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Hunting Act: Fox hunting ten years on

It is ten years since it was made a criminal offence in England and Wales to hunt down and kill a fox with a pack of hounds.

The Hunting Act was approved after 700 hours of Parliamentary debate, and the ban provoked violent scenes between hunting enthusiasts and opponents who said the pastime was cruel.

Claire Marshall reports on how hunting, which still goes on, has changed.

  • 17 Feb 2015
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