A new ballistics study has revealed steel shot lethality is on a par with lead shot in ranges up to 50 yards. Commissioned by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) and the Gun Trade Association (GTA), and undertaken at Cranfield University the study tested the theories behind moving two shot sizes larger when… Read more »
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is advising members to remain vigilant for signs of avian influenza, otherwise known as bird flu, in both wild bird populations and kept birds this winter. The advice is being issued following two confirmed cases of H5N1 Avian Influenza, one near to Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire (highly pathogenic)… Read more »
Conservative right-wingers have been warned against playing “fantasy politics” after new polling suggested their ideas are leaving voters cold.
Ministers are set to confront the lobbying industry with the publication of new legislation later, as the row over Lynton Crosby’s influence over the prime minister arrives in Westminster.