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London Zoo blasted for boozy ‘nightclub’ events where visitors ‘chased penguins and poured beer over tigers’

A petition is calling for a ban to boozy nighttime events at ZSL London Zoo which campaigners say have ‘absolutely no consideration for the animals’. Late night events at ZSL London Zoo have been cancelled in recent years due to a string of high-profile incidents, including one in which a man poured beer over a …

Vegan activists convince Prada to ditch fur

Fashion giant Prada has agreed to ditch all fur products thanks to years of pressure from animal welfare groups. The brand will continue to sell existing fur products on its website, but no new designs will include the material meaning the company will be fur-free by summer 2020. The move and will also include brands …

UK Government bans plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers

The UK Government has banned plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds following overwhelming public support to reduce plastic use. In England 4.7 billion plastic straws, 316 million plastic stirrers and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds are used each year. The ban will come into force from April 2020 after a public consultation …

The US is one step closer to banning travelling animal circuses

Animal rights activists are hopeful that proposed legislation to ban the use of animals in travelling circuses is set to become law in the US. The Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA) will be introduced on Tuesday to the House of Representatives in a first step towards banning the practice. TEPSA aims …

Burger King’s Plant-Based ‘Impossible Whopper’ To Launch In Europe Following Huge Success Of US Trial

Burger King is set to introduce its plant-based Impossible Whopper to the European market following its sensational trial in the US. The fast food giant has announced it will first release the burger – which closely mimics the meat version – in Sweden from this Wednesday. The news sparks hopes that Burger King will continue …

UK Government says animals do not feel pain in planned laws after Brexit

Activists fear Brexit could have a disastrous impact on animals rights as the Government is set to ditch an EU law which recognises that animal are capable of feeling pain. As UK politicians developed the so-far unsuccessful Brexit Bill, they voted against acknowledging that any animals other than humans have sentience or feel any emotions …

Vegan Activists Arrested After Storming McDonald’s Wearing Pig Masks And Smearing Blood Across The Floor

Vegan activists were arrested following an eye-catching protest at a McDonald’s restaurant in which they wore animal masks and smeared fake blood across the floor. Protesters entered the fast food chain holding signs reading ‘it’s not food, it’s violence’ last Friday (May 17) in Brighton, UK. One member of animal welfare movement Direct Action Everywhere …