The lives of millions of animals were changed for the better in 2015. These 10 outstanding achievements are proof that when it comes to protecting animals, the animal rights movement is making progress
Only the livers of the males are used to make the pate, so the females are thrown in to a meat crusher before being disposed of
The pigs were being transported in a truck to the slaughterhouse on a hot day
The retired research chimps will all be sent to the Chimp Haven chimpanzee sanctuary in Lousiana in the next few months
"Severe" procedures can include irradiation or chemotherapy with a lethal dose, deliberately breeding animals to have painful genetic disorders and increasingly poisoning animals with toxic substances until they die
Animal welfare groups and bioethicists have raised concerns over BGI's latest business venture
FoI data reveals defence officials ordered 127 of the caps last year, all made using real fur from Canadian black bears
The Princess, who is married to the Queens cousin, says animals don't 'earn' rights as they don't pay taxes
On Sunday, more than 20,000 people will gather in Turkey to watch camels do battle in a spectacle that dates back thousands of years. It is, depending on your attachment to the ungainly beasts, a historic cultural institution to be celebrated – or a throwback to an era before animal-rights campaigns when it was OK to starve an animal for three months to make it cross.
Corey Knowlton has been identified as the winner of the Dallas Safari Club sponsored auction on Saturday and said he 'deeply cares' about animals
Claims by Dallas Safari Club that auction funds will be used to protect animals in Namibia are dismissed by furious activists, writes David Usborne
Former bodybuilding champion Jim Morris still has an amazing physique, which he credits to his veganism
Sir Barney White-Spunner questions authority of ‘once great British institution’
The first “world championship” for eating pickled baby gannets, known as “guga”, has sparked new calls for a total ban on the Hebridean tradition of hunting chicks by clubbing them with sticks.
Anti-hunt campaigners are challenging the Prime Minister David Cameron to carry out his pledge for a free vote over the hunting ban, with new polling revealing eight out of ten Britons are against the ban being lifted.
Despite possible appearances some animal charities have got their priorities right