Animal cruelty

The pros and cons of gene-editing food
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Pros and cons

The pros and cons of gene-editing food

Technique could increase food security but there are concerns about labelling
25 May 2022
‘It’s too early to conclude that Boris has used up the last of his nine lives’
Boris Johnson
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‘It’s too early to conclude that Boris has used up the last of his nine lives’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
23 May 2022
Pros and cons of a vegan diet for pets
A vegan diet could help dogs with animal protein allergies and weight issues
Pros and cons

Pros and cons of a vegan diet for pets

Plant-based food might have some health benefits for dogs
12 May 2022
Wheels or doors, Russian losses and speaking pig
Pigs
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Wheels or doors, Russian losses and speaking pig

What makes a social media post go viral? What does the war in Ukraine mean for pensions? And can an algorithm understand a pig’s emotions?
18 Mar 2022
‘Boris Johnson’s Russian money claims are an inversion of reality’
Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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‘Boris Johnson’s Russian money claims are an inversion of reality’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
25 Feb 2022
Why Elon Musk is facing claims of animal cruelty
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Why Elon Musk is facing claims of animal cruelty

Billionaire’s technology firm forced to deny ‘cruel treatment of macaque monkeys’
16 Feb 2022
‘Cutting out cheap meat could stop animal and human suffering’
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‘Cutting out cheap meat could stop animal and human suffering’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
16 Dec 2021

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What will the next global pandemic look like?
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What will the next global pandemic look like?

Creator of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine warns that future viruses could be more contagious and lethal
6 Dec 2021
Brighton man charged with spate of cat attacks
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Brighton man charged with spate of cat attacks

Security guard accused of 16 counts of criminal damage rather than animal cruelty
24 Dec 2019
New Jersey woman arrested after 44 dogs found in her freezer
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New Jersey woman arrested after 44 dogs found in her freezer

Police say were appalled at conditions inside house where Donna Roberts kept more than 100 dogs
16 Nov 2018
Man who bludgeoned six penguins walks free from court
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Man who bludgeoned six penguins walks free from court

Tasmanian Joshua Leigh Jeffrey will serve 98 hours of community service for New Year’s Day attack
15 Oct 2018
Croydon cat killer finally unmasked
Cats
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Croydon cat killer finally unmasked

The Week charts how the three-year investigation unfolded and who the perpetrator is
21 Sep 2018
‘Sex farm’ trio face more than 1,000 bestiality charges
Cows
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‘Sex farm’ trio face more than 1,000 bestiality charges

Pennsylvania men allegedly had sex with dogs, horses, a cow and a goat
23 Aug 2018
What is Lucy’s Law?
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In Brief

What is Lucy’s Law?

Pet shops and dealers in England to be banned from selling puppies and kittens
23 Aug 2018
Fur mislabelling scandal could lead to total ban
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell joins anti-fur protesters outside Parliament last month
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Fur mislabelling scandal could lead to total ban

MPs recommend banning all real fur imports in wake of scandal
23 Jul 2018
Tortured puppy shifts Turkey elections agenda
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Tortured puppy shifts Turkey elections agenda

Disturbing images of dying mutilated dog trigger rare show of unity among nation’s politicians
18 Jun 2018
Horses being dumped like rubbish and left to die, says RSPCA
Dartmoor ponies
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Horses being dumped like rubbish and left to die, says RSPCA

Charity reports rise in ‘heartbreaking’ cases of abandoned animals
24 Apr 2018
Pet shops could be banned from selling puppies
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In Depth

Pet shops could be banned from selling puppies

Defra considering ban on all third-party sales to crack down on unscrupulous dealers
8 Feb 2018
CCTV to be made compulsory in all UK slaughterhouses
All abattoirs will soon be forced to install cameras
In Brief

CCTV to be made compulsory in all UK slaughterhouses

Abattoirs will be forced to install cameras under new rules to crackdown on animal abuse
13 Nov 2017
Michael Heseltine confesses to strangling mother's dog
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Michael Heseltine confesses to strangling mother's dog

Tory peer says he took action after Kim the alsatian started biting him
1 Nov 2016
PACKHAM: breaching Maltese hunters' privacy?
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PACKHAM: breaching Maltese hunters' privacy?

BBC wildlife presenter questioned by police in Malta over his documentary on 'senseless slaughter' of birds
27 Apr 2014
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