Paul Oliver and his partner, kennel maid Hannah Rose, had both denied any wrongdoing.Read the full story ›
The incident allegedly took place during a trail hunt in Huxley, near Chester.Read the full story ›
The prime minister has abandoned her manifesto pledge after receiving a "clear message" after June's election.Read the full story ›
A survey found 70% of hunts had more women and 54% had more young people than they did 10 years ago, the Countryside Alliance said.Read the full story ›
Trail hunting, where a scent is laid for hounds and the hunt to follow, has been widely practised since the 2005 ban on fox hunting.Read the full story ›
The Countryside Alliance say hunts are a big success but the League Against Cruel Sports say fox hunting is supported by a minority.Read the full story ›
An Ipsos MORI poll, commissioned by the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS), found 84% of the public do not want a return to fox hunting.Read the full story ›
The SNP will break its own rule about not voting on matters which concern only England and Wales by voting against the fox hunting bill.Read the full story ›
Labour has called on the SNP to vote against Conservative plans to amend the law on fox hunting in England and Wales on Wednesday.Read the full story ›
On the biggest day in the hunting calendar, an animal welfare charity has claimed eight out of 10 Britons are against legalising fox hunting.
However public opposition was not enough to deter the thousands of hunters embarking on fox hunts within the law.
Riders and horses from England's oldest hunt club, the Cheshire Hunt, took part in one of an estimated 250 traditional hunts taking place across the country today.
The survey, undertaken by Ipsos MORI on behalf of the RSPCA, the International Fund of Animal Welfare, and the League Against Cruel Sports, revealed the percentage of the public opposed to the sport remained the same in both rural and urban areas.