Greyhound industry figures reveal the misery of racing

Animal welfare charities the League Against Cruel Sports and Greyt Exploitations are renewing their calls for an end to greyhound racing in the UK as a result. Read more

Police search Haworth Moor in wildlife crime probe

A popular West Yorkshire beauty spot, leased for grouse shooting by Yorkshire Water, has been searched by the police and RSPCA during an investigation into animal cruelty. Read more

Revealed: 27 million ‘game’ birds imported into UK for shooting last year

New research shows game birds importation from continental factory-farms is fueling rapid expansion of commercial pheasant and partridge shooting in the UK. Read more

Court case highlights the barbarity of fox hunts

The former huntsman of the South Herefordshire Hunt, Paul Oliver, was found guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court today of four counts of causing an animal unnecessary suffering under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. Evidence was obtained by the Hunt Investigation Team (HIT). Read more

Eurotunnel stonewalls customers over game birds shipped for shooting

Eurotunnel has ignored more than 2,500 people who are calling for the firm to stop shipping ‘game’ birds for shooting. Read more

League Celebrates Welsh campaign success

Campaigners took to the streets of Cardiff yesterday to celebrate and thank Natural Resources Wales and the University of Wales for stopping the shooting of pheasants on their land. Read more

Don’t open up a new bloodsport, Michael Gove urged

Four leading animal protection organisations have teamed up to urge the government to give wild birds robust protections from being killed in the name of ‘sport’. Read more

Blood sports opponents welcome landmark court decision

The League Against Cruel Sports has welcomed a decision to uphold the conviction of George Adams for illegally chasing and killing a fox. Read more

Protestors call to end trophy hunting in Bedfordshire

Protesters have exposed how trophy hunting tourists from around the world pay up to £25,000 to shoot and kill deer bred and kept at Woburn Deer Park. Read more

Hunt accused of illegally targeting fox cubs

Five members of the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt have appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court today, accused of hunting fox cubs. Read more

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