Following the publication of the England Deer Management Strategy, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) head of deer management Martin Edwards said: “The government’s commitment to tackling the growing deer population in the UK is commendable. However, it will only succeed if it has the support of every deer manager, the majority of… Read more »
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has declared a “critical incident” due to protracted backlogs of applications within its firearms licensing department. A critical incident is defined as “Any incident where the effectiveness of the police response is likely to have a significant impact on the confidence of the victim, their family or the community”. The… Read more »
Philip Schofield has been ‘disciplined’ by ITV for showing David Cameron a list of alleged paedophiles during a live television interview. The news comes after the arrest of Radio 1 DJ David Lee Travis under Operation Yewtree. He’s the latest to be arrested in the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse row, after Gary Glitter and Freddie Starr.
The Murdoch empire managed to retain its 39.9% stake in BSkyB this morning, but only after a savage attack on James Murdoch in an Ofcom report into phone-hacking and News International and News Corp.