Leicester farmer fined for bird trapping

In the first case of its type in England, a Market Harborough farmer was fined £2,500 (plus costs) after being found guilty of trapping birds on his land without an appropriate licence.

Hoghton Tower Larsen Trap Scandal

Lancashire Police failed to prosecute gamekeepers at Hoghton Tower, Lancashire, despite a juvenile crow in a Larsen trap being without water for at least 24 hours on one of the hottest days of the year.