UK Vegan

From Punk Rock Fashion to Activist: An Evening With Vivienne Westwood

Afton McKeith | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Afton McKeith

I'm a normal teenager, but I do go to star-studded events. On Friday night, I attended a wonderful evening with the world-renowned punk/rock fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood, with my mum Gillian McKeith and my sister Skylar. This evening left quite an impression on me.

New Vegan Cheese Is Made Entirely From Leftover Potatoes

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve been left unimpressed by Sainsbury’s coconut-based cheese don’t panic, a new type of vegan cheese could be hitting supermarket shelves...

Demand For Dairy Is Driving The Badger Cull

Elena Orde | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK
Elena Orde

The badger cull has clearly been a political tool to keep traditionally conservative-voting farmers and farming communities onside. The government have been keen to show that they are doing something to help, that they are taking a strong stance. In reality this is manifesting in violence and cruelty rather than addressing the root cause - modern farming methods.

No meat? No problem!

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

It was World Vegetarian Day on the 1st of October. More and more people are realising that they can save animals, improve their health and combat climate change simply by ditching meat, which is making vegetarianism more popular than ever, and that's a cause for celebration.

Vegans Are Now Calling Their Cheese 'Gary' And It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After the launch of Sainsbury’s new vegan cheese range, a woman took to Facebook to complain that cheese made from coconut is “not cheese”. In h...

14 Moments You'll Only Experience As A Vegetarian

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Choosing not to eat meat is a little more complicated than you might think. Firstly because everyone feels entitled to have an opinion on your vegeta...

Vegans Rejoice! Sainsbury's Has Launched A Coconut-Based Cheese Range

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re vegan and longing to participate in your mate’s middle class cheese and wine nights, we’ve got the solution. Sainsbury’s has launche...

Startup Uses Science To Make Cow's Milk Without The Cows

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Tech

One Silicon Valley startup is making it just that little bit easier to lead a vegan or lactose-free lifestyle. California-based entrepreneurs Ryan Pa...

It's Time To Let Dairy Fail

Elena Orde | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Orde

Our younger generations are growing up more compassionate, and better informed about the impact their choices make on the world around them. Instead of listening to people who have a vested interest in dairy sales, we need to follow the trend set by younger people and switch away from dairy.

The Vegan Cold War Has Started!

Damien Clarkson | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Politics
Damien Clarkson

A very real but subtle war is quietly being waged against those who would challenge the status quo. Government's are reliant on the huge profits generated through animal agriculture. And with a looming pensions crisis and creaking health services around the world it could be argued that governments don't want us to live the extra 7 good years that a vegan diet could provide us with.

On 'Betrayal' And Badgers

Kerry McCarthy | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Politics
Kerry McCarthy

It was during the referendum campaign, when the stakes were so high, and at the two-and-half hour shadow cabinet meeting on June 24th that my growing concern, tinged with exasperation, turned into despair.

A Roman Adventure: Pasta al'arrabiata & Baked Stuffed Courgette Flowers

Poppy Velosa-Ayres | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa-Ayres

There is truly no place like Rome. It's history, culture, sunshine and sheer beauty make it one of the world's most romantic and educational cities. E...

Italy's Threat to Vegan Parents Is an Attack on Human Rights

Elena Orde | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK
Elena Orde

Vegans are used to having their beliefs challenged, to having to work harder to get other people and institutions to accept their child's needs. As it is this needs to change, but threatening parents who are trying to give their children the best start in life with imprisonment is unacceptable.

Summer Garden Veggie Roast

Layne Lieberman | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Roasting is a perfect alternative to grilling -- without the burnt, charred taste! Each year, my summer garden produces a bountiful harvest of eggpl...

The Earthlings Experience: Open Your Eyes to the Truth

Sarah Moyes | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK
Sarah Moyes

We might not have turned everyone who stopped into a vegan overnight, but we did something right if people walked away thinking about how much cruelty and suffering went into the steak dinner they sat down to the night before.

Pig Sick - Our New Year-Long Investigation Reports on the State of UK Pig Farms and It's Not Pretty Reading

Juliet Gellatley | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK
Juliet Gellatley

Nearly all the 4.9million pigs reared in Britain at any one time are kept on intensive units in distressing conditions. From the gigantic to the ramshackle, these factory farms have one thing in common: they thwart all natural instincts of the pig.

Strawberry & Nectarine Almond Crumble

Lisa Roukin | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

Hot summery desserts! You had me at hello with this one! There is nothing like strawberry season, my favourite time of the year, when these red juicy fruits come out in their full blossom, bursting with flavour.

7 Videos Guaranteed to Make You Hate the World

Kylie Barton | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK
Kylie Barton

Why would you want to watch videos that make you angry? Well because as humans we have a nasty little habit of enjoying the sensation of hate, anger, injustice - we love a good old fist shake and finger point. We love the blame game, and most of all we love to feel like we can't affect change.

Can Athletes Perform Well on a Vegan Diet?

Christine Bailey | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Sport
Christine Bailey

Lizzie Armitstead isn't the first athlete to achieve Olympic success on a non-meat diet. In fact there are a number of successful vegan or vegetarian athletes, including ultra-runner Scott Jurek, pro triathlete and ultra-runner Brendan Brazier, and US Master's Running Champion Tim Van Orden.

Facing the Future of Antibiotic Resistance - The Change Starts Here

Juliet Gellatley | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK
Juliet Gellatley

If we don't act now, we could render medications that are effective on septicaemia, tuberculosis, pneumonia, syphilis, gonorrhoea and meningitis useless - as well as live in that time in the not-too-distant future when having a routine operation means putting your life on the line.

Sweet Potato Kale Salad

Steph Matthews | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

I hardly used to eat any vegetables so the fact that this salad is made up of kale of all things means it had to be pretty tasty! This is now one of my all time favourite kale recipes that I go back to again and again...

The Five Best Gluten-Free Restaurants in Birmingham

Jenna Downes | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

Not long ago I shared my guide to a Not long ago I shared my guide to a Gluten Free London Yet, there's plenty of options beyond the big smoke. Today'...

There's An Overpopulation Problem, But Not the One You Might Think

Jimmy Pierson | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK
Jimmy Pierson

There's an overpopulation problem alright, but not the one you might think. There are seven billion people on our planet, but times that number by 10 ...

Chef Sacked After Boasting Of Secretly Serving Animal Products To Vegans

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK

A hotel chef has been sacked after he was caught boasting about secretly serving animal products to vegans. Alex Lambert, head chef at the Littleover ...

The Best Things About Being Vegan, As Explained By Vegans

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

More people in Britain are choosing to adopt a vegan lifestyle than ever before. There are now over half a million vegans in Britain; a growth of 350%...