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Government trophy hunting inquiry a win for conservation, says BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has described the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee inquiry into the Government’s Animals Abroad Bill as a ‘win for conservation’. The EFRA Select Committee’s inquiry announced today (2 July) that they will look at the government’s proposals on so-called ‘trophy hunting’ and whether the… Read more »

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Gordon Brown will issue a joint statement today accusing Iran of having a secret nuclear programme.
UK accuses Iran of covert nuclear operation

By Liz Stephens and Alex Stevenson Gordon Brown says the international community is drawing a “line in the sand” against Iran on nuclear issues, after accusing it of developing a secret atomic facility for military use. The prime minister made the claims about the covert underground facility for making nuclear fuel in a joint statement… Read more »

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Interview: Jim Knight
Interview: Jim Knight talks to the employment minister about party conferences, Labour spending cuts… and Banksy. By Liz Stephens Jim Knight is a bit of an enigma. New Labour through and through with an almost unmatched obedience to party policy in his voting record, you could get easily get the wrong impression about him on paper. However,… Read more »