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Ivory Trade to Be Banned in UK 'to Protect Elephants'
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory trade, Banned, Animals, Protection, Business, UK Government, UK )

Ray
- 67 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The sale and export of almost all ivory items would be banned in the UK under plans set out by the government.
China Announces Ban on Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory Trade, Banned, China )

Ray
- 345 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China has announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017.
Dog Slaughter Banned in South Korean Market
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Meat Markets, Banned, South Korea )

Ray
- 362 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Officials in South Korea have banned the slaughter and butchering of dogs in the country's largest dog meat market.
Muslim Family's Halted Disneyland Trip Is Raised With PM
Offbeat  (tags: British Muslim, Tourist, Banned, US, PM, UK )

Ray
- 719 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Labour MP Stella Creasy has called on the prime minister to challenge the US after a UK Muslim family was barred from boarding a flight to Los Angeles.
Mike Bushell Tries 'Wicked' Sport Banned By Henry VIII
Offbeat  (tags: Wicked Sport, Banned, Henry VIII, world )

Ray
- 772 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It is a sport once considered so distracting that Henry VIII banned it for leading people into wicked ways.
On This Day 1996: Handguns to Be Banned in the UK
Offbeat  (tags: Hand Gun's, Banned, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 787 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The British Government has announced plans to outlaw almost all handguns following the shocking massacre at Dunblane in Scotland.
California Praised as 'Shining Example' for Banning Use of Redskins 'Slur' Throughout Public School Teams and Mascots
Offbeat  (tags: california, usa, banned, red skins )

Scooby
- 793 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
California has become the first state in U.S. history to ban public schools from using the word 'Redskins' as a mascot or team name.
SeaWorld Banned From Breeding Killer Whales in San Diego âEUR" But Is Allowed to Double the Size of Their Tanks
Offbeat  (tags: san diego, sea world, killer whales, orcas, banned, usa )

Scooby
- 795 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The California Coastal Commission has banned SeaWorld from breeding captive killer whales in San Diego.
Cruel Dairy Worker Who Broke 209 Cows' Tails and Shot at Their Kneecaps Is Jailed for Four Years and Banned From Owning Animals
Offbeat  (tags: Dairy, farmer, animal cruelty, banned, cows )

Scooby
- 796 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A dairy manager has been sentenced to four and a half years in jail for animal cruelty after he was found to have beaten cows, broken their tails and shot them in the kneecaps.
Malawi Moves to Ban Child Marriages
Offbeat  (tags: child marriages, banned )

Angie
- 1029 days ago - msn.com
Malawi is poised to adopt a law banning child marriages in a country that has one of the world's highest rates of under-age weddings.
Girl With Bow Hairstyle Barred From School Pictures (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: hair bow style, 4 yr. old girl, banned, school pictures, Kent England, Lady Gaga, sadness, upset, video, today show )

Barb
- 2026 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
We used to get totally psyched over picture day at school. Then again, we were never banned from our own school photos like this little girl from Kent, England.
Geese Live Freely In CA
Offbeat  (tags: victory, foie gras, banned, calfornia, geese, welfare )

Simone
- 2232 days ago - globalanimal.org
(FOIE GRAS BANNED) CALIFORNIA -- Chefs may call it a delicacy, foodies may call it exquisite, but animal activists are up-in-arms over it.
Victory! Indian 'Running of the Bulls' Banned .
Offbeat  (tags: victory, laws, animal protection animal welfare, jalliikita, banned )

Simone
- 2328 days ago - peta.org
After aggressive campaigning by PETA India--including a lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of India--the Ministry of Environment and Forests has added bulls to a directive thatlists animals (bears, monkeys, tigers, lions and panthers) who are prohibited
Russia May Ban Tigers, Crocodiles as Pets
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, crocodiles, wild animals, banned, russia, not pets, laws, legalisation )

Simone
- 2575 days ago - thaindian.com
Crocodiles, tigers and penguins may soon disappear from Russian homes if the parliament clears a bill that bans "exotic" animals from being kept as pets. A bill on animal care that is pending with the parliament may include a list of animals that are
Complaints Over BBC Screening of Horse Mutilations
Offbeat  (tags: BBC, complains, BVA, ponies, annual identication, ear markings, mulitations, banned )

Simone
- 2580 days ago - farminguk.com
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has contacted the BBC programme 'Countryfile' following the broadcast of an item on identifying wild ponies in North Wales using 'ear marking' on 31st October 201
 

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