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First timer Nala scoops scurry league success

A Labrador named Nala and her owner took the top spot in this year’s BASC scurry league final – the first to be held since 2019 – at the Weston Park Country Fair. Nala was unable to compete in 2020 or 2021 due to the cancellation of the annual event due to Covid-19 restrictions. This… Read more »

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Firearms licensing inconsistencies “are symptomatic of wider police failures”

A major overhaul of the firearms licensing service has been called for following an investigation by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). Through a series of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests, the report found significant inconsistences in the service provided by the 42 separate firearms licensing departments in England and Wales. The figures show that… Read more »

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Week in Review: Johnson and Orban are part of the same movement

There’s a set tradition when the British prime minister hosts an authoritarian leader. China is the classic example. Critics say you shouldn’t meet them at all. No.10 says it will press them on human rights. And in reality a messy compromise is reached where moral concerns are raised underneath strategic and financial preoccupations. Today, Hungarian… Read more »