President François Hollande has reversed decades of French farm policy by channelling subsidies away from intensive, highly-mechanised producers towards smaller, more traditional farms.
Ben Lynfield meets those losing their homes - and a way of life
The celebrated fellwalker’s ‘Pennine Journey’ is well worth following – especially if you do it a bit at a time
Spurs’ Premier League stars were reportedly using the new state-of-the-art facility at the time
Sheep are being transported for up to 18 hours in hot, cramped conditions from the North of England to France, a charity’s investigation into live animal exports has found.
This week I went to a little cottage in the Lake District. I went there on my own, partly to write, partly to breathe in air from the mountains and waterfalls and partly to see whether I could spend five days in complete isolation. No internet. No phone reception. No make-up. No nothing. Would I flourish? Or would I fold, destroy the cottage and then have a difficult conversation with my mum’s friend Barbara, who owns it?
Stags stalk the sun-dappled grounds of this stately home
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He resigned in 2011 after saying that 'disabled children should be put down'
In this lush novel's ruined idyll, a curse has settled on both human and wild life. What can lift it?
The number of lambs born in the United Kingdom has fallen to a 30-year low after a year of bad weather, culminating in blizzards.
The carcasses of more than 3,000 farm animals which died when a blizzard engulfed Northern Ireland have so far been collected in a state funded disposal scheme.
100-1 shot wins Fox Hunters’ Chase but all the talk will be of Battlefront’s death
If you thought the British high street had cleaned up its act when it came to falsely advertised meat, think again.