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Case against second huntsman withdrawn.Read more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

Trophy hunting in the heart of the English countryside

A big money international tour operator is selling UK shooting holidays to hunters from overseasRead more

Macabre scenes of stag hunted by hounds leaves BBC viewers shocked

The BBC has sparked outrage among animal lovers after this evening’s episode of ‘Inside Out’ saw a stag hunted down by hounds and shot. Claims that the hunt 'take part in research’ slammed by ex-head of National Wildlife Crime UnitRead more

National Trust cancels hunting licence for the Ashridge Estate

The National Trust has cancelled its controversial hunting license for the Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire, just days before a hare hunt was scheduled to hold its first meet.Read more

Quantock Staghounds evade prosecution on deer hunting charges

The League Against Cruel Sports has renewed its call for the Hunting Act to be strengthened after the Quantock Staghounds evaded prosecution at Taunton Deane Magistrates todayRead more

Quantock Staghounds members accused of illegal deer hunting in court on Monday

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

Vets urged to report dog fighting incidents by animal welfare charity

Vets are being urged to report suspected dog fighting injuries by a leading animal welfare charity, following evidence eye-witness accounts are going unreported.Read more

Over 57,000 pheasants released onto University of Wales campus for shooting parties.

Over 57,000 factory-farmed pheasants have been released onto a Welsh university’s grounds over the past five years to be shot for ‘sport’.Read more

Radical new campaign brings together social, environmental and animal welfare charities to reform Scotland’s grouse moors

Naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham to launch Revive: The coalition for grouse moor reform.Read more

National Trust ‘increasingly isolated’ as hunting licenses halve.

The National Trust is leaving itself increasingly isolated from the wave of public opinion by allowing hunting on its land, a leading animal welfare charity has warned.Read more

Trophy hunting or ‘research’? Answers demanded by charity as new footage reveals the cruel world of a stag hunt

Graphic new footage of a stag killed by a hunt in the West Country has led to renewed questioning of the hunt’s claim they are taking part in ‘research’.Read more