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Welsh government position on shooting confirmed

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has received ministerial confirmation which quashes claims that country sports will be banned in Wales by 2024.  The false information was spread through a series of social media posts in March this year, which made claims that shooting and other country sports would have no future in… Read more »

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The word 'autism' has different connotations in france
French minister apologises for ‘autism comments’

By staff The French minister who accused the Tories of an ‘autistic’ policy on Europe has apologised for using the phrase. Speaking to the Guardian yesterday, French Europe minister Pierre Lellouche said the Conservatives had a “bizarre sense of autism” around their EU policy, announced by David Cameron on Wednesday. A spokesman for Mr… Read more »

Mr Brown confirm UK commitments to Afghanistan today
Brown: We won’t quit on Afghanistan

By staff Britain “cannot, must not and will not walk away” from the conflict in Afghanistan, the prime minister has said. In a major keynote speech designed to counter public discomfort of the war following the death of five British soldiers in a single incident earlier this week, Gordon Brown said the mission was… Read more »