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France’s refusal to ban Sunday hunting angers anti-hunt campaigners

Tougher sentences to be imposed for those causing accidents but activists dismiss alcohol ban as ‘laughable’

The French government has angered anti-hunt campaigners after refusing to ban hunting on Sundays during the season.

Instead, it has declared a ban on drinking alcohol and taking drugs while hunting, a move activists say is unenforceable, and will set up a voluntary application for hunters to indicate where they are active.

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