Foxhunting carries on with impunity, says former police chief

Foxhunting carries on with impunity, says former police chief

Foxhunting is continuing with impunity across the UK, with police and courts failing to hold those organising and taking part in them accountable, a former senior police officer has said, as the hunting season gears up towards its Boxing Day ceremonial climax. In November, anti-hunting campaigners collected 126 witness reports of foxhunting with hounds, including […]

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Trophy hunting firm seeking sales reps sends details to anti-hunting lobby

Trophy hunting firm seeking sales reps sends details to anti-hunting lobby

A trophy-hunting firm in Africa is hoping to hire a UK sales representatives to sell its tours to British customers. Bizarrely, Nitro Safaris sent its recruitment email to the League Against Cruel Sports, which fights to end hunting, showing what the LCAS called “sheer stupidity”. The message, headlined “Potential agent, hunting South Africa”, included the […]

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Gruesome gamekeeper kept ‘kill list’ and dumped ‘1000 animals into stink pit’

A gamekeeper suspected of running up one of the biggest kill lists of endangered animals in Scottish history has escaped a jail sentence. Alan Wilson, 61, was convicted of illegally killing dozens of animals on Longformacus Estate near Duns in the Scottish Borders. But investigators believe animals including goshawks, badgers, buzzards and an otter represented […]

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