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Victory for Dogs! Council Votes to Close Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium
After years of campaigning by PETA and local groups, the unethical dog-racing track will now be turned into a football stadium and new affordable housing.
European Council Fails to End Bullfighting Subsidies – but This Is Not the End
Despite a historic vote in the European Parliament, finance ministers have failed to take action to stop taxpayer money from being used for bullfights.
SeaWorld Must End Captivity, Not Just Circus-Style Shows
Phasing out shows may sound like progress, but what these animals really need are lives outside the prison-like tanks.
Spain’s Bullfighting Schools Must Be Shut Down
Shocking footage released this week reveals children torturing calves to death as part of a practical exam at a bullfighting school.
HUGE VICTORY! European Parliament Votes to End Subsidies for Bullfighting
Today in the European Parliament, 438 out of 687 MEPs voted in favour of an amendment to stop over €100 million in EU agricultural subsidies being used to raise bulls for bullfights.
Happy Ending for Two Brown Bears Who Spent Years In a Cage Next to a Car Park
Campaign succeeds in rescuing two bears from a desolate roadside zoo in northern Spain. They’ll be taken to a wildlife sanctuary in Romania.
Robert Carlyle Really Wants Scotland to Ban Wild-Animal Circuses
The actor writes to the Scottish government urging it to respond to public opinion and make it illegal for circuses to use wild animals in Scotland.
Could You Live in a Bathtub?
Orcas don’t belong in captivity. Last week, we teamed up with LUSH for a vivid protest against SeaWorld’s unethical plans to open a park in Dubai.
Critical Action Needed for Animals at France’s Flooded Marineland
Deadly flash floods hit the French Riviera this week – and the casualties include numerous animals who were imprisoned at Marineland, Europe’s biggest marine park.
Martin Freeman Asks David Cameron to Ban Wild Animals From Circuses
The Hobbit star Martin Freeman urges Prime Minister David Cameron to ban the use of wild animals in circuses.
HSBC Pulls Ad – There’s Suffering Behind Dolphin Kisses
Gorilla Harambe Pays With His Life for Others’ Negligence
Louis Walsh: It’s a NO to Wild-Animal Circuses
Swedish Nutrition Giant Stops Torturing Mice for Baby Food
Archaic Dog Track Faces Opposition in Birmingham
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