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Wednesday, September 1, 1999 Published at 15:32 GMT 16:32 UK

Fox Hunting: Attack on country life?

Jobs, homes and a whole way of life are at stake if a ban on hunting goes ahead, says the Countryside Alliance. BBC News Online talks to people whose lives revolve around the hunt.

Defending a way of life

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Jobs and homes 'under threat'
The servants of the hunt, and the tradesmen and women who depend on it to make their living feel scared, angered and betrayed.

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Three centuries of hunting foxes

Hunting countries of UK and Ireland

Deer, hare and mink

Hunting humans, not foxes

Fox hunting worldwide

Push to run Irish hunters to earth

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A choice of cruelties

Lis was a hunter, now she fights for the fox

Celebrities take sides

Protesters close to their quarry

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Jobs and homes 'under threat'

How many livelihoods at stake?

'Prepared to go to jail'

Blair's anti-hunt conversion

How will they vote?

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