Vegan News

28 July 2016

Homeless pets recreate Beatrix Potter images to mark 150th birthday

To mark Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday, one of Britain's oldest pet charities- Blue Cross- found the perfect residents to bring some of the most iconic images by Beatrix Potter back ...

26 July 2016

Thirty women’s, children’s and animal organisations urge the ban of the San Fermin Festival

Many organisations have come together to show they are against the reported violence, alleged sexual assault and supposed cruelty to animals that happened in the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, ...
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 ...
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

'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 ...
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 ...
17 May 2016

An open letter to vegetarians: 'Thanks vegetarians, but you can do one better'

Hey there vegetarians. We need to chat - and what better time than National Vegetarian Week? Many people go vegetarian because they want to opt out of contributing to animal ...
13 May 2016

Brighton ranks first in England for ‘vegan’ google searches

People from Brighton are the most enthusiastic to learn about plant based eating according to Google. The findings reveal that the seaside town in East Sussex has the largest percentage ...
9 May 2016

Leather made from pineapple leaf fibres receives ‘PETA Approved’ logo

Shoppers are looking for leather free alternatives more than ever before as people learn about the cruelty to animals, environmental impact and worker abuse linked with animal derived clothing. A ...
9 May 2016

PETA to Kate Hopkins: If You're Going to Shove a Sausage up Your Bum, Make It Vegan!

Katie Hopkins promised she would run naked through London with a sausage in her bottom if Labour MP Sadiq Khan becomes mayor of London. PETA- the animal rights group sent ...
5 May 2016

Warrington's Thelwall junior school students write award winning anti-SeaWorld letters

Students in Class 4 of Thelwall Community School in Warrington have been given a Compassionate Action Award for writing letters to expose the suffering of captive orcas at SeaWorld. Teacher ...
5 May 2016

Lucky Chip is asked to make tweaks to their vegetarian burger named after Woody Harrelson

PETA have sent a letter to London's Lucky Chip restaurant after they heard about their 'Woody Harrelson' Portobello mushroom burger- with cheese. The actor has been vegan for a long ...