Macron wants to reinstate presidential hunting parties

Gun handlers keep low as British ambassador Sir Gladwyn Jebb fires during a presidential hunt at Ramboullet in 1958

His call came despite 84% of people calling for the chasse à courre to be banned

President Macron has called for ‘presidential hunts’ to be restarted just weeks after some of his own MPs backed a bill for a law to ban hunting with dogs or chasse à courre.

Until they were halted by the then president Sarkozy in 2010, presidential hunts, held at Rambouillet, ...

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