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Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds gifted a goose following ‘surprised’ wedding

“We hope the gift will inspire Britons to spare other geese by refusing to eat their flesh and by joining the campaign to ban foie gras.” UK prime minister Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds have been gifted a rescued goose after the couple tied the knot in a ‘surprised’ ceremony on 29 May. The goose …

Vegan protestors to continue ‘direct action’ at McDonald’s outlets as chain urged to go plant-based

Animal Rebellion protests are aimed at making “McDonald’s tell the truth about the McDestruction that they cause on a mass scale, quit the greenwashing, and begin the transition to a plant-based menu by 2025!” After blockading four McDonald’s UK distribution depots, in the past weeks, Animal Rebellion is in no mood to back down. Its …

UK government seeks public view on whether it should ban fur trade

“We already have some of the highest animal welfare standards in the world and as an independent nation we are now able to re-examine some of our animal welfare laws, including the import of fur for use in fashion products.” The UK government is seeking the views of the public, the fashion industry, and businesses …

Edinburgh vegan served rude hand-written response on enquiring for meat-free menu options

The vegan was shocked to get an ‘insulting and unprofessional’ response when she asked for meat-free options on the menu. An Edinburgh vegan has lashed out at restaurant Ravelston House in Musselburgh after receiving an ‘insulting and unprofessional’ response from the waiting staff. According to Edinburgh Live, Lisa Cooney, who went to dine at Ravelston …

YouTuber makes pet dog fly using helium balloons, gets arrested for animal cruelty

A 32-year-old content creator posts a video that shows his dog strapped to a bundle of helium balloons and left afloat in the air – gets arrested following netizens outrage. Last week, a Delhi-based YouTuber was detained under animal cruelty laws after posting a video, which showed him trying to make his dog fly by …

TRESemmé just stopped testing on animals worldwide

“Compassionate shoppers everywhere can now look to TRESemmé for professional quality hair products that are not animal-tested.” One of the most widely recognised hair-care brands TRESemmé – owned by Unilever – has banned all animal tests for its products worldwide. The move comes after working with vegan organization PETA and as part of a wider …

Irate man brutally smashes parakeet to death after pet store refuses refund

A 22-year-old Metro Detroit man was seen stomping an injured bird to death on camera. A surveillance camera has captured gruesome footage of an angry customer smashing a parakeet to death in a shocking case of animal cruelty. The crime happened at Critter Pet Shop in Allen Park, Michigan. Recounting the incident, owner Rick Simms …

Charity donates over 150 unwanted fur coats to impoverished Afghan orphans and widows

“Buying fur is cold, but donated coats can help those in need stay warm.”  Vegan charity PETA has donated more than 150 fur coats to ‘orphans, widows, and others in need to get through long, snowy winters in Afghanistan’. The organization teamed up with Southfield-based Life for Relief and Development – a global organization, dedicated …

Moby says animal rights are ‘more important’ to him than dating, career, and health

The musician, writer, and animal rights activist has a biographical documentary – Moby Doc- releasing on 28 May. Vegan Icon Moby – a passionate animal rights advocate – says speaking up for animals is ‘more important to him than dating, than a career, than health’. The vegan warrior made the comment in an interview with …

McDonald’s faces pressure to go 100% plant-based, activists block distribution centres

“McDonald’s is just a symbol of a much bigger problem, the entire animal agriculture industry.” McDonald’s is facing increased pressure to go 100 % plant-based as demonstrators shut down four distribution sites supplying around 1,300 UK restaurants of the global fast-food giant over the weekend. Animal Rebellion blocked distribution sites in Hemel Hempstead, Basingstoke, Coventry …

Photo of Aussie man surfing on crocodile down river sparks outrage

“Animals are not surfboards, and we should no more be applauding a person who “surfs” on a crocodile than we should applaud jockeys who whip horses or marine park trainers who ride on dolphins’ fins.” An Australian tradie has caused a stir after an image that appeared to show him surfing on top of a …

Vegan bride upset after in-laws refuse to add meat-free options to wedding menu because ‘they’re paying’

The bride-to-be took to a wedding forum on Facebook to vent out her frustration and seek advice. A vegan bride has been asked to ‘eat around the meat’ on her wedding day by her future in-laws. The anonymous woman posted about her predicament in a closed wedding forum on Facebook, according to Daily Mail. In …