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Sir Barney White-Spunner questions authority of ‘once great British institution’
The first “world championship” for eating pickled baby gannets, known as “guga”, has sparked new calls for a total ban on the Hebridean tradition of hunting chicks by clubbing them with sticks.
Anti-hunt campaigners are challenging the Prime Minister David Cameron to carry out his pledge for a free vote over the hunting ban, with new polling revealing eight out of ten Britons are against the ban being lifted.
Despite possible appearances some animal charities have got their priorities right
The couple have decided to take part in the 22 Days Challenge, which aims to change people’s dietary and exercise habits by encouraging them to omit all animal-based products
Suppliers are turning down requests for the exotic meat for fear of depleting the forests
Shooting in Gloucestershire halted three weeks early, falling short of even a reduced target
Owen Paterson, the Environment Secretary, will declare that the pilot badger cull has been a success, but admit that ministers have nearly halved targets for the number of animals to be killed.
First the Mayhew rescues the animals. Then the charity sends them out to help rescue the memories of residents at the capital's care homes. Craig McLean joins them on their rounds.
An elephant escaped from a circus in a town near Paris on Sunday, killing an 84-year-old Frenchman who was playing in a petanque competition.
Uefa demand end to slaughter of animals
The Kazakh side won the first leg 2-0
There are believed to be only 345 giant ibis remaining in the wild, but there is hope for conservationists after a nest of the endangered species was discovered in a hitherto unknown habitat in north-eastern Cambodia.
Blades were attached to birds' legs and paying spectators were then sold refreshments at the fights, claims federal indictment
Irina Walker, 60, is the daughter of the last king of Romania
TV viewers have lodged around 400 complaints about documentary-style spoof