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Farmers forced to cull endangered ponies

Farmers say they have been forced to cull Exmoor ponies because of delays obtaining paperwork proving their pedigree. The ponies are listed as endangered by the Rare Breed Survival Trust and require a “passport” from…

Premier League considers new anti-terror barrier

A number of Premier League clubs will meet this week to discuss whether to introduce a “revolutionary” new anti-terror barrier at their grounds. Burnley and Manchester United are already using the portable barriers, which security…

After the Olympics: What now for sport funding?

Simon Clegg was jut-jawed and realistic. Brushing the snow from his eyes on an Austrian mountainside, the then chief executive of the British Olympic Association played down the future medal chances of the young Brits…