Animal welfare

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Trouser snakes: US man accused of smuggling three reptiles in his pants
New Yorker accused of hiding large Burmese pythons in trousers while crossing from Canada in July could face 20-year sentence

Gloria Oladipo in New York

07, Oct, 2022 @5:09 PM

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US supreme court to hear case on California’s ban on extreme confinement crates
A ruling against the state’s Prop 12 animal welfare law could affect a range of regulations across the country

Marina Bolotnikova

03, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Swiss to vote in national poll on banning factory farming
This weekend’s ballot could see Switzerland also giving farm animals the constitutional right ‘not to be intensively farmed’

Sophie Kevany

23, Sep, 2022 @5:30 AM

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UK government faces court challenge over ‘Frankenchickens’
Hearing granted for Humane League, which says use of fast-growing chickens breaches welfare rules

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

21, Sep, 2022 @12:29 PM

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Pigs still held in narrow pens industry promised to ban, Victorian Animal Justice party claims
Footage obtained by activists purportedly shows animals in pens that are not wide enough for the animals to turn around in

Calla Wahlquist

20, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Zac Goldsmith loses environment job amid fears of animal welfare downgrade
Exclusive: Liz Truss strips Conservative peer of environment minister post but he is expected to keep Foreign Office role

Helena Horton and Pippa Crerar

15, Sep, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Animal Rebellion activists stop milk supply in parts of England
More than 100 protesters block and climb on trucks at dairies in the Midlands and southern England

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

04, Sep, 2022 @11:51 AM

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Animal Rebellion activists vow to disrupt UK milk supplies
Vegan protesters aim to block supermarkets this month and stop millions of people from buying milk

Damien Gayle

02, Sep, 2022 @8:23 AM

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UK retailers blocking moves to end the killing of day-old male chicks
While France and Germany have introduced bans, Britain continues to slaughter 29 million unwanted chicks every year

Tom Ambrose

02, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Nearly 2,500 ‘dangerous wild animals’ kept by private collectors in England
Survey finds tigers, alligators, venomous snakes and deadly spiders among animals being kept

Mark Tovey

30, Aug, 2022 @11:29 AM

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Australian racing industry ‘failing miserably’ to rehome greyhounds as adoption flatlines
Welfare group says breeding numbers are still too high and surpass the industry’s capacity to rehabilitate the dogs

Donna Lu

27, Aug, 2022 @5:02 AM

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Quiet corridas: Spain wonders what to do with unused bullrings
With number of events in decline, many of the 1,700 venues often in city centres stand abandoned

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

21, Aug, 2022 @9:04 AM

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