Victoria Martindale is a writer, campaigner and all round eco-geek. She previously specialised in human medicine before taking in interest in environmental causes and animal rights.
19 November 2013 10:57 AM
Governments are increasingly realising vanity shouldn't be at the cost of suffering
11 February 2013 04:23 PM
Our tears over the plight of animals in Sir David Attenborough’s documentaries show a stark contrast to the lack of consideration for animals in our own kitchens
28 January 2013 05:50 PM
A debate will take place in the House of Commons tomorrow on the role of the RSPCA
02 January 2013 02:22 PM
We all make short-term resolutions that we might not follow through with, but here's one that might just make you feel a whole lot better
12 December 2012 12:06 PM
Too much of the food served by the NHS fails welfare standards
20 November 2012 05:05 PM
The alleged abuse of elephants at Twycross Zoo should make us consider once more the role zoos play in animal conservation
14 November 2012 04:45 PM
Curing cancer in mice is unlikely to lead to a breakthrough for humans. So why do we persist in carrying out bizarre and freakish experiments?
05 November 2012 04:15 PM
As we enter World Vegan Month it's time to reconsider the vegan stereotype
19 October 2012 04:31 PM
The recent changes to the infamous steeplechase will not stop the rise in horse mortalities
With a pill for every possible situation, pharmaceutical companies see patients as no more than pound-signs
02 October 2012 02:08 PM
Pharmaceutical companies' devotion to making money is holding back new treatments - and risking the health of those who buy their products
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street
- 3 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 4 Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
- 5 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh