Farmers fear chaos as animal rights activists threaten to bring a new legal challenge to remove general shooting licences which allow them to kill pest birds.
Ministers have been warned that Scotland’s multi-million pound grouse shooting industry will be “engulfed” in red tape and pushed to “breaking point” if the recommendations of an independent review are accepted.
Animal rights protesters have been accused of "bullying" a shooting show after calling for it to be cancelled for offering free access for children.
A local council has been accused of confusing pheasant-shooting with lion hunting by pressuring the venue of Crufts to cancel a shooting show.
The countryside can be cruel for some of Britain's most vulnerable birds. But a disaster that struck a family of endangered hen harriers raises a surprising question: are we killing them with kindness?
Women taking up shooting as a sport has fuelled a rise in the number of legal guns licensed in England and Wales to record numbers, new figures reveal.
Women taking up shooting as a sport has led to record high levels of guns licensed in England and Wales.