Livestock exports halted

Ipswich is at the centre of a campaign against live animal exports after a ship which was due to leave Ramsgate in Kent docked in Suffolk instead.

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Ipswich port stops export of live animals

Animal rights protestors are celebrating after the owners of the Port of Ipswich decided to suspend the export of live animals until further notice.

It comes just a week after the first shipment of live sheep from there since 2007 took place but campaigners against the practice remain concerned about where it will happen next.

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