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Fox Hunting

Tasmania's fox hunt is a wild goose chase, say sceptics

It is costing tens of millions of dollars, but a campaign to exterminate foxes in Tasmania has become enveloped in a cloud of slander, intrigue and conspiracy theories.

Friday, 31 August, 2007, 12:00am

Brush with death

It might just be the unseasonably cold weather, but there seems to be a distinct lack of foxes this winter keeping Londoners awake with their drawn out, shrill mating rituals.

27 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Town and country at loggerheads

Proposals unveiled this week to outlaw fox hunting have more than just lovers of the traditional English sport up in arms. They threaten to bring about something like a war between town and country.

15 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Outfoxing the ancient hunt

Tally ho and off they go - if Christmas is over then it must be time for the annual debate which has become almost as much of a seasonal tradition as mince pies and indigestion.

Across the country anti-blood sport campaigners and the fox hunting fraternity take advantage of the Boxing Day and New Year's holidays to do battle.

29 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Country cousins lose their direction

More than 200,000 people are expected to march through the streets of London today in a most unusual protest.

This is not a single issue rally by a small interest group but more a vast protest by a section of the population which feels under threat from Tony Blair's Labour Government. The people protesting are those who live in the countryside.

28 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Hooked on the hunting debate

The diplomat from Malta was grumbling over his drink when I met him at a reception this week. A British television channel had carried a documentary attacking the way hunters on his small Mediterranean island caught small birds for sport.

21 Jun 1997 - 12:00am