot lobby’s challenge

Cardiff Administrative Court to uphold a ban on shooting birds on public land in Wales, despite a legal challenge by shooting lobby groups. Read more

It’s official: pheasant shooting ends on Welsh public land

A ban on shooting pheasants on public land in Wales comes into effect today thanks to a landmark decision by the largest Welsh Government body. Read more

Hunting hounds loose on busy Devon dual carriageway

Hunting hounds from a Devon hunt caused chaos and stopped traffic as they ran loose on one of Devon’s busiest dual carriageways at the weekend according to eye witness reports. Read more

Exposed: foxes left to rot in pits on Yorkshire grouse shooting estates.

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES Foxes are being caught in illegal self-locking snares and thrown in ‘stink pits’ to rot alongside the bodies of scores of other wild animals on a Yorkshire grouse shooting estate. Read more