Animal welfare activists claim the man ate ‘at least 15 cats in two years’
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Friday 29 June 2012
Selection for the Olympics is not normally a matter of life and death – until now. Danny Boyle, who is directing the Opening Ceremony, has said he will "vigorously" ensure that the two goats, three cows, 10 chickens, 10 ducks and 70 sheep due to take part in the show are spared.
Friday 15 June 2012
A drunken man who stabbed his wife's cat to death out of spite during a row has been jailed.
Sunday 03 June 2012
'We lived in an apartment – no furniture, no TV, no phone, and everyone slept on the floor'
Tuesday 22 May 2012
A man who urged his dog to attack and kill badgers kept footage of the brutal fights on his phone, a court heard today.
Friday 18 May 2012
The size of cages holding beagles awaiting experiments could be reduced under new Government proposals, animal welfare campaigners warned yesterday.
Monday 30 April 2012
When the conquistadors brought bullfighting to Mexico more than 500 years ago, few could have foreseen how popular it would become.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
A huge rise in the number of pet owners convicted of animal cruelty is pushing the RSPCA to “breaking point”, the charity said.
Monday 23 April 2012
Struggling state shocked to discover it produces dozens of bizarre research papers that no one reads
Saturday 21 April 2012
Millions of dog owners will have to pay for their pets to be fitted with a microchip, under plans set to be announced next week.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Animal rights campaigners call for steeplechase to be abolished as the death toll at UK racecourses reaches 41 this year
Tuesday 03 April 2012
It is difficult to imagine these days, but, not very long ago, people would deposit litter on the streets without care or reproach, dog mess would be left on the pavement, and smokers would strike up without any consideration for their fellow citizens.
Friday 30 March 2012
The RSPCA warned today that it will have to shed more than 130 jobs in the face of rising costs and increasing numbers of animals being abandoned during the economic downturn.
Thursday 15 March 2012
The Sport of Kings has rarely looked so sumptuous as in Dustin Hoffman's TV series Luck, which sees thoroughbreds barrelling around the sun-kissed racetracks of Southern California.
Thursday 15 March 2012
Racehorse is put to death after falling at track during making of second series of HBO show
Sunday 11 March 2012
Two major cosmetics brands that champion their cruelty-free ethics are facing a lawsuit claiming they misled the public as they allow animal-testing on some products abroad.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist