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Why Elon Musk is reading monkeys’ minds
Elon Musk speaks during the Satellite 2020 conference.
Stranger than fiction

Why Elon Musk is reading monkeys’ minds

Tesla mogul is on mission to enable humans to control computers with their brains
2 Feb 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
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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
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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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What is Lucy’s Law?

Pet shops and dealers in England to be banned from selling puppies and kittens
23 Aug 2018

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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
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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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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
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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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