Vegan News

20 July 2016

Topshop, Primark, Warehouse and other high-street shops ban down feathers following PETA expose

After the PETA US and PETA Asia expose that showed workers in China pin down geese and rip their feathers out while they struggled and screamed, several high-street shops have ...
18 July 2016

Bears, big cats and monkeys abused in cruel training practices

This breaking news from PETA shows that baby bears are choked, monkeys are dragged by their necks and baby lions are taught to fear humans in their new video. This ...
14 July 2016

Giant ‘Karl Lagerfeld’ dressed as grim reaper crashes Fendi anniversary party

A PETA supporter, dressed in a huge 'Karl Lagerfeld' grim reaper costume landed at Fendi's 90th Anniversary Haute Fourrure fashion show in Rome last week. The PETA representative held a ...
21 June 2016

Fitness blogger and firefighter named UK’s hottest vegans

A perfect mixture of personality, fitness and compassion for animals sees Glasgow based fitness blogger Stefanie Moir, 24, and Newcastle firefighter Anthony Welsh, 26, crowned PETA's UK and Ireland's Hottest ...
15 June 2016

Students from University of Hertfordshire receive PETA award for CGI elephant

PETA is sending an Innovation in Film Award to students Zak Boxall and Chris Turner from the University of Hertfordshire for Bertie the Elephant. This is a short film made ...
9 June 2016

Alan Cumming supports PETA in new campaign

This summer, PETA will be promoting veganism at gay pride events across the UK. The campaign is fronted by gay and vegan icon Alan Cumming who supported PETA US in ...
9 June 2016

Families are making the shift towards healthy food

Families up and down Britain are binning their take out menus and cutting out the fatty foods in favour of healthier meal choices according to a new study by Quorn. ...
6 June 2016

Prince’s musical gift to PETA US now a free download to mark his veganism

As it's Prince's birthday tomorrow, PETA US is honouring the singer's vegan legacy by offering 'Animal Kingdom' as a free download. He donated the song to the organisation, which is ...
3 June 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury is urged to keep cruel fashion out of Gucci Show at Westminster Abbey

Gucci is preparing to hold it's first ever fashion show at Westminster Abbey. As the plans go ahead- PETA has sent a letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby ...
3 June 2016

Whistles ditches down after it learns that feathers are torn from birds

PETA has sent flowers and vegan chocolates to Whistles, the London-based fashion house to say thank you for its ban on down products. The brand - that's been worn by ...
2 June 2016

Who are the UK’s hottest vegans?

The eight finalists in PETA's 2016 Hottest Vegans in the UK and Ireland contest have something in common with Ellie Goulding, Jared Leto, Natalie Portman, Joaquin Phoenix, Jessica Chastain and ...
1 June 2016

PETA US descends on Hermes boardroom to demand an end to exotic skin sales

Hermes held an annual meeting in Paris on Tuesday and a PETA US representative asked the fashion house to put an end to all of its sales of exotic skin. ...
1 June 2016

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie release may spell trouble for real turtles

The CGI characters in the new movie might be able to beat the bad guy, but real turtles are much more delicate. PETA is urging parents not to rush out ...
31 May 2016

Louis Walsh urges new government to ban wild-animal circuses in Ireland

After announcing that he will be returning as an X-Factor judge, Louis Walsh took a break to send a letter on behalf of PETA and the Animal Rights Action Network ...
31 May 2016

HSBC pulls ad with captive dolphin after PETA US appeal

PETA US has sent a box of vegan, dolphin shaped chocolates to HSBC today after pulling its ad that featured a child kissing a dolphin in captivity. The bank made ...
26 May 2016

Cruelty exposed: Live birds’ feathers ripped out on down farms

A recent PETA U.S. exposé of goose farms in China, which is the source of 80 per cent of the world's down, shows that geese endure lives full of pain ...
26 May 2016

'Britain's Got Talent' Judge Is a Natural Beauty in Un-Retouched PETA Ad

Amanda Holden is PETA's newest star who's supporting the plant-based lifestyle. In her ad, she lies naked on a bed of green vegetables below the words "Go Veggie - Your ...
24 May 2016

PETA banned from Prada boardroom while demanding end to exotic skin sales

During Prada's annual meeting in Milan today; PETA's representatives were banned from the boardroom before they were able to call for an end to exotic skin sales. PETA US bought ...
23 May 2016

Refugee children in Calais will receive animal colouring books from PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has sent hundreds of animal-themed colouring books to children who have been forced to leave their home countries and look for refuge ...
20 May 2016

VICTORY: Barbaric ‘Toro de la Vega’ Bull Stabbing Festival Finally Banned!

PETA has just received the joyous news that the Toro de le Vega 'Festival' has now been banned by the regional government in Spain. Traditionally, a bull was pursued and ...
19 May 2016

Vegan sorbets feature in the world's first lickable florists

To mark the Chelsea Flower Show- Amorino (an artisan gelato boutique) has created the world's first 'lickable florists'. The boutique now offers ten wonderfully delicious sorbet flavours that are made ...
19 May 2016

Heavyweight boxing champion David Haye takes a jab at the meat industry

David Haye, heavyweight-boxing champion shows he is both kind and strong in this new PETA campaign, which focuses on the power of a vegan diet in sport. Haye speaks openly ...
18 May 2016

Animal charity now has four legged fundraisers

The volunteers at Blue Cross care for thousands of unwanted pets every year. They help them find happy and loving homes as well as raise funds to give them everything ...
18 May 2016

Veganism up by 350%

It would seem that veganism is the fastest growing lifestyle movement. There are over half a million vegans in the UK according to The Vegan Society who conducted a study ...
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