http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/23 en Relief for foxes as Government confirms no vote on repealing the Hunting Act http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/foxes-no-vote-hunting-act-repeal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jul 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Fox_repeal.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p>Sometimes victory comes quiet as a whisper rather than a fanfare. That certainly was the case earlier this week when the government ever so quietly confirmed they would not be holding a free vote on repealing the Hunting Act for the next two years.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/foxes-no-vote-hunting-act-repeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes fox hunting foxes hunting act Thu, 06 Jul 2017 09:36:45 +0000 Rachael Hewish 111871 at http://www.ifaw.org Scotland’s first fox hunting conviction comes 15 years after ban was introduced http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/scotland-first-hunting-conviction <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 30 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Scotland's first hunting conviction" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Scotland%20Hunting%20Conviction.jpg_.png" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p>We received a bittersweet victory for foxes in Scotland this week. <strong>15 years after the</strong><strong> Protection of Wild Mammals Scotland Act 2002 was introduced we have now, finally, witnessed the first ever successful prosecution for an illegal, mounted fox hunt.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/scotland-first-hunting-conviction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes fox hunting Hunting ban Scotland Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:55:24 +0000 Rachael Hewish 111835 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating Animals at the Birmingham Wildlife Festival http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/celebrating-animals-birmingham-wildlife-festival <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Bham%20Wildlife_Peter%20Egan_blog.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 535px;" title="Actor Peter Egan posing with IFAW's Freddy the Fox in Birmingham this weekend" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/celebrating-animals-birmingham-wildlife-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:06:08 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 111665 at http://www.ifaw.org The General Election results – a sigh of relief for foxes? http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/general-election-result-foxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Fox-Election-Result.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p>I imagine if foxes could understand the news, they&#39;d be breathing a very large sigh of relief right now. Despite all predictions, the Conservative plan to boost their majority by calling a snap-election backfired in a rather large way, and left them without a majority at all!</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/general-election-result-foxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:04:43 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 111655 at http://www.ifaw.org Hunting – a war of words http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunting-%E2%80%93-war-words <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 5 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Hunting_blog.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" title="This is killing - so let's call it that." /></p> <p>In the run up to the General Election on Thursday, one topic is very much in the news again &ndash; fox hunting, and more specifically a vote on repealing the Hunting Act.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunting-%E2%80%93-war-words" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes Mon, 05 Jun 2017 10:47:17 +0000 Rachael Hewish 111609 at http://www.ifaw.org What these 25 dead hunting hounds could tell us about the badger cull http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunting-hounds-bovineTB <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/110290">Rachael Hewish</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Link between bovineTB and hunting hounds?" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Bovine-TB-Hounds.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 319px;" title="Is there a link between hunting and the spread of bovine TB?" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunting-hounds-bovineTB" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Dogs & Cats badger cull bovine tb fox hunting hunting dogs Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:57:33 +0000 Rachael Hewish 110706 at http://www.ifaw.org