Thousands Want 'Justice' For Puppy Tortured And Left For Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

More than 70,000 people are calling for animal abusers to face harsher punishments after a puppy was stolen from his owner and subjected to hours of h...

'Sea World Is Going Down'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

Pamela Anderson has slammed Sea World and predicted the imminent demise of the once popular marine theme park. The ex-Baywatch actress - famous fo...

Models Carry Handbags 'Dripping With Blood' Ahead Of London Fashion Week

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Style

Models carrying handbags "dripping with blood" took to the streets of central London today to protest the use of exotic animal skins on the catwalk. ...

Distressing Footage Prompts Stella McCartney To Sever Ties With Wool Supplier

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

Update: Patagonia agrees to stop buying wool from Ovis 21 following Peta US investigation Warning: This article contains very graphic images and fo...

Pregnant Sarah-Jane Honeywell Makes A Statement In Trafalgar Square

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

Former CBeebies host Sarah-Jane Honeywell has posed nearly nude as 'mother Earth' after teaming up with PETA to highlight the benefits of going vegan....

Words Have the Power to Change Lives, Both Human and Animal - We Should Let Them

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

As people have come to recognise the power of words, we've worked hard to eliminate hate speech and the prejudices that usually accompany it, including sexism, racism and bigotry. It's high time that we also recognised the devastating effects of speciesism and worked to counteract it and the words that fuel it.

PETA Just Sent This Vegan Birkin Bag To Victoria Beckham

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Style

Victoria Beckham is known for her love of exotic-skin Birkin bags, but animal rights group PETA are hoping to change all that. Aiming to make the p...

Bear Grylls Talk Goes Horribly Awry As Protestors Invade (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Bear Grylls got a bit more than he bargained for when he sat down for a talk at the Royal Institution today - he was interrupted not once but THREE ti...

For Some Weird Reason, A School Filmed Their Pupils Dancing With Dead Cats

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

WARNING: The video above may be disturbing to some viewers. Video footage of an American school in Oklahoma City has emerged of nine of its student...

Cruelty Charges Long Overdue for Foie Gras Farmers

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

A dying breed of self-proclaimed 'foodie' still shamelessly defends its obsession with this torture in a tin, no matter how many videos surface showing ducks and geese in abject misery. But the future for foie gras producers and aficionados is bleak. Even the French, a nation once synonymous with the cruel foodstuff, are turning their backs on foie gras.

Circus Animals - 10 Reasons the Show Must Go On

Douglas McPherson | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK
Douglas McPherson

Circuses with wild animals are strictly regulated by a licensing scheme, introduced in 2012, that sees them inspected by vets six times a year (twice unannounced) with the results available online. Every aspect of the animal's life, diet and accommodation is governed by strict guidelines.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Faye Jacobs | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

Mothering Sunday is a day to take time out of our busy schedules and appreciate all of the lovely things that our mums do for us. It is a day for her to sleep in, relax in a hot bath and enjoy a lunch that she didn't have to cook!

Kim's In Hot Water Over 'Fur-kini' Pics

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Kim Kardashian has come under fire after posing in what she has dubbed the “fur-kini”. SEE MORE: Want A Bottom Like Kim's? Step This Way... B...

Woolmark: Not Worth the Label It's Printed On

Ben Williamson | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Williamson

Last week, I was at Somerset House, where the finals of Woolmark's menswear design competition took place as part of Men's Fashion Week. I had a bloodied "lamb" in tow to show people what's wrong with wearing wool. Everything about the production of wool is objectionable, especially the shearing process which often leaves sheep battered and bloodied...

Let's Weigh in on the Cruelty in Zoos

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

Zoos are based on the menageries of old and harken back to a time when Europeans used to pillage other continents and steal their treasures. Zookeepers today must recognise that their business model is dying and stop pretending that zoos make meaningful contributions to conservation.

Are You Wearing Dog Skin?

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

Take a peek inside your wardrobe. Do you have any leather gloves or belts? Leather handbags or wallets? Unless you are a long-time vegan, you probably have something made of leather. If so, then now may be the time to bury that dead skin. As a new investigation has revealed, those leather accessories might have been made from man's best friend.

Keep Cruelty Out of Christmas

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

From penguin parades and reindeer photo ops at Christmas light switch-ons to horse-drawn carriages and "living Nativity scenes" in churchyards complete with sheep and donkeys, a number of different animal species are exploited in seasonal displays.

That Vivienne Westwood 'Eat Less' Row Has Just Become Even More Awkward

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK

Vivienne Westwood has denied to the Huffington Post UK that she told poor people who can't afford organic food to "eat less," even though a radio reco...

Millionaire Vivienne Westwood Has Some Advice For Poor People

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE TWO: That Vivienne Westwood 'Eat Less' Row Has Just Got Even More Awkward UPDATE: In a statement sent to the Huffington Post UK, Vivienne ...

When It Comes to Exploiting Animals on Screen, We're Moving in the Right Direction

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mimi Bekhechi

I was shocked last week to see a real chimpanzee in One Direction's new music video for Steal My Girl- shocked not only because the animal who was seen lovingly played with by band members Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik is known to have come from an entertainment-industry animal supplier with numerous citations to his name...

See the World, Just Not SeaWorld

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Many facilities operate almost continuously, giving dolphins little respite from streams of tourists. Their diets may be erratic because many facilities generate additional revenue by selling fish to tourists in order to feed dolphins. Assertive dolphins can grow obese, and less aggressive animals may go hungry.

PETA's President on the Evils of Apathy and How 'Gobsmackingly Clever Animals Are'

Hannah Gal | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK
Hannah Gal

In the second interview with Peta founder and president Ingrid Newkirk, I hear about the ethical dilemmas posed by scientific research, the Silver S...

Let's Honour All War Veterans

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

Countless brave birds served and died with our Allied forces. They crossed battle lines and helped influence key battle decisions by delivering vital messages. These intelligent, gentle birds were the first recipients of the Dickin Medal - animals' Victoria Cross - for contributing to the rescue of thousands of human aviators.

From Paul McCartney to Justin Bieber; 'Hey, you can be kind! Catch this!'

Hannah Gal | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

A PETA has become a buzzword because it is not a one-issue organisation. We watch the news, jump on stories and interject animal welfare issues into everything that we possibly can, from fashion and science to dog homelessness and how pigs become pork pies.

This Year's Sexiest Celebrity Vegetarians

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

A big year for Jared Leto - on top of his Oscar for his supporting role in 'The Dallas Buyers Club', he's been named PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celeb o...